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And while Tarte Tatin release new album "re:10 tartetatin", Aoi (aka Ishikawa Aoi (Twitter)) took some distance by becoming a "honorary member", not further taking part in Tarte Tatin anymore. Instead she went solo and made a first mini-album with...
Posted on March 5, 2016 at 12:46. | Released on March 2, 2016
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Various Artists "Kayama Yuzo no shin sekai"
Kayama Yūzō is a singer-songwriter who will soon be celebrating his 80th birthday. This is a remix album of some of his songs, featuring artists such as Scha Dara Parr, Wednesday Campanella, Rhymester, Momoiro Clover Z with Cypress Ueno &...
Posted on March 29, 2017 at 22:55. | Released on March 8, 2017
Various Artists "Japanese Sounds - A Tatsuo Sunaga Live Mix", "Japanese Sounds mixed by Muro"
Here are two mix CDs of "Japanese sounds", selected and mixed by DJs Sunaga Tatsuo (Sunaga t Experience) and Muro. Check out the sampler clips below for details. Shindō Mitsuo does the art direction for this new label called Tokyo...
Posted on November 17, 2016 at 00:05. | Released on November 16, 2016
Asa-chang & Junray "mahou"
Asa-chang & Junray has a brand new original album coming, their first since "kage no nai hito" (2009) after which new members Goseki Yoshihiro (flute, sax, vocals) and Suhara Anzu (violin, guitar, vocals) joined the group. Featured guest musicians include...
Posted on February 24, 2016 at 20:33. | Released on March 2, 2016
Various Artists "Yaba-kayo 3 Non-stop DJ Mix -The Ondo- Mixed by DJ Fukutake"
Here's a 3rd mix of DJ Fukutake's popular "Yava-kayō" series! This time the theme is "ondō" (Wikipedia), which is the type of traditional music that people of all ages dance along to at summer festivals (matsuri) throughout Japan. Ondō is...
Posted on July 4, 2015 at 23:44. | Released on July 8, 2015
petit milady "cheri*cheri? milady!!"
Follow-up to last year's "petit miladear", here's a 2nd album by unit petit milady of voice actresses Yuki Aoi and Taketatsu Ayana. Once again most songs are produced by Satō Seiki (microstar). The album comes in 3 different editions. Limited...
Posted on May 23, 2015 at 17:31. | Released on May 13, 2015
Tomita Isao "Space Fantasy", "Tomita on NHK"
Two albums by synthesizer maestro Tomita Isao were released this month. The first, "Space Fantasy", is a 2-CD release of which the 1st CD is a collection of tracks from his "Planets" trilogy ("Cosmos", "Bermuda Triangle" and "Firebird") remastered in...
Posted on March 14, 2015 at 16:07. | Released on March 4, 2015
Hanae "jōkyō shōko"
Singer Hanae's 2nd album was released this week! Like her first, the brilliant "jikkai Quiz", it is produced by Manabe Shūichi (ex-sōtaiseiriron). On a few songs she experiences with some rap for the first time, such as in "S-T-A-R-S" (see...
Posted on March 8, 2015 at 12:06. | Released on March 4, 2015
Various Artists "Yaba-kayō 2 Non-stop DJ Mix -TV Theme hen- Mixed by DJ Fukutake"
Following the success of compilation "Yaba-kayō" (sometimes better spelled "Yava-kayō"), here comes a follow-up that's full of songs once heard on TV, mainly in the 70's and 80's. Another common point is that they're all groovy as can be, and...
Posted on February 22, 2015 at 22:43. | Released on February 25, 2015
Tarte Tatin "Pro Ducer"
Here's a 4-song EP by Tarte Tatin, this time produced by Tanaka Takashi (of indie bands shinkou-houkou and koto no yūbe). Tarte Tatin is currently formed of Aoi and Yurie, after member Yuki quit early this year for health reasons....
Posted on February 8, 2015 at 22:38. | Released on February 4, 2015
Tarte Tatin "Tartetatin Are Allright!"
Tarte Tatin are back with a new album, follow-up to single "Political na ikimonotachi" released last April. It has also been announced this month that the unit now has 3 members: Aoi, Yūki, and new member Yurie. This new album...
