JapanFiles will release Dazzle Vision’s 4th full-length CD “to the next” at Sakura-Con 2010. Dazzle Vision will perform their first USA live concert at the 3-day event April 2-4.
The all-new 8-song CD will be on sale at the JapanFiles booth and at the band’s concert and autograph sessions. Please check the Sakura-Con website for schedule and details:
The USA CD release of “to the next” contains the complete Japanese-language booklet. Dazzle Vision fans will be able to purchase the CD and digital versions one month before the official release in Japan.
DAZZLE VISION PROFILE
Vocals – Maiko
7-String Guitar – Yu
5-String Bass – Takuro
Drums – Haru
Popular in the Japanese indies scene for their hard rock sound and Maiko’s alternating melodic/death-voice vocals, Dazzle Vision was formed in June 2003, and has held their current lineup since May 2008.
Dazzle Vision released their first album “Origin of Dazzle” in November of 2006. Their second album “Camellia Japonica” was released in April 2007, followed by an 11-city tour of Japan. After selling out of the first presses of “Origin of Dazzle” and “Camelia Japonica,” their 3rd album “Crystal Children” hit #1 on HMV’s pre-sale chart and #2 on Tower Records pre-sale chart prior to its official release in November 2008. Their latest album “to the next” is currently in the Top 10 of HMV’s pre-order chart.
Dazzle Vision music at JapanFiles Digital Music Store
Dazzle Vision official website
Dazzle Vision comment video for Sakura-Con
Supporting Japanese artists since 2004, JapanFiles specializes in digital sales and media promotion for indie and major Japanese music artists. Music downloads at the JapanFiles Digital Music Store are DRM-free and only 99 cents each.
JapanFiles has sponsored Japanese artist appearances at Sakura-Con, Anime Boston, A-Kon, FanimeCon, Anime Mid-Atlantic, Pacific Media Expo, Anime Vegas, Animex (Mexico), SXSW, Slim’s (San Francisco), and Knitting Factory (New York City).
JapanFiles has produced over 20 USA CD releases for Japanese artists, including HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR, girugamesh, Onmyo-za, LM.C, Morning Musume, Hangry & Angry, ketchup mania, Swinging Popsicle, LiN CLOVER, Budo Grape, BESPA KUMAMERO, and three volumes of the “Fresh Cuts from Japan” compilation series.
JapanFiles is a division of Japanese education website YesJapan.com.