It does strike one as being a good idea to always be writing new music, even if it’s just loose stuff jotted down in a notebook or spun together in Guitar Pro or something; keep the creative juices flowing, have stuff worked up a little for when you’re ready to really get down to work on new material, have things for your songwriter/manager to flip onto Soundcloud to give people an idea of what’s ahead, you know.
Guso Drop (and 2&) was scheduled to perform at 11:00 a.m. as the opener-opener of this big ol’ idols-and-stuff event, but somebody involved in that process screwed up, and the fans weren’t being let into the performance area until the very last minute, and the stage wasn’t ready, and …
Fortunately, this is Guso Drop we’re talking about; they just improvised: Continue reading →
Among all of the brutal graduations of 2016, the departure of Guso Drop’s Saki from the group she’d help make into the underground’s heavyweight champions was understandably a sad loss for fans (and poor Boss didn’t seem to be taking it well, either). The final live with the group’s long-time center was, of course, a very fun show, and it also brought out an old friend and the new guns.
You may or may not be aware that there’s this band, right, that’s a bunch of young women with bags over their heads who are supposedly related to Guso Drop in some way. SO MYSTERIOUS! But JUNKIE’S, yeah, to say that morbid curiosity alone could compel one to want to get a look, that’d be one of those understatement things.
There’s some sad face for Guso Drop on the horizon, as Saki’s graduation looms (but we do get the three new members!). The show, however, never stops going on, as this lyric sheet they shared on Twitter would indicate:
As we got to see the other day, NEXT Shoujo Jiken’s kind-of-long-awaited first full album, OVER THE NEXT, was released yesterday, and Mai and company held a little release party and live performance at a diskunion store in Shimokitazawa. This is just some of the action: