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Postby minime » Wed Dec 02, 2015 6:14 pm

I never change it, it's how the song is officially written as so I keep it like that.
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Postby Ruthymon » Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:00 pm

Wow, this thread is quite dead, let me live it up.

New Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, "Sai & Ko"
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Postby Nackar » Fri Apr 22, 2016 9:08 am

^ It's okay.

Perfume also released their new album, COSMIC EXPLORER, a week or two back. It's... okay too. To be honest, they've really lost their shine for me. The last single they put out I truly cared for was Magic of Love, and the last album I appreciated in its entirety was JPN (and, to be honest, that was mostly due to the killer singles - the album tracks were meh).
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Postby Ruthymon » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:50 pm

Since Tokyo will be hosting the 2020 Olympics, what artist(s) do you think shall perform during the opening and/or closing ceremonies?
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Postby jpguy » Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:36 pm

Ayumi / UTADA
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Postby Gravity » Sat Sep 24, 2016 5:06 pm

I'm a huge fan of Crystal Kay and I just started getting into Utada...who should I listen to next? :)
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Postby Ruthymon » Thu Sep 29, 2016 7:31 pm

Gravity wrote:I'm a huge fan of Crystal Kay and I just started getting into Utada...who should I listen to next? :)
Depends. What type of music do you like?
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Postby Gravity » Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:39 pm

Ruthymon wrote:
Gravity wrote:I'm a huge fan of Crystal Kay and I just started getting into Utada...who should I listen to next? :)
Depends. What type of music do you like?
Mostly R&B/urban :wink:
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Postby jpguy » Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:50 pm

You need to try Kumi Koda definitely
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Postby Gravity » Sat Oct 01, 2016 7:17 am

jpguy wrote:You need to try Kumi Koda definitely
Thanks! I will check her out.
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Postby minime » Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:45 pm

Gravity wrote:
Ruthymon wrote:
Gravity wrote:I'm a huge fan of Crystal Kay and I just started getting into Utada...who should I listen to next? :)
Depends. What type of music do you like?
Mostly R&B/urban :wink:
I listen to quite a lot of Japanese urban music so I can definitely help you out. :D

Like jpguy said, Kumi Koda is a must. She was my favourite J-Pop artist, nowadays I don't have a fav but I still like her :P

The following are great too:
Namie Amuro (she started off pop but had some R&B songs, then she went fully R&B for a while and nowadays I'd say mostly pop again)
AI
DOUBLE
Miliyah Kato
JAMOSA
ARIA (she used to be called Asuka when she started, and back then her music was Neo Soul, but after she changed her name she also glammed up her image and went fully urban)
LISA (one of the nicest voices ever but extremely underrated she is mostly R&B but has a lot of experimental music too)
m-flo (LISA used to be in that group for their first two albums)
Shion
YU-A (also try out the girl group she used to be in, they're called Foxxi misQ)
Thelma Aoyama
Lisa Yamaguchi
BENI
JASMINE
Alice
MINMI
EMI MARIA
YA-KYIM
SOULHEAD

I'll stop there before I overload you :P There's still a lot more but those I listed have a lot of great music!
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Postby Gravity » Sat Oct 01, 2016 8:20 pm

^^ wow, thanks so much!! :D
I'll start with Kumi Koda and LISA. 8-)
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Postby jpguy » Mon Oct 03, 2016 4:58 am

I don't wanna brag about it but I bought FANTOME and I'm loving it, I think Utada s best album is HEART STATION though. That is a masterpiece from beginning to end.
She is so talented, any other great music by J females lately???
The latest Ayumi Hamasaki's releases are boring
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Postby Gravity » Mon Oct 03, 2016 3:39 pm

I love Crystal Kay's VIVID album, and her newest, Shine, isn't too bad either. :)
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Postby GiorgosSeahorse » Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:04 pm

Gravity wrote:I'm a huge fan of Crystal Kay and I just started getting into Utada...who should I listen to next? :)
Have you listened to Ayumi Hamasaki???
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Postby Ruthymon » Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:59 am

Winners for MTV VMAJ 2016
Best Video of the Year
Utada Hikaru - "Manatsu no Tooriame"

Best Male Video -Japan-
Takahashi Yu - "Hikari no Hahen"

Best Male Video -International-
Justin Bieber - "Sorry"

Best Female Video -Japan-
Utada Hikaru - "Manatsu no Tooriame"

Best Female Video -International-
Ariana Grande - "Into You"

Best Group Video -Japan-
EXILE THE SECOND - "Shut Up!! Shut Up!! Shut Up!!"

Best Group Video -International-
Fifth Harmony - "Work from Home feat. TY Dolla $ign"

Best New Artist Video -Japan-
Suchmos - "MINT"

Best New Artist Video -International-
DNCE - "Cake by the Ocean"

Best Album of the Year -Japan-
BABYMETAL - "KARATE"

Best Album of the Year -International-
Beyoncé - "Formation"

Best Rock Video
[Alexandros] - Swan

Best Metal Video
BABYMETAL - "KARATE"

Best Pop Video
Nissy - "Playing With Fire"

Best R&B Video
Miura Daichi - "Cry & Fight"

Best Hip Hop Video
AK-69 - "Flying B"

Best Dance Video
BOOM BOOM SATELLITES - "LAY YOUR HAND ON ME"

Best Choreography
GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE - "AGEHA"

Best Teen Choice Artist
Fujiwara Sakura - "Soup"
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Postby Gravity » Sat Dec 24, 2016 8:49 am

I've been listening to all these J-Urban artists lately, I really enjoy Koda Kumi, JAMOSA and Miliyah Kato. I'm fond of DOUBLE as well but I can't find her music anywhere, she seems to be really obscure :lol:
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Postby jpguy » Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:18 am

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has a new song out which I quite like

https://youtu.be/NI5dAMYNZpc
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Postby Ruthymon » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:45 pm

Well, this might be a good, yet odd collaboration
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Postby jpguy » Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:11 pm

Video not up anymore :(
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Postby Ruthymon » Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:23 pm

jpguy wrote:Video not up anymore :(
It works for me, try again
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Postby crazycool » Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:04 pm

Heard it on Spotify, and it's SO addcitive. I love this! Charli suits this style so well
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Postby jpguy » Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:44 pm

Shinee is back in the Jpop scene with a new studio album "FIVE"

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1
Gentleman
SHINee

2
Mr. Right Guy
SHINee

3
ABOAB
SHINee

4
君のせいで
SHINee

5
Do Me Right
SHINee

6
Become Undone
SHINee

7
Get The Treasure
SHINee

8
1 of 1 (Japanese Ver.)
SHINee

9
Nothing To Lose
SHINee

10
Melody
SHINee

11
Winter Wonderland
SHINee

12
Diamond Sky
SHINee
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Postby Ruthymon » Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:24 pm

New artist: pukkey
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Postby Gravity » Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:33 pm

^^ I like her! I also believe she's been around for a while. My favorite song:
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