Swinging Popsicle’s latest EP flow is now available for streaming and download in 119 countries via services such as iTunes, Spotify, KKBox, Rhapsody, Amazon, and Google Play.
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Japanese gothic heavy metal band Yousei Teikoku’s latest album Shadow Corps[e] has finally been released to overseas fans via iTunes USA.
URBANGARDE’s Heisei Death Game MV Features Idols and the Dark Side of Tokyo Youth. Idol guest performers in new video include Rei Kuromiya (LADYBABY & BRATS) and Maki Itou (linQ)
2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the Swinging Popsicle and it marks the release of their latest album flow on December 10. Selective Hearing had the opportunity to chat with them about their 20 years together, their new album flow and their plans for the holiday season.
Selective Hearing discusses YouTube Red and how it affects North American fans of Japanese music.
Tigarah is a Japanese rapper whose music contains elements of various musical genres including Grime, Crunk, Miami Bass, Hip-Hop and Pop. Selective Hearing had the opportunity to chat with Tigarah about her background, her new album and music in general.
Long time Hello! Project songwriter, producer and figurehead Tsunku (real name Tereda Mitsuo) announced that he has left the idol organization. The Selective Hearing staff have gathered to discuss the legacy of Tsunku and the future of Hello! Project without him.
Episode 29 of the audio version of the Selective Hearing roundtable was recorded on July 12, 2015. In this episode the panel discusses the fallout from AKB48's 41st Single Sousenkyo including the thoughts on the TV broadcasts, the rankings and initial impressions of the 41st single itself.
On May 12th, BABYMETAL made history as the first mainstream idol group to hold a concert in the city of Toronto with their performance at the Danforth Music Hall as part of their 2015 World Tour.