Tokyo's Coolest Sound Japanese music and movie release and event announcement blog.Find out what's happening now in Tokyo and Japan's club, electro-pop, and Shibuya-kei-related scenes. Movable Type tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4 Patrick http://coolestsound.jp/ 2016-05-31T14:23:34Z Original Love "Golden Time" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11548 2016-05-31T14:23:34Z 2016-05-31T14:25:34Z Original Love has a brand new single out this week! Included are two other new songs, plus a remix by MIURA Kōshi (Kuchiroro). The release also comes with a DVD of the title song's music video plus live footage from... Original Love has a brand new single out this week! Included are two other new songs, plus a remix by Miura Kōshi (Kuchiroro). The release also comes with a DVD of the title song's music video plus live footage from last year's tour.

Original Love's "25th Anniversary Tour" is to start June 18, stopping in Tokyo on July 9 at Showa Women's University's Hitomi Memorial Hall. See all dates here.

Original Love "Golden Time"
オリジナル・ラブ 「ゴールデンタイム」

CD
1. Golden Time
2. kodomo no namida
3. asahi no ataru michi in a tuxedo
4. Golden Time (Miura Koshi (Kuchiroro) Remix)

DVD
1. Golden Time (MV)
2. hitori Soul Show no Theme ~ Fiesta (Live 2015/11/29 Shibuya TSUTAYA O-EAST Tajima Takao "hitori Soul Tour 2015")
3. Hey Space Baby! (Live 2015/11/29 Shibuya TSUTAYA O-EAST Tajima Takao "hitori Soul Tour 2015")

Wonderful World XQKP-1008
Out 6/1, ¥2000 (excl. tax)
HMV, Amazon (14% off), Tower (Japan only), CDJapan, ORIGINAL LOVEの "ゴールデンタイム - EP"を iTunes で (Japan)

"Golden Time" (short ver.)

Digest clip

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Rocketman "I'm Music" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11491 2016-05-31T14:09:06Z 2016-05-31T14:10:50Z FUKAWA Ryō is back with his long-time Rocketman monicker, with a new released described as a tropical pop summer anthem album. An autograph session will be held at Tower Records Shibuya on June 4 from 13:00. Other upcoming events include... Fukawa Ryō is back with his long-time Rocketman monicker, with a new released described as a tropical pop summer anthem album.

An autograph session will be held at Tower Records Shibuya on June 4 from 13:00. Other upcoming events include his own "Rocketman Deluxe" event at club Mishuku Web on June 17 from 23:00.

Rocketman "I'm Music"

1. kimi wa Uptown Girl
2. kimi to SUNDAY feat. MICO
3. summer samba feat. Mizuno Mari
4. OK! Bubbly!! feat. Bubbly Minako
5. chocolate bossa feat. MICO
6. close to you feat. GOW
7. kitakan Zero feat. The Okawari Sisters
8. Beyond the light feat. GOW
9. ai wa shindoi feat. MICO
10. over the rainbow
11. BEST DAYS OF MY LIFE feat. Tomita Shiori
12. I'M MUSIC
13. LET'S DANCE

tambourine Records DDCZ-2088
Out 6/1, ¥2315 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, Tower (Japan only), HMV, CDJapan

"OK! Bubbly!!" feat. Bubbly Minako

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[via Twitter] KAJI Hideki new clip "Heroes"! https://youtu.be/r9JO5lRIDps Album "The Blue Boy" info ☞ http://bit.ly/21wpPGr @hidekikaji https://twitter.com/coolestsound/status/736851155070767104 2016-05-29T18:26:20Z KAJI Hideki new clip "Heroes"! https://youtu.be/r9JO5lRIDps Album "The Blue Boy" info ☞ http://bit.ly/21wpPGr @hidekikaji http://bit.ly/21wpPGr @hidekikaji ]]> HORIE Mitsuko "New Moon ni koi shite" / Chibiusa (CV. FUKUEN Misato) "otome no susume" (CD+DVD) tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11541 2016-05-25T15:17:43Z 2016-05-25T15:26:05Z This single from latest Sailor Moon series "Sailor Moon Crystal 3rd Season" contains ending theme "otome no susume" that was written and produced by KONISHI Yasuharu (Pizzicato One)! Also, the opening theme "New Moon ni koi shite" was produced by... This single from latest Sailor Moon series "Sailor Moon Crystal 3rd Season" contains ending theme "otome no susume" that was written and produced by Konishi Yasuharu (Pizzicato One)! Also, the opening theme "New Moon ni koi shite" was produced by Yakushimaru Etsuko.

