Single Review: Deathroll – Why is Your Name on the Deathroll?

Deathroll is a Japanese solo black metal project, from singer/songwriter, musician and Iwaki native Kazuya Niitsuma. Today I will be reviewing his latest single ‘Why is Your Name on the Deathroll?’ which was released on March 18th 2022.  ‘Why is Your Name on the Deathroll?’ explodes forward heavy percussive beats, and hammering guitars blending together … Continue reading Single Review: Deathroll – Why is Your Name on the Deathroll?

Single Review: Hironobu Kageyama – Cha-La Head-Cha-La (with Bonus Review)

Hironobu Kageyama (景山 浩宣) is a Japanese singer/songwriter and musician from Osaka, Japan. He is sometimes called Kami (Kei) by his fans. Due to his long standing association with anime, including being an original member of the Anison (Anime song) band JAM Project he has also been dubbed the ‘Prince of Anime/Tokusatsu Songs’. As I … Continue reading Single Review: Hironobu Kageyama – Cha-La Head-Cha-La (with Bonus Review)

Whisky Basics

So full disclosure I am by no means an expert on whisky, it just happens to be a passion of mine, and this is more or less just an excuse to stretch my fairly limited by nonetheless enthusiastically gained knowledge on the subject. I also want to add that even among actual experts, the field … Continue reading Whisky Basics

Single Review: Leon Top – Devil’s Glass

Leon Top are a Japanese musical duo made up of twin sisters Mai and Yui Otsuka. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Devil’s Glass’ which was released on July 27th 2020.  ‘Devil’s Glass’ opens with a synthy harmonic vocalisation that merges with electronic notes as the track weaves forward, a perfect blend of the … Continue reading Single Review: Leon Top – Devil’s Glass

Single Review: Utada – Easy Breezy

So I initially came across the artist because Game Grumps talked about her during their Super Mario Galaxy playthrough, which you can check out here, I felt that perhaps the criticism was unfounded and wanted to check her track out for myself. Anyway Utada Hikaru (who is also known as Hikaru Utada or simply Utada) … Continue reading Single Review: Utada – Easy Breezy