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Queen Sea Big Shark – Beijing’s own superstar indie glamrock band

Around two months ago I had the pleasure of discovering what could be one of Beijing’s best bands out there. They go by the name Queen Sea Big Shark, very unique, no? With notable influences such as the Yeah Yeah … Continue reading

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Miu Sakamoto to release new album in May

Here I am once more with the lovely Miu Sakamoto! Today, she revealed via Twitter that she will release her seventh album on May of 2011. Exactly a year after releasing her sixth studio album “Phantom Girl” in May 16th … Continue reading

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Miu Sakamoto discovers a new world

Japanese musician Miu Sakamoto released her sixth album titled “Phantom Girl” in May of 2010. After a two year absence since her last album “Zoy“. This time, daughter of legendary musician, teamed up with Chinese-American indie producer Dave Liang. Who is very … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s Waa stuns listeners with her new album

Taiwanese indie pop singer Waa Wei (full name Wei Ru Xuan, and simply known as Waa), who debuted in 2008 with her first album, released her second album titled “優雅的刺蝟 (Elegant Prick)” in mid 2010. Leading with the single “困在 (Trapped … Continue reading

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Are popular idols killing Korea’s indie music industry?

Many people that are familiar with Asian pop culture, may know that the leading “musicians” in the Korean music industry are idols. From boy bands to girl groups, that’s all you see in the streets, television, movies, and magazines. And … Continue reading

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Pour Lui to put solo career on hold while she leads in a new girl group

Japanese indie pop rock idol Pour Lui, who released her debut mini-album last year titled “Minna no Pour Lui” will put her solo career on hold, as she will debut leading a new girl group called “B i S” with … Continue reading

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Caroline releasing her second album after 5 years

Japanese indie electronic-ambient artist, Caroline, will release her brand new album titled “Verdugo Hills” on January 25th! It’s been five years since her first album “Murmurs” was released, back in 2006. Now she’s back to grace us all with her … Continue reading

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