StraightFromJapan

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Name: John Winner
Date registered: September 21, 2016

Latest posts

  1. PassCode – Interview (2018) — April 4, 2018
  2. NECRONOMIDOL – STRANGE AEONS (Review) — February 8, 2018
  3. NECRONOMIDOL – Interview (2017) — December 23, 2017
  4. Maison book girl – Cotoeri (MV) — November 14, 2017
  5. BiSH – My landscape (MV) and More — November 4, 2017

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Apr 04 2018

PassCode – Interview (2018)

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PassCode Interview by John Winner (Straight From Japan) and David Cirone April 4, 2018 Formed in 2014 with a musical direction towards a mix of EDM and rock, PassCode achieved popularity right from the start. In 2015, the group released their first album and single, followed by performances at major music events Summer Sonic and …

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Feb 08 2018

NECRONOMIDOL – STRANGE AEONS (Review)

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NECRONOMIDOL STRANGE AEONS Review by John Winner (Straight From Japan) NECRONOMIDOL’s Strange Aeons is available in two physical CD versions — Ver. DIRGE and Ver. PAEAN. Both are presented in deluxe 6-panel matte digipack packaging with artwork by manga artist Waita Uziga and photography by Dan Szpara.

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Dec 23 2017

NECRONOMIDOL – Interview (2017)

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NECRONOMIDOL Interview by John Winner (Straight From Japan) December 23, 2017 Do you ever feel you get more attention from western fans than from fans in Japan? Is there a different way they show their support? Sari: “Idol” as a concept is already kind of made in Japan, so the path to becoming popular as …

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Nov 14 2017

Maison book girl – Cotoeri (MV)

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Wood blocks and strings, the staples of a Maison book girl song — mix that with some sign language-inspired dance moves and you get this artsy new video for “Cotoeri”, their third major-label single. Via: Straight From Japan

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Nov 04 2017

BiSH – My landscape (MV) and More

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BiSH”s surprise release of “My landscape” might set the record for most costly alt-idol music video ever, using the Mojave Air and Space Port and surrounding desert in Mojave, California. — Was it worth it? The song is great, the video looks great, and the girls are superb.

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Jan 24 2017

Screaming Sixties DVD on the Way

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When it comes to energetic alt idol acts there are two that immediately come to mind, 偶想Drop (Guso Drop) and 絶叫する60度 (Screaming Sixties). Well, one of the two is producing a DVD…. Screaming Sixties. Over the last four months they have been on a mini tour to the three Club Quattro locations, Nagoya, Osaka and …

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Dec 14 2016

NECRONOMIDOL – psychopomp (MV)

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In the video “psychopomp”, NECRONOMIDOL takes you on a dreamlike journey into the dark reaches of Aokigahara, the infamous Suicide Forest. Don’t worry, you will probably make it out……..   NECRONOMIDOL Website: http://necronomidol.com/ Via: Straight From Japan

Nov 02 2016

Jyu Jyu – Noroihajime (MV)

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Jyu Jyu (じゅじゅ) unleashes the title track from their new single, Noroihajime (ノロイハジメ). They are not pulling any punches with this in your face, POV video. There is only one question. Will you survive?   Jyu Jyu Website: http://jyujyu.info/ Via: Straight From Japan

Oct 26 2016

Guso Drop – Guushin (MV)

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Guso Drop has released a video for the title track of their upcoming EP Guushin (偶神). The video gives a feel for the chaotic nature of one of their live performances and puts you right in the middle of it.   Guso Drop Website: http://gusodrop.info Via: Straight From Japan

Oct 14 2016

PassCode – MISS UNLIMITED (MV)

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PassCode is back with a new look and on a major label, Universal. Here is a preview of their new single, MISS UNLIMITED.

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