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chrominance

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I use spotify US free, It doesnt seem to be missing most of what i listen to except big label oldies.

On spotify i follow playlists curated by Japanese music news sites (Spincoaster, Cinra) , labels (Lute) , artists, and Spotify Japan.
On Twitter I follow artists i like and individual members of bands and i pay attention to what their doing and who their rolling with at shows.

Thats really it to be honest. I dont even use youtube much for discovery anymore. I occasionally find something nice being talked about on jps.

Here are some playlists i follow on spotify:

I should really follow some of these, the names I recognize are artists I'm already pretty into. Thanks!
 

Kurita

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New Hirai Ken


THE KEBABS finally announce the release of their first album on February 26


 
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New Polkadot Stingray mini-album on January 8th to celebrate their 5th birthday.
It will feature Megami, the theme song of the show Hidarikiki no Eren. MV just got released.

 
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This might barely count as japanese music but Mark De Clive Lowe who some of you may know if you listen to nujazz recently collaborated on an album with a bunch of diiferent players from the japanese jazz scene new and old. He worked with Kohei Ando (MELRAW) Shun Ishiwaka (CRCK/LCKS), Sauce 81, Hikaru Arata (WONK), and then some members from Kyoto Jazz Massive, Cro Magnon, Rootsoul and Sleep Walker.

 

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New Genie High featuring BiSH’s Aina The End is so good. Hope they release a music video for it at some point.

 
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Any good electronic music this year? preferably no kawaii bass
i really like hakushi hasegawa. dude has a crazy sound

 

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Any good electronic music this year? preferably no kawaii bass
Chouchou!

They generally mix electronica with some nice piano melodies. This album in particular is their "experimental album", but their songs generally are pretty similar to these.

They'll release another album in December, as part of their "theme" series, from which came my favorite song of theirs:

i really like hakushi hasegawa. dude has a crazy sound
This song in particular has a strong breakcore vibes. This year, Suiyoubi no Canpanella's producer, Kenmochi Hidefumi, released an album in that vein:

There's also Laxenanchaos, but the EP he released this year sucks compared to last year's album he released with Virgin Babylon Records. The only song I liked from that was this:
 

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Chouchou!

They generally mix electronica with some nice piano melodies. This album in particular is their "experimental album", but their songs generally are pretty similar to these.

They'll release another album in December, as part of their "theme" series, from which came my favorite song of theirs:
This is some great music. Wasn't something I would actively search for, so thanks!

Spotify only has 2 albums, but I like that Oort seems to get crazier with every track.
 

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Mandatory Orchestra-like song for EMPiRE’s upcoming album. Cool song, but I hope there’s more EDM tunes on it!


New Miyuna yeeeeees

 
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I don’t know what kawaii bass is but Pasocom Ongaku Club released an amazing album. Hasegawa is on it actually, doing the vocals for the last song.
Chouchou!


They generally mix electronica with some nice piano melodies. This album in particular is their "experimental album", but their songs generally are pretty similar to these.

They'll release another album in December, as part of their "theme" series, from which came my favorite song of theirs:




This song in particular has a strong breakcore vibes. This year, Suiyoubi no Canpanella's producer, Kenmochi Hidefumi, released an album in that vein:


There's also Laxenanchaos, but the EP he released this year sucks compared to last year's album he released with Virgin Babylon Records. The only song I liked from that was this:
Thanx i'll check these out!
 
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Shun Ishiwaka (CRCK/LCKS drummer) is releasing an album on December 4th under the name Answer to Remember
 

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Has this band been posted before? Relaxing. Some of their songs have some bangin' bass, too.
Shun Ishiwaka (CRCK/LCKS drummer) is releasing an album on December 4th under the name Answer to Remember
I was wondering why I could only listen to three of the songs on that album the other day. I didn't realize that the album wasn't even out! Kurita , this was the album I was getting that error from. The error should've told me the real reason!
 

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Got this in my Youtube recs


It’s not bad, but we’re in late 2019, Yorushika and ZutoMayo are already huge so it just sounds kinda generic... Think we’ve got enough "Vocaloid-like songs but with a real vocalist + Anime music videos".
 
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new Showmore album "too close to know"
the tweet for this announcement wont load for me >.>
 

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Goddamn, I didn't know about any of these, Christmas came early!

(also I really need a better way to keep track of upcoming Japanese releases)
 
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not sure if this has been posted already but seiho put out a split ep with matthewdavid on leaving records this month.
its a return to a more familiar seiho imo.
 
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this is old news but i just heard paellas is breaking up in december
 

Kurita

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AOTY 2020 just got announced.
Definitely getting the limited edition that comes with their Studio Coast show.


They’ve also announced their first arena shows, nice.
 
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Kurita

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eh, that last king gnu album wasn't great imo. the first was amazing and i was so let down by sympa.
Loved every single minute of it!

Man, January is already looking amazing, a lot of albums to look forward to : King Gnu, Shishamo, Ame no Parade, Kyuso Nekokami, Polkadot Stingray, XIIX’s first album, Cider Girl, Necry Talkie’s major debut album, Fabled Number, Survive Said The Prophet.
 
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they broke up but in an incredibly cryptic fashion, saying something about other planes of existence or something stupid like that

the real reason is that they dwindled from like 8 members to 2 or 3 and then just fizzled out
 

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chelmico are doing the OP for the anime adaptation of Eizouken ni ha te wo dasuna!, can’t wait to hear it.
Rachel is a big fan of the director.

 

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they broke up but in an incredibly cryptic fashion, saying something about other planes of existence or something stupid like that

the real reason is that they dwindled from like 8 members to 2 or 3 and then just fizzled out
So lame. I need more.
chelmico are doing the OP for the anime adaptation of Eizouken ni ha te wo dasuna!, can’t wait to hear it.
Rachel is a big fan of the director.

Yuasa is the best! I like his movies.
 

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Favorite new song on Genie High’s album
Ikkyu and Aina The End’s voices go so well together


 
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