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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
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
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
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
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
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CTO LAB. "The Theme of Ma.K." (Download)
CTO LAB. released this song last year as a limited cassette tape edition, but it's now finally available for download on iTunes, etc.! This is a theme song for Ma.K., aka Maschinen Krieger, a science fiction universe created by...
Posted on October 4, 2017 at 21:53. | Released on October 4, 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
Reina & The Blue Valentines "Once in a blue moon"
Nosa Reina's band, Reina & The Blue Valentines, has a 2nd album about to be released! This follow-up to "Lady or Girl?" (2015) contains recent 7" single B-side "konya wa Night Fever", and also new remixes by Illicit Tsuboi of...
Posted on July 16, 2016 at 01:48. | Released on July 20, 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
CTO LAB. "3 Cycles"
CTO LAB., the supergroup of Okada Tohru (Moonriders), polymoog (Elektel) and Imai Kentaro (The Aprils), is back with a new mini-album! Included are two songs they contributed to the game Groove Coaster, "Go! Spiral Go!" and "Space Arcadian", a cover...
Posted on July 29, 2015 at 20:22. | Released on August 5, 2015
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.
MEG Zombies "Kiss or Bite", MEG "Save"
MEG has a new pair of singles out now, one as MEG and another as MEG Zombies. MEG Zombies' "Kiss or Bite" is produced by EDM artist TeddyLoid, while MEG's "Save" is produced by anime music composer Yokoyama Masaru. Each...
Posted on July 4, 2013 at 23:41. | Released on June 5, 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 "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
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
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
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
"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 "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
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
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
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
You The Rock feat. FPM "Grand Master Fresh Pt.2"
The new dance single by rapper You The Rock★ is produced by Fantastic Plastic Machine, and the B-side features Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra. A video clip can be seen at the promotional site on the information page. You The Rock★...
Posted on July 5, 2004 at 14:48. | Released on July 22, 2004
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