The release comes with a DVD of TV-sized opening and ending themes, plus full-size digest clips of both songs.

Horie Mitsuko "New Moon ni koi shite" / Chibiusa (CV. Fukuen Misato) "otome no susume" (CD+DVD)
堀江美都子 「ニュームーンに恋して」 / ちびうさ (CV. 福圓美里) 「乙女のススメ」

CD
1. New Moon ni koi shite
2. otome no susume
3. New Moon ni koi shite (off vocal ver.)
4. otome no susume (off vocal ver.)

DVD
1. New Moon ni koi shite (Non-telop TV-size)
2. otome no susume (Non-telop TV-size)
3. New Moon ni koi shite (Full-size Digest)
4. otome no susume (Full-size Digest)

Evil Line Records KIZM-427
Out now (5/25), ¥1500 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, HMV, Tower (Japan only), CDJapan, YesAsia

"otome no susume" (Produced by Konishi Yasuharu)

"New Moon ni koi shite" (Produced by Yakushimaru Etsuko)

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Cupitron "Galaxy Express 999" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11508 2016-05-24T14:00:19Z 2016-05-24T14:05:26Z Electro/techno-pop idol trio Cupitron's new single is a cover of the theme of "Galaxy Express 999" (in Japanese "ginga tetsudō 999", with "999" read "three nine"). The original was performed by band Godaigo and released in 1979. The new cover... Electro/techno-pop idol trio Cupitron's new single is a cover of the theme of "Galaxy Express 999" (in Japanese "ginga tetsudō 999", with "999" read "three nine"). The original was performed by band Godaigo and released in 1979. The new cover is produced by Cupitron's usual producer, Tobeta Bajune. Also, Matsumoto Leiji, the manga artist of "Galaxy Express 999", designed Cupitron's brand new costumes with a theme of "fairies of a digital world". See more photos at Natalie.

The single comes in 3 editions, each of which has a different B-side. The limited edition comes with a bonus DVD of the title song's music video.

A one-man live will be held on June 11 at club Womb in Shibuya.

Cupitron "Galaxy Express 999"
Cupitron 「銀河鉄道999」

(Japanese title: "ginga tetsudō 999")

1. ginga tetsudo 999
2. Techno Techno
3. ginga tetsudo 999 (Instrumental)
4. Techno Techno (Instrumental)

Limited edition (CD+DVD)
Kisspoint Records RPK-1042/1043
Out 5/25, ¥1481 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, HMV, Tower (Japan only), CDJapan, YesAsia

1. ginga tetsudo 999
2. Love Science
3. ginga tetsudo 999 (Instrumental)
4. Love Science (Instrumental)

Regular edition A
Kisspoint Records RPK-1044
Out 5/25, ¥926 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, HMV, Tower (Japan only), CDJapan, YesAsia

1. ginga tetsudo 999
2. ippunkan dake yume o miru
3. ginga tetsudo 999 (Instrumental)
4. ippunkan dake yume o miru (Instrumental)

Regular edition B
Kisspoint Records RPK-1045
Out 5/25, ¥926 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, HMV, Tower (Japan only), CDJapan, YesAsia

"Galaxy Express 999"

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[via Twitter] Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's world tour started yesterday! Catch her if you can! Tour & ticket info ☞ http://kppworldtour.tumblr.com/ https://twitter.com/natalie_mu/status/731325936155557888 https://twitter.com/coolestsound/status/731340229282422789 2016-05-14T13:27:52Z Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's world tour started yesterday! Catch her if you can! Tour & ticket info ☞ http://kppworldtour.tumblr.com/ https://twitter.com/natalie_mu/status/731325936155557888 http://kppworldtour.tumblr.com/ https://twitter.com/natalie_mu/status/731325936155557888 ]]> [via Twitter] Ryoma MAEDA moved to Vietnam!? & gives new Ryoma Maeda & Romantic Suiciders feat. EeL track for free download! https://twitter.com/Ryoma_Maeda/status/728556758201831424 https://twitter.com/coolestsound/status/728563755571798016 2016-05-06T21:35:10Z Ryoma MAEDA moved to Vietnam!? & gives new Ryoma Maeda & Romantic Suiciders feat. EeL track for free download! https://twitter.com/Ryoma_Maeda/status/728556758201831424 NANBA Shiho "meets sparkjoy" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11418 2016-05-05T02:29:48Z 2016-05-05T02:34:01Z NANBA Shiho has released a new album recently. Included are two songs written and produced by Tore Johansson, one of which has lyrics by tofubeats, with other songs written by The Charm Park, sugar me, etc. This is the first... Nanba Shiho has released a new album recently. Included are two songs written and produced by Tore Johansson, one of which has lyrics by tofubeats, with other songs written by The Charm Park, sugar me, etc. This is the first release on Nanba Shiho's own label sparkjoy records.

