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Can you recommend Japanese music that you’re currently listening to?

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I want to explore mo genres of music and I personally love the style and uniqueness that japan offers, if there is anyone you can recommend me list them down below! thank you much!! 

Aurea Granado Olivas

#1 Posted by AureaRea about 8 months ago
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I like Fukurou, Kujira, and Tanuki by Koukia.

~KKN

#2 Posted by Koukina about 7 months ago
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I've been getting into the City Pop genre from back in the day. There are a lot of artists that I can recommend like Mizuki Ohira who has a gorgeous voice btw. There are also a lot of bands out there that do not typically do the usual rock but there are some parts of it that combine the city pop sound with the usual rock. Of course, JPop will also be strong but the instrumentals and the mix with the voices just makes it work when it comes to Japanese music. Another band that I like is LUCKY TAPES which is a great sounding band and they have a great discography.

Aurea Granado Olivas

#3 Posted by AureaRea about 2 months ago
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Hakujitsu by King Gnu has been on repeat for me for the last few weeks. It's so good.

And Inferno by Mrs Green Apple, too.

But if you're looking for City Pop, Telephone Number by Junko Ohashi is pretty great (that whole album is fun).

#4 Posted by MarioCanFly about 2 months ago
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I like a lot of different genres, but Kenshi Yonezu is one of my favorite artists (he does a weird variety of stuff but I guess its like... rock pop..?), KANA-BOON (rock pop), POLKADOT STINGRAY (rock pop), and capsule (j-pop) from the early 2000's. 

 

I listen to a lot of video game music soundtracks as well haha!

~サラちゃん~ 

よろしくおねがいします.

#5 Posted by RiverGoblinGod about 2 months ago
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Columbus Ohio
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I reccomend giving 'Mata Kimi ni Aeru hi' a listen, makes me cry every time.

alana mogan

#6 Posted by alana mogan about 1 month ago
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26 Aug, 2020
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Japan
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When it comes to Japanese music. I have been enjoying listening to AKB48. Just something to listen to if you are not on a good mood. They have this charm that will definitely brighten up your day. Also, there are also a lot of great artists such as Kenshi Yonezo. Flamingo is a good one. It might not be obvious but there are a lot of great Japanese artists right now. Also, Uno Misako's lost is also a good one. You just need to explore the Japanese music industry and you'll see how fun their music videos are! good luck!

Utagawa Aki

#7 Posted by UtagawaAki about 1 month ago
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Try listening to Phantasmagoria, it's a visual kei band with some kote kei elements, and some powermetal elements.

 

Then, there's also Nightmare, the visual kei band,

12012,

The GazettE,

Sadie,

 

Those are all visual kei bands,

 

I am currently still checking out new bands, so, youtube is very fun to browse, you can find new things. :D

 

Edit: Diaura is also another visual kei band that I listen too, that I would recommend.

レゴシ

#8 Posted by 蠍 Baxtan Sasovous Aeryth about 1 month ago
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There are a lot of JPOP songs that I have in a random playlist. I’ve been searching for a while now about what kind of songs that I have but honestly, I have a shuffle playlist on YouTube that have been rotating over the past few months. It is nice to have given that I can find even more songs because of it and there are many recommendations that are seen on the platform as there are so many artists that are making their names known on the same platform that I am using to collate this kind of music.

#9 Posted by Marlon Johansson about 2 weeks ago

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