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Crazy Ken Band "20/20 Video Attack! Live at Kobe Crazy Ken Band Tour Hong Kong Taxi 2016" (DVD)
Crazy Ken Band has a new live DVD on the way! This is the last show of the tour for 2016 album "Hong Kong Taxi". It was held on November 26, 2016 at the Kobe International House. The whole show...
Posted on August 27, 2017 at 21:37. | Released on August 30, 2017
Crazy Ken Band "Crazy Ken Band All Time Best Album ai no sekai"
Crazy Ken Band has an all-time greatest hits album out now! The three CDs hold 60 of their best tracks covering their whole career so far, for a total of almost 4 hours! Plus, the limited edition gets you...
Posted on August 12, 2017 at 23:44. | Released on August 2, 2017
Crazy Ken Band "Hong Kong Taxi"
Crazy Ken Band's new album "Hong Kong Taxi" consists mainly of self-covers of songs first written for other artists. Included are songs first sung by Nagisa Yōko, Wada Akiko, SMAP, and many others. Also included are a few rare songs...
Posted on August 3, 2016 at 00:01. | Released on August 3, 2016
Crazy Ken Band "Crazy Ken Band no iyoru Jazz Compiled by Tatsuo Sunaga"
Let's start 2015 with this compilation of Crazy Ken Band's grooviest jazzy tracks, as compiled by Sunaga Tatsuo (Sunaga t Experience). This takes part of his long-going "yoru jazz" (Jazz Allnighters) series which started almost 10 years ago. Released on...
Posted on January 1, 2015 at 23:59. | Released on January 1, 2015
Crazy Ken Band "Spark Plug"
Crazy Ken Band has a brand new album coming, the follow-up to last year's "Flying Saucer" (Amazon). This includes latest single "Spark da!", a song used on NHK's "minna no uta". The limited edition comes with a bonus DVD of...
Posted on September 1, 2014 at 21:54. | Released on September 3, 2014
Crazy Ken Band "Spark da!", "Free Soul Crazy Ken Band", "Crazy Ken Band Tour Flying Saucer 2013" (DVD)
Here's a wave of releases from Crazy Ken Band! First, new single "Spark da!" which is being used as NHK's "minna no uta" for June and July. Included are 3 B-sides of new songs used in TV and radio commercials....
Posted on July 13, 2014 at 11:50. | Released on July 16, 2014
Crazy Ken Band "ma, iiya"
Crazy Ken Band has a new single out now! Title song "ma, iiya" (translates to "oh well") is the theme song for movie "Tsuya no yoru" to start in theaters on January 26. Crazy Ken Band "ma, iiya" クレイジーケンバンド 「ま、いいや」...
Posted on January 24, 2013 at 22:45. | Released on January 23, 2013
Crazy Ken Band "World Standard Crazy Ken Band ~A Tatsuo Sunaga Live Mix~", "Diggin' Crazy Ken Band mixed by Muro", "Nakayoshi 2011" (DVD)
3 releases coming at the same time from Crazy Ken Band! This time we get 2 mix albums, respectively by Sunaga Tatsuo and Muro, and also a live DVD. The DVD has 2 discs, mainly from a show held at...
Posted on September 11, 2012 at 23:40. | Released on September 12, 2012
Crazy Ken Band "Italian Garden"
Crazy Ken Band has a new album coming next week. This follows single "furyō Club" released earlier this month, included here along other recent singles "Wild de ikō!!!", "sonna koto iwanai de" and Crazy Ken Band "ippai ippai". The limited...
Posted on February 23, 2012 at 21:33. | Released on February 29, 2012
Crazy Ken Band "furyō Club"
Crazy Ken Band has a new single, with a title that translates to "Bad guys club". The new video clip seen below stars actor Asano Tadanobu. The CD includes a B-side and the usual jingle and information. The jingle's seems...
Posted on February 8, 2012 at 22:48. | Released on February 1, 2012
Crazy Ken Band "Wild de ikō!!!"
Crazy Ken Band has a new single coming, including 2 songs recently featured in TV commercials. Title track "Wild de iko!!!" was used in men's scalp care product "Rigaos", and "ikinokore!!!" for a pachinko CM (yes..!). This comes with a...
