Live From Tokyo documentary

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Craig-san for tokyo gig guide introduces a documentary movie about the Tokyo underground music scene called Live From Tokyo. so many japanese rock bands seem to be featured there. Recently and Finally its trailer is up on their site.
jpoplover hopes it will descrive Tokyo’s underground music culture and lifestyle well….

Live From Tokyo
http://www.livefromtokyo.net/

Live From Tokyo Trailer from Lewis Rapkin on Vimeo.

Featuring: d.v.d, Kuruucrew, Shugo Tokumaru, Nisennenmondai, Tenniscoats + Secai, The Lady Spade, Makoto Oshiro, Optrum, Muneomi Senji, PARA, Sajjanu, Sexy-Synthesizer, Shintaro Miyazaki, Akinori Yamasaki, Marble Sheep, DMBQ, Suishou no Fune, Tokyo Pinsalocks, Plugdead + Yudaya Jazz, Zoobombs, Samm Bennett, Haruna Ito, W. David Marx, Stan Eberlein, Cal Lyall, Kelly Churko, Craig Exton, Kenichi Fumoto, The Muzenji Monk, Taguchi Fumihito, Jennifer Matsue, Yucca, Moja, Tayutau, My Pal Foot Foot, Elevation, Henrytennis, Mahiruno, Uhnellys, The Fadeaways and more…

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Shimokitazawa Indicator 09


10.06 Shimokitazawa Indicator 09 intro movie

Autumn is the season of showcase live. on 6th October, such kind of Rock’n Roll showcase live “Indicator 09” will be held at several clubs around Shimokitazawa Tokyo. 8otto, MO’SOME TONEBENDER, STANCE PUNKS and more japanese rock bands appears there. I just put a link to youtube video of Shimokitazawa Indicator bands. Check it out!!

Indicator 09
http://www.myspace.com/indicator09

# Shimokitazawa CLUB251

Scars Borough
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oAoSuqHyfI

THE RODEO CARBURETTOR
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84tvh72JBkA

LAZYgunsBRISK
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6euOe4jhYo

# Shimokitazawa CAVE BE

UPLIFT SPICE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_YQy2K8_pc

JIN

SHENKY GUNS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNyj3AQUrEU

# Shimokitazawa ERA

BlieAN
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blqrFhkA0bE

8otto
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMPVARCuIRk

rega

# Shimokitazawa SHELTER

my way my love
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SNMmgbagnE

MO’SOME TONEBENDER
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9yqmIS1j_4

BUDDHISTSON
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxgwH1y1PmQ

# Shimokitazawa Daisy Bar

No Regret Life
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8PJyH7H6-U

the HANGOVERS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AK9AH_swXdA

serial TV drama
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tG5-4hZcBuQ

STANCE PUNKS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UAi1SEXtV8

JAPAN-kyogeki-SPECIAL
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjLermGJ4ok

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JPOP weekly chart

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JPOP weekly chart via countdown TV (9/26)

No.10 pornograffitti – konomunewo aiwoiyo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfNKtFgIwgM

No.9 tsuyoshi dohmoto – rain / Sunday Morning
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdnxcZyPHKg

No.8 Angela Aki – ainokisetsu
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4GNTgnPobQ

No.7 DREAMS COME TRUE feat.FUZZY CONTROL – sonosakihe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cm69en5-P4c

No.6 cocco – kinuzure
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTsgqSbmVis

No.5 B’z – ichibutozenbu
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4y8X6QgildQ

shinji

No.3 Koh Shibazaki – lover soul
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nx37EBQfFE

No.2 C-ute – EVERYDAY zekkohcho
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApMlcj7ZLpM

No.1 Kumi Kohda – Alive/Physical thing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGSxxTQzhnY

LITE – The Sun Sank

Turns Red E.P that will be released on 7th October includes 3 songs, The Sun Sank, Tomato and Vermillion. Anyway, LITE tried to play a synthesizer entire songs. It means, It became completely different type of songs that LITE has made. It would suprise you and blow you away!!

