Category Archives: Music

Hasegawa Haruna – AKB48 13th Generation Kenkyuusei

AKB48’s 13th generation of kenkyuusei (research students) made their debut at their Akihabara theatre on the 29th March 2012. I watched the Live On Demand video of this, and one of them in particular caught my eye. Her name is … Continue reading

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Watanabe Mayu – Synchro Tokimeki – Live On Music Fair 18/02/2012

Watanabe Mayu, the fourth member of AKB48 to debut as a solo artist, performing her upcoming single Synchro Tokimeki, live on Music Fair, 18/02/2012. For more information see the Stage48 wiki. A couple of  HD screencaps after the break:

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French Kiss – Saisho no Mail (Type A) – Review

French Kiss is an AKB48 subgroup consisting of popular members Kashiwagi Yuki, Takajo Aki, and Kuramochi Asuka. If you don’t know who AKB48 are – they are simply the biggest girl group in Japan (both in terms of members, currently … Continue reading

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Nils Frahm, Alexander Tucker at Band on the Wall, Manchester, 08/11/2011

Just a couple of days after arriving back from Japan, I decided to go to a gig. Nils Frahm had made by favourite record of 2009 (Wintermusik), and although the follow-up (The Bells) was disappointing, I needed to see the show. … Continue reading

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If you’ve been watching the excellent anime series Hanasaku Iroha this year you will be familiar with the music of nano.RIPE as they composed both the opening songs of the series. As well as the OPs they have also done … Continue reading

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Best Music of 2010

For me, 2010 hasn’t been a great year for music. It didn’t stop my purchasing though. I bought 93 different releases, only one less than 2009! I still haven’t listened to 6 of them. Maybe it’s because I buy less … Continue reading

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My Favourite Videogame Music

I’ve been thinking since yesterday about which games have my favourite soundtracks. I think this may be the list: Final Fantasy VI – SNES Super Mario Bros. – NES We Love Katamari – PS2 Super Mario Galaxy – Wii Tetris … Continue reading

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