All songs can be sampled at Amazon Japan.

A tour will also be held in July, stopping at Shibuya O-West on July 22. Meanwhile, event "sparkjoy hour" hosted by herself will be held at the same place on May 24.

Nanba Shiho "meets sparkjoy"
南波志帆 「meets sparkjoy」

1. Good Morning Sunshine
2. yume janai.
3. necco
4. Cobalt Blue
5. Coffee Break
6. Mimosa
7. otogibanashi no yō ni
8. Travel
9. nijiiro no machi de
10. Adieu Tristesse
11. Antique

sparkjoy records SPJR-001
Out now (4/6), ¥2800 (excl. tax)
Order: Tower, Amazon, CDJapan, HMV

"Good Morning Sunshine"

Sampler clip

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No Lie-Sense "Japan's Period" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11512 2016-05-04T14:25:20Z 2016-05-04T14:30:53Z No Lie-Sense (official Facebook page), the unit of SUZUKI Keiichi (Moonriders) and Kera, has released a 2nd album. Opening with a cover of the theme song from movie "kimi mo shusse ga dekiru", the album is filled with originals taking... No Lie-Sense (official Facebook page), the unit of Suzuki Keiichi (Moonriders) and Kera, has released a 2nd album. Opening with a cover of the theme song from movie "kimi mo shusse ga dekiru", the album is filled with originals taking inspiration from a post-war to Showa-40's (until 1974) Japan. Guest musicians include Takada Ren (pupa), Gondō Tomohiko (Metafive), Yabe Hiroshi (Musement, ex-Carnation) and Ueno Yōko (asterisk).

All tracks can be sampled at Amazon Japan.

No Lie-Sense can be seen live at all-night rock event "mayonaka no Heavy Rock Party" on May 27 at Mt.Rainer Hall in Shibuya, along with Kinoco Hotel and many more.

No Lie-Sense "Japan's Period"

1. kimi mo shusse ga dekiru
2. yōkoso Television
3. tō to tawamureru otoko futari
4. Mutant shūdan shushoku (totsuzen heni de kono yo wa hitomawari)
5. rodōshatachi
6. komatta no hana
7. Opera Yamashita Takahashi (kanashiki kutsuoto iya, yuyushiki shi no oto)
8. dai Tokyo wa dai shokudō
9. Ultra Pain
10. miraijin gai
11. Choinan kaigan no hakobiya

Nagomu Records CDSOL-1635
Out now (4/20), ¥3000 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, HMV, Tower, No Lie-Senseの

"Mutant shūdan shushoku (totsuzen heni de kono yo wa hitomawari)"

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KAJI Hideki "The Blue Boy" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11502 2016-05-04T12:44:59Z 2016-05-29T09:21:51Z KAJI Hideki celebrates this year the 20th anniversary since his solo debut in 1996. I've lost count, but "The Blue Boy" is said to be his 15th original album! His back-band on this album is formed of FURUKAWA Taichi and... Kaji Hideki celebrates this year the 20th anniversary since his solo debut in 1996. I've lost count, but "The Blue Boy" is said to be his 15th original album! His back-band on this album is formed of Furukawa Taichi and Satō Hiroshi (both of Koncos), with other musicians including Horie Hirohisa (Neil and Iraiza), Matsuda "Chabe" Gakuji (Learners, Neil and Iraiza) and more.

A release party will be held on May 27 at Astrohall, with Koncos, The Natsuyasumi Band, ayU tokiO and DJ Konishi Yaruharu. Shows at Billboard Tokyo (June 14) and Shibuya Club Quattro (August 4) will follow, and also the Peanuts Camp festival to be held on August 20 and 21 which is curated by himself.

Kaji Hideki "The Blue Boy"
カジヒデキ 「The Blue Boy」

1. Melody
2. Heroes
3. Tokyo City Serenade
4. Perfect Pastel Sunset
5. Summer Breeze
6. Summer Disciples
7. goji no Shibuya de!
8. Summer Shower and Cream Soda
9. About a Blue Boy, Part 3
10. Love Me Do
11. Midnight Cafe Bleu

Blue Boys Club/awdr DDCB-12088
Out 5/25, ¥2800 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, HMV, Tower, CDJapan

"Heroes"

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HOSHINO Michiru "Discotheque ni tsuretette (Single Version)" (CD+7") tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11479 2016-05-04T04:19:16Z 2016-05-04T04:23:35Z HOSHINO Michiru has a new 7" and CD set coming this month! Included is a single version of song "Discotheque ni tsuretette" from latest album "You Love Me", and a cover of YAMASHITA Tatsurō's "zutto issho sa". The latter was... Hoshino Michiru has a new 7" and CD set coming this month! Included is a single version of song "Discotheque ni tsuretette" from latest album "You Love Me", and a cover of Yamashita Tatsurō's "zutto issho sa". The latter was co-arranged by Hase Hajimu and Arai Toshiya (Count Joke).

