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  1. Various Artists "Techpri Tribute ~Techpri Happy Ever After~"
    Sendai-based techno-pop idol group Techpri (English name "t.c.princess") was active from 2009 to 2013, produced by electro artist Tobeta Bajune, with their last show held part of TIF2013 (the annual Tokyo Idol Festival). This tribute album features mainly girl-fronted units...
    Posted on May 24, 2014 at 12:44
  2. Tempura Kidz "minna no Dance uta"
    Kids dance crew Tempura Kidz (which comes from the same agency as Kyary Pamyu Pamyu) has a new mini-album coming. Included are covers of popular kids songs produced by various artists, such as "Computer obaachan" by YMCK, "sakura sakura" by...
    Posted on March 9, 2014 at 21:10
  3. YMCK "Tokyo Upside Down" (Download)
    YMCK released a new song, now available on iTunes worldwide. It was made especially for the Short Shorts Film Festival, to be used by video creators who want to participate in the music category. Details can be found here. The...
    Posted on January 5, 2014 at 21:14
  4. Various Artists "Nameko no CD 2"
    Popular character Nameko inspired this compilation that features new tracks by the likes of YMCK, Kaseki Cider and YeYe, and many others. The first pressing comes with a bonus CD and Nameko handkerchief towel, so you might be lucky if...
    Posted on December 31, 2013 at 17:21
  5. YMCK "Family Days"
    Jazzy 8-bit unit YMCK have been around for 10 years and counting! Here they're back with a new album, almost 5 years after "Family Cooking" (2009). The new "Family Days" sings not about nostalgia or fantasy but rather about daily...
    Posted on September 22, 2013 at 14:04
  6. Various Artists "Clo Clo Made In Japan 2013"
    Here is a special reissue of the 2008 compilation "Clo Clo Made In Japan", tribute album to French singer Claude François. This new edition contains 4 new bonus recordings and the price is lower than the original, and was released...
    Posted on July 27, 2013 at 18:16
  7. Various Artists "Ghibli Jazz Remix"
    This latest Ghibli remix compilation features a lot of the best artists from the pico-pico scene. Check out what The Aprils, YMCK, The Lady Spade, Dr.Usui (Motocompo), milch of source (EeL's producer), Candles, Ram Rider, Boot Beat et al. have...
    Posted on November 14, 2011 at 22:36
  8. Tokyo Girls' Style "kodō no himitsu / sayonara, arigatō."
    5-girl teenage idol group Tokyo Girls' Style, in Japan better known as Tokyo joshiryū, have a new single coming this week for which YMCK contributed not only a remix but also a video clip! Even the single's jacket seems to...
    Posted on May 18, 2011 at 00:22
  9. "YMCK Player" (iPhone App)
    YMCK has renewed it's official web site with a bang, the release of a music app for iPhone and iPod touch that lets you ad-lib in 8-bit fashion while listening to your favorite songs from your iPod's library. There are...
    Posted on September 2, 2010 at 22:53
  10. YMCK "hateshinai sekai" (Download)
    After first being heard as anime series "Arado senki"'s ending theme, and released for download on mobile phone only last May, finally here comes this great YMCK song to a more consumer-friendly form through iTunes Japan! This is the full-length...
    Posted on September 3, 2009 at 19:43
  11. Various Artists "Katamari Takeshi: 'Katamari Damacy Tribute' Original Soundtrack"
    This new cover and remix album of songs from new Playstation 3 game "Katamari Damacy Tribute" features YMCK (MySpace), Buffalo Daughter (MySpace), Sexy-Synthesizer (MySpace), rei harakami, Matsumae Kimitaka (Expo), Kirinji, Afra, Señor Coconut, atom and more. Various Artists "Katamari Takeshi:...
    Posted on August 25, 2009 at 21:09
  12. Hamasaki Ayumi "Rule / Sparkle (Jacket B)"
    We'll have seen it all once YMCK remixes Hamasaki Ayumi... oh wait! Hamasaki Ayumi "Rule / Sparkle (Jacket B)" 浜崎あゆみ 「Rule / Sparkle (ジャケットB)」 1. Rule (Original mix) 2. Sparkle (Original mix) 3. Days (8-bits of tears YMCK remix) 4....
    Posted on February 16, 2009 at 22:01
  13. YMCK "Family Cooking"
    YMCK will be back as soon as January with a 4th album! This one has a definite cooking theme as the title and tracklist will tell you, promising a lot of fun. Released at the same time as the CD...
    Posted on December 2, 2008 at 23:57

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  1. Beat Communist vol.12: Nakatsuka Takeshi, Iga-Bang BB, P.O.P ORCHeSTRA, Aoki Karen, Rie Fu
    Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound My last show of 2012 was Beat Communist, a regular event organized by Nakatsuka Takeshi every 2 or 3 months at cool jazz lounge JZ Brat located in Cerulian Tower,...
    Posted on January 5, 2013 at 12:42
  2. 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
  3. The Aprils "Back To The Future Music", "Space Dream Bathroom"
    First thing to look forward to in 2010 is The Aprils' new 4th album, titled "Back To The Future Music"! We can expect again more of that great band-style future-pop sound. The album's first pressing comes with a bonus CD...
