The band Jupiter, lead by the amazing guitarist Hizaki, will give their first lives abroad. Germany and France are the chosen countries.
The thrillig duet Rose Noire formed by Jill on the violin and Louie on vocals has announced through their blogs and the media their first album called Apocalypse – The Resurrection of Notes, where the sound of their notes evolves an incredible combination of elegance, darkness and feelings which mixed turn into the apocalypse itself.
This post is dedicated to my friend Vanina, who asked for recommendations on songs to study.
I chose a few songs from various artists and attached Youtube links
Golden Bomber’s Jun has a special program where he interviews musicians from other bands. In this episode, he interviewed Hakuei from PENICILLIN.
On October 13, the band BUCK-TICK started a countdown in one of their Facebook pages. The wait is finally over, and the news was revealed on the 23rd: on January 22nd, 2014 they will release the two movies 劇場版BUCK-TICK～バクチク現象～ on DVD and Blu Ray.
The band PENICILLIN released the single 幻想カタルシス which includes a PV under the same name. Here are all the details!
In July 2012, Akira Yamaoka came to Spain to take part in a beautiful concert that paid homage to animation and video game soundtracks.
Akira Yamaoka is working with the Spanish videogame studio Tequila Works to develop a new game for the upcoming Playstation 4. The musician, who has expressed his soft spot for Spain more than once, is now going even further by composing, together with the Spanish David García, a next gen…
On the last weekend of July 2012 I travelled all the way to the town of Úbeda, Jaén, to interview the amazing Akira Yamaoka, composer of the “Silent Hill” sound tracks in person.
He was there to take part in the Play Fest event, an event that gathered lots of important personalities from the world of soundtracks between July 23rd and 29th 2012. Yamaoka also took part in an orchestrated concert that will also be covered in another article.
Akira is widely known for his soundtrack work in the “Silent Hill” games, as well as his amazing guitar skills, and I just had to take advantage of this chance to ask some questions. Many fans and readers of musicJAPANplus submitted their questions, and the following are the chosen ones.