Posted on September 15, 2014 at 00:26. | Released on September 24, 2014
Towa Tei "94-14", "94-14 Covers"
Towa Tei continues to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his solo career. Following remix collection "Towa Tei 94-14 Remix" released in July, here comes greatest hits album "94-14" and best covers album "94-14 Covers". The latter includes 6 brand new...
Posted on August 24, 2014 at 13:16. | Released on September 3, 2014
Shibata Satoko "ijiwaru zenshū"
Indies singer-songwriter/guitarist Shibata Satoko has a 2nd album out now, written and recorded almost entirely by herself with a few appearances of Tenniscoats' Ueno Takashi. All tracks can be sampled at HMV or Amazon. A 7" single was also released...
Posted on May 25, 2014 at 22:38. | Released on May 21, 2014
petit milady "petit miladear"
This is the first album by petit milady, the unit of voice actresses Yuki Aoi and Taketatsu Ayana. Most of the tracks are produced by Satō Seiki (microstar), and the included "Retro Future Mix" is by Elektel! All tracks can...
Posted on May 11, 2014 at 12:23. | Released on May 7, 2014
Various Artists "NHK dai! tensai terebi-kun MTK the 18th"
This new compilation from NHK's long-running kids program "dai! tensai TV-kun" features original tracks by a bunch of good artists, such as CTO LAB., Nakatsuka Takeshi ("Jump'n'Jive odore!"), Terada Sōichi (aka Omodaka) ("Dark Matter") and Okamoto's, among others. CDJapan gives...
Posted on March 8, 2014 at 00:02. | Released on March 5, 2014
fox capture plan "BRIDGE"
Here's a 2nd album from fox capture plan, instrumental jazz-rock trio formed of Kishimoto Ryo (Jabberloop), Kawai Hidehiro (Immigrant's Bossa Band) and Inoue Tsukasa (direction of the chord, ex-nhhmbase). This follows "trinity" released just last May. All songs are originals...
Posted on December 11, 2013 at 22:51. | Released on December 4, 2013
Towa Tei "Lucky"
Towa Tei has a brand new album out now! "Lucky" is full of brand new songs including latest single "Radio". Many artists are featured, including all three of YMO, Dorian, Sugar Yoshinaga (Buffalo Daughter), Sheena Ringo, Predawn, Bakubaku Dokin, visual...
Posted on July 14, 2013 at 11:49. | Released on July 10, 2013
Misola is a recent band that debuted with a 7" last March, and now here comes a 1st album on Orange Records! The band actually features some famous members, with Ōhashi Nobuyuki (aka Pate, now part of BANK, ex-Bridge) on...
Posted on July 13, 2013 at 23:59. | Released on June 12, 2013
hoshikuzu Scat "Cosmetic Siren"
Shōwa-kayō groovy drag queen trio hoshikuzu Scat have a new EP out now, and it's again produced by Nakatsuka Takeshi (Qypthone)! The two first songs are originals he wrote the music for, and "aoi sangoshō" is a cover of Matsuda...
Posted on June 18, 2013 at 20:54. | Released on May 22, 2013
Hanazawa Kana "claire"
This is the first album by anime voice actress Hanazawa Kana. This seems to have a good dose of Shibuya-kei, as the whole is sound produced by Kitagawa Katsutoshi (Round Table), with some songs written by Kaji Hideki ("Library de...
Posted on February 20, 2013 at 23:25. | Released on February 20, 2013
Isao Tomita "Symphony Ihatov"
Composer and synthesizer artist Tomita Isao meets Hatsune Miku, put in the middle of an orchestra of over 300 (including choir) for this symphony performed on stage. This album was recorded live on November 23, 2012 at Tokyo Opera City,...
Posted on January 19, 2013 at 00:13. | Released on January 23, 2013
Noko Inoko "Noko Inoko taizen Returns"
"TV commercial song queen" Noko Inoko, having sung some 800 during her career, has an album coming. This is a follow-up to "Noko Inoko taizen" released in 2006. Included here are 42 tracks, many of commercial and TV show jingles,...
