A(エース) Anonymous Confederate Ensemble is a new generation of visual rock music. They chose pirate a theme for their images and brought the soul of brave corsairs to their music. A mixture of heavy rock guitar riffs and amazing violin parts, folk and oriental tunes, high quality sound, wonderful and strong vocal – It makes their […]
アルカラ (arukara) is a four-piece rock band formed in 2002, from Kobe, Japan. The band has carved out a unique niche in the underground music scene while not following guitar rock and alternative music trends. アルカラ (arukara) is comprised of Inamura Taisuke (vocal, guitar, violin), Tabara Kazunori (guitar), Shimogami Takahiro (bass) and Hikita Takeshi (drums).
Shatter Silence is a metal band from ancient and beautiful Osaka. They started in 2008, as 4-pieces band playing melodic death metal in the underground scene in Japan. Their debut album “Opening Of The End” had a lot positive responses from metal fans of the world. Now the band is preparing a new mini-album; “Glory Will […]
Formed in early April 2010, LAGITAGIDA is progressive-avant-garde-alternative rock trio. The band’s name “LAGITAGIDA” is an original creation straight from the mind of the bands founders to emphasize sound, nuance, and rhythm. Members are Kohhan Ohtake (Guitar), Takehito Kono (Bass) and Takayoshi Yazawa (Drums).
AA=(aaequal) (or All Animals Are Equal) is Takeshi Ueda‘s solo project who formerly played bass for well-known The Mad Capsule Markets. After the break of The Mad Capsule Markets Ueda started his own band bringing a lot of his former band sound into his new melodies. AA= is an experimental fusion of rock, industrial and […]
Creating a chill environment for listeners — SiMoN （サイモン）is an aternative indie solo artist, his work is a mix of ambient soundscapes and electronic elements. SiMoN （サイモン） released his first E.P. follow the arrows and you will find the sun in October 2007 – His latest album High Heel was released in June of this […]
Lumped into the post-rock genre, although Toe themselves don’t really agree with that classification, and their music doesn’t really justify it- except for the fact that it’s mostly instrumental. Toe’s sound is a rhythmically complex, very precise and has to do with the band’s own take on what might be called math-rock.
coldrain is a Japanese band with “world” sound, and their melodious and emotional songs with perfect English lyrics makes them known not only in Japan but in many other countries, too. coldrain was formed in 2007 in Nagoya with 5 members: Masato – vocal, RxYxO (Ryo) – bass, Katsuma – drums, and Y.K.C (Yokochi) and […]
Known as Hiromi, Hiromi Uehara (上原ひろみ) is a jazz composer and pianist born in Hamamatsu, Japan. Hiromi came to the U.S., to study at Berklee College of Music in Bostin, MA – Even before she had graduated she was recording her own compositions and playing club dates. She is known for her virtuosic technique, energetic […]
Sainkho Namtchylak came from the little republic of Russia called Tuva, and she brought her own ethnic roots to the world of jazz and fusion music. She has a unique voice with a range of seven octaves. Sainkho started solo career in 1987. Taking a part in international concerts in such musical directions as: folk […]
Edgy and uncompromising – The Funkazzista’s sweet smooth soul, rough rocking blues, and funky-groovy vocals, is blues rock and soul music permeated with elements of funk, R&B and traditional jazz. The Funkazzista are Yuuya Hirogaki (bass), Wataichi Nakaga (guitar) and Hiroaki Usui (drums). Attention vocalists: The Funkazzista are looking for a new vocalist.
Yasunori Matsuda is a very busy person. Along with his multiple projects, he remixes music and collaborates with many musicians – Such as well known DJ Tsuyoshi and Juno Reactor, and world famous SUGIZO (X-JAPAN, LUNASEA and JUNO REACTOR). His music is unique and harmonic, balancing between dance electronic tunes and guitar rock sounds.
Hydrant House Purport Rife On Sleepy music is a textured mix of post rock, shoegazer, progressive rock, psychedelic, Kraut rock, hip hop, techno and ambient soundscapes. Taking their influence from reggae legend Burning Spear and the basic concepts of enlightenment – Hydrant House Purport Rife On Sleepy quests to achieve their mantra “We should have […]
Vietnamese music scene is very little known in the world. But you can find there many interesting and great music projects. And post-rock band Time Keeper is one of them. They started activity only few month ago trying to show people another side of modern culture of Vietnam. If you are in love with beautiful and […]
Techno-rock takes on electro dance with melodic hooks, haromonic vocals and rhymmic backbeats – The Flickers made their debut in 2011, this 3-piece rock unit from Japan consists of Ajima Yusuke (vocals, guitar, programming), Horiuchi Mantaro (bass, chorus) and Motoyoshi ‘Nico’ Hiroki (drums, chorus).
Let me introduce another extraordinary music project from Japan – sfpr. This rock duet was born in 2010, and influenced by the world rock and pop music, they started to create their own sound. A little bit of light, a little bit of dance, a little bit of experimental, their music give you very different […]
Described by The Japan Times newspaper as “irrepressibly danceable gypsy punk;” Praha Depart’s swirling, almost psychedelic postpunk groove signature sound is created by Mai’s rich vocals, the tribal intensity of Junpei’s drumming and Tsukasa’s multi-layered, almost psychedelic guitars.
Group_Inou are producer Imai and emcee CP – Group_Inou are proof that there’s much more to Japanese hip-hop/urban music than the bling-bling and faux-gangsta posing of the wannabe homeboys and girls that dominate the mainstream and Foods is a very promising début. However, they’re at their best when they’re frying your synapses in some Shimokitazawa […]
Jaurim (자우림, 紫雨林, meaning “Purple Rainforest”) is a rock band from Seoul, South Korea. They had performed in the indie scene before 1997, and became major with their first released single “Hey Hey Hey”. They have released eight full-length albums, three unofficial albums, two original soundtrack singles, one original soundtrack EP (which was released as […]
Kono (Guitar) Hiro (Guitar) Matsuda (Bass 2011- ) Tachibana (Drums) Masa (Bass 2004-2010) Te’ (テ) has been leading and innovating the Japanese post rock and instrumental music scene since its formation in January 2004, in Tokyo, Japan. This skilled group of musicians has proved their contribution to the genre is significant, with dynamic guitar work, […]
The Korea band was formed in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, in 2003. They started under the name “Korea” as metalcore/post-hardcore band and reached success on territory of Russia fast. But after a little break and joining of new vocalist Ilya Sannikov band changed their conception, name and musical style to djent and progressive metal with their latest […]
The Original Bunny Gang is the side project of bass player Nathen Maxwell of Irish American punk band Flogging Molly. Nathen Maxwell & The Original Bunny Gang is not typical roots reggae, the sound is folky-reggae-roots music that honors the songs Maxwell hears in his head.
“Taking one band to the top of the Japanese indie rock world makes you noteworthy. Starting all over and doing it again makes you .” James Route ~Keikaku.net. Known as one of the most renowned and influential bands in Japanese rock history, Number Girl’s former frontman Shutoku Mukai (Vocals, Guitar, Keyboard) is an indie rock […]