The Selective Hearing staff take on Momoiro Clover Z's simultaneous release of their 3rd and 4th albums. Steve is first up to bat with a musical analysis and review.
Steve is a contributor and resident music nerd for Selective Hearing, specializing in Japanese idol industry commentary and coverage. A lifetime musician, film lover, journalist, video game fanatic, philosophy enthusiast, and idol aficionado. A dweller of the idol scene since the late 1990s, he loves to discuss industry trends and ideas, past or present.
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Vanilla Beans' 5th album is up for review. Let's see if it lives up to previous releases.
Steve discusses his experiences in writing with Selective Hearing, continuing the 10th Anniversary retrospective
Steve reviews the new Marvelous game for PS Vita. Fan service for everyone
Steve wraps up 2015 with a few top music releases for the year.
2015 marks another Halloween-themed release from Tomoko Kawase featuring both of her february6 and heavenly6 personas.
That’s My Jam is a feature where one person from the Selective Hearing staff goes to wax poetic about music that. Continue reading
A deeper look at the industry and community that surrounds Japanese idols and the way the media in different parts of the world handle this content