Fall Out Boy Frontman Features On MAN WITH A MISSION New Single, ’86 Missed Calls feat. Patrick Stump’

Japan’s MAN WITH A MISSION have announced their brand new EP, ‘Dark Crow’, due for release on October 23rd.

  • 15
    Shares

Following Major Label Stint, Rie Fu Prepares Visuals For ‘Mirror’

Having lived in Japan and had a long stint signed to Sony, Rie Fu (pronounced Ree-ay Foo) is now returning with a new found sense of musical freedom.

  • 15
    Shares

Netflix To Bring QUEER EYE To Japan

‘Queer Eye: We’re in Japan!’ will debut globally on Netflix in 2019, preceded by ‘Queer Eye: Season Three’ which was filmed in Kansas City,…

  • 15
    Shares

It’s A ‘Miracle’ From Sarah Brightman (ft Yoshiki)

Sarah Brightman has released ‘Miracle’, the follow-up to her brilliant track, ‘Sogni’. The gorgeous song is matched by a video which perfectly captures both Brightman’s grandeur and her talent. Brightman is accompanied by Yoshiki, one of Japan’s most renowned pianists.

  • 15
    Shares

Pop Noir – ‘White Jazz’

Twins Joe and Luke McGarry, originally from Manchester, UK, but now based in Los Angeles, perform together as Pop Noir. They shot the video for their latest single, ‘White Jazz’, right in the middle of the Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo, and capture the hallucinatory nature and sheer explosive energy of the area.

  • 15
    Shares

SCORED BY SAKAMOTO

To mark the UK release of ‘Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda’, a documentary that brings the Japanese composer’s genius to the fore, MUBI are proud to present a season of films unforgettably scored by him, including what is perhaps the most emblematic of his compositions for the big screen, ‘Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence’ (in which he also stars), as well as two films that testify to his artistic collaboration with Italian vanguardist Bernardo Bertolucci.

  • 15
    Shares

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…

  • 15
    Shares

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. 

  • 15
    Shares

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.

  • 15
    Shares

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.

  • 15
    Shares

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.

  • 15
    Shares

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.

  • 15
    Shares

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.

  • 15
    Shares

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’.

  • 15
    Shares

Meet Luka Megurine

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

  • 15
    Shares

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.

  • 15
    Shares

Please help us with running costs – donate here

%d bloggers like this: