Posts Tagged "opinion corner"

Sarah Brightman: an artist influenced by Japan

Posted on Oct 31, 2014

Japanese music has influenced many people, one of which is Sarah Brightman. Her Operatic voice is best know in Phantom of the Opera.
She has sung songs in many forms and languages. In the past few years she has added Japanese to the list.

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Fans abroad

Posted on Oct 16, 2014

Many of us are from different countries and regions of the world, we have different tastes, different music style preferences, but we agree on two things: we like Japanese music and many of us are not fortunate enough to live or even visit Japan.

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K-pop at Japanese culture events

Posted on Aug 10, 2014

Japanese culture events have been multiplying all over Spain in the last few years. They have been increasing in popularity, bigger, attendees. Being a fan of Japanese culture is starting to be seen as something not so bad anymore… yet, Japanese music has yet to have its own space in these events, a place that K-pop or Korean pop does have.

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On Japanese music and piracy

Posted on Jun 5, 2014

Piracy in Japan is something that is a much more serious crime than in other countries. This is why our views on piracy clash big time with theirs. I want to explore some of the key points on Japanese music piracy.

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As I said earlier, it is illegal and prosecuted in Japan to download or pirate stuff. I’ve spoken with a few Japanese people about this, and even with Americans, and neither of them support certain kinds of piracy as much as we do in Europe. Yet in Europe we piracy a lot more freely than in other places. This is a fact, and this is why so often Japanese musicians (overall newer bands) are so concerned about it. To them, piracy means loss of sales, but not everything is just white or black…

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Japanese band: Nocturnal Bloodlust

Posted on May 18, 2014

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This band played their first concert on October 2009 at Shinjuku, after which they quickly began gaining popularity. As time went by they attended festivals such as Gekirock and Bloodaxe, including nonstop tours throughout Japan.
The combination of deathcore and melodic metalcore mixed with the strenght of two guitars and the energic and everchanging voices accompanied by electronic touchs are the main characteristics of this band.

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