Music, Music Review

Kana Nishino: ‘LOVE It’ – Album Review

Released: November 15, 2017 (SME Records) Kana Nishino's music is always a bundle of fun, heartbreak, and filled with kawaii-realness. That's been a trend throughout her entire career. It's her brand; it's her offer to the J-Pop world. But what I enjoy about her music (sometimes) is the fact that it isn't so in your… Continue reading Kana Nishino: ‘LOVE It’ – Album Review

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Art Update: Final school exhibition celebration!

Hey guys, It's Liam! (no pun intended) So you may have seen my previous Art Update post regarding my addition of face and body painting, which I am regularly updating nearly every week on Instagram (and potentially on this website)! Now, I have some more cool exiting news... last night, I had held my second… Continue reading Art Update: Final school exhibition celebration!

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Art Update: Experimenting with face paints

Hey everyone, Liam here! So as you know, I have been constantly blogging about some of my favourite and new-released music/games/movies over the past months, but now I'm taking the time out to release some cool stuff I've been up to lately! Trust me, it's gon' be a couple posts long—so make sure to check… Continue reading Art Update: Experimenting with face paints

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Finally! Namie Amuro sells over one million copies of her new album + Final tour update

J-diva Namie Amuro has really defined ol' J-Pop land right now! The singer's new album Finally was released just six days ago, but according to Oricon and Billboard, it has sold over one million copies in Japan! This automatically makes it the best-selling album of the year so far—surpassing SMAP's final album SMAP -25 Years-—and is the first… Continue reading Finally! Namie Amuro sells over one million copies of her new album + Final tour update

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Namie Amuro: ‘Finally’ – Album Review

Released: November 8, 2017 (Dimension Point) While her retirement clock is continuing to tick, Japanese pop diva Namie Amuro has, yet again, decided to repackage her best singles into a massive greatest hits album. Trust me, it's not a rare occasion when you witness prominent acts such as Amuro-chan hand-pick each chart-bop, and put it… Continue reading Namie Amuro: ‘Finally’ – Album Review

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TWICE: ‘twicetagram’ – Album Review

Released: October 30, 2017 (JYP Entertainment) South Korean girl-group Twice have been in the game for a couple years now, serving out some infectious-as-F tunes and tight choreography. But their first studio album Twicetagram—uhuhh, a play on Twice and Instagram... duhh—comes out straight after the success of their Japanese debut a few months ago. Now I'm… Continue reading TWICE: ‘twicetagram’ – Album Review

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Ayumi Hamasaki: ‘A Complete: All Singles’ – Album Review

Released: November 8, 2008 (Avex Trax) I'm a bit of a random guy when it comes to iTunes, scrolling through the charts to see what's hot and not. You know, a typical week for me haha. As I scroll through, I somehow always see Ms. Ayumi Hamasaki. Even though she has yet to release another… Continue reading Ayumi Hamasaki: ‘A Complete: All Singles’ – Album Review

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Maroon 5: ‘Red Pill Blues’ – Album Review

Released: November 3, 2017 (222 / Interscope Records) On Red Pill Blues, it looks like Maroon 5 have decided to go full-circle on a record that smashes a variety of contemporary pop elements into one package. Truth be told, the album is probably their most accessible and polished work. Opening with the trippy pop-meets-funk number "Best 4… Continue reading Maroon 5: ‘Red Pill Blues’ – Album Review