J-Pop Go was struck by the talents of DIE MILCH, particularly on the back of debut album METRONOM which boasted a collection of baroque pop tunes with a strong sense of classical influences and contemporary musical touches. Now a new YouTube channel will be bringing more baroque treats to your PC.
Last December’s Milk Tea Day performance was also filmed and now that footage is being issued via Die Milch’s official YouTube channel. Every Saturday Die Milch will release a new video from the Milk Tea Day live and their first choice of video is the performance of ‘fear’… More Inside »
VAMPS, the rock outfit formed by HYDE (L’Arc~en~Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust) return to the UK this March for a one-off headline show. The gig will also see the release of new single WORLD’S END (English version of ‘AHEAD’).
Last year, a special concert screening of a Japanese VAMPS concert was staged in a cinema in London. The outfit then graced the UK with a live performance at a sold-out show at the O2 Academy in October.
Their return bout takes place at Koko on the 28th March and is combined with the release of ‘WORLD’S END’ via Spinefarm Records. More Inside »
J-Pop Go will be providing DJ duties for the Saturday night portion of the forthcoming LONDON ANIME CON.
Joining J-Pop Go will be DJ, remixer and producer JAKAZiD. Working in the Happy Hardcore genre, JAKAZiD has enjoyed DJ slots in Japan, the US and Europe. He’s the creator of viral video remix hit ‘Calm Down Dear’ and remixed Japanese DJ Evil’s underground hit ‘Sweet’ under Luna-C’s Kniteforce Again label.
Meanwhile, DJ genkiboi and DJ Tasukidaisuki will also be performing bringing a variety of J-Pop, Idol Music, Vocaloid, Anime Tunes and a splash of K-Pop to keep the evening going (Saturday 8pm – 11pm).
Other treats for the LAC weekend include live performances from Of Fire and Fate, Suffering Silence and 3-piece rock act The Kut and Momoiro Otome Ensemble (M.O.E). From Germany, cosplayer and performer HIMEZAWA will also be showing her talents on Saturday afternoon.
Among the additional guests attending over the weekend will be illustrator and manga artist (and occasional J-Pop Go guest) SONIA LEONG who will be providing manga workshops for attendees. More Inside »
SHONEN KNIFE have a new European tour lined up this year – and a new album ‘Overdrive’ to follow.
Regular visitors to the UK, the trio will be gracing these shores once again with dates in April/May. This will pave the way for their 18th studio album ‘Overdrive’ which the band are currently recording and which is due for release 14th April on Damnably Records. More Inside »
Following on from her successful UK debut last year, our favourite scary-haired J-Pop songstress returns to these shores in April for a repeat performance.
As part of the ‘Nanda Collection World Tour 2014′, Kyary will also be visiting the USA, France, Germany, Canada and Australia. Her London date will take place at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 29th April. More Inside »