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Discovering: CHAI

One of my favourite pastimes is discovering new music, especially now as Spotify is adding a number of Japanese artists / playlists on a frequent basis which is encouraging to see! On a routine evening where I’ve already exhausted a recently updated selection of tracks, I begin my weekly journey down the digital rabbit hole to see what treasures I can find! While enjoying the Pop/Rock sounds of Sachie Hiraga & Homecomings, my eyes wonder down the right hand side of the artists profile where I find the ‘related artists’ feature. My eyes suddenly focus on a particular group...

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SINGLE REVIEW: 04 Limited Sazabys ‘My Hero / Yu-Nagi’

Release date: 15th March 2018 Twitter: @04LS_nagoya      If you’re looking for a fun, upbeat Punk/Rock fix, look no further than 04 Limited Sazabys latest single! ‘My Hero’ kicks off with a thunderous drumming intro, courtesy of KOUHEI, which launches into a powerhouse of sing-a-long vocals and breakneck speed guitar riffs! ‘My Hero’ is a 2 min 33 roller coaster thrill ride that will have you bouncing around your room at the 2 min 10 mark. A pure melodic, Pop-Punk joy! ‘Yu-Nagi’ quietly explodes into another fine crafted track by 04 Limited Sazabys. ‘Yu-Nagi’ finds its form quickly and...

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Release date: 21st February 2018 Twitter: @dayglotheband      ‘Bad Kicks’ is the latest offering from Tokyo based quartet DYGL and kicking things off with a Punk infused opening is a sweet way to start! Combining elements reminiscent of The Clash, The Vaccines & The Undertones while adding their own raw licks and cutting guitar riffs. DYGL have created a foot tapping anthem that will make you wish you were at the front row of a sweaty gig, pogoing around and living in the moment. ‘Bad Kicks’ is a short and simple formula that delivers more than a punch during it’s two and a...

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