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BREAKING: K-Pop idol and Shinee singer Jonghyun passes away at age 27

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bc-PaMWHjuy/ UPDATED (19 Dec.): It has been announced that no autopsy will be conducted and the investigation of his death will soon conclude. As Seoul police confirm via several publications, Jonghyun had taken his own life with what is stated below in this article. A suicide note, written by the singer, was published by his… Continue reading BREAKING: K-Pop idol and Shinee singer Jonghyun passes away at age 27

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The Top 15 J-Pop Songs of 2017

From the infatuated continuation of tropical house music to the… well, over-infatuation of collaborations this year (no T no shade y’all…), 2017 has been a pretty damn solid year for music. And to commemorate the end of this glorious year, below I’ve picked some of my favourite tunes this years. This list includes all the… Continue reading The Top 15 J-Pop Songs of 2017

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The 25 Top Songs of 2017

From the infatuated continuation of tropical house music to the... well, over-infatuation of collaborations this year (no T no shade y'all...), 2017 has been a pretty damn solid year for music. And to commemorate the end of this glorious year, below I've picked some of my favourite tunes this years. This list includes all the… Continue reading The 25 Top Songs of 2017

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Namie Amuro tracks that should have been singles

As you all know, I created three MASSIVE lists of my favourite Namie Amuro singles from her entire career (which spans between 1992 to now). So, for a lil' extra summin' summin', I will be conducting a list of some of Amuro-chan's best non-single anthems because... well, why the hell not! Some of them missed… Continue reading Namie Amuro tracks that should have been singles

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Let’s look back at one of Namie’s most accomplishing and empowering recordings, “Contrail”

Released: May 29, 2013 (Dimension Point) As we all know (and if you don't, why the hell not, it should be a complete pop music emergency about now... the alarms have been ringing for months y'all haha) that Namie Amuro will be retiring next year. Yes y'all, a J-pop tragedy... Anyway, I've been wanting to… Continue reading Let’s look back at one of Namie’s most accomplishing and empowering recordings, “Contrail”

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Namie Amuro: ‘Feel’ – Album Review

Released: July 10, 2013 (Avex Trax) Feel was the first Namie Amuro album I really got into. I remembering purchasing the album single "Contrail" at the time, and after the announcement of Feel, I was actually quite anticipated for its release. No previews. No small lil' teasers on the sides. Just waited until the date came… Continue reading Namie Amuro: ‘Feel’ – Album Review

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E-girls: “Kitakaze to Taiyou” – Single Review

Released: December 6, 2017 (Rhythm Zone) So LDH girl-group E-girls are back with a new single titled "Kitakaze to Taiyou", which translates to "North Wind and the Sun". Ahhh, refreshing title, right? You would think that with their spark in ol' J-Pop world and their summery vibes would reflect on a single release like this… Continue reading E-girls: “Kitakaze to Taiyou” – Single Review