Much like sora tob sakana, your art-rock alt-idols aren’t always going to be the right cup of tea for Homicidols.com, but I know how a lot of you guys dig on Oyasumi Hologram (as do I!), and they just had themselves a big one-man and I think that it’s appropriate to share the set:
Also to share the fact that they have a fan page on Facebook!
Who was it a little while back talking about OYSM’s songwriter saying that he doesn’t write idol music, but music for idols? I liked that, and it sums up not just Kanami and Hachigatsu-chan, but a lot of the stuff that’s starting to really get into nichier parts of the fandom, your projects that are, at their core, awesome musically and just so happen to have idols handling the vocals.
What kind of kills me, though, is how popular they probably should be, but aren’t. Yet. It just blows my mind that some of these idols are barely a blip in their home country, let alone internationally, when they’re doing some of the most interesting-but-accessible music that you’re going to find. If I had my druthers, I’d be packing up OYSM and You’ll Melt More! and There There Theres and a small army of lesser-known idol art projects and sending them on a tour of college campuses and marijuana dispensaries.
But anyway. Here’s some kind of radio spot I guess, which I only clicked in the first place because Negicco’s there with their faces crossed out, and that’s way too much: