Tag: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Five J-Pop Picks for 2014: Idols, Mannequins and Kyary gets Sentimental

2014 Year-End picks by DJ Greg Hignight Here’s a look at what I enjoyed in 2014. It’s by no means a “best of” list. There was so much great music from Japan (and around the world). With that in mind, here’s a few of my choices for what made this year awesome in J-Pop! I’ll …

Continue reading

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu – Mottai Night Land (PV)

Only in Kyary’s world is a place called “Night Land” so colorful and full of whimsy.

J-Pop Summit in San Francisco announces 2014 dates

NEW PEOPLE, a dynamic entertainment destination bringing the latest examples of Japanese popular culture to North American shores, and the J-POP Summit Festival Committee have announced the dates for the 2014 J-POP Summit Festival. The popular annual celebration of Japanese pop culture, music, art, anime, fashion, and film will return to San Francisco’s Japantown and …

Continue reading

Shiina Ringo x Yasutaka Nakata – J’ai trouvé l’amour (MV)

Shiina Ringo ups the body count on this special collaboration single with producer Yasutaka Nakata (CAPSULE, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Perfume). Killer dress, Ms. Ringo.

Continue reading

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu – Ora2 commercial

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu flies into action in this new Japanese commercial for Ora² toothpaste.

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu announces 2014 world tour

Fashion icon and Cool Japan spokesperson Kyary Pamyu Pamyu announced her second world tour on her official Facebook page, scheduled for early 2014. Schedule and info link: Feb 13 Seattle / Showbox at the Market Feb 15 San Francisco / The Regency Ballroom Feb 16 Los Angeles / Club Nokia LA Live Mar 5  Chicago / House of …

Continue reading

Dazed Digital: Why Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is the Star of Tomorrow

2013 TO INFINITY: WHY PAMYU PAMYU IS THE STAR OF TOMORROW The J-pop princess turned 20 this year. Here’s why her hyper ballads are the sound of 2023 Article on DAZED DIGITAL: http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/16878/1/top-ten-reasons-to-become-a-pamyu-pamyu-fan

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu interview in Wall Street Journal

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu dishes on the true state of “kawaii” in the Wall Street Journal. “For me, ‘traumatic’ is the key word,” she says. “I want to traumatize people out of the way they think. I want to get different reactions. So some people think I’m crazy. But soon they find I’m also addictive. And …

Continue reading

Yasutaka Nakata x Kyary Pamyu Pamyu – Star Trek Into Darkness theme

“Into Darkness” by Yasutaka Nakata (capsule) feat. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu collaboration for the Japanese release of Star Trek Into Darkness.

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu at VMAJ 2013

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu won 2 VMAJ awards for “Fashion Monster” – best Pop Video and Best Karaoke Song.

Continue reading