DEMPAGUMI.INC – Gogo Dempa

Go go gadget Dempa… With the release of their fourth studio album Gogo Dempa, Dempagumi.inc appear to be on the path to establishing themselves as veteran idols. The real question is whether of not this suggests an evolution in their … Read More

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LYRICAL SCHOOL RUN and RUN

In the continuing arms race of clever videos it’s down to idol outfit lyrical school to push the envelope with their mobile phone-friendly pv for ‘RUN and RUN’… Originally starting out as tengal6 back in 2010, the Tokyo-based group recreated … Read More

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PERFUME – COSMIC EXPLORER

PERFUME return with an album of quality and distinction… It’s been 3 years since Perfume’s last studio album LEVEL3 – a time that’s seen J-Pop continually evolving while more and more acts enter an increasingly busy scene. Perfume have enjoyed … Read More

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THE TOMBOYS Live in London

With the chilly winter weather still with us, London was warmed by the arrival of 4-piece rock outfit THE TOMBOYS who were making their overseas live debut as part of a Japan Underground showcase… The venue of choice was The … Read More

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GALILEO GALILEI

A guide to the Japanese indie rock outfit It’s always hard to say goodbye to a band that you love, especially when their music has had a major impact on your life. You know the kind we are talking about: … Read More

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KAKEHASHI MEMORIAL CONCERT

Naomi Suzuki hosts a special memorial concert to reflect on the tragic events of 2011… With the 5th Anniversary of the 2011 Japan Earthquake/Tsunami falling in March 2016, a number of events were organized to commemorate the occasion. Singer Naomi … Read More

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SUSHI ROCK

We all like a slice of J-Rock when the occasion suits us – and now J-Pop Go is giving you an entire evening of DJ action with a rock flavour! DJ Yamada brings you SUSHI ROCK – featuring music from … Read More

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J-Pop Go Songs of 2015

2015 was a particularly strong year for J-pop which saw some old favourites as well as the debuts of some fine talents. Here’s our take of the best songs of the year… Otsukare Summer – Dempagumi.inc The arrival of Dempagumi.Inc’s … Read More

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HYPER JAPAN Xmas Market 2015

With the winter chill bearing down, HYPER JAPAN warmed crowds up with a diverse variety of musical entertainment… The Christmas Market version of Hyper Japan can often feel like a scaled down version of its summer event – particularly following … Read More

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Interview: LACROIX DESPHERES

Visual kei outfit LACROIX DESPHERES weave together a combination of rock, classical and performance to present their own unique style of Rock Opera. A constant presence on the Japanese music scene since its roots in the 1980s, visual kei has … Read More

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WE ARE Perfume -WORLD TOUR 3rd DOCUMENT

PERFUME offer an insight into the inner workings of J-pop’s finest in a new documentary… London was fortunate enough to have the opportunity of a screening of the new Perfume documentary WE ARE Perfume -WORLD TOUR 3rd DOCUMENT this month. … Read More

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J-POP GO XMAS SALE

Grab a J-Pop fix this weekend as J-Pop Go delivers its XMAS SALE on selected merchandise. Snap up a set of badges or stickers. Grab one of Die Milch’s CD releases. We also have J-Pop Go prints on sale as … Read More

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MAN WITH A MISSION Live In London

MAN WITH A MISSION take a bite out of London… One of the more interesting rock acts to emerge from Planet Earth in recent years is the group known as MAN WITH A MISSION. Having cultivated a fervent fanbase in … Read More

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BRATS reveal pv for ’14-sai byou’

LADYBABY’s Rei Kuromiya releases new video for her BRATS outing… With LADYBABY enjoying a surge of publicity recently, it might be surprising to learn that Rei Kuromiya has been busy with her other outfit BRATS. BRATS, which also features Rei’s … Read More

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MOMOIRO CLOVER Z to release 3rd & 4th albums together

MOMOIRO CLOVER Z to release two new albums simultaneously in 2016 Idol outfit Momoiro Clover Z have unveiled plans for their follow-up to 2013’s 5TH DIMENSION album which will actually involve releasing both the 3rd and 4th albums together. Momoclo … Read More

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HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market 2015

HYPER JAPAN returns with its own special brand of Christmas fun… Following a successful summer event (which saw the likes of DEMPAGUMI.INC and TOKYO GIRLS making their UK debut), HYPER JAPAN is back with their Christmas Market event. This year … Read More

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PERFUME Documentary to screen in London

The technopop trio’s documentary lands in the UK… Celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the group’s formation (and 10th Anniversary since their major label debut) PERFUME have put together a special documentary titled ‘WE ARE Perfume -WORLD TOUR 3rd DOCUMENT’ showcasing … Read More

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FLAVIYAKE – Anime Girl

FLAVIYAKE returns with some anime-inspired pop goodness… The electropop wonder that is FLAVIYAKE took us by surprise when she emerged on the scene several years ago. The Moldovian musical prodigy (she was writing songs at age 10 – and was … Read More

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