Staff Top 10 Music Releases of 2014 by Picapica

Staff Top 10 Music Releases of 2014 by Picapica

01) DEZERT – 僕の「誤解」と右折禁止のルール違反 [2014.04.26, single (3 songs) 1620yen] DEZERT is still a prety young band but they have a pretty unique sound, they choose 3 good songs which you can listen over and over. Everyone should check this single out! 02) dieS – VICTIM [2014.08.13, Album (10 songs) 2500yen] [BUY] dieS is a band with 2 members only and support members. Because of that they have great artist under them who can create together…

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Music review: Calmando Qual – Zetsubou no Gosenfu

Music review: Calmando Qual – Zetsubou no Gosenfu

  It’s already been a while since this Mini Album was released (April 23rd. 2014) However because Calmando Qual will release their “best album” next year (January 14th) I decided to publish this review here. On the best album you can find “Gareki no Yume” which was released on this mini-album. The official intro for this album is: “Despair and hope,” “dreams and reality,” “death and rebirth”… The harmony of melody and soul dancing on the…

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Video corner – Calmando Qual 3rd ONE ONE comment

Video corner – Calmando Qual 3rd ONE ONE comment

2014.11.06(thr)Ikebukuro Chop Calmando Qual ONE MAN 「13回目の血の満月-Carnival Of Freaks-」 Starwave Records Presents OPEN: 18:30 / START 19:00 pre-sale ¥3,000 / door ¥3,500(+ 1 drink) Band:Calmando Qual Tickets ■A:7/26 Birth Shinjuku Calmando Qual selling at merchandise (No.1〜100シャッフル) ■B:E++ ■C:Band reservation ■D:DOOR admision order:A→B→C→D Also at this day the guys will pre-sale their BEST ALBUM [Freaks -select collection 2001〜2014-] info’s HERE If you are in Japan around this time, be sure to check it out! Previous ONE-MAN comments: 001 Hibiki & Till…

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Calmando Qual best album

Calmando Qual best album

Calmando Qual best album [Freaks -select collection 2001〜2014-] on sale January 14, 2015 A 2-disc set packed with the members’ selections of songs chosen from the band’s 13-year history in the scene, including unannounced tracks and recordings no longer available for sale! A oneman live to commemorate the release will be held on November 6, 2014 at Ikebukuro Chop! best album [Freaks -select collection 2001〜2014-] Nov 6, 2014: available for pre-sale at live venues Jan…

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Calmando Qual Master post

Calmando Qual Master post

Calmando Qual have updated their new look for on flyers and promotion. Also a new photoset was available only at their lives. (not for sale at the onlinestore) They will release a best album, which will be pre-released at their ONE-MAN show at November 6th. It will also include a new song, however more details have not been given yet. ONE MAN promotion video: ONE MAN comment video: They will appear in an online TV…

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Calmando Qual with new DVD release

Calmando Qual with new DVD release

Calmando Qual are going to release their second DVD, was announced the last days. Calmando Qual’s 2nd DVD [vision in the darkness] will be on sale on 27th August 2014 and will cost 3,780 yen. This DVD is a collection of videos from Calmando Qual’s past up through their latest music video, chronicling the very history and evolution of the band over the years! It is limited to 1000 copies only, so make your order….

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Starwave Records will release new DVD

Starwave Records will release new DVD

Another DVD release from Starwave Records is coming soon. This one is pretty much special though. It’s an omnibus DVD, commemorating the 4th anniversary of the founding of  the label. This is the third omnibus DVD released by Starwave Records, celebrating 4 years since it was founded, features music videos from 12 artists! Among these artist there is a secret, can you guess which band it is? It will be dropped in stores officially on…

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Are you ready for “Starwave Fest Vol. 8”?

Are you ready for “Starwave Fest Vol. 8”?

All of the Starwave Records stars are active recently, releasing DVDs and CDs. But now comes an awesome DVD too. “Starwave Fest Vol. 8” – a DVD, chronicling the Starwave Records 4th anniversary label tour final held at Ikebukuro EDGE on March 16, including footage of all the performing bands, will be released for sale exclusively at live venues and through the online shop! Official release date of the DVD is 17th April 2014. This DVD…

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