Posted on November 20, 2011 at 23:33. | Released on November 23, 2011
Sakai Masaaki & Crazy Ken Band "sonna koto iwanai de"
Crazy Ken Band's latest single is a duet with Sakai Masaaki, who used to sing in GS band The Spiders, lately better known as a TV personality. Included is a cover of "Mack the Knife", a song from The Threepenny...
Posted on October 7, 2011 at 00:03. | Released on September 14, 2011
Crazy Ken Band "ippai ippai"
Crazy Ken Band has a new single out this week. Title song "ippai ippai" talks about everyone having so many things to do everyday, and it's being used in a commercial for Seiyū department stores (owned by Wal-Mart). The limited...
Posted on July 5, 2011 at 00:08. | Released on July 6, 2011
Crazy Ken Band "Mint Condition"
Crazy Ken Band has a brand new album out this week! Included is an album version of title track from single "1107" released last month, and a cover of Korean singer Park Sang Chul's "mujōken" (original at YouTube), for a...
Posted on August 12, 2010 at 22:41. | Released on August 11, 2010
Crazy Ken Band "1107", "Honmoku Massive" (DVD)
Marking the 1st anniversary of moving to a major label, Crazy Ken Band has a new single coming this week. Released at the same time is a set of 4 DVDs containing 2 entire shows from last fall: "Honmoku Massive"...
Posted on July 17, 2010 at 11:04. | Released on July 21, 2010
Crazy Ken Band "Best tsuru", "Best kame"
Crazy Ken Band's leader Yokoyama Ken will celebrate his 50th birthday this year on July 7. Fans are treated to two all-time greatest hits albums, each containing 15 tracks. This covers their whole career, and comes from two different labels,...
Posted on February 19, 2010 at 23:16. | Released on February 24, 2010
Various Artists "Attractions! Konishi Yasuharu Remixes 1996~2010"
Konishi Yasuharu has started a new label called Readymade V.I.C., hosted under major label Victor. This first release is a 2-CD collection of his best remixes from 1997 until now. Included are 6 brand new remixes using Victor's catalog (marked...
Posted on January 11, 2010 at 19:14. | Released on March 3, 2010
Crazy Ken Band "Girls! Girls! Girls!"
Crazy Ken Band is back with a new 11th album! It's their first on a major label. A limited edition contains a bonus DVD with live performances from the "Zero Tour". Crazy Ken Band "Girls! Girls! Girls!" クレイジーケンバンド 「ガール! ガール!...
Posted on August 15, 2009 at 16:02. | Released on August 12, 2009
Crazy Ken Band "Girl Friend"
Crazy Ken Band has moved to major label Universal (they were always indies until now!), and here comes a 1st major single. An album titled "Girls! Girls! Girls!" is on the way on August 12, stay tuned! This comes in...
Posted on July 21, 2009 at 22:51. | Released on July 22, 2009
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Nomiya Maki "Nomiya Maki, Holiday Shibuya-kei o utau." (2x7")
4 songs from Nomiya Maki's recent winter song cover album are being released on vinyl in the form of a set of two 7"'s. The exclusive artwork was designed and photographed by Shindō Mitsuo in Shibuya's Nonbei Yokochō. Valentine's Day-themed...
Posted on December 24, 2017 at 10:48. | Released on December 27, 2017
Nomiya Maki "Nomiya Maki, Holiday Shibuya-kei o utau."
Nomiya Maki's new album is coming this month, and this time she sings Shibuya-kei standards that share a winter theme. Included are duets with Yokoyama Ken (Crazy Ken Band), Watanabe Marina, Takano Hiroshi and Suzuki Masayuki, with also chorus by...
Posted on October 8, 2017 at 21:11. | Released on October 18, 2017
"'Zen and Bones' Original Soundtrack"
"Zen and Bones" is a documentary film directed by Nakamura Takayuki ("Yokohama Mary") about Japanese-American Buddhist priest Henry Mittwer. This soundtrack features music by many artists including Nomiya Maki, Comoesta Yaegashi, Yokoyama Ken (Crazy Ken Band), Kishino You-ichi (La veuve...