buy at iTunes
http://itunes.com/lite
LITE available @iTunes Music Store

LITE unveil New Video, The Sun Sank

LITE – The Sun Sank new video

LITE
http://www.myspace.com/liteband

Forget so soon about jpoplover’s LITE new EP release post, do ya? Well the time is here, LITE unveil new video “The Sun Sank” from new EP “Turns Red”. it’s so much spacy. Enjoy Light particles and Wave!!

lite turns red

LITE – New EP “Turns Red EP” on 7th October
http://www.myspace.com/liteband

LITE release a new three track EP called “Turns Red” on October 7th. Recorded with J Robbins (Jawbox, Faraquet) in Baltimore during their first US tour with Mike Watt & The Missingmen in May.

buy at iTunes
http://itunes.com/lite
LITE available @iTunes Music Store

Turns Red E.P includes 3 songs, The Sun Sank, Tomato and Vermillion. Anyway, LITE tried to play a synthesizer entire songs. It means, It became completely different type of songs that LITE has made. It would suprise you and blow you away!!

UKP 20th ANNIVERSARY PARTY

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uk project
http://www.ukproject.com/

tokyo shimokitazawa based indy record label, uk project has announced that they would have UKP 20th ANNIVERSARY PARTY at the end of this year 2009. uk project digged and released albums of POLYSICS, KING BROTHERS, going steady, the telephones, ginnan boyz, junji ariyama and more japanese indies bands for these 20 years, as you maybe know.

UNISON SQUARE GARDEN – mizutoamenitsuite

UKP 20th ANNIVERSARY PARTY
2009.12.18-12.23 12.25-29
at Shimokitazawa CLUB Que, Zher the ZOO YOYOGI, shimokitazawa fuchi kuchi

#BANDS
jiro kawakami
junji ariyama
dip
POLYSICS
KING BROTHERS
yoko utsumi and YOKOLOCO BAND
RIDDLE
BIGMAMA
otogibanashi
serial TV drama
Anti Social Student
the telephones
your gold, my pink
PILLS EMPIRE
and more…

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[uk project release]
theme song for the original movie “shikisoku generation” – doshiyokana
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTfabO4mqSc

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[Ginnan BOYZ from uk project]
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new movie “Boys on the Run” starring Kazunobu Mineta from Ginnan BOYZ will get to be on the road on Spring, 2010.

Boys on the Run
http://www.botr.jp/

Ginnan BOYZ – i don’t wanna die
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7-5WEpXh34

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wolf vs pig

awesome video. jpoplover loves Jtube.

Yasuto Takeuchi
http://dokugyunyu.boo.jp/

JPOP weekly chart

eva

JPOP weekly chart
Rekochoku weekly ranking (17th September) on the biggest mobile JPOP music shop

DREAMS COME TRUE feat.FUZZY CONTROL

No.1 song; B’z – ichibutozenbu
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byzZL9HO4Is

No.2 song; DREAMS COME TRUE feat.FUZZY CONTROL – sonosakihe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sITF177Js4I

No.3 song; INFINITY 16 welcomez wakadanna
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXajznNY8UU

No.4 song; Tiara – sayonarawo kimini feat Spontania
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57TV0vRPUDE

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Masaharu Fukuyama – tabibito

No.6 song; mai kuraki – watashinoshiranaiwatashi
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ml0ilRwgSqA

No.7 song; Miliyah Kato – aiti
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T91_yjx0YQA

No.8 song; thelma aoyama – Happiness
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibyFwUzJ1sc

No.9 song; Masaharu Fukuyama – tabibito
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10kmpu89ejc

No.10 song; AI – Story
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMB-bPw6Gus

sakanaction

buy at iTunes
http://itunes.com/sakanaction
Sakanaction available @iTunes Music Store worldwide

sakanaction

Shin-shiro (2009)
1. Ame(B)
2. Light Dance
3. 1000 & 0
4. Native Dancer
5. minnanouta
6. Bustle
7. Kiiroi Kuruma
8. enough
9. Namida delight
10. Adventure
11. human

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