Members: 瀬木 ヤコー (Yako Segi) – vocals, guitar, programming 中越 亮佑 (Ryosuke Nakagoshi) – bass, programming ゆうこさん (Yuko-san) – vocals It all started in the 90s when 瀬木 ヤコー (Yako Segi) and decided to start a band called snooze. They both were fans of bands as Radiohead and Nirvana and wanted to become musicians themselves, […]
Members: Kenta Koie – vocal, Kazuki Takemura – guitar, Hiroki Ikegawa – bass, Tatsuya Amano – drums, Terufumi Tamano – programming. Crossfaith is an electronic metalcore band based in Osaka, Japan. This young band, has already made quite a name for themselves; finding fans not only in Japan but overseas and around the world too.
Begun in 2001, and playing electronic dubstep music — GOTH-TRAD is the solo project of Japanese musician Takeaki Maruyama. In 2004, He has opened for THE MARS VOLTA. Recently GOTH-TRAD‘s releases have become more frequent, while Maruyama has expanded his live performances/tours to many countries in Europe and Asia.
Power pop denotes songs with Beatle’sque harmonies, catchy guitar hooks and emotional lyrics. While Fabled Number is no exception to this rule; Power pop heroes walk among us stamping their music with an electronic beat, and branding it with their frontman’s distinct vocal style. Fabled Number are N’Eita (guitar, vocal), CHii Lulupucchi (percussion, Keyboard), N’Taichi […]
From The Outside is an electronic rock music project from Brazil. Actually it’s a solo-project by young and purposeful Rafael Veiga, who’s writing and recording all music. In his music you can find post-rock and ambient influences, and also some experimental tunes and light breezing of trance and IDM music. Powerful meeting of rock and […]
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.
Originally from Canton, Ohio, Flaccid Redux is an electronic collaboration of members Incentive and J.V. Textural, sculptural, whimsical and surreal Flaccid Redux’s electronic synth-pop fuses ambient soundscapes, with modern electronic experiments. The duo releases their music through the Dystopiaq netlabel – You can download Flaccid Redux’s music for free at Dystopiaq.com.
Born in Hiroshima, Kashiwa Daisuke (柏大輔) started off as the composer and guitarist of post-rock band yodaka in 2001. Being inspired by the band’s psychedelic sound due to a post-rock approach, and by Maurizio Bianchi, he started a solo project in 2004.
In 1996, Yasunori Matsuda “MACCHO” and Yasushi Yamazaki “OSHO” started up their new music band named UNI. They used new musical conception in their songs with unique mixture of trance, techno and rock music. In the beginning of activity they participated various big and small outdoor festivals, rave-parties all over Japan. They attracted the most […]
The Bells of Nirvana was formed in the beginning of 2011 and simply is a husband-wife duo of Vitaly and Irina from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Musicians play mainly ethereal-oriented ambient with meditative influences. Slow, atmospheric and a little otherworldly sounds from cold and foggy nothern city.
GARI is a Japanese electro rock band, formed in 1997 in Tokyo, Japan. The band was formed as sessional unit with three members: Yutaka Dokko – Guitars, Naoki Fujimoto – Bass and Kei Kusakabe – Drums. Later, vocalist YOW-ROW joined. They debuted on the independent label Deadstocksandwich Records in 1999 with first maxi-single “BRAINSHOOTER”.
Mixing complex IDM colors and technoid beat forms, Incentive’s fusion of minimal, harshness and subtle runs the gambit of epic, ambient, and industrial — Leading the listener into a varied world of rhythmic textures through his music. Incentive is James Bruce Osborne, an electronic artist and co-founder of the netlabel Dystopiaq currently based in Pittsburgh, […]
Tanuki Project (ザ・狸プロジェクト) is an electro art-rock visual band founded by Legyl (machines, bass, art direction) and Nady (voice, synth, production), including New York drummer David Duclos, video director Etienne Tallard and VJ BlindMan. Tanuki Project’s name is influenced by the manga Pompoko, the members being huge fans of Japanese culture.
Formed in 2006, /track are an electronic indie pop-rock unit – The band’s pop sensibilities are an obvious nod, but /track’s instrumental and vocal arrangements are anything but mainstream. I would categorize them more alternative rock, but who am I to disagree with the band’s self-description. /TRACK (pronounced slash/track) are MIYAGI（guitar & vocal), Kobayashi (drums) […]
GOJA is a experimental electronic unit from Tokyo, Japan. GOJA’s music is a fusion of psy-trance, techno noise beats and ambient influences. Quality electronic sounds and bright expressive rhythms in each melody will make your body moving. GOJA is live artist mostly, but you can hear (and download for free) a lot of his sounds […]
witxes is Maxime Vavasseur’s electronic/rock solo project from France. Few months ago he released debut album “Scrawls #01”, where we can hear a lot of variations of different music styles. These are dark ambient atmosphere, abstract structures, slow and dense sounds with inclusions of post-rock elements. Dark, but not oppressive.
MOUSE ON THE KEYS is a jazzy instrumental trio from Tokyo, Japan. They consist of former members of Nine Days Wonder (a leading band of the Japanese post-rock scene) – Akira Kawasaki (drum, keyboards) and Atsushi Kiyota (piano, keyboards) – along with Daisuke Niitome (piano, keyboards), who has played drums and composed music for jazz-funk/hiphop […]
KUROI MORI is the solo project of Japanese musician Hiroki Furutani, who has been involved with various electronic, jazz-rock and avant-garde projects since the 1990’s. During his activity he worked with a lot of great Japanese and overseas musician, and also as sound engineer and video editor.
Matryoshka is a Japanese duet with such Russian name. Their dark and melancholic sound charms you by beautiful melodies and tender female vocal. The songmaker Sen creates amazing electronic ambient tunes with classical and post-rock influences. And Calu’s gentle voice adorns every song. And we’re waiting for new album in this year!
Boom Boom Satellites (ブンブンサテライツ) is a Japanese electro rock duo consisting of guitarist and vocalist Michiyuki Kawashima and bassist and programmer Masayuki Nakano. Their music can be described as breakbeat with heavy jazz influences, but using of electric guitars make it havier and stronger.
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY are guitarist Nicolas Przeor (Pzey), drummer Sacha Schmitz (Falcon), and bassist Cedric Czaika (Chiggy). Formed in April 2004, the band’s sound has been described as “urgent, straight mathy, time-signature-laden indierock with post hardcore appeal, combining organic angularity with a taste for captivating melodies. MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY love the epic, the […]
Sakanaction (サカナクション) are a Japanese rock band from Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Their music is a mix of alternative rock, electronic, pop, and New Wave styles. “Those into underground music criticize J-pop quite harshly, while many J-pop listeners say, ‘I can’t stand underground music.’ I’ve absorbed both elements and an appreciation for how great they are. […]
The Boom Boom Satellites are an electronic music duo consisting of guitarist and vocalist Michiyuki Kawashima and bassist and programmer Masayuki Nakano. While their music can be mostly classified as big beat or nu skool breaks with heavy jazz influences, they are famous for the heavy usage of electric guitars in their music, and the […]
Catchy pop hooks, electronic and instrumental talents blend together to The Aprils produce a unique electro-pop sound. The Aprils hold nothing back in creating music that entertains and keeps you coming back for more. The Aprils members are Kentaro Imai [vocal, guitar, and more], Miho Iguchi [vocal, synthesizer] and Yuhki Shotokuji [drums]. I talked with […]