Posted on September 17, 2017 at 23:51. | Released on September 20, 2017
Nomiya Maki "Nomiya Maki, Vacances Shibuya-kei o utau. ~Wonderful Summer~"
Of her "Shibuya-kei standards" series, Nomiya Maki brings us a new album of summer & vacation-themed covers of Shibuya-kei songs, or ones that inspired the scene's artists. Included are songs originally by Watanabe Marina (written by Ozawa Kenji & Oyamada...
Posted on April 20, 2017 at 21:46. | Released on May 3, 2017
Nomiya Maki "otoko to onna 'Un Homme et Une Femme' ~ Nomiya Maki, French Shibuya-kei o utau." (2x7")
A set of two 7"'s of songs from Nomiya Maki's latest album "otoko to onna 'Un homme et une femme'" is being released! The songs are covers of Pierre Barouh (from the movie "Un homme et une femme"), Michel Legrand...
Posted on February 16, 2017 at 23:54. | Released on February 22, 2017
Nakano Aya "Mambo Alc.0.00% feat. Tokyo Panorama Mambo Boys" (CD+7")
Nakano Aya's new single is a song featuring Tokyo Panorama Mambo Boys! The song was written by Comoesta Yaegashi and Fukuhara Mari with lyrics by Paradise Yamamoto. The B-side is a cover of Etta James' "Seven Day Fool", and features...
Posted on December 10, 2016 at 16:51. | Released on December 14, 2016
Nomiya Maki "otoko to onna 'Un Homme et Une Femme' ~ Nomiya Maki, French Shibuya-kei o utau."
Nomiya Maki has a brand new album just about to be released! This album has a theme of "French Shibuya-kei", highlighting bits of the French culture that influenced the Shibuya-kei scene. This is a 2-CD release of both a studio...
Posted on August 29, 2016 at 23:22. | Released on August 31, 2016
Nomiya Maki "Tokyo wa yoru no 7ji (bon odori Version) / Sweet Soul Revue (bon odori Version)" (Download)
Nomiya Maki has just released two songs on iTunes Japan! These are newly recorded versions of Pizzicato Five hits "Tokyo wa yoru no 7ji" and "Sweet Soul Revue", in refreshing "bon odori" or "ondō" versions, a traditional Japanese musical...
Posted on June 29, 2016 at 00:40. | Released on June 29, 2016
Miss Maki Nomiya sings "Shibuya-kei Standards" 2014
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound On November 7 was a show by Nomiya Maki (ex-Pizzicato Five) at Billboard Live Tokyo. With the title "Miss Maki Nomiya Sings Shibuya-kei Standards", it was the 2nd of the...
Posted on December 31, 2014 at 15:43.
Josei "I See You While Playing The Piano"
Jōsei, pianist of jazz band Soil & "Pimp" Sessions has a 1st solo album out now, on which he plays a Fazioli concert grand piano. Included are covers such as jazz standard "Blue in Green" and Japanese traditional children's song...
Posted on October 26, 2014 at 22:14. | Released on October 8, 2014
Nakano Aya "warui kuse"
Singer Nakano Aya has a new album out now, again produced by DJ Hase Hajimu. This includes a duet with Yokoyama Ken (Crazy Ken Band) ("wakarete mo suki na hito"), and collaborations with Kawakami Tsuyoshi & His Moodmakers ("Whiskey ga,...
Posted on September 4, 2014 at 22:18. | Released on September 3, 2014
BTB "Back To Basic ~ore to omae hen~"
Yokohama talkbox musician BTB (of the Pan Pacific Playa collective, and previously of Luvraw & BTB which Luvraw quit earlier this year) has a new solo album out now. Featured are summer-oriented mellow covers of various songs originally by artists...
Posted on August 20, 2014 at 21:57. | Released on August 20, 2014
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra "Ska Me Forever"
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra have a new original album out now, marking their 25th anniversary. Included is a collaboration with FPM, and also ones with bands Asian Kung-Fu Generation, 10-Feet and Mongol800. FPM had previously collaborated with the band on...
