My Girl Samitsu Misa Is Retiring and Taking Her Parade with Her

Well poop. I was legitimately excited about Misa and her out-there brand of idol+goth+metal stuff+alt-rock+pumpkins, and here she is hanging it up for good.

Happier times

Dokodemo Music is calling it an “indefinite hiatus,” but we know what that means. Continue reading


There’s a New Trailer for That Trippy Girls in the Basement Project

I’ve gone ahead and professed my almost morbid interest in Samitsu Misa; her no-longer-solo-or-maybe-additional project, 地下室と少女, has been an object of fascination of its own, though, ever since it was announced and weird paw-glove things started to show up.

They tend to be involved in that halfway on its own metal/goth idol scene around Lyric Holic, hence the “actually they play a ton of gigs but are totally under the radar unless you’re watching out for it” level of attention. I enjoy it, and I’m glad that they’re having their first one-man and at least trying to make some moves.

It’s deliberately Halloween-y, in case you were wondering. That Nightmare Before Christmas vibe is like if Coal Chamber had made holiday-appropriate music for kids. Not for everybody, granted, but one could very easily say that about this entire website.

Hey, Maniac, you stole my joke!
That’s right, you ass. Go get hit by a car.