Jukebox: Kayoko Yoshizawa

Believe it or not, Japan can make other music aside from peppy pop! It has a vibrant underground music scene, which over the years has developed into an influential force to be reckoned with. In Jukebox, we take a look at the versatility of the Japanese music industry — beyond the realm of anime and other geekery. Last time, way too long ago, we learnt about Mop of Head and their bouncy dance music. As usual with this feature, it’s time for something entirely different… erm, peppy pop, actually. Who the heck is Kayoko Yoshizawa?

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Review: “Babymetal” – Babymetal

With their self-titled debut album skyrocketing up the charts faster than you can sacrifice a three-legged goat to the prince of darkness, Babymetal are definitely not “indie” enough to feature on Jukebox. Yet their first album is a record that demands being written about, not because it’s particularly good, but because it is prime evidence of something so utterly ridiculous it defies any sort of conventional criticism.

Jukebox: Mop of Head

Believe it or not, Japan can make other music aside from peppy pop! It has a vibrant underground music scene, which over the years has developed into an influential force to be reckoned with. In Jukebox, we take a look at the versatility of the Japanese music industry — beyond the realm of anime and other geekery.…

Jukebox: Matryoshka

Believe it or not, Japan can make other music aside from peppy pop! It has a vibrant underground music scene, which over the years has developed into an influential force to be reckoned with. In Jukebox, we take a look at the versatility of the Japanese music industry — beyond the realm of anime and other geekery.…

Jukebox: Brand-New Idol Society

Believe it or not, Japan can make other music aside from peppy pop! It has a vibrant underground music scene, which over the years has developed into an influential force to be reckoned with. In Jukebox, we take a look at the versatility of the Japanese music industry — beyond the realm of anime and other…