Audio samples can be heard at Jet Set.

Hoshino Michiru's next one-man event will be held on May 22 at Vivid Sound Studio (4F, map) from 16:00. She can also be seen at event "Sunday Girls 2" on May 8 at Shichōshitsu (details).

Hoshino Michiru "Discotheque ni tsuretette (Single Version)" (CD+7")
星野みちる 「ディスコティークに連れてって Single Version」

CD
1. Discotheque ni tsuretette (Single Version)
2. zutto issho sa
3. Discotheque ni tsuretette (Single Version) (inst)
4. zutto issho sa (inst)

7"
A. Discotheque ni tsuretette (Single Version)
B. zutto issho sa

Vivid Sound / High Contrast HCCD-9572
Out 5/25, ¥1500 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, Tower, CDJapan, Jet Set

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HARADA Tomoyo "Love Song Covers 2 ~ wakaba no koro" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11507 2016-05-04T03:25:18Z 2016-05-04T03:31:00Z Follow-up to last year's "Love Song Covers", here's a 2nd cover album from HARADA Tomoyo. Whlie the previous was of foreign songs, this time the focus is on Japanese love songs. This time again the whole is produced by ITō... Follow-up to last year's "Love Song Covers", here's a 2nd cover album from Harada Tomoyo. Whlie the previous was of foreign songs, this time the focus is on Japanese love songs. This time again the whole is produced by Itō Gorō (naomi & goro), featuring musicians who have been accompanying her on recordings and tour in the recent years, such as Tzboguchi Masayasu, Yoshino Yuka (tico moon) and more.

The limited edition only holds a bonus track of an Ozawa Kenji cover. A DVD of two music videos is also included.

Harada Tomoyo "Love Song Covers 2 ~ wakaba no koro"
原田知世 「恋愛小説2~若葉のころ」

(Japanese title: "renai shosetsu 2 ~ ...")

(Original artist in parentheses)
1. September (Takeuchi Mariya)
2. yasashisa ni tsutsumareta nara (Arai Yumi)
3. himitsu no hanazono (Matsuda Seiko)
4. momen no Hankerchief (Ōta Hiromi)
5. Candy (Harada Shinji)
6. toshishita no otoko no ko (Candies)
7. ihōjin (Kume Sayuri)
8. natsu ni koi suru onnatachi (Ōnuki Taeko)
9. yumesaki annainin (Yamaguchi Momoe)
10. SWEET MEMORIES (Matsuda Seiko)
11. ichō namiki no Serenade (Ozawa Kenji) (Limited edition-only bonus track)

DVD (Limited edition only)
"September" (Takeuchi Mariya) Music Video
"I've Just Seen A Face" (The Beatles) Music Video

Limited edition (CD + bonus track + DVD (Region 2 NTSC))
Universal UCCJ-2137
Out 5/11, ¥3600 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon (18% off), 原田知世の (Japan), HMV (15% off), Tower, CDJapan, YesAsia

Digest movie

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Negicco "Tea for Three" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11469 2016-05-03T14:30:36Z 2016-05-03T14:40:08Z Negicco have a 3rd original album coming soon! "Tea for Three" is the follow-up to "Rice & Snow" (2014). The album includes single tracks "mujun, hajimemashita.", "nee, Vardia", "Canal no madobe" and "oyasumi" (this one in a new album version), as well as a bunch of brand new songs, several of which are written by their main producer connie, and also ones written or arranged by Spangle call Lilli line, Kai Takahashi (Lucky Tapes), Okamoto's, mabanua, etc.

The first pressing will come as a special sleeve case.

A special listening event will be held on May 5 at Loft Plus One in Shinjuku (tickets at e+). Also, a one-man live will be held at NHK Hall on July 30, with tickets going on sale July 2.

Negicco "Tea for Three"
Negicco 「ティー・フォー・スリー」

1. nee, Vardia
2. RELISH
3. Magic mitai na Music
4. koi no shananana
5. Good Night negi Soup
6. Kōnan shōka
7. Canal no madobe
8. niji
9. SNS o buttobase
10. mujun, hajimemashita.
11. doyō no yoru wa
12. oyasumi (Album Ver.)
13. watashi e

T-Palette Records TPRV-0020
Out 5/24, ¥2800 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, HMV, CDJapan, Tower

"mujun, hajimemashita."

