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  1. J

    New Music Video for Jrock band in Osaka

    Hello everyone. I’m living in Osaka and currently playing with an all Japanese group (except me). We just released our new music video last month and I’d love if this community checked it out. We play rock and pop so I really think this community would enjoy it! We play our second show on 10/24...
  2. S

    Looking to form a visual kei band

    I'm a vocalist looking to form a visual kei band, would like members to be around the NY area, but online based is fine as well. I do have a guitarist currently and looking for a bassist, drummer and possibly another guitarist as well. Looking for people that are very committed to the band and...
  3. Mistyxp

    Any Anime, Japanese tv shows, manga, or books for level N5 and N4

    I want to practice my Japanese skill since I took them in high school but I forgot most of them. I've signed up for online classes, bought books, and watch anime regularly but I haven't been able to find shows that would be at my level so I can watch them without subtitles. If you can list a...
  4. yes

    Rei Harakami-esque music

    Rei Harakami was a Japanese musician who gained some fame in Japan from 1996 to 2011. He died suddenly of a cerebral haemorrhage. No one says why this is, and they can happen suddenly, but my guess would be that it was a structural weakness against a major vessel exacerbated by tobacco usage...
  5. angusthegreat

    Homura - 炎 - Demon Slayer - 1st Double Violin Version Online - guarantee!

    i clone myself and created a 2-part violin for the melody and second melody of 'Homura' from Mugen Train. I'm happy about it but not yet confident in producing more. it's pretty much in your hand now. wish it had brought some inner peace
  6. Ki11z

    Need help to find this anime song

    On this twitter post at around 25 seconds into the video. Please and thank you.
  7. T

    Name of Song

    Hey there! I have been trying to find the name and artist of this song for weeks. It popped up during one of my son’s little kid videos and I love it so much. But even when I type in lyrics it doesn’t come up. Can someone help me? The song starts at 4:30 Thank you so much to anyone who can...
  8. candra41

    Question Help me, missing song title

    [youtube] Please help me, I really like this song, but I don't know the song title. thanks for those who answered ^^
  9. Aslı Karayel

    Japanese Folk Music

    Hi peeps! I'm a musician from Turkey who is soon travelling to Japan for a symposium and I will be talking about Turkish folk and modern music but as a little spice I thought I could make a mash up of a Japanese and a Turkish folk song to perform. I did a bit of a research but given how little...
  10. M

    Would you like music made with me?

    Thank you for seeing. Ambient and free jazz, sometimes doing Indian classical music. I would like to aim for hybrid music by combining ethnic music with another genre. Activities in the unit are ideal, but there is everything. I am good at soundscapes, but I hope that it will change depending on...
  11. P

    What is the name of this funky Japanese boogie/disco/indie song? (Vocals at 00:20)

    Anyone know what this Japanese indie/boogie/disco gem is? Recorded in Niseko and previously posted in The Identification of Music group on Facebook (without success). All that is known that supposedly this is an 'indie music' tune and the lyrics are about someone on a train. As a couple of hours...
  12. D

    Naming my, "music shrine."

    I'm a music engineering hobbyist of 5 years, and my music studio has a Japanese Shrine theme. I want to give it a name to put at the entrance of the room, but I don't have enough confidence in my Japanese to make the name myself. Anyone know what I could call the room, and how I could write it...
  13. Janie.d

    Radio Ramen Podcast

    If you're into garage punk, rockabilly, post rock, jazz fusion and blues there is a great bilingual podcast which kicked off 2 weeks ago called radioramen.com. First interview was so cool with Baitones and am crazily into Vivarta (ep 2). I have heard Pistol Jazz is going to on soon....reckon...
  14. O

    Original sound track

    What is the name of the group that sang the original sound track for this anime: ? I just took a screenshot of the main character with my iMagik game
  15. J

    Where to find Japanese Remix contests?

    Hello! New here, so I am grateful to be able to join the community :) Friends, I am looking for a Japanese remix competition to join, and sadly have not been able to find a source for these competitions. Does anyone know of a good site or have any advice for where to look? I just moved to...
  16. jawfuj

    Guy人48(Guyjin48)

    What is Guy人48? Guy人48 (Guyjin48) is Japan's fir st all male idol band consisting entirely of foreign students of all nationalities studying in Japan. The goal is to bring people together, to promote language exchange, and to create an environment that will further allow foreign students to...
  17. milkcowangel

    Zen Garden Music: Traditional Japanese Music Playlist

    1 HOUR Relaxing Music for Stress Relief and Healing | Nature Sounds for spa, meditation,sleep
  18. Lady Orisha

    Insanity Injection and Dadaroma

    Hello Everyone,:x3: I did a search and didn't find these two groups. So, I thought I would post them to have discussions on. I found these two music groups and love their hardcore and twisted style of music as well as Visual Kei being a very strong component in there style too. I am so happy the...
  19. Lady Orisha

    Kyary Pamyu Pamyu ^__^

    Hello Everyone I want to talk more about Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and the decoding of her music and music videos. I wanted to get a better idea of them because I am obsessed with her Music Videos! The music is very creative as well. The songs put so many sounds and beats in them. One of my favorite...
  20. Lady Orisha

    Help Finding Japanese Music Label Auditions Online

    Hello Everyone:x3:😁:x3: I am an African American Solo Artist and I wanted to look for some Japanese Music Label's to audition for! I thought this would be the best place to ask! My music and video ideas will fit great with the overseas themes and I am extremely eccentric myself; so, I think...
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