2013 proved to be a very rewarding year for Japanese music, particularly with some major events in connection with the UK. We’re hoping 2014 will continue this trend – and there’s certainly going to be a wealth of album and … Read More


2013 proved to be a very busy year in the world of J-Pop, particularly for the UK which saw some significant events and pointed the way forward for an intriguing future. We look at the highlights of the year, including … Read More

BiS Kaidan

Keeping themselves busy, Brand-New Idol Society have embarked on a collaboration with Japanese noise outfit Hijokaidan. Noise outfit Hijokaidan emerged at the end of the 1970s coordinated by founder-member Jojo Hiroshige. The line-up frequently changed, although the regular members included … Read More

New BiS video for MURA-MURA

It’s been a while since we caught up on our chums in Brand-New Idol Society who, in the previous episode, were losing members left, right and centre and had embarked on an ambitious recruitment drive to boost their ranks. Following … Read More

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