In Case You Missed It: There There Theres 1st Single Free for a Week

This is (again!) old news for most folks, but it’s worth having and pushing out there a little: There There Theres, releasing their first single post-resurrection, are making it available for free via OTOTOY until the 10th:

There’s an interview there, too, if you can read it / know how to parse through Google jibberish. Continue reading

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All Right, Now You Can Get at GANG PARADE’s Latest

For a hot minute there, GANG PARADE had made this announcement about the availability of their “FOUL” single on OTOTOY (for free! why!) and the addition of “Close your eyes” to Soundcloud without actually having posting the track to said service, and OTOTOY keeps taking its sweet time to zip up my files, so I had to wait like 30 whole minutes for the thing to arrive.

Anyway!

It’s not even the first time that’s happened. Fun!

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It’s a BiS Friday Morning and Getting Better

BiS, in the lead-up to their Re:STUPiD album, have been teasing out tracks on Soundcloud and for free OTOTOY download every week, with … mixed results? Skepticism abounds! So after a weird little teaser this morning, BiS followed up with the latest, and presumably last two, teaser release ahead of what’s probably an MV next week and then the album itself the week after.

Two songs! Mixed bag! How does it shake out?


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Okay, I like this one. “Mysterious Hall”? I had very brief flashbacks to Pantera’s “Cowboys from Hell” for a very hot second, and then I realized that I was listening to a little bit of a BiS repeater, and that’s okay. Continue reading

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Today’s Song? Tsurezure’s ‘Spring Autumn Struggle’

Man, I’m really glad that I decided to check in on Yukueshirezutsurezure this morning. It’s time for preview #2 from the “MISS SINS” single!

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I Missed the Latest Tsurezure Teasers, But Not Everybody Did

Hola amigos! While I slept like a maniacal little baby, Codomomental brass decided that the best way to keep us from ganking their song previews and making them alive forever was to … adjust the release window. I’d just delete the files, but that’s me!

Anyway, I wasn’t going to be doing anything that began at 5:00 a.m., but I taught John the ways of the Force, and he bailed us out this time.

In typical Codomomental style, Yukueshirezutsurezure drops a few songs on us. They are off the upcoming re-recorded CD, 「Antino未deology-改式-」. Here is the tweet, it was only and hour window. From the sounds of it the mix is a bit different and the vocals are a lot cleaner this time around. It also appears they changed […]

via Yukueshirezutsurezure Drops a Few Songs On Us — Straight From Japan

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Two Fresh Song Previews from BiS Make Me Feel Weird

Welcome back into the world that somehow has BiS in it again, amigos. I’m not in the least bit unhappy that one of the basest of inspirations for me putting this whole game together in the first place is back and living and stuff, though I have concerns! And those concerns are very important!

That being as it may, we know that there’s a second indie album from what I think is BiS 2.0.1 if I’m doing the version histories properly, and, presuming that they follow the same general pattern of releases as they did through BiS 1.3.2, this would be the loud and angry album that would, well, make BiS into BiS.

Oh hey look! Two new songs to preview for free on Soundcloud and download from OTOTOY!

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Tsurezure’s First Song in Its To-be-re-released Glory

Happy birthday to us! It’s kind of fitting that Tsurezure would do this, putting us all through the wringer of getting content backed up for posterity, today. It’s the usual two-hour rule, you guys, but the usual corollary about that applies, too. First, the announcement; go ahead and click:

Or, if you’re coming along after that page disappears, what’s after the jump? Continue reading

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You Can Download THE SPUNKY’s Last Song

As you know, THE SPUNKY are going to be wrapping things up in a few months and taking their high-energy pop punk with them. That’s sad! But from now and for a while, you can download their song “Reviving Energy” for free by following these simple instructions:

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Wake up to New BiS Times Two

It was only a matter of time before BiS started teasing out more material from Re:STUPiD; the first thing you should do is give these a listen:


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“If Tomorrow Comes” is a pumped-up combo shot of a bunch of well-worn BiS territory; it reminds me of “ODD FUTURE” in particular, with some “FiNAL DANCE” mixed in; I say this as praise, because those are both great songs of theirs from the original final album, when they were the most mature musically, if a bit defanged.

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Oh Em Gee, There’s a Dots EP

Can I confess something to you guys? I’ve been a little de-motivated lately. We had a super fun December with all of the Best Of stuff, and then the first few days of the new year were like a smorgasbord of music and video and announcements … and then not a whole hell of a lot happened. Now, granted, there are always new discoveries to look at, and it’s not completely quiet out there in the idolverse. It’s just … you know, sometimes you need a little kick to make things go. It’s winter, it’s cold, the sun never shines. Can’t something go off and add some excitement?

WHY THANKS FOR DELIVERING, DOTS!

Yes! It’s a Dots EP! And it is marvelous! Continue reading

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