"nee, Vardia"

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INO Hidefumi "No Satisfaction" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11476 2016-05-03T13:45:15Z 2016-05-03T13:53:40Z INO Hidefumi has announced a new album titled "No Satisfaction". Coming almost exactly 10 years after first album "Satisfaction" (2006), it features 10 songs from that album though this time he plays them only on one Fender Rhodes. INO Hidefumi... Ino Hidefumi has announced a new album titled "No Satisfaction". Coming almost exactly 10 years after first album "Satisfaction" (2006), it features 10 songs from that album though this time he plays them only on one Fender Rhodes.

Ino Hidefumi will play Billboard Tokyo on May 27. Tickets are on sale. Details here.

Ino Hidefumi "No Satisfaction"

1. Spartacus
2. What are you doing the rest of your life
3. Why are we at war
4. Billie Jean
5. Behind the rainbow
6. Midnight at the oasis
7. Just the two of us
8. Madsummer Reminiscence
9. Solid Foundation
10. Never can say goodbye

Innocent Record IRCD-0006
Out 5/11, ¥2500 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, HMV, CDJapan, Tower

Sampler clip

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sotaiseiriron "tensei Jingle" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11417 2016-05-03T13:22:22Z 2016-05-03T13:25:01Z sōtaiseiriron have just released a brand new album, follow-up to "Town Age" (2013). The album is available not only on CD, but also on 180g vinyl, hi-res 96Khz/24bit audio media BDM (Blu-ray Disc Music), and cassette tape. sōtaiseiriron will play... sōtaiseiriron have just released a brand new album, follow-up to "Town Age" (2013). The album is available not only on CD, but also on 180g vinyl, hi-res 96Khz/24bit audio media BDM (Blu-ray Disc Music), and cassette tape.

sōtaiseiriron will play at Nippon Budōkan on July 22. Tickets will go on sale June 4.

sotaiseiriron "tensei Jingle"
相対性理論 「天声ジングル」

1. tenchi sozō SOS
2. Kerberos
3. Ultra Soda
4. watashi ga watashi
5. 13 banme no kanojo
6. Benten-sama wa Spiritua
7. geshi
8. Berlin tenshi
9. toaru Around
10. oyasumi chikyū
11. FLASHBACK

CD edition
mirai records XNMR-66600
Out now (4/27), ¥2800 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, Tower, YesAsia,HMV, CDJapan

180g vinyl edition
mirai records XNMR-66601
Out now (4/27), ¥3300 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, Tower, YesAsia, HMV, CDJapan

Cassette tape edition
mirai records XNMR-66602
Out now (4/27), ¥2200 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, Tower, HMV, CDJapan

Blu-ray (BDM) edition (All regions)
mirai records XNMR-66603
Out now (4/27), ¥3800 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, Tower, YesAsia, HMV, CDJapan

"Flashback"

Trailer clip

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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu "KPP Best" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11434 2016-05-01T15:31:33Z 2016-05-01T15:39:29Z Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has a greatest hits album coming this month! The album consists of 2 CDs full of KPP's best songs so far. Also included are previously unreleased songs "5iVE YEARS MONSTER", "kanzen keitai" and "KPP ON STAGE". You... Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has a greatest hits album coming this month! The album consists of 2 CDs full of KPP's best songs so far. Also included are previously unreleased songs "5iVE YEARS MONSTER", "kanzen keitai" and "KPP ON STAGE".

You can opt to get the limited edition "real face" package that includes a bonus CD of extended mixes that were previously included on various singles, and also a special documentary DVD. The limited edition is limited to 55555 copies, while the first pressing of the regular edition is available at a special cheaper price.

Kyary will go on a world tour very soon, stopping by Singapore, Australia, UK, USA, Taiwan, to finish back in Japan. Find details in English here

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu "KPP BEST"
きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ 「KPP BEST」

CD 1
1. KPP ON STAGE
2. PONPONPON
3. Cherry Bonbon
4. tsukematsukeru
5. Kyary ANAN
6. CANDY CANDY
7. Fashion Monster
8. kimi ni 100 Percent
9. furisodeshon
10. Family Party -album mix-
11. Super Scooter Happy
12. Yume No Hajima Ring Ring -album mix-

