J-Pop

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perfume are still japan's most experimental girl group

Ahead of their Coachella performance, the J-Pop group tell i-D about their new album 'Future Pop' and why they've never embraced kawaii.
Ilana Kaplan
1.10.19
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j-pop megastar kyary pamyu pamyu talks us through her new album

Adventure through the imaginary kingdom that is ‘Japamyu’ -- track by track.
Frankie Dunn
10.16.18
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crazy japanese band wednesday campanella use wikipedia to help them write songs

They were the only Japanese act to play Tyler’s Camp Flog Gnaw festival and their frontwoman recently rolled across a sweaty Hong Kong crowd in a giant hamster ball. After the latter set, we met singer Kom_I for a chat over pastel-coloured mochi.
Douglas Greenwood
12.7.17
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​danny l harle’s guide to j-pop

The PC Music star gives us a breakdown of the influences he’s drawn from the turbo charged music and gleaming aesthetics of J-Pop, from Yellow Magic Orchestra to Kyary Pamyu Pamyu.
Ian McQuaid
5.21.16
Music

may j puts both the j and the pop in j pop

May J is the J Pop meets R&B superstar who has been taking over the Japanese charts ever since she hit her first note.
Tish Weinstock
7.15.15
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the intangible tone of multiplatinum, j-pop girl group, perfume

Perfume performed in New York City for the first time on Saturday with a sold-out show at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The concert concluded their World Tour 3rd, following last month’s release of their album LEVEL3 (Bonus Edition) through the label...
i-D Team
11.24.14
Music

The Importance of J-Pop with Rainbow Chan

Sweet exteriors give way to darker intents with Sydney's favourite pop-chameleon Rainbow Chan.
Lucy Jones
11.20.14