Posted on August 17, 2014 at 13:49. | Released on August 13, 2014
Various Artists "World Standard.09 -A Tatsuo Sunaga Live Mix-"
Here's a new live mix by Sunaga Tatsuo (Sunaga t Experience), of his popular "World Standard" series that reaches a 9th installment. It's been almost 5 years since the previous. This time he offers a 76-minute sound journey of his...
Posted on June 9, 2014 at 23:16. | Released on June 11, 2014
Nagisa Yoko "jitsuroku Shinjuku gebageba Recital ~ Nagisa Yoko Shinjuku koma gekijo"
This is a DVD of a full recital by Shōwa-style singer Nagisa Yōko. The show was held on October 4, 2008 at Shinjuku Koma Theater, shortly before the 1956-built gorgeous venue closed. Featured guests included Comoesta Yaegashi, Crazy Ken Band's...
Posted on November 23, 2013 at 19:52. | Released on November 20, 2013
Nakatsuka Takeshi "Lyrics"
Nakatsuka Takeshi (Qypthone), who this year celebrates 10 years of solo activity, has a new album coming. While several of the songs here have been previously released in demo form for free on the "Takeshi Lab" section of his web...
Posted on January 30, 2013 at 21:45. | Released on February 6, 2013
quasimode "Soul Cookin'"
Jazz quartet quasimode has a 6th original album coming. Featured are guests including Yokoyama Ken (Crazy Ken Band) and Toki Asako (ex-Cymbals). The limited edition comes as a high fidelity HQCD (plays in normal CD players), and a bonus DVD...
Posted on October 1, 2012 at 23:25. | Released on October 3, 2012
Love And Hates "L.A.H." release party
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound Last Sunday, February 5, was the release party for Love And Hates' 1st album "L.A.H." The event was held at Shinjuku Marz, starting at 5pm and to finish around 10!...
Posted on February 14, 2012 at 21:41.
Scott Goes For "Scott Goes For"
Scott Goes For is a new band started in 2010, though you might already know its experienced members from their previous bands: Arai Hitoshi (from N.G.Three, Ron Ron Clou, The Automatics, Northern Bright) on vocals and guitar, Okii Reiji (from...
Posted on December 30, 2011 at 21:19. | Released on January 18, 2012
The Aprils "Magical Girls E.P." pre-release party
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound Last night (November 22) at Koenji High was the pre-release party for The Aprils' new CD, "Magical Girls" EP going on sale on January 11, 2012. The event was even...
Posted on November 23, 2011 at 22:37.
Rhymester "Flashback, natsu."
Hip-hop unit Rhymester has a new mini-album that comes as a collection of summer-themed tracks. Included are collaborations with Crazy Ken Band's guitarist Onose Masao and pianist singer-songwriter Sakai Yū (the latter who appeared on compilation "utau Piano danshi"), and...
Posted on July 24, 2011 at 00:59. | Released on July 27, 2011
CTO LAB. Presents Tokyo Outbound #01, with (M)otocompo, Shampoo
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound On Monday June 27 was an event organized by CTO LAB. at Koenji High, a good venue for which I've heard many praises for its good sound and tall stage....
Posted on July 4, 2011 at 00:18.
mōretsu kara Beautiful Concert 2011: Sally Soul Stew and Keme
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound On Sunday May 8 was a show of Sally Soul Stew, the band of bassist Sally Kubota (Les 5-4-3-2-1, The Phantom Gift), held at Shinjuku rock venue Red Cloth. Sally...
Posted on May 14, 2011 at 11:55.
Ohno Yumiko "The Rainy Table" release party
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound Last Friday was a public holiday, Japan's National Foundation Day, and early evening I went to Roppongi SuperDeluxe for an event organized by multi-talent Ohno Yumiko of Buffalo Daughter. Yumiko...
Posted on February 14, 2011 at 22:52.
Electronic World Cup 2010
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound It's been a month already since I went to this really fun event titled "Electronic World Cup 2010". Organized by Kishino Yūichi (hige no mibōjin aka La veuve moustachue aka...
Posted on December 18, 2010 at 14:08.