CD 2
1. Ninjya Re Bang Bang
2. Mottai-Nightland
3. 5iVE YEARS MONSTER
4. Kira Kira Killer
5. Invader Invader
6. kanzen keitai
7. Tokyo Highway
8. Crazy Party Night ~Pumpkin no gyakushū~
9. No No No
10. Mondai Girl
11. Cosmetic Coaster
12. Sai & Co

CD 3 (Limited edition only)
1. Cherry Bonbon -extended mix-
2. chōdo ii no -extended mix-
3. tsukematsukeru -extended mix-
4. CANDY CANDY -remix-
5. minna no uta -extended mix-
6. Fashion Monster -extended mix-
7. Ninjya Re Bang Bang -extended mix-
8. Invader Invader -extended mix-
9. Mottai-Nightland -extended mix-
10. Kira Kira Killer -extended mix-

DVD (Limited edition only)
"Kyary Pamyu Pamyu 5nenme no shinjitsu"

Limited edition (3 CDs + DVD (Region 2 NTSC))
Warner WPZL-31171
Out 5/25, ¥5555 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon (16% off), YesAsia, HMV (15% off), CDJapan, Tower (15% off) (Japan only)

Regular edition special price first pressing (2 CDs)
Warner WPCL-12364
Out 5/25, ¥2500 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, YesAsia, HMV, CDJapan, Tower (Japan only)

Limited edition DVD trailer

"Special Q&A Session for KPP 5iVE YEARS MONSTER WORLD TOUR 2016"

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[via Twitter] Kids Day Band "daidaidaisuki dakishimetai" w/ NIKAIDO Kazumi, Bose, Cornelius, OHNO Yumiko, Asa-chang, TAKAGI Kan ☞ https://youtu.be/fW2K8tpHXnI https://twitter.com/coolestsound/status/726412351499464704 2016-04-30T23:06:15Z Kids Day Band "daidaidaisuki dakishimetai" w/ NIKAIDO Kazumi, Bose, Cornelius, OHNO Yumiko, Asa-chang, TAKAGI Kan ☞ https://youtu.be/fW2K8tpHXnI Shunosuke ISHIKAWA "Can't wait for spring" (Download) tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11492 2016-04-30T11:58:51Z 2016-04-30T12:55:41Z Saxophonist ISHIKAWA Shūnosuke has just released a new EP this week, on NAKATSUKA Takeshi's digital label Delicatessen Recordings. All three songs are new originals. Shūnosuke ISHIKAWA Big Bang will perform a show on May 2 at JZ Brat in...

Saxophonist Ishikawa Shūnosuke has just released a new EP this week, on Nakatsuka Takeshi's digital label Delicatessen Recordings. All three songs are new originals.

Shūnosuke Ishikawa Big Bang will perform a show on May 2 at JZ Brat in Shibuya, with a total of 17 musicians on stage. There will be a guest appearance by singer noon. Details here.

Shūnosuke Ishikawa "Can't Wait for Spring" (Download)
石川周之助 「Can't Wait for Spring」

1. Can't Wait For Spring
2. Minot In The Mirror
3. On Second Thought

Delicatessen Recordings
Out now (3/27)
Sample/buy: Can't Wait for Spring - Single by Shunosuke Ishikawa on iTunes (World), 石川周之介の "Can't Wait For Spring - Single"を iTunes で (Japan), Amazon MP3 U.S.

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Scha Dara Parr "Ani Shinbou" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11401 2016-04-30T11:06:19Z 2016-04-30T11:07:50Z Scha Dara Parr has released a mini-album of 6 recent previously unreleased tracks. The title is made of the three members' names (Ani, Shinco and Bose). The limited edition includes a bonus DVD of live and music videos. Check out... Scha Dara Parr has released a mini-album of 6 recent previously unreleased tracks. The title is made of the three members' names (Ani, Shinco and Bose). The limited edition includes a bonus DVD of live and music videos. Check out the cool clip below!

SDP will appear at various festivals this summer, including Peanuts Camp and World Happiness.

