Tentenko Is Japanese Pop Music's Greatest Weirdo
The ex-idol's first solo release outside of Japan, which you can listen to right now, is catchy, blissful, and brilliantly inventive.
Alex Robert Ross
That Rainbow's End
These Photos of a Japanese Pop Artist Dissolve a Language Barrier
British photographer Francesca Allen met Aya Gloomy in Tokyo in 2016, building the same sort of connection Aya's music may make with you.
The Subversive Pop Power of Rina Sawayama
The London artist's debut album 'RINA' is a masterclass in pop music history reworked for a generation brought up on the Instagram timeline.
Charli XCX and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Spin a Candy Floss Cloud on ‘Crazy Crazy’
Their sugary collaboration with Japanese producer Yasutaka Nakata has arrived.
Charli XCX is Collaborating With Kyary Pamyu Pamyu So Get Ready To Vomit Glitter
Preview their glitchy duet "Crazy Crazy" right now.
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We Made Sushi Burritos with Kero Kero Bonito and Discussed Their Jubilant Debut Album
Watch the London electro-pop trio chat about the making of 'Bonito Generation' over some tasty wraps.
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Babymetal
A sit down interview with the three teenage girls behind the Japanese pop-metal phenomenon known as Babymetal.
Your iPhone Was Made for This J-Pop Music Video
Consider yourselves "hacked" by adorable pop stars, Lyrical School.
Everyone Else, Imma Let You Finish, But Lyrical School Just Released the Best Music Video of All Time
OF ALL TIME.
Japan's Biggest Metal Band Features Two Underaged Girls and a Bearded, Cross-Dressing Singer
Ladybaby combines the furious intensity of screamo metal with the saccharine sweetness of J-pop. Despite forming in May, the trio has become an online sensation and just embarked on an international tour.
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"I Want to Be the PC Music Factory and David Guetta Rolled Into One": Meet Kane West
Listen to the title track from Kane West's 'Expenses Paid' EP on Turbo Recordings.
The Future Is Here, And It's a Japanese Pop Concert
Daito Manabe teams up with Japanese pop group Perfume to take projection-mapped performances to the next level.