    Posted on December 30, 2009 at 15:15
  4. metro trip "tsuki to Drive +5 ~metro trip 10th anniversary~"
    metro trip (MySpace), a band that classifies as neo-Shibuya-kei, brings back its long sold out first album for its 10th anniversary. Added are 5 bonus tracks including a remix by YMCK! metro trip "tsuki to Drive +5 ~metro trip 10th...
    Posted on February 16, 2009 at 22:12
  5. Family kanshasai - YMCK 2 days live
    YMCK presents this 2-day event in Shibuya this week. Each day has artists of different styles, Wednesday focusing on Shibuya-kei ties with Kaji Hideki and Watanababy, and Thursday with 8-bit/game units such as Sexy Synthesizer, Hally (Hally from VORC) and...
    Posted on August 26, 2008 at 00:42
  6. YMCK "YMCK Songbook -songs before 8bit-", YMCK & De De Mouse "Down Town"
    Their 3rd album "Family Genesis" was just released earlier this year, and next YMCK does covers in these two releases coming at the same time in September. The first is a full album of folk song covers redone in YMCK's...
    Posted on July 22, 2008 at 17:18
  7. De De Mouse release party, with YMCK, Buffalo Daughter and Halfby
    YMCK, who of late are rarely caught live in their home land, will perform at De De Mouse's release party for his album "sunset girls". And it doesn't stop there, Buffalo Daughter will also be performing, as well as DJs...
    Posted on May 1, 2008 at 16:52
  8. Various Artists "Clo Clo Made In Japan"
    French singer Claude François, aka Cloclo, is known in Japan mostly for his song "Comme d'habitude" that became the "My Way" hit everyone knows. Produced by Saeki Kenzō (Pearl Brothers), this tribute album features artists such as YMCK, Elektel, Pecombo,...
    Posted on February 28, 2008 at 16:55
  9. YMCK "Family Genesis"
    YMCK are back with a 3rd album full of wonderful new songs with their 8-bit Famicom sound! That's correct, don't go thinking that they have went 16-bit Sega Genesis because of the title. This is their first major release as...
    Posted on November 10, 2007 at 23:56
  10. Various Artists "Tokyo Pudding presents Tokyo Soundscapes"
    Avex brings us a collaboration album of club artists and female vocalists with the mysterious(?) Tokyo Pudding (why is a pudding releasing CDs anyway?). Featured are the likes of Nakatsuka Takeshi (Qypthone), Kaji Hideki, Hayashibe Tomonori (Plus-Tech Squeeze Box), Yasuda...
    Posted on September 28, 2007 at 14:50
  11. Won-Fu "Modern Monsoon Groovin'"
    Taiwanese band Won-Fu (MySpace) has a new album being released in Japan with some Japanese versions. YMCK have collaborated on track "Shopping tengoku". Won-Fu "Modern Monsoon Groovin'" 旺福 「青春舞曲 ~Modern Monsoon Groovin'~」 1. Everyday Wow Wow (Japanese version) 2. megane...
    Posted on September 11, 2007 at 18:03
  12. Strawberry Machine "zero zero five", "crazy kilt"
    Nagoya girl solo unit Strawberry Machine is having its two albums re-released by label abcdefg*record. "zero zero five" was first released in 2000 and then re-released in 2004 to coincide with the release of "crazy kilt". Both albums feature an...
    Posted on April 1, 2007 at 18:40
  13. Humming Urban Stereo "Vol 3: Baby Love"
    Korean unit Humming Urban Stereo has a 3rd album out now, on which one song features Dahlia. There's also a YMCK remix in there! Humming Urban Stereo "Vol 3: Baby Love" 1. Dark Circle 2. Rainbow 3. Mambo Mood (feat....
    Posted on March 29, 2007 at 11:13
  14. Various Artists "Chip Toy Company"
    Though a bit outdated, this recently out nice-priced compilation seems to be a great introduction to a bunch of artists from the indies pico-pico scene, featuring Hazel Nuts Chocolate, Misswonda, Aprils, Plus-Tech Squeezebox, macdonald duck eclair, and more. Aside from...
    Posted on March 8, 2007 at 17:40
  15. Fami-mōde
    I thought I'd post a few highly interesting events occurring this weekend. Catch them if you can! This Saturday night will be Fami-mōde (from hatsumōde, a first visit to a temple for the New Year), a Famicom/8-bit party featuring live...
    Posted on January 25, 2007 at 18:07
  16. Various Artists "moe Techno poppuu"
    Is it a first compilation that makes a genre "official"? If so, better watch out for 萌えテクノ ("moe techno")! With nearly 100,000 hits on Google (at time of writing) and this new compilation from the T4P indie label, the said...
    Posted on August 4, 2006 at 16:49
  17. Ram Rider "Portable Disco 8bit edition"
    Vocoder house artist Ram Rider has a remix album of songs from its first album "Portable Disco" coming up. The theme is "8-bit", and of course when you say 8-bit music you think YMCK, and they indeed have remixed not...
