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.
j-pop megastar kyary pamyu pamyu talks us through her new album
Adventure through the imaginary kingdom that is ‘Japamyu’ -- track by track.
nyc’s coolest harajuku-inspired chinese dj made us a mix
Sun’s out, fun’s out! Thanks Alice Longyu Gao!
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.
rina sawayama explores the idea of our online self through her j-pop inspired rnb
Pretty, but sad inside is the constant conundrum of a filtered society, and one so expertly pop-packaged by Gen Y singer-songwriter-model and cyber-socialite Rina Sawayama.
kyary pamyu pamyu's superfans, straight up
This weekend, KOKO in Camden welcomed J-Pop princess Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to its stage, along with an eclectic mix of passionate fans. We headed down to meet the excited crowd before the show kicked off.
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.
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.
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...
sweeter than candy, better than cake, kyary pamyu pamyu is the no. 1 j-pop star!
Add sugar and spice and all things nice to slugs and snails and puppy dogs tails... that’s what Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is made of. At just 21 years old, little Kyary is one of Japan’s biggest pop stars and equal parts shiny, happy kawaii and gross stuff...