Scha Dara Parr "Ani Shinbou"
スチャダラパー 「あにしんぼう」

1. Ani ga Bose de Shinco ga Ani de
2. Let's Rock On
3. dokimekinishisu
4. jankuri-tokonguru feat. Robochū
5. yosa G na Scat
6. zài jiàn Adios

DVD (Limited edition only)
1. Check The Word
2. A.K.A. ETC
3. 5W1H
4. Lights Camera Action
5. The Best
6. jankuri-tokonguru (Special Edit)
7. chuyo heibon Punch (Bonus Music Video)

Limited edition (CD+DVD)
Space Shower Network DDCB-94010
Out 4/20, ¥2200 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, Tower, HMV, YesAsia, CDJapan

Regular edition (CD+DVD)
Space Shower Network DDCB-14042
Out 4/20, ¥1600 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, Tower, HMV, YesAsia, CDJapan, スチャダラパーの "あにしんぼう - EP"を iTunes で

"Let's Rock On"

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lyrical school "Run and Run" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11411 2016-04-29T14:59:16Z 2016-04-29T15:03:44Z Idol rap group lyrical school have a brand new single just out! "Run and Run" has a special music video that keeps surprising many with its originality, fans or not, as it is best watched on a smartphone. Check it... Idol rap group lyrical school have a brand new single just out! "Run and Run" has a special music video that keeps surprising many with its originality, fans or not, as it is best watched on a smartphone. Check it out below!

The limited edition includes 2 bonus tracks, new versions of "brand new day" and "S.T.A.G.E", songs that have been heard before on album latest album "SPOT".

lyrical school can be caught at free in-store events on May 1st, on the roof of Shibuya Marui (from 13:00 and 15:00) and then at Tower Records Shinjuku (from 18:00 and 20:00). More roof in-stores at Shibuya Marui will be held on May 4 and 8. Check their full schedule on their official site.

Another single is expected for July 6. Stay tuned!

lyrical school "RUN and RUN"

1. RUN and RUN
2. ririsuku no uta
3. brand new day 2016
4. S.T.A.G.E 2016
5. RUN and RUN (Inst.)
6. ririsuku no uta (Inst.)

Limited edition (2 bonus tracks, different artwork)
Strategic Marketing KICM-91669
Out 4/27, ¥1500 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, Tower, HMV, CDJapan, lyrical schoolの "RUN and RUN (初回盤) - EP"を iTunes で (Japan)

1. RUN and RUN
2. ririsuku no uta
3. RUN and RUN (Inst.)
4. ririsuku no uta (Inst.)

Regular edition
Strategic Marketing KICM-1670
Out 4/27, ¥1000 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, Tower, CDJapan, HMV

"RUN and RUN"

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[via Twitter] New track by Fantastic Fantastic (Austria) feat. Baku Baku Dokin! Grab it at http://www.ilovesingles.club/ https://twitter.com/werfantastic/status/722882432370810880 https://twitter.com/coolestsound/status/724247911698026496 2016-04-24T23:45:32Z New track by Fantastic Fantastic (Austria) feat. Baku Baku Dokin! Grab it at http://www.ilovesingles.club/ https://twitter.com/werfantastic/status/722882432370810880 http://www.ilovesingles.club/ https://twitter.com/werfantastic/status/722882432370810880 ]]> YeYe "ate a lemon" (7"+CD) tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11450 2016-04-23T05:32:43Z 2016-04-23T05:33:39Z Singer-songwriter YeYe has a brand new 7" single out now on Rallye! Follow-up to album "Hue Circle" (2013), this is a cut from an upcoming 3rd album to be released early summer. Check out the catchy song's fun and brilliant... Singer-songwriter YeYe has a brand new 7" single out now on Rallye! Follow-up to album "Hue Circle" (2013), this is a cut from an upcoming 3rd album to be released early summer. Check out the catchy song's fun and brilliant video below! The B-side is a remix of "Parade" by Kenmochi Hidefumi (suiyōbi no Campanella).

YeYe can be seen performing solo at the minne Handmade Market event at Tokyo Big Sight (Hall East 4) on April 29 from 15:00.

YeYe "ate a lemon" (7"+CD)

A. ate a lemon
B. Parade (kenmochi hidefumi remix)

Rallye RYES-001
Out now (4/23), ¥1500 (excl. tax)
Order: Jet Set, Tower (Japan only)

"ate a lemon"

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[via Twitter] RT @tm_meandcat: Thank you Prince from @dustinwong & I. https://soundcloud.com/takakominekawadustinwong/in-honor-of-prince https://twitter.com/coolestsound/status/723517034537967616 2016-04-22T23:21:17Z RT @tm_meandcat: Thank you Prince from @dustinwong & I. https://soundcloud.com/takakominekawadustinwong/in-honor-of-prince tm_meandcat: Thank you Prince from @dustinwong & I. https://soundcloud.com/takakominekawadustinwong/in-honor-of-prince ]]> [via Twitter] ROVO free download of a show from last year! Get it now ☞ http://rovo.jp/download/20th.html (until June 5) https://twitter.com/coolestsound/status/723506621024899072 2016-04-22T22:39:55Z ROVO free download of a show from last year! Get it now ☞ http://rovo.jp/download/20th.html (until June 5) http://rovo.jp/download/20th.html (until June 5) ]]> Piggy Banks "Time Thriller" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11470 2016-04-19T14:53:09Z 2016-04-19T14:57:04Z Piggy Banks is a new girl rock band formed in 2015 with singer Yoko, guitarist Keme (Kinoco Hotel, Tokyo Killer) and bassist Akko (Tokyo Killer, ex-GO!GO!7188). Their first album is out now! Piggy Banks are now touring Japan, and will... Piggy Banks is a new girl rock band formed in 2015 with singer Yoko, guitarist Keme (Kinoco Hotel, Tokyo Killer) and bassist Akko (Tokyo Killer, ex-GO!GO!7188). Their first album is out now!