Future Pop Lounge 2010
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound On August 28, I went to Future Pop Lounge (official site), a festival style event at Shibuya O-Nest. It was the 3rd time the yearly summer event was held though...
Posted on September 8, 2010 at 22:37.
Rocketman Summer Fes 2010 - thank you for the music!!
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound On Sunday August 22, I went to Liquidroom in Ebisu for "Rocketman Summer Fes 2010", an event celebrating the 10 years since the debut of Rocketman, Fukawa Ryō's music unit....
Posted on September 1, 2010 at 22:47.
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound Two weeks ago, on August 10, I had the chance to see what I believe was the first show by Club Aloe, a new band by 5 ex-members of Modern...
Posted on August 28, 2010 at 02:00.
Wada Akiko "Wada-ya"
One more Wada Akiko release, this one is a collaboration album, with help from the likes of Konishi Yasuharu, Crazy Ken Band and Reggae Disco Rockers. Also included is the song "jōōbachi no Fugue", a song from the movie "3biki...
Posted on April 4, 2008 at 14:49. | Released on April 23, 2008
Wada Akiko "World Standard Wada Akiko -A Tatsuo Sunaga Live Mix-"
Top club-jazz DJ Sunaga Tatsuo mixes Wada Akiko songs in his World Standard non-stop live mix fashion. A must! Released at the same time as collaboration album "Wada ke" featuring Konishi Yasuharu, Crazy Ken Band and Reggae Disco Rockers. Wada...
Posted on March 18, 2008 at 16:33. | Released on April 23, 2008
Bespa Kumamero "Romantic Waves"
Bespa Kumamero are an indies electro/techno-pop/rave band recently gaining fame worldwide. They give a unique energetic show, and they have a first album just out. Check out their MySpace to learn more and hear what they sound like. Bespa Kumamero...
Posted on February 29, 2008 at 13:53. | Released on February 20, 2008
Yumin Horibe "First Chic"
Horibe Yūmin is a young DJ and organizer of Tokyo regular party "Joke". He recently contributed tracks to the vinyl compilations "Christmas Will Be Just Another Lovely Day" and "Joke Collection 01", and now he's offering us a first mix...
Posted on February 5, 2008 at 10:58. | Released on January 30, 2008
Crazy Ken Band "ano kane o narasu no wa anata" (Download)
Crazy Ken Band has done a cover of Wada Akiko's hit song "ano kane o narasu no wa anata"! However for the time being it's only released via download, and there's no planned CD release. The song can also be...
Posted on January 16, 2008 at 16:22. | Released on January 16, 2008
Mr. Beats a.k.a. DJ Celory "Beautiful Tomorrow"
Who is Mr. Beats a.k.a. DJ Celory? To tell the truth I'm not too sure, except that he's a member of hip-hop unit Soul Scream. But, this new album of his will feature the likes of Yokoyama Ken (Crazy Ken...
Posted on December 20, 2007 at 22:45. | Released on January 16, 2008
Various Artists "Summer Break EP", "Summer Samba!" (12")
Too much snow and not enough samba? Check out these breakbeats 12" compilations from a few months ago. Aside from German breakbeats unit Big M are tracks by Japan's Shiho Fujisawa, V-Neck Afternoon, Snob Doggs and Monsieur Mieurax. "Summer Break...
Posted on December 20, 2007 at 21:41. | Released on August 1, 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
Various Artists "popular music ~Tsutsumi Kyōhei Tribute~"
Active since 41 years ago, Japan's #1 pop songwriter Tsutsumi Kyōhei with a biography of over 3000 songs having together sold over 75,480,000 copies to this day! This is a first tribute album where young artists cover his hit songs....
Posted on June 13, 2007 at 15:49. | Released on July 11, 2007
Crazy Ken Band "Soul denpa"
Super-productive Crazy Ken Band have a 9th album coming up, not even a year after the previous, "Galaxy". ("denpa" in the title means "electro-magnetic wave".) Crazy Ken Band "Soul denpa" クレイジーケン バンド "Soul電波" 1. Intro: Soul denpa 2. Playboy kakumei...
