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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 09:06:18 GMT

The Japan Times

J-pop duo Scott & Rivers on writing Japanese lyrics
The Japan Times
While containing many of the hooks and guitar rock sounds Weezer and Allister are known for, the album features a combination of distinctly Japanese lyrics and J-pop hooks. “We weren't trying to make it a J-pop album per se, but we were going to have ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:01:04 GMT

The Daily Herald

Japanese pop punk band Shonen Knife captures plenty of genres
The Daily Herald
But first, let me tell you a little story. The year is 1981. In the megalopolis of Osaka, known worldwide for its sake, three young women start a band that's different from the typical J-pop group. Combining influences from '60s girl groups, garage and ...

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:25:13 GMT

Kerrang!

Don Broco Had A Good Time In Japan
Kerrang!
Perhaps comparable to Soho before Pret A Manger emerged as victorious in the gentrification wars, or New York's Times Square, but on mushrooms, as you weave down cramped streets, pulsating J-pop blaring from left, right and beyond, above you tower ...