Piggy Banks are now touring Japan, and will end the tour at Shibuya Milkyway on June 4. A free in-store live will be held at Tower Records Shinjuku (7th floor) on April 29 from 12:00.

Piggy Banks "Time Thriller"
PIGGY BANKS 「タイムスリラー」

1. CORONA
2. Wicked Go
3. Time Thriller
4. One Way Or Anoher
5. ranranran
6. Zombie Boy
7. Funky Monkey Ladies
8. kirawaremono
9. Rock'n'Roll Hearts
10. Oct.

Garuru Records GRRC-70001
Out now (4/6), ¥2500 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, HMV, Tower (Japan only), CDJapan, PIGGY BANKSの "タイムスリラー"を iTunes で

"Funky Monkey Ladies"

"Zombie Boy"

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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu "Sai & Co" tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11455 2016-04-19T14:30:19Z 2016-04-19T14:37:27Z Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has a new single out this week! "Sai & Co" is a song that's being used in a Coca Cola commercial in which she appears. The theme song of her original ride at Universal Studio Japan, "Cosmetic Coaster" is also included, as well as an extended mix of "Mondai Girl". This year Kyary celebrates 5 years since her debut ("moshimoshi Harajuku" was released in 2011).

The limited edition comes with a bonus DVD of a selection of live performances from her "Crazy Party Night 2015" tour.

Greatest hits album "KPP BEST" will also be released on May 25.

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu "Sai & Co"
きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ 「最&高」

1. Sai & Co
2. Cosmetic Coaster
3. Monday Girl -remix-
4. Sai & Co -instrumental-
5. Cosmetic Coaster -instrumental-

DVD (Limited edition only)
1. No No No
2. CANDY CANDY
3. Cherry Bonbon
4. Kira Kira Killer
5. koi koi koi
6. Mottai-Nightland
7. Crazy Party Night ~Pumpkin no gyakushū~
8. Mondai Girl

Limited edition (CD+DVD (Region 2 NTSC))
Warner WPZL-31156
Out 4/20, ¥2000 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, HMV, Tower (Japan only), CDJapan, YesAsia

Regular edition (CD only)
Warner WPCL-12338
Out 4/20, ¥1200 (excl. tax)
Order: Amazon, HMV, Tower (Japan only), CDJapan, YesAsia

"Sai & Co"

Coca Cola commercial (1 min. ver.)

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[via Twitter] Recommended show: NAKATSUKA Takeshi album "EYE" release party, April 21 @ Daikanyama Unit ☞ http://www.tokyogigguide.com/en/gigs/event/13748 @NAKATSUKATAKESH https://twitter.com/coolestsound/status/722424139743502338 2016-04-19T22:58:31Z Recommended show: NAKATSUKA Takeshi album "EYE" release party, April 21 @ Daikanyama Unit ☞ http://www.tokyogigguide.com/en/gigs/event/13748 @NAKATSUKATAKESH http://www.tokyogigguide.com/en/gigs/event/13748 @NAKATSUKATAKESH ]]> Aira Mitsuki "Detective A" (Download) tag:coolestsound.jp,2016://4.11442 2016-04-17T14:11:38Z 2016-04-17T14:13:47Z Aira Mitsuki has another new song out now on iTunes worldwide. Like last month's "Days", this is produced by Ize Mac of NUXX. Aira Mitsuki "Detective A" アイラミツキ 「Detective A」 Aira Mitsuki Out now (4/13) Sample/buy: , Amazon MP3...

Aira Mitsuki has another new song out now on iTunes worldwide. Like last month's "Days", this is produced by Ize Mac of NUXX.

Aira Mitsuki "Detective A"
アイラミツキ 「Detective A」

Aira Mitsuki
Out now (4/13)
Sample/buy: Detective a - Single by Aira Mitsuki on iTunes, Amazon MP3 U.S., Amazon MP3 Japan

"Detective A" (Short ver.)

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