Melt Brain? Melt Music

Unless you’re a regular Weekender-er, folks, chances are that you haven’t heard of melt music or their previous incarnation as JoanJoan. After having debuted I guess round about a year and a half ago, coming out of the excellent Osaka chika scene, they’ve had ups and downs and through it all they’ve been a projected that I personally held in very high esteem and supported as much as one can support a barely-there creative venture from a bazillion miles away.

And now maybe you can get into them too! They just dropped a couple of tracks onto Soundcloud yesterday. This is good:

This is better: Continue reading

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It’s a Crucial Time for a JOANJOAN Update

I’ve been sitting here with my finger twitching over this stuff from Yet Another of Maniac’s Favorite Recent Discoveries JOANJOAN for several weeks, and I really just can’t wait anymore. Plus, what I’m waiting for might not ever actually make it to fruition, and then won’t I be the one with egg on my face? And you’ll be the ones who probably didn’t learn some additional info about JOANJOAN because I can practically guarantee that you’re not following them yet!

So to preface, the really important news is that there’s this new digital single available:

It’s so up my alley that I may as well give it its own permanent address

I’m not sure that we’ll reach MV territory for it, hence the low-context post. Just trust me on this one — if you like your stuff digital and loud and idol, you’ll probably dig it. Continue reading

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Stop Every Damn Thing You’re Doing and Get into JOANJOAN

It started innocently enough:

Well that’s a hell of a name. I wonder– Continue reading

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