Archive for the 'Music' Category

New Shugo Tokumaru Music Video – “Button”

Another PV from Shugo’s recent album Exit, which by the way is very, very good. I’d love to write a more in-depth review, but I’m up to the neck with work right now.

(via Tonofon – Shugo Tokumaru’s official blog)

Advertisements

Two Songs from Shugo Tokumaru’s New Album – Exit

Nice. Two official music videos to songs from Shugo Tokumaru’s new album have surfaced on YouTube. First, there’s “Green Rain”…

… and then, we have “Parachute”:

The release date to the album, which will be called “Exit”, is October, 19th.

New Shugo Tokumaru Album Scheduled for Release

Japanese neo-folk wunderkind Shugo Tukomaru is one of my favorite artists, ever. His first two albums Night Piece (2004) and L.S.T. (2005) were both brilliant. Give them a listen if you like, say, Animal Collective, or beautiful music in general. Today, Shugo’s third album has finally been announced. It is titled ‘Exit’ and will be released in Japan on Ocober 19th. Here’s the cover art and the tracklist, straight from Shugo’s official website:

Shugo Tokumaru - Exit

1. Parachute
2. Green Rain
3. Clocca
4. Future Umbrella
5. Button
6. Sanganichi
7. D.P.O
8. Hidamari
9. La La Radio
10. Wedding

I believe that the fourth track, ‘Future Umbrella’, has already been released on a compilation of sorts. The rest sounds brand new. Expect a full review once I can get my hands on an import copy. For a taste of Shugo, check out this fan-made video for his Song ‘Metrion’, which captures the spirit of his music nicely.

Also, go read Marxy’s old (but bilingual) interview with Shugo.


Categories

del.icio.us

RSS Japan News

  • Suspected serial killer served arrest warrant for murder
  • US military in Japan bans drinking
  • Tokyo 2020 organizers send mascot voting information to schools nationwide
  • Bag snatcher on motorbike strikes 3 times within 15 minutes in Saitama
  • US Marine arrested in Okinawa
  • Japan exports climb on surging demand for cars, machinery
  • Seabed seismometers to be used to stop Shinkansen
  • Japanese prisons upgrade interpretation services
  • Osaka prostitute accused of stealing customer's Y10 million wristwatch
  • Man arrested over death of homeless man on Tokyo riverbank