Rose Noire release their First Album: Apocalypse – The Resurrection of Notes-

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.

BUCK-TICK release a new DVD and single

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.

AKIRA YAMAOKA – Interview in Spain at Play Fest 2012

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.