Posts Tagged ‘tokyo’

 

Ecke エッケ are an indie pop band that started in 2012 and are based out of the Tokyo area. Ecke’s music is a mixture of indie pop combined with hip hop and soul to make a modern sound. Their success is based on enduring and working to develop their band and sound to create a band worth listening to. The band members of Ecke are: Drums Yasuyuki Sugawara, Guitar Jun Okuyama, Vocal & Keyboard Nao Mori, and Bass Naoyuki Fukuda. Discography: 1st Album BYPATH 2017.08.23. Songs: 1. Fiction 2. ACCESS 3. Prowl 4. METAL 5. Lamp 6. skit 7. T.Y.O. 8. the Corner 9. 海を見ていた午後 10. Pause. Recommended.

http://www.eckeweb.com/

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Roji 路地 are an indie pop group from Tokyo. The band has matured and improved since I started to listen to them a few years ago. Roji has a good singer Kozue, band, songwriting, and production and you should support them. The band members of Roji are: Yuzo Suzuki: guitar and synthesizer, Kubota: guitar, Takahashi 993: bass, So Ohashi: drums, and Kozue: vocal & synthesizer. My favorite songs of Roji are: 1. 夏のよる 2. えんとつ屋さん 3. 月と舟(home demo) 4. 80 5. 晴れの日. Recommended and definitely worth listening to.

https://www.roji-band.com/


Rourourourousルルルルズ are an indie pop group that performs in the Tokyo area. They evolved and matured into a more adult sound, including adding new band members, and you will enjoy the results. Their current album was created by the additional sounds of the Sax, Flute, Trombone, SteelPan, Percussion, as well as, the piano, keyboard, violin, guitar, and bass. The band members of Rourourourous are: vocals:モミ, Keyboard, Compose:奥野大樹, Violin:コノミ美希, Guitar, Keyboard:コバヤシアツ, Bass:石垣陽菜, and Drums:渡邊シン. Discography: 1st mini album “All is Vanity.” 2014-04-02 2nd album Lululuz 9-20-2017 songs: 1. Nobody knows 2. (Something of Life) Place to be 3. Memorial on Sha 4. Skyline 5. Night Owl 6. You as usual Letter. Recommended and one of my favorites.

https://www.rourourourous.com
https://japanmusiccorner.wordpress.com/2014/07/12/rourourourous%E3%83%AB%E3%83%AB%E3%83%AB%E3%83%AB%E3%82%BA/
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Madoka Ogitani 荻谷まどか is a very original musician, composer, and sound designer based out of Tokyo. She creates her magical world utilizing ambient music, environmental and natural sounds, and instruments such as a guitar, ukulele, and a toy piano among others. Ambient music is a key element for her sound because of it’s tonal and atmospheric qualities which one can hear in the songs Bottom, Ending, and A Bell. Madoka has many international fans on Soundcloud. My favorite songs of Madoka are: City, 昼下がりのバス Slow Bus, The Wind Reminds Me, Bottom, の図書館, Ending, Dropped, and A Bell. Recommended.

http://www.madoka-ogitani.com/

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https://madoka.bandcamp.com/music

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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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