The new wave superstars behind ‘Rio’ are back with an updated sound. Duran Duran has released ‘MORE JOY’, a new track with CHAI, from their upcoming album Future Past. It’s a sequel to “Invisible,” their most recent single, with the group enlisting the help of the all-Japanese girl group for their latest effort. “The song …

Without spectators at the Tokyo 2020 games, volunteers have less to do than initially planned. The Nippon Foundation Volunteer Support Center organized a project that brought together over 1,300 people to sing the anthems of all participating national teams, posting the videos online to cheer on the athletes. 1,300 people sing online The Tokyo 2020 …

Japanese musician Cornelius has resigned his job as a composer for the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics after admitting to bullying his childhood classmates. Key points: Keigo Oyamada, who plays Cornelius, apologized for abusing his classmates, some of whom live with disabilities Games organizers initially said they hoped he would stay, but have since …

Published on July 14, 2021 Category New Fractured electronics and empty jokes guided by ideas of lost futures. Japanese musician Phew aka Hiromi Moritani releases new album titled New decade, via Mute in October. A staple of Japan’s experimental music scenes, Moritani co-founded one of Osaka’s first punk bands, Aunt Sally, in 1978, before going …

NPR’s Ailsa Chang chats with members of the Japanese group CHAI about WINK, their third studio album, and what sets them apart from other female J-pop groups. AILSA CHANG, HOST: Rock, pop, punk and fun – these are some of the flavors that the Japanese group CHAI captures in their fluid music. (EXCERPT FROM THE …

Shanghai, China – March 30, 2021, global developer and publisher of interactive entertainment miHoYo announces this successful mobile game Honkai Impact 3rd collaborates with the Japanese group MYTH & ROID for the first time to create the 3rd anniversary theme Shiny shiny to remind players busy saving the world to get out there and savor …

Photo of Sakamoto Ryuichi: VCG The largest solo exhibition by Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, who won multiple awards including Oscars and Grammys, was originally scheduled to open in a Chinese art museum on Monday, but the opening was postponed Sunday after the death of ‘a worker in an accident. The exhibition was co-organized by Chinese …

Incantatory keys. Naoko Sakata is releasing a new album, titled Dance for the spirits, in March via Pomperipossa Records. Speaking of the LP, the label shares: “it is the result of an experimental approach to music, where each note follows the previous one without a determined principle other than that of absolute freedom. “When I …

Japanese rock band One OK Rock continues their overseas campaign with a stopover in Manila for their album tour on January 29 at the Mall of Asia Arena. The quartet consisting of Taka, Toru, Ryota and Tomoya are back in the country after two years, bringing new songs from the Ambitions album to the Asian …

Bhopal: Based on a few pieces of music from a Kojiki album by Japanese musician Kitaro, a short dance drama “Ras-Rang” was staged at Mayaram Surjan Bhawan in the city. This was part of the closing day of the 20-day ballet workshop, organized by the Chaitanya Socio Cultural Society, Bhopal. The artists performed on some …