Posted on June 19, 2012 at 21:52. | Released on June 20, 2012
Various Artists "zoku Fami-Compi"
This is a follow up to last year's "Fami-Compi", again full of new pico-pico club-style covers of popular Famicom (NES) theme songs. Producers include sasakure.UK and TeddyLoid. Various Artists "zoku Fami-Compi" オムニバス 「続ファミ・コンピ」 1. Opening ~Menuet da Pico~ 2. ikki...
Posted on May 21, 2012 at 21:54. | Released on May 23, 2012
Various Artists "JPJZ Beautiful - selected by Shachō"
Here's a compilation of Japanese jazz, selected under the theme keyword "beautiful" by Soil & "Pimp" Sessions' agitator, Shachō. Featured artists include Ino Hidefumi, Calmera, Jazztronik, quasimode, PE'Z, of course Soil & "Pimp" Sessions, and more. Various Artists "JPJZ Beautiful...
Posted on March 29, 2012 at 23:35. | Released on March 28, 2012
Various Artists "Happy Holidays! ~80's Pops Covers~"
This is a compilation of various covers of 80's hit Japanese pop songs, featuring Sakamoto Ryūichi with Minekawa Takako, Toki Asako, Yakushimaru Etsuko, Hitomitoi with Sokabe Keiichi, clammbon, Sebastian X, and more. Various Artists "Happy Holidays! ~80's Pops Covers~" 1....
Posted on March 26, 2012 at 21:53. | Released on March 21, 2012
Kirinji "~Connoisseur Series~ Kirinji 'Songbook'"
Kirinji have often composed songs for other artists. In this 2-CD album they self-cover some of those songs on the 1st CD, while the 2nd CD is a compilation of 10 songs they wrote performed by others. Audio samples of...
Posted on October 16, 2011 at 00:39. | Released on October 19, 2011
Takagi Masakatsu "Tama Tama", "Niyodo" (Download)
Takagi Masakatsu has not one but two new soundtracks now available on iTunes Japan. The first, "Tama Tama" is for a road movie featuring actress Aoi Yū travelling around Ireland, to start in theaters from October 15. The second, titled...
Posted on October 8, 2011 at 22:51. | Released on October 5, 2011
Original Soundtrack "Cheburashka and the Circus ~ Circus ga yatte kita ~"
There's a new Cheburashka movie around the corner, starting in theaters here on December 18 (movie official site)! Made mainly by Japanese staff, the movie consists of a remake of "Gena The Crocodile" (original 1969), plus two brand new episodes...
Posted on December 14, 2010 at 23:04. | Released on December 18, 2010
Cubismo Grafico Five "Double Dozen"
Cubismo Grafico Five has a new album coming. Having recently sized down to 4 members, and feeling like a brand new band, they call this a "first album", and it comes with no less than 24 tracks, hence the title...
Posted on June 23, 2010 at 22:05. | Released on July 7, 2010
Kojima Mayumi "Blue Rondo"
Singer-songwriter Kojima Mayumi has a new album, her 8th, out earlier this month. Hear sound samples at HearJapan. Kojima Mayumi "Blue Rondo" 1. nemurenai yoru 2. Paper Moon 3. Suspiria! 4. kuroneko no Cha Cha Cha 5. Arabesque 6. usotsuki...
Posted on February 24, 2010 at 00:14. | Released on February 3, 2010
BUBBLE-B "BUBBLE-B no Big Bang" (CD+DVD)
Indies techno artist and video remixer BUBBLE-B, who keeps the J-death techno scene alive with his label Speedking, has a brand new album out! Follow-up to the "BUBBLE-B no Good Evening" DVD (2004), this new release actually contains both CD...
Posted on October 20, 2009 at 20:23. | Released on October 21, 2009
Yoshimoto shinkigeki All Stars "ebibadi! warao Samba!!"
Yuppa (aka Hazel Nuts Chocolate) has written the new theme song for entertainment company Yoshimoto shinkigeki which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Yoshimoto shinkigeki All Stars "ebibadi! warao Samba!!" 吉本新喜劇オールスターズ 「エビバディ！笑おうサンバ！！」 1. ebibadi! waraō Samba!! 2. Somebody Stole My Gal...
