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Charli XCX – SuperLove

Even though Charli XCX just released her debut album ‘True Romance’ a little bit earlier this year she’s already working on the next album with “SuperLove” being one of those new songs that we can look forward to.  As you … Continue reading

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Mirror Kisses – Team Follow (18 Carat Affair Re-Freak)

Continuing on with tonight’s nostalgia overload tour, I give you this 18 Carat Affair remix of Mirror Kisses “Team Follow”.  The remix chops up the vocals and then bathes everything in this warm, fuzzy, slightly distorted sound that you would … Continue reading

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The xx – Angel (live in Tokyo)

Chillout Sunday continues with a quiet, intimate and beautifully fragile live performance of “Angel”, the first song off of The xx’s new album, ‘Coexist’, recorded in a Tokyo hotel room. This love song is guaranteed to warm even the coldest … Continue reading

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Chairlift – I Belong In Your Arms (Japanese version)

So Chairlift re-recorded their song “I Belong In Your Arms” in Japanese, which for most bands would result in something horrific and ungodly being produced, but instead, beyond all odds, they somehow managed to make the song sound even better. … Continue reading

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Genki Sudo presents World Order – 2012

Genki Sudo is back with a new single and another amazingly cool video. Warning: This video has been known to cause extreme cases of happiness and as a consequence it may in fact brighten your day. People who do not … Continue reading

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Girls’ Generation – Gee (parody)

You might remember way back when I posted the video for Girls’ Generation’s wildly addictive K-Pop song “Gee”. Well now a Japanese group calling themselves Shōwa Generation have mocked the video by playing up the fact that “Girls Generation” in … Continue reading

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きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ – PONPONPON

Are you ready to have your mind blown? In terms of J-Pop “PONPONPON” is actually a pretty catchy song, but, my God, is the video weird. Seriously, Japan, WTF? According to Google Translate, きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ means “Pamyupamyu carry over”, although have … Continue reading

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Jesse Ruins – Sofija

Tokyo-based Jesse Ruins makes droned out synth dream pop in the same vein as M83. It’s the perfect music for chilling out on a warm summer’s evening. JESSE RUINS – SOFIJA directed by Tim O’Sullivan from Hidden Horizons on Vimeo.

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Genki Sudo presents World Order

I have a soft spot in my heart for J-Pop. Sure, most of it is soulless junk, but the Japanese do like to be the weirdest people in the world and from time to time that produces some real gold. … Continue reading

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Reason #1,278 to Love the Japanese

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