The Alternative Idol Podcast Ep. 5: Drollrum Please

Once again we are back with the best (only) English language podcast about Alternative Japanese Idol music on the internet! We chatted about the news of the week, some videos and I even think there might be a joke or two in there. We, Terry (Ramenshuriken), Garry (Idol is SHiT) and John  (Straight From Japan) always have something entertaining to say, and it might even be informative.

Oh, we also did a give-away. That was super fun.

In the news this week

  • All of the fallout from the WACK auditions
  • Details of BABYMETAL’s upcoming summer tour of Japan
  • DEADLIFT LOLITA announce their first US appearance at Anime Midwest in Chicago
  • Broken By The Scream add a new member and announce their first one-man show
  • Zenbu Kimi no Sei da, GANG PARADE and BiSH offer up previews of their upcoming releases

We also share our thoughts on MVs from Living Dead I Dolls, Mistress, Hachimitsu★Koutei, BILLIE IDLE and Malcolm Mask McLaren.

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The Alt Idol Podcast Ep. 4: This Podcast is WACK

After a one week break we are back with the fourth episode of the Alt Idol Podcast. Believe it or not, your very favorite personalities, Terry (Ramenshuriken), Garry (Idol is SHiT) and John  (Straight From Japan) had some things to talk about. I know, it is weird, right?

We also had a special announcement!!!! It is a GIVE-AWAY! Details in the podcast.

In the news this week

  • Zenbu Kimi no Sei da. song preview and CD release info
  • A recap of the first few days of the WACK auditions
  • BABYMETAL announce a headline show at the Palladium in LA
  • Yukueshirezutsurezure finally launch their international fanclub
  • NECRONOMIDOL add a ton of rarities to their online store
  • BiSH announce details of their upcoming CD releases

We also share our thoughts on MVs from The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY, CY8ER, Yanakoto Sotto Mute and DEADLIFT LOLITA.

Multiple audio formats available of all our podcasts at archive.org

We are now available on Stitcher and Pocket Cast

WACK EXHiBiTiON – What Happened

If you have been following the reports on the WACK Auditions this is the culmination of all the competition, all the running, all the hot sauce and lordy be, all the crying. For your viewing pleasure, here is the WACK EXHiBiTiON. Also included is Watanabe’s opening MC as well as the closing where you will find out what happened to our brave and enduring hopefuls is, of course, also included. So, let’s get on with it.

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WACK Audition – Third Dance Performance

After all the craziness during the individual PR videos, with all the crying, drinking weird stuff, solo skits and showing ones “talents”, we needed a bit of a break. Well, we did not get one. This dance performance was seemingly all or nothing, especially with one of BiSH’s best live songs already stolen from them. Today you are really in for a treat. We have video of each performance………. nice.

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WACK Audition – Second Dance Performance

After an eventful morning with the announcement of the first two eliminations, we were told later that there were a total of five girls gone. I do not know who the other three are yet. We will let you know in tomorrow’s morning recap.

I guess we will get on with it. The second dance performance went a little better than the first……..

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