Tag: j-rock

girls like girls by yonige (Album Review) | J-Music Exchange/Rate

Yo! Welcome back to another installment of the monthly segment on this blog, J-Music Exchange/Rate! In case you’re not familiar with what this is about, pretty much my good friend/fellow Japanese music fan Leap250 and I give each other albums from our libraries, we listen to ’em and then finally review them on our respective ...

Remon No Toge by Kuroki Nagisa [Album Review] | J-Music Exchange/Rate

Hello, it’s been a while! You know, given that I’ve been stuck at home for the past three months, you’d think I’d have the motivation and will to write more posts with all this free time… yeah. I apologize 😛 Today’s write-up is actually another installment of a recently-revived segment on the blog, J-Music Exchange/Rate! ...

ex Negoto by NEGOTO [Album Review] | J-Music Exchange/Rate

I guess this quarantine has helped me revive some old blog segments lol Waaaaaay back in 2018, fellow blogger/Japanese music fan Leap250 and I started a collaboration where we both gave each other an album from our respective libraries to listen to and review in a blog post. Cleverly named “J-Music Exchange/Rate” by Leap, it ...

Infrequent J-Music Roundup #16 – iri, ohashiTrio, Itou Miku (and more!)

Hello and welcome to another J-music roundup! In case you don’t know what this is, this segment is essentially just me showcasing some cool Japanese music that I’ve listened to recently and my attempt to talk about them. It’s a very casual and chill thing I do on the blog. During my 1-2 month break, ...

Infrequent J-Music Roundup #14 – aiko, Sukima Switch, Reol (and more!)

Hey there, and welcome to another infrequent J-music roundup! Basically, this segment consists of me compiling a bunch of Japanese songs that I have been listening to recently and talking about them to the best of my abilities. Despite me not doing it as often as I’d like to, I still have a ton of ...

Infrequent J-Music Roundup #13 – Sangatsu no Phantasia, KEYTALK, Kotobuki Minako (and more!)

Hello and welcome to another J-song roundup! I’m a bit under the weather and I found some free time so I just decided to write this post. If you’re new here, basically the segment consists of me compiling a few Japanese songs that I’ve been listening to recently and essentially giving my two cents about ...

Thoughts on SHISHAMO BEST (And My Problem with Best Albums)

So around a month or so ago, the well-known Japanese alt-rock band SHISHAMO released a new album, or rather a collection of their best songs over the span of five years and five studio albums. When it first got announced that they would be releasing a best album, I was actually going to write a ...

Need Some More J-Music Suggestions?

About half a year ago, I wrote a post discussing about and suggesting some Japanese musical bands/artists that I’ve discovered over the time I’ve been an aniblogger and learning about the entertainment culture over there. Some derived from the anime I’ve watched, some were just bands I happen to find on Spotify or YouTube, but ...

Sotsugyouseisaku/卒業制作 by SHISHAMO [Album Review]

**if you’re reading on the WP reader, this post a lot looks better if you’re on my actual site, just sayin’ Hi there, it’s been a bit since I wrote a J-music album review, but in the meantime while I’m still working on my second installment of the “J-Music Exchange/Rate” segment Leap250 and I started ...

Zenchi Zennou/全知全能 by Polkadot Stingray [Album Review]

One day while I was listening to my song compilation of random J-music that I discovered on Spotify, the last song on the playlist came to an end. If you’ve ever used Spotify before, after you’ve gone through all the songs in a playlist, it automatically plays music that is similar to what you just ...