Fuzzy Control & DREAMS COME TRUE

One great thing to come out of Fuzzy Control‘s joining DCT records (DREAMS COME TRUE‘s indie record label) is the collaborative songs between the two bands and the latest is called “Sono Saki e,” featured in the 4th season of the J-drama “Kyumei Byoto 24 Ji.” Very catchy song and SATOKO rocks the drums! Connection …

Wallpaper: Stereopony’s “A hydrangea blooms”

As has been with their previous releases, Stereopony’s record label has posted a wallpaper commemorating the release of the band’s upcoming album, “A hydrangea blooms,” on June 17, 2009. The wallpaper is only available for a limited time so be sure to grab it now. (Via 壁紙fan!)

THE BOOM to release a special cover album commemorating the band’s 20th anniversary

On July 22, 2009, THE BOOM will commemorate their 20th anniversary with a special cover album that will feature several artists from Okinawa. Known for their song “Shimauta,” THE BOOM has released a number of singles with an Okinawan-sound to them. Titled “THE BOOM 20th SPECIAL COVER ALBUM,” it will feature Kariyushi58, MONGOL800 and BEGIN. …

Stereopony’s 1st album to be released on 6/17

Popular 3-piece all-girl rock band, Stereopony, coming off from a gig in the US at SXSW ’09, will be releasing their debut album on June 17, 2009. Titled “Hydrangea ga Saiteru,” the album will have a total of 13 tracks with the limited edition CD+DVD version (cdjapan link) containing a documentary of the trio at …

H&MC reveals new vocalist – Tokyograph

HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR has announced the addition of a new female vocalist. The 21-year-old HALCA, hailing from Okinawa, is filling the gap left by former member Maki. Maki left in October due to her marriage with Masato Nakamura of DREAMS COME TRUE. (Link: “H&MC reveals new vocalist – Tokyograph.”) So, we finally have a …

YUI provides Stereopony’s next single – Tokyograph

Up-and-coming girl band Stereopony has revealed that their third single, ‘I do it,’ is a collaboration with singer-songwriter YUI. This is the first time that YUI has created a song for another artist. The band’s vocalist, AIMI, has been heavily influenced by YUI. The group shares the same producer as her, but they were still …

Special wallpaper for Stereopony’s 2nd single

Available for a limited time (ends on 2/15 24:00 Japan time) is a wallpaper specially created to commemorate the release of the—incredibly popular girl band—Stereopony’s 2nd single, “Namida no Mukou.” The wallpaper, available in three sizes, is up at their Sony Music website. (Via 壁紙fan!)