Hiroshi Nakamura's jazz/lounge/j-pop hybrid lovechild "i-dep" has been dead for the last 10 years, but Nakamura has announced on his Facebook that the unit will resume activities (with original lineup members as well!) this year, beginning with a live show on March 8th with Hubert Lenoir! This is a fantastic event, and I really hope... Continue Reading →
Oh yeah baby. Czecho are doing a ten date tour in the summer to support a new EP they'll be releasing and I cannot wait. Hoping we get a single soon or something!
Dr. Usui's (recently of Otocompo and XXX of WONDER) longtime electronic retro-pop unit Motocompo's underrated 2007 LP "Chiptop Lips" has been reissued with four bonus tracks! Make sure to pick it up, this is one of the more obscure gems of the late 2000s j-tek boom. Purchase on CDJapan!
It's been quite some time since we last heard anything from Hootie and the Blowfish, but today we've got word that they're returning from their decade+ hiatus for a new tour and album release in 2019! More info and dates on the original article here. The Houston date is June 14, locals take note! (and... Continue Reading →
In what could possibly be the wildest music chart event of the year, the black sheep of Mariah Carey's discography, conceptual 1980's disco pop LP "Glitter" (that also doubled as the soundtrack for Carey's critically maligned box-office failure companion film) has shot up the iTunes charts in multiple countries across the world for virtually no... Continue Reading →
It's been a quiet 6 years since Dido's last activity, who released "Girl Who Got Away" in 2013, followed by a Greatest Hits that signaled a hiatus, but i'm quite excited to say that she's back in action! Dido's fifth full album "Still on my Mind" will be released on 3/8 in 2019, and along... Continue Reading →
I cannot contain my excitement. Mariah's first single since the random one off "I Don't" last year will also bring with it a new album, Carey's first since 2014's illustrious return to form, "...The Elusive Chanteuse". A snippet was posted to various social media platforms then quickly taken down, which sounds quite good if you... Continue Reading →
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 →
It's been a long week and a half, excuse my inactivity beautiful readers....I may or may not have taken up a fantastic new game that has stolen most of the spare time I normally dedicate to maintaining this blog, but fear not! I'll do my best to keep you posted on what's going on in... Continue Reading →