And speaking of things that people are all HEY YOU JERK YOU NEED TO DO SOMETHING WITH THIS about, I submit to you not a new maturation of idol rock, but a new realization of kawaiicore that’s presently* giving vigorous side-eye to all who’ve come before:
Update: Jordan with the info!
You guys who are bigger fans of Hirano* Yuri than me (Jordan, I’m looking in your direction), help me out. She added this rocking little corker to Soundcloud last night, and I don’t recall having heard it before, but that apparently doesn’t mean anything because I miss lots of stuff:
I mean, I don’t even have an analog for that much bounce. Supergrass, but with the singer from Letters to Cleo? No idea. Continue reading
I think all of us were pleased that the lovable ex-bears of ayumikurikamaki made a bit of a return to form for their “Goma slipper” single, from the sound to the fun attitude of the video. The release itself happened last Wednesday, but they put out this additional MV for the B-side, and yes, ayukuma, thank you:
I don’t always associate the bears with pop punk, but it’s basically tailor made for them. Continue reading
I had been sitting on this little video for about a week, and then was going to hold it longer for reasons explained below, but the other teenie pop punk idol news of the day is awful, and I thought, Who better to be the balm right now?
Have you ever wondered what shows at POP iD are like? Like, PiGU isn’t going to suddenly stop being extremely idol and performing for like 30 minutes max; there’s got to be other stuff going on.
Well, now we know some of it!
I had at least three moments where I stopped trying to understand
I don’t know if it’s because I got up really early and then late, or because I’m telecommuting and don’t have the usual “MANIAC COME HELP WITH THIS PLEASE” at work to distract me, but today feels like it needs to end at any time, and it’s still only noon.
So you know what can help with that? Some friggin’ PiGU, that’s what.
I’m loving that The Spunky are basically validating everything about this wacky site by having their official Twitter go about half-in on English lately. In addition to that, they’re also sharing live snips:
Music can connect all heart! It seems to be magic! So that happiness may be spread in all over the world! pic.twitter.com/uZytggBKD0
— THE SPUNKY OFFICIAL (@THE_SPUNKY_) April 29, 2016