31 July 2019

#contemporary #music #jpop jrock #japan

"Who knew #Japan would bring us the rebirth of #rock?"

Sokoninaru, Ningen Isu, Rick Rack, Yousei Teikoku, Sterophony and Doll$boxx.

Music is important. Some sounds last a lifetime.
Band / Song Sites, playlist, info pictures


鈴木重厚 - Juko Suzuki (Gt. / Vo.)
藤原美咲 - Misaki Fujiwara (Ba. / Vo.)

'The sound that "speaks there" where unique melodies and harmonies that overlap in layers of men and women closely intermingled with a densely constructed ensemble and super technical heavy sound gives shock to all the viewers.'

GATE cover preview

Ningen Isu

人間椅子「りんごの泪」(「疾風怒濤~人間椅子ライブ!ライブ!!」より Human chair "Apple’s niece" (from "Shippu Rage-Human chair live! Live !!")

人間椅子 「恐怖の大王」(2016/7/10 新宿Reny公演より) Human chair "The Great King of Fear" (2016/7/10 from Shinjuku Reny performance)

Human chair / Namahage

Ningen Isu is a Japanese heavy metal band started 1985. The name of the band is taken from the 1924 short story The Human Chair by Edogawa Rampo.
The main members are Shinji Wajima (guitars and vocal), Ken-ichi Suzuki (bass) and Nobu Nakajima. They always wear Kimono on stage.[

Ningen Isu has seen a significant increase in popularity in recent years. The band played abroad at the Ozzfest 2013, hosted by Ozzy Osbourne, which they as Black Sabbath fans felt honored by. In 2017, their record "Ijigen kara no Hōkou" reached rank 18 in the Oricon music charts, their highest chart position of so far.



'With an average age of about 17.5, the band consists of three young women who sound like they’ve been playing together for decades–but it’s actually only been twelve months since the band formed in 2013.''

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Yōsei Teikoku (妖精帝國, lit. "Fairy Empire"; a five-member Japanese musical unit formed in 1997. Their music mixes elements of gothic rock, heavy metal, electronic and classical music.


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A Japanese all-girl rock band that formed in Okinawa in 2007. Stopt a few years ago.





最強 The Girls-Band “DOLL $ BOXX” was born by the encounter with Fuki who participated as a tour support vocal of 2012 Gacharic Spin.

Moth 【FUKI (Vo), Hana (Dr), F chopper KOGA (B), TOMO-ZO (G), Oleoreona (Key)

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Much of my contemporary music i get from youtube. I watch it daily on a raspberry pi with Libreelec in the livingroom. Some of my happy-channels:

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