Babyleaf are an indie rock-pop band from Hyōgo Prefecture. They started their musical activities in 2015. Once you listen to them you will like them. Babyleaf has a good musical sensibility about them. They were one of featured artists of the 2016 EO Music Try. The band members of Babyleaf are: Gt.Vo. Ayana Umemoto 梅本彩奈, Ba. Katsunori Kawabata 川端克紀, and Dr. Tomonori Nomura 野村泰尊. Discography: Mini Album “When I die, it is when you are away” 3-15-2017 release.

https://www.audioleaf.com/babyleaf/

https://twitter.com/BabyLeaf_band/

Natsu Summer ナツ・サマー from Ehime Prefecture, is a reggae and city pop singer currently living in Tokyo. She has a smooth reggae style that probably was developed by listening to reggae and city pop living along the beach in Ehime. Natsu originated on July 2016 with the song “Summer · NATSU · Summer.” Since the summer of 2016, she has received many offers of performing. Discography: Natsu Summer “Tropical Christmas” 12-14-2016. Natsu Summerトロピカル・クリスマス 2016.12.14発売. “Summer Natsu Summer” 7-2016 ナツ・サマー 夏・NATSU・夏. I’m looking forward to more songs by Natsu Summer.

Extended songs and interview by Natsu Summer music by DJ Kawasaki’s program “Feel the Magic” from minute 13:35 to 31:35.

http://block.fm/ondemand/feel_the_magic/

http://www.natsusummer.com/

https://www.instagram.com/natsu_summer88/

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IBE Caller アーティスト名 are an indie rock band from Osaka. They are a very energetic and proficient band. Some of their accolades are winning the “RO69JACK 2016” by Rockin ‘on Japan and Kansai’s “eo Music Try 2016 award. The band members are: Aki Sawake 佐竹惇 (Vo / Gt) and Nishikawa Keisuke 西川佳祐 (Dr.) Aya Kawaguchi 川口彩恵 (Key.), and Shunao (Ba ) 碩奈緒. Their 1st mimi album is called “Yours” 2016/12/21 release Songs: 1. Calling 2. ハッピーエンド 3. sunny 4. Once 5. 古びた季節に. Recommended.

http://ibecaller.com/

Frasco

Posted: February 11, 2017 in Electro, J-Pop
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Frasco are an adept indie electronic-pop duo consisting of Shinshin and Minelalu from Tokyo. They classify themselves as an experimental urban electro pop group. The group emerged on the music scene in 2015. They received a Yokohama Music Award in 2016. Frasco released their first single called “Theatre” on 1-18-2017. Recommended.

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Яinaly or DJ Rinaly (TCPT) is a DJ and producer based out of Tokyo. She performs a Psy Trance and Progressive House style but specializes in Uplifting Trance. Trace music is an inspirational, aesthetic, and sometimes spiritual genre. It uses classical forms in melody and chord structure. Her style is evident with the song collaborated with Ronski Speed called “Horoscope” and the song “No Ordinary Night.” She plays at national clubs and parties and has performed in Manila and Taiwan. Яinaly hosts a bi-monthly show on Block FM called “Tears of Trance.” Recommended.

http://tcpt.net/dj/dj_rinaly

http://block.fm/ondemand/tears_of_trance

Balloon at Dawn are melodic indie rock-pop band from Osaka Prefecture. The group first organized in 2013. They perform an inviting mix of pop, pop-rock, electro, and dream pop music (a version of shoe-glazing that developed in UK in the 1980’s). The band members are: Komatsu Masahiro 小松マサヒロ (Dr), Iguchi Seiya 井口聖也 (Vo), Ueda Shoji 上田翔汰 (Syn, Gt). Recommended.

http://balloonatdawn.tumblr.com/

https://soundcloud.com/balloonatdawn

https://balloonatdawn.bandcamp.com/

Uko

Posted: December 27, 2016 in Hip Hop
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Uko is an skilful indie soul, R & B, disco, and funk singer from Shibuya, Tokyo. For a relatively new musician, she possesses the ability of experienced singer who has created her own sound. In addition, Uko is a multi-talented artist as she did some production work for musicians as well as some producing. Discography: UKO 1st E.p.”Day dream” 2016.12.7 release. She released her 1st full album called “Saturday Boogie Holiday” on 4-13-2016. Recommended.

http://paradecasa.com/uko/

http://lineblog.me/uko/