    Posted on April 21, 2006 at 11:10
  18. Usagi-chang "Mini" Night vol.0004
    The end of the month will see Usagi-chang Records's 4th "mini" night, featuring the label's regular DJ roaster and a MissWonda mini live. Let me use this occasion to remind PINE*am U.S. fans that the band will be playing in...
    Posted on April 17, 2006 at 14:26
  19. YMCK live at Apple Store Ginza
    YMCK, who use an iBook and Logic to create their 8-bit sounds, will play a free live show at Apple Store Ginza. YMCK live at Apple Store Ginza on 2/4 (Saturday) Place: Apple Store Ginza Price: Free! Starts at 19:00...
    Posted on January 20, 2006 at 10:48
  20. YMCK free mini-live
    YMCK will perform a free mini-live this weekend to promote their latest album "Family Racing". YMCK free mini-live on 1/8 (Sunday) at Tower Records Shinjuku (Flags 7F, South-East exit) Starts at 16:00 Those who buy the album at Tower Records...
    Posted on January 5, 2006 at 10:32
  21. Update: YMCK, "Maison de Chocola"
    YMCK "Family Racing" Important details on a bonus remix CD-R that will be only available with the regular edition (in selected shops)! If you were going to get the dot's limited edition, you may want to think again. On the...
    Posted on December 19, 2005 at 13:24
  22. YMCK "Family Racing"
    Finally! A second album from YMCK is coming before the end of the year! The album features 8 new songs, one featuring Japan's Famicom hero Takahashi Meijin. There will be two editions, one of the CD only, and a limited...
    Posted on October 27, 2005 at 10:09
  23. Usagi-chang Night Fever!! vol.0003
    This year again, Usagi-chang Records will have its summer event at Shinjuku Marz. The all night event will feature all active Usagi-chang artists, including MissWonda who has a first album out on 8/17, and also many friends. I won't miss...
    Posted on July 15, 2005 at 18:03
  24. Aprils release party
    Aprils will have a release party for their recently released album "Space Dream Bathroom". Plenty of live acts for a cheap price! Aprils release party on 7/9 (Saturday) at Shibuya O-nest (map) Live: Aprils Ram Rider YMCK Hazel Nuts Chocolate...
    Posted on June 9, 2005 at 11:24
  25. Usagi-chang "Mini" Night vol.0003
    Usagi-chang Records's 3rd "mini" night will feature all regular DJs and a macdonald duck eclair mini live. MDDE will perform some new songs from their upcoming album. Aprils' Imai Kentarō won't be present this time because he's off to Taiwan...
    Posted on May 16, 2005 at 23:56
  26. YMCK live at KDDI Designing Studio
    This Saturday is the right time to visit the recently open KDDI Designing Studio in Harajuku, as Famicom warriors YMCK will be giving a free show, together with VJ Kodama Yūichi. They are planning to also perform songs from their...
    Posted on April 27, 2005 at 13:52
  27. Aprils "Space Dream Bathroom"
    A brand new album by the Aprils is coming out as soon as next month on Softly! The album features many guests including YMCK and tetrapletrap-F, and is mixed and mastered by Plus-tech Squeeze Box' Hayashibe Tomonori. The first, limited...
    Posted on April 15, 2005 at 10:23
  28. Usagi-chang "Mini" Night vol.0002
    Usagi-chang Records is having a second "mini" night with a great DJ line-up and a Micro Mach Machine mini live. Usagi-chang "Mini" Night vol.0002 On 1/29 (Saturday) at Sangenjaya Chrome From 23:00 until 5:00 Price: ¥2000 (2 drinks) DJs: macdonald...
    Posted on January 6, 2005 at 11:18
  29. YMCK "Family Music" Release Party
    There will be a release party for YMCK's new album "Family Music" out now! The event also celebrates Ram Rider's first release, "Music". YMCK "Family Music" Release Party On 11/13 At Shibuya Club Asia P (map) Opens at 18:00, starts...
    Posted on November 4, 2004 at 14:56
  30. YMCK "Family Music"
    Famicom-music-inspired fantastic trio YMCK has a first full-length album coming out soon! The title is same as their previous CD-R EP, so don't confuse the two. MP3s at Usagi-Chang Records. YMCK "Family Music" Track list 1. FANFARE 2. Magical 8bit...
    Posted on September 13, 2004 at 23:18
  31. Sonic Coaster Pop "Super Miracle Circuit"
    Usagi-Chang Records owner Suzuki Akira's unit Sonic Coaster Pop has a second album being released today! Copies bought at participating Tower Records (Shinjuku, Shibuya, Yokohama More-s, Nagoya Parco, Namba) include a bonus limited edition CD-R containing 4 remixes and a...
    Posted on July 21, 2004 at 12:15
  32. Usagi-Chang Night Fever!! vol.0002
    Usagi-chang Records' first party was a lot of fun (report), and now a second party has been announced! Usagi-chang Night Fever!! vol.0002 8/21 at Shinjuku Marz (map) Opens/starts at 24:00 Price: advance ¥2000 (reservation form), door ¥2500 +drink Live: -...
    Posted on June 15, 2004 at 10:22

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