OLD ROMANTICS – Early Duran Demos Reveal Edgier Sound Under Leadership Of Former Frontman And Songsmith Andy Wickett

The history of popular music is littered with performers who quit, or more often, were ousted, from bands just as they were on the cusp […]

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Bentley Jones – ‘Unravelling’

Bentley Jones is a UK based singer and songwriter. He is an independent artist making his mark on the world. He has experienced a lot of success over the years, which most independent artists can only dream of. Bentley debuted in 2009, in Japan and hasn’t looked back since. 

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Otoboke Beaver Premiere Video For ‘Love Is Short’

The new video for Otoboke Beaver’ s track, ‘Love Is Short’, premiered on Friday April 21 in NPR/Natalie (Japan), ahead of Record Store Day.

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Otoboke Beaver Release ‘Love Is Short!!’ EP In Time For Record Store Day

Kyoto’s punk-rock-garage quartet Otoboke Beaver have released their EP ‘Love Is Short’ via Damnably Records, in time for Record Store Day, April 22. ‘Love Is Short!!’ is their second EP and third release outside of Japan.

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Hotei “Walking Through The Night” ft. Iggy Pop

Time Out hailed Tokei as iconic, and indeed he is – a legitimate superstar in his homeland Japan, where he has sold over 40 million records.

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IGG IN JAPAN – Punk Godfather Pop Features on New Hotei Single

Iggy Pop has teamed up with Kill Bill guitar hero Hotei for a new single Walking Through The Night.

A dark tale of a stroll through the seamier side of Tokyo, it’s the latest cut from Hotei’s first international album Strangers, out now on Spinefarm Records.

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Dobolo Is ‘About To Blow’ Apart Boundaries With His New Single

Dobolo, a Nigerian-born artist living in Japan, knows that music knows no boundaries, and that the best of it is able to travel across continents and oceans. As one of the several thousand Nigerians living in Japan (the Japanese Ministry Of Internal Affairs places the figure at 2,638), Dobolo is introducing new styles and genres into Japanese culture.

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BASSETT “GHOST HWY”

Bassett are a culturally diverse and nomadic duo comprising multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter Josh Bassett and bassist Taz Ozaki. Their search for identity, peace, and creative release led them to the Californian desert, whose vast landscapes served as inspiration for their newest EP and video of the same name, ‘Ghost Hwy’.

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Meet Luka Megurine

Meet Luka Megurine, 20 year old virtual pop star, with a super powerful set of lungs.

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X Japan Documentary ‘WE ARE X’ from the producers of ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ celebrates its selection to the 60th BFI London Film Festival

Passion Pictures is delighted to announce that their critically acclaimed documentary ‘We Are X’, a new film about Japan’s most iconic rock band X JAPAN, will celebrate its UK Premiere at the 60th BFI London Film Festival on the 8th & 9th October 2016.

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Hatsune Miku: The Fans Behind The Voice.

So, we all know who Hatsune Miku is now, but who is behind the voice that is taking the world be storm?

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Introducing Hatsune Miku

Hatsune Miku. A virtual pop star that over the past 9 years has been taking the world by storm, but just who is she?

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A Chat With Bentley Jones

We recently introduced you to Bentley Jones, a man with an incredible musical history. We’ve since had the opportunity to speak to him.

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Bentley Jones – ‘The Prequel’

Songsmith Bentley Jones will be releasing his new album, ‘The Prequel’, on 31 August.

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Introducing: Stone Foundation

“Stone Foundation are a group of seven like minded individuals that team together to make an exciting blend of Soul and Jazz influenced music” reads an excerpt from a couple of paragraphs into the about section on their busy Facebook page.

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