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Sachiko Kanenobu

Appreciated mainly for a sensational standalone single album released in 1972, Sachiko Kanenobu became a cult amount in Japan’s vast psych-folk underground, in large portion because she vanished from the united states over the eve of her debut’s discharge. Signed as an adolescent towards the similarly precocious Underground Record Membership …

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RC Succession

RC Succession attended quite a distance off their humble beginnings as a higher college folk-rock trio, toiling through the ’70s as a comparatively obscure spirit/R&B music group before finally nailing it being a flamboyant, also provocative punk/glam act that predated visible kei by 2 decades, and motivated such J-rock legends …

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Jun Shibata

Jun Shibata, nicknamed Shibajun, is a J-pop singer who achieved moderate achievement over the country’s music picture with her soft ballads that tend to be entirely piano-based (she also offers a small number of upbeat paths that show details of light jazz). Shibata, who pens her personal music, debuted in …

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Echoes

The Echoes were a white doo-wop group from Brooklyn, NY, USA, that logged one Top 20 hit, ‘Baby Blue’, in 1961. The group contains Harry Boyle (b. 1943, Brooklyn, NY, USA), Thomas Duffy (b. 1944, Brooklyn, NY, USA), and Tom Morrissey (b. 1943, Brooklyn, NY, USA). Originally known as the …

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Beni Arashiro

Beni Arashiro is one of the bicultural pop idols around the roster of Japan record organization Avex. But unlike a few of her labelmates, Arashiro is usually completely bilingual. That, and PR stunts like registering to become the ambassador for the NFL in Tokyo, recommend she’s one eye set tightly …

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Bennie K

The hip-hop/R&B duo Bennie K were the first female urban project to break right into japan musical mainstream, their sunny rap tunes with catchy choruses spawning an enormous wave of followers within their wake. The music group was set up in 1999 in LA, of all areas, where in fact …

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Tokyo Jihen

Tokyo Jihen were formed by singer Shiina Ringo, who strove to produce a submit her profession, abandoning the showy picture and flamboyant pop she specialized in with her single work. The brand new strategy involved a far more stripped-down audio that got cues from rock and roll and soft jazz, …

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Porno Graffitti

Faithful ’80s rock devotees Porno Graffitti (named following an Severe album) enjoyed larger success within their indigenous Japan than perhaps might have been anticipated had they been a Traditional western band, because of the unyielding popularity which the music from the hair metallic decade has with Japanese listeners, sometimes in …

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Tackey & Tsubasa

A Japanese male “idol” duo beneath the leadership of impresario Johnny & Associates, Tackey & Tsubasa (Hideaki Takizawa and Tsubasa Imai) were originally backup dancers for additional organizations in the Johnny “steady” of pop organizations before finally obtaining solo places on a number of the bundle tours run from the …

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Tohoshinki

Produced by SM Entertainment in Korea as a typical boy group of sorts, Tong Vfang Xien Qi (also called Dong Bang Shin Ki and Tohoshinki, based on which country you are from) quickly became a respected front side in the “Hallyu” Korean wave of entertainment across Asia, comparable to the …

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