Yes, Friends, Idol and Ska Can and Do Mix

We’ve all heard idol groups mess around with ska before, from Hauptharmonie going hard with it to BiSH managing to sound almost like Operation Ivy for a second. So of course it there’s at least one legitimate ska idol project:

The idol’s name is Miyu, and the project is fittingly called … wait for it … SKA iDOL-PROJECT. Continue reading


It Was Getting to Be Time for Some More Ska, Anyway, Hauptharmonie

I actually am human, and therefore occasionally susceptible to human things like illness, and I am feeling quite unpleasant these last several days. So thank you so much, Hauptharmonie, for injecting this little ball of energy into my morning.

Japanese circle pits are weird.

When your entire head and face and chest want to explode, sometimes the only solution is to skank it up!


How About a Little Alt-Idol Skacore to End Your Night?

This is XYZ-Party, who I started to notice on Twitter a little while back and then wound up on somebody’s Facebook page, and I’ve had them in my back pocket for a while as somebody to follow up on.

Here are their two we-booked-a-stage-for-this video recordings:

A good skacore song sounds like the most triumphant thing ever.

That’s great! I wish there were more to listen to! They’re also on Soundcloud with like no detail.

All I know for sure is that we all need more idols doing skacore, and that these idols doing skacore are some kind of relation to the Guso Drop family, much like our Adopt-An-Idols, PoroPoro Baroque.

If anybody knows more, please share!