Posted on June 16, 2009 at 23:14. | Released on May 20, 2009
Original Soundtrack "Cheburashka Tokyo no kyujitsu"
Konishi Yasuharu fans have something fun to look forward to! He produced this soundtrack for Cheburashka (Чебурашка), the cute big-eared Russian character very popular in Japan. The CD, which contains 6 songs, will also be available in a limited edition...
Posted on February 5, 2009 at 23:42. | Released on March 4, 2009
This is a first mini-album by Rufran, a new unit by Gary Ashiya, a famous producer who has done a lot of soundtrack works, as well as producing many artists such as Nagisa Yōko and hige no mibojin (La veuve...
Posted on July 5, 2008 at 14:43. | Released on July 25, 2008
p&art sasanoooha "P&ART WORLD"
Osaka breakbeats/club-pop unit p&art sasanoooha are back this summer with a new album! It has been 2½ years since "p&art Music". This one is said to have a theme focused on the Olympics (China = pandas!). p&art sasanoooha "P&ART WORLD"...
Posted on June 23, 2008 at 11:07. | Released on July 30, 2008
Various Artists "issho ni utaō! NHK minna no uta ~otona Ver.~", "~kodomo Ver.~"
Released in February, this is a various artists cover album of songs that were featured on NHK's long-running program "minna no uta", performed by many artists. Included is a cover of Pizzicato Five's "Message Song", Ōnuki Taeko's "Metropolitan bijutsukan" ("Metropolitan...
Posted on April 9, 2008 at 16:56. | Released on February 6, 2008
arcorhyme "amai hibi ~la douce vie~" & "Soundmatic Brain"
arcorhyme, the new unit of Takanami K-tarō (ex-Pizzicato Five) featuring Nishimura Ikuyo (ex-devbacc), finally has some CD releases coming up! In January we will be treated to not one but two albums! The first, "amai hibi ~la douce vie~", is...
Posted on November 15, 2007 at 10:51. | Released on January 23, 2008
Saint yume to Cosme
solange et delphine is back with a 3rd of its fantastic "yume to Cosme" (dreams & cosmetics) live shows series. This time they will share Aoi Heya's intimate stage with arcorhyme (ex-P5's Takanami K-tarō's unit) playing a first full set...
Posted on October 26, 2007 at 11:22. | Released on December 16, 2007
Nagisa Yōko "novella d'amore"
Nagisa Yōko has a new album, no wait, a first original full album, coming out on Teichiku this month! This includes songs by Ai Satteaux (Hair), Ennio Morricone (w/ original Japanese lyrics) and Yokoyama Ken (Crazy Ken Band). The whole's...
Posted on August 8, 2007 at 13:25. | Released on August 22, 2007
yume to Cosme
solange et delphine offers a great line-up for its upcoming show at Aoi Heya, sharing the stage with Aprils (mini-live), sono na wa Spade and frenesi. Readymade's Yoshida Tetsuto will also be DJing. solange et delphine will be selling a...
Posted on April 2, 2007 at 13:49. | Released on April 22, 2007
Harco "Be My Girl ~kimi no Daily News~"
Harco, who will next year celebrate his 10th anniversary since his debut, has a new single of which the title song is a collaboration with Kaji Hideki, and is being used used in a TV commercial for Kaō. Other artists...
Posted on August 8, 2006 at 17:29. | Released on September 20, 2006
Various Artists "Watanabe Productions setsuritsu 50shūnen Mix CD ~G.S, Comic Song & Idol hen~ mixed by p&art sasanoooha mōshiwake West"
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, entertainment agency Watanabe Productions has enlisted Osaka DJ unit p&art sasanooooha to create a remixed non-stop mix of G.S., comedy and idol songs. Without a doubt, this is the unique craziness of Pansasa's live performances, for...
Posted on July 18, 2006 at 15:39. | Released on July 26, 2006
Wada Akiko "Ragga Akiko"
A new album of Wada Akiko remixes, this time focusing on a reggae theme, is out just today. Interesting appearances by CKB-Annex (a few members of Crazy Ken Band), Kawakami Tsuyoshi and His Moodmakers (Kawakami Tsuyoshi is a member of...
Posted on December 16, 2005 at 16:33. | Released on December 16, 2005
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