FAKY Releases Sexy M/V for ‘Bad Things’ English Version

Jpop’s fierce girl group FAKY has unveiled a tasteful music video for the English version of their song ‘Bad Things‘. You may remember this track from their debut EP Unwrapped. The 80’s dance influenced song showcases a sexier side to FAKY, where the ladies showoff their gorgeous bods and are embracing the wilder, sensual parts of relationships. Check it out below and stream Bad Things … Continue reading FAKY Releases Sexy M/V for ‘Bad Things’ English Version

Brazil Beats Mexico to Progress in World Cup 2018

Brazil has a lot to celebrate today, having defeated Mexico 2-0 in the quarterfinals for the 7th straight time. Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, forward for Paris Saint-Germain and the most expensive player at the moment, proved why as he scored one goal and assisted another to lead his country to victory. Brazil moves on to the final eight and will face either Belgium or Japan next.  … Continue reading Brazil Beats Mexico to Progress in World Cup 2018

Album Review: Koda Kumi’s W Face ~Outside~

Gosh. I can’t remember the last time I listened to a Koda Kumi album. Actually, I think the last one I purchased and listened to was JAPONESQUE. For some reason, her music hadn’t grabbed my attention since then, but after catching snippets of her latest double album release, specifically the Outside version, I must say I’m loving the sound of Koda Kumi once again. Maybe it’s … Continue reading Album Review: Koda Kumi’s W Face ~Outside~

FAKY Returns As Quartet

You guys remember Alternative Jpop group FAKY? Well, they went on a surprise hiatus shortly after the group’s debut, abruptly stopping promotions. The last release was a compilation of their previously released singles, which included former members Diane and Tina. Not sure why those girls left, but I must say I like the new addition: Akina. Beautiful California girl with an edge. I’m looking forward … Continue reading FAKY Returns As Quartet

New JRock Band Emerges

Meet UROBOROS, also known as Ouroboro from the Greek “ουροβóρος” it’s a symbol showing a snake eating his own tail creating with his own body a circular shape. The Uroboros symbolizes the eternal cycle of things, also the eternal effort, the eternal struggle of the futile effort, as the cycle begins again despite efforts to prevent it. The artists inside this secret project are Kurose Keisuke … Continue reading New JRock Band Emerges

FAKY Finally Unveils ‘Girl Digger’

After a long period of teasing and letting their fans wait with great anticipation, Japanese pop group, FAKY, has finally unleashed the music video for ‘Girl Digger’. First of all, I like the song and I like that their vocals are clear and far from theatrics. Good work. Check out the video and tell us what you think: Credits: Avexnetwork + faky.jp/index_e.php Continue reading FAKY Finally Unveils ‘Girl Digger’

Single Review: ‘Galaxy Supernova’ by Girls Generation

Release date: September 18th 2013 Label: Universal Music Japan Purchase: CDJapan | Amazon I haven’t listened to anything Girls Generation since the catchy English attempt, Boys. After that, I’ve been so out of the loop when it comes to SM Entertainment’s finest. Then boom! Galaxy Supernova lands on the front page of Youtube and I’m immediately pulled in. The song is spunky, energetic, addictive, tastefully … Continue reading Single Review: ‘Galaxy Supernova’ by Girls Generation

Thursday Melodies: “Always” by Superfly

I love me some Japanese rock, and of course, I love me some Superfly. Check out the music video for the band’s latest single ‘Always‘. I think the song’s awesome. Just listen with an open mind and bask in the melodies. Always comes from Superfly’s Best of Album, set to be released on September 25th 2013. be sure to support the band and purchase a … Continue reading Thursday Melodies: “Always” by Superfly

MASUMI in ’10’

The songstress not only took the time from her busy recording schedule to take on our traditional ’10’ quickies. Check out her genuine answers below: What is your one-line positive thinking mantra? I don’t have any , but whenever I’m stuck writing songs or whenever I’m at recording and stressed. I always try to think of the things I’m thankful for. I say ‘thank you’, … Continue reading MASUMI in ’10’

Thelma Aoyama Covers…

 

Have you ever loved a song so much you wondered what it would sound like had a female performed it? Well, Thelma Aoyama is giving you the chance to re-experience some of Pop music’s biggest hits. From Michael Jackson and Marvin Gaye, to Ne-Yo and a lovely duet with Brian McKnight; the Japanese r&b songstress did an extraordinary job at taking old hits and making them new, her way. Be sure to purchase My Covers when its released on November 14, 2012. Check out the samples below and tell us what you think: Continue reading “Thelma Aoyama Covers…”

Rurutia: The Blissful Rain

There’s hardly any information circulating about Japanese singer/songwriter Rurutia, hell that’s not even her real name, but you can’t deny that her authentic and beyond amazing music is quite a mouthful. Just listen to her thrilling and breathy vocals complimented by thought provoking words and you’ll find yourselves encapsulated in a warm atmosphere soothing for the heart and soul. Continue reading “Rurutia: The Blissful Rain”

Tokyo Girls Collection Fall/Winter 2012

  

The hippest fashion show in Japan returns with the baddest collections for Fall/Winter 2012. And once more, your adorable, edgy, bold, and eccentric celebrities along with some very lovely models take the runway to showcase all the latest designs from some really cool labels. Check out my favorites below: Continue reading “Tokyo Girls Collection Fall/Winter 2012”

May J. unleashes new single “Rewind”

Jpop urban songstress and friend of EY has unveiled her latest single “Rewind“, which also includes the hot collabo “Back To Your Heart” featuring Daniel Powter. Rewind is energetic, catchy, sexy, fun, and very much modern pop/dance. Check out the music video below and be sure to support this talented lady by purchasing her new single available now on iTunes or CdJapan.    New Single 『Rewind』 … Continue reading May J. unleashes new single “Rewind”

[Exclusive] Mayu Kanamori, telling stories through art

The first time I saw Mayu Kanamori was while watching a documentary called Tokyo Revealed. She was doing commentary on the city’s lifestyle and a brief description of her expertise appeared on the screen. The word that caught my eyes was ‘art’ so I just had to research more about Mayu. What I discovered was a creative, philosophical, and passionate woman dedicated to telling stories through art, in which her work will help others become more aware of important issues in society.

I was so fascinated that I immediately sought out getting in contact with the artist to have her on EY so that our readers can discover such a remarkable talent if they haven’t already. Now, I ask that you take some time to carefully go through this interview and Mayu’s very thorough answers. You might learn something. Continue reading “[Exclusive] Mayu Kanamori, telling stories through art”