Posted on June 13, 2007 at 15:16. | Released on August 8, 2007
Various Artists "Upper's Flava ~Remixes Of Watanabe Hit Tune~"
Following the release of the p&art sasanoooha and DJ Mitsy mix CDs last summer, Watanabe Productions now brings us remixes of some of its artists' greatest hits. Featured remixers include FPM, Sunaga t Experience, p&art sasanoooha, Fukutomi Yukihiro, CKB-Annex (members...
Posted on January 26, 2007 at 11:02. | Released on January 31, 2007
Crazy Ken Band "tenyawanya desuyo"
Crazy Ken Band have a new single lined-up for early 2007. All three songs will be used in the upcoming Fuji TV drama "konshū, tsuma ga uwaki shimasu" starting in January. One song is a new version of the song...
Posted on December 26, 2006 at 14:21. | Released on February 21, 2007
Nagisa Yōko × Handa Kento "kakkoii Boogaloo"
Nagisa Yōko will sing "kakkoii Boogaloo" in duet with Handa Kento. The song was written by Crazy Ken Band and included on EP "seputenbaa" ("September") and also album "nikutai kankei" both first released in 2001. It also featured Nagisa Yōko...
Posted on November 2, 2006 at 15:23. | Released on December 20, 2006
Various Artists "bakuretsu! New Wave 1980"
With contents similar to the recently released "Technoroid - Japanese 80's New Wave Sampler" comes a 2-CD compilation on the same theme. Once again this is a good introduction to Japanese 80's new wave/punk, and seems to contain more essentials...
Posted on August 22, 2006 at 16:07. | Released on September 21, 2006
Update: Cornelius, "Akihabara @ DEEP", Crazy Ken Band
Cornelius "Sensuous" Artwork added "'Akiharabara @ DEEP' Original Soundtrack" Track list and artwork added Crazy Ken Band "Galaxy" Track list added...
Posted on August 15, 2006 at 13:12.
"ninkyō hiroku ningen gari", "kaiki! yuurei Snack nagurikomi!" (DVD)
The two recent films by Sugisaku J Tarō that I've written about before have been scheduled for release on DVD! The films feature dozens of subculture stars, such as Yokoyama Ken (Crazy Ken Band), Paradise Yamamoto, Gyokō, Anzai Hajime (Tamori...
Posted on August 4, 2006 at 15:56. | Released on November 8, 2006
Zazou "Zazou Best"
Zazou was the pre-Crazy Ken Band unit of Yokoyama Ken, Hiroishi Keiichi and Onose Masao. This is a priced-down re-release of the 2003 greatest hits album, it contains 16 remastered tracks from Zazou's two 1990 albums, selected by Yokoyama Ken,...
Posted on August 3, 2006 at 15:00.
Crazy Ken Band "Galaxy"
Barely a year after "Soul Punch", Crazy Ken Band will release a full-length album again this year. This new album will include the just-out single "merimeri" and also feature collaborations with artists such as Fire Ball, Papa B, and Q...
Posted on July 26, 2006 at 14:15. | Released on September 20, 2006
Update: Crazy Ken Band
Crazy Ken Band "merimeri -I Wanna Marry Marry You-" Artwork added...
Posted on June 22, 2006 at 17:30.
Crazy Ken Band "merimeri -I Wanna Marry Marry You-"
Crazy Ken Band's next single is self-described as a proposal song for tough guys. Mellow soul with a hip beat. The B-side will be the song "sukatto sawayaka" that was made for a Coca-Cola commercial featuring Yokoyama Ken himself. ii...
Posted on June 1, 2006 at 10:31. | Released on July 26, 2006
Wada Akiko "Rhythm & Blues no jōō"
There's a new Wada Akiko greatest hits album out just yesterday, containing collaborations with artists such as Konishi Yasuharu, Yokoyama Ken (Crazy Ken Band), Comoesta Yaegashi and m-flo. Also included is a remix by Jazztronik. Art direction is also done...
Posted on March 23, 2006 at 17:15. | Released on March 22, 2006
"Trainsurfer 1" (DVD)
By the same director as Steam kakarichō, Nakao Hiroyuki, comes Trainsurfer, another fun CG shorts series featuring real people. This one puts its guests in situations on top of Tokyo trains! The show aired on MTV Japan has featured the...
