After seven long years of delays, silence and teasing on twitter, Coaltar of the Deepers have finally set a release date for the mythical "Rabbit EP". In case you're new, COTD release EPs every so often and Rabbit was the next in line, following shortly after the Bear EP in 2007. Yes, you read that... Continue Reading →
The idol industry is a machine. Groups come and go, but some last longer than others, and Vanilla Beans were a very hard-working, quality unit that gave us everything we really could ask for : vocals, cute choreography, visually exciting music videos and tons of personality. Sadly, they have decided to officially end their run... Continue Reading →
In case you missed it or weren't able to secure a physical copy from Japan, "Cyberia Layer_2", the long awaited spiritual successor to the legendary "Cyberia Mix" from the "Serial Experiments Lain" anime has been uploaded to Spotify in the US! Enjoy your trip~ https://open.spotify.com/album/7HHH0BpcOsTEWkmGeiO2oZ Check out my review for the original Cyberia Mix soundtrack... Continue Reading →
It has been announced that a limited time exhibition in honor of Malice Mizer's 25th anniversary will be on display at the ESP Museum from September 8th to September 24th. Costumes, instruments used by the band and various props will be exhibited. If you're in Japan, I'd highly recommend going to see this wondrous piece... Continue Reading →
The petite songstress returns with an album that offers plenty in terms of new sounds, styles and directions for her, proving that it's never too late to spice up your discography with some experimentation. Its track arrangement could be better, and the Pharrell-produced cuts could use some more polish, but "sweetener" remains a fresh experience,... Continue Reading →
Soothing and exotic, just like the vacation I'm so desperate in need of. "Last Aloha", the new Halfby album will be available 9/5.
addictive lounge for the soul~
released 2018, universal japan/perfume records I'd like to preface this review by letting you all know that Perfume are one of the groups out there that I feel I have a very tight bond with. I've been listening to these ladies since they were kids, well over a decade now. It's almost like we've grown... Continue Reading →
released 2018, young money/cash money records. After one of the most tragic and ridiculous campaigns leading up to its release, Nicki Minaj's fourth full length (and I do mean FULL length, this motherf*cker is nearly 20 tracks long!) album has arrived. Clocking in at just over an hour, "Queen" is full of tracks that range... Continue Reading →
He looks GHASTLY! Goodness gracious.....