Posted on December 26, 2005 at 22:25. | Released on March 10, 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
Various Artists "Tribute to yes, mama ok?"
Short-lived bright indies pop band "yes, mama ok?" (fan site) created many great songs just one decade ago. Marking the band's 10th anniversary, today's artists put together a fan tribute album, which is planned to be released in early 2006....
Posted on December 13, 2005 at 10:34. | Released on April 20, 2006
Nagisa Yōko "Hey You!"
Update (2006/3/24): The CD has been re-released on March 22, and the information below has been updated. Update (2005/12/23): This CD was apparently withdrawn a few days after release for an unknown reason. It is now a very rare item,...
Posted on October 7, 2005 at 14:31. | Released on March 22, 2006
Nomiya Maki loves m-flo "Big Bang Romance"
After their great collaboration song "Cosmic Night Run" (together with Crazy Ken Band), Nomiya Maki and m-flo are back with a new single, "Big Bang Romance". The maxi will include remixes by the great breakbeats pop unit p&art sasanoooha and...
Posted on July 12, 2005 at 13:17. | Released on September 7, 2005
Update: Rhythm de asobō, Crazy Ken Band
Various Artists "Rhythm de asobō: Reaching Series No.2" Artwork added Crazy Ken Band "Soul Punch" Track list and artwork added...
Posted on June 8, 2005 at 14:38.
Crazy Ken Band "Soul Punch" (CD+DVD)
Crazy Ken Band has a new album coming out in time for summer. This time we get a bonus DVD, which will contain some promotional goodies as well as a guide to the album featuring Yokoyama Ken himself taking us...
Posted on April 28, 2005 at 13:34. | Released on July 6, 2005
Crazy Ken Band "abuku"
Crazy Ken Band is back again with a new single including two new songs and two remixes ("Cosmic Night Run" feat. m-flo and Nomiya Maki). Comes in a limited edition with extra DVD. ii ne!!! Crazy Ken Band "abuku" クレイジーケンバンド...
Posted on November 29, 2004 at 16:39. | Released on December 1, 2004
Matsudaira Ken "Matsuken Samba II Remix Tracks"
Matsudaira Ken's hit song "Matsuken Samba II" is being remixed by Sunaga Tatsuo, Crazy Ken Band, Jazztronik, Fukutomi Yukihiro and Kawakami Tsuyoshi to kare no Moodmakers. These new remixes will be released alongside Konishi Yasuharu's "Readymade Shogun Mix 2004" (previously...
Posted on November 5, 2004 at 17:05. | Released on December 15, 2004
Conny "dai suki Rodriguez"
Looks like I had missed a good one earlier this year. This Conny single was produced by Yokoyama Ken and features Crazy Ken Band, and also Comoesta Yaegashi. "namida no Italian Twist" is a song that also appeared on Crazy...
Posted on October 1, 2004 at 13:47. | Released on June 23, 2004
m-flo "Astromantic Charm School" (CCCD)
Following their recent album "Astromantic" featuring Nomiya Maki, Crazy Ken Band, Sakamoto Ryūichi, Black Bottom Brass Band, and many other J-Pop artists, m-flo will release a remix album including remixes by Halfby, Comoesta Yaegashi, FreeTEMPO, Kenji Jammer, Tomita Lab, and...
Posted on July 12, 2004 at 16:01. | Released on September 15, 2004
Crazy Ken Band "Brown Metallic"
Crazy Ken Band's 6th original album is called "Brown Metallic", and includes a Sunaga Tatsuo remix! ii ne!!!!! Track list 1. Barrio Chino 2. Chinatown, Los Angeles 3. El Diablo 4. True Colors 5. Midnight Cruiser 6. BOX FISH PARADISE...
Posted on June 15, 2004 at 11:17. | Released on June 23, 2004
Nomiya Maki "Dress Code"
More info and the track list of the upcoming Nomiya Maki album "Dress Code" is now available! The album is produced by Sunaga Tatsuo and the concept is "a Nomiya Maki dinner show". Aside from the original songs, the album...
Posted on June 11, 2004 at 14:59. | Released on July 7, 2004
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