The Alt Idol Podcast Ep. 28: Never Mind The Box Set

Anyone having a rough time after last night? Sit back, relax and have yourself a nice ong listen to this weeks podcast. Garry, Terry and John have a bit of a chat about all the alt idol stuff that has happened since the last one. There were a couple really interesting bits.

In the news this week:

  • Kaneko Rie debuts her new solo project trolleattroll.
  • Former Guso Drop member Waka also announces a new solo project.
  • Ogura Karin announces her graduation from There There Theres.
  • Mistress are back in the recording studio.
  • Former Checkmate member Emiri joins Wonder Weed.
  • Gokigen Teikoku announce that they’re recruiting members for a new group.
  • The results of the WACK election are announced.
  • Candye♡Syrup announce a new mini-album.
  • JyuJyu also announce a new mini-album.
  • Gokigen Teikoku announce the DVD release of their 2nd one-man live.
  • CY8ER announce the release of their debut album.
  • BABYMETAL announce another overpriced Blu-Ray box set.
  • PassCode announce the release of their first photobook.
  • Sora Tob Sakana preview their new song “Eikaku na Nichijou”.
  • BURST GIRL tease rehearsal footage of a new song.
  • CHICKEN BLOW THE IDOL also tease a new song that they are rehearsing.
  • Candye♡Syrup preview “Sweet Suicide” from their upcoming mini-album

We also share our thoughts on MVs from You’ll Melt More!, Himekyun Fruit Can, PiGU, CY8ER, Panda Mic and trolleattroll.

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The Alt Idol Podcast Ep.16: What Production Budget?

Garry, Terry and John are back for a second week and shooting for a record streak of consecutive episodes. This week we talk about all kinds of stuff, new, old and other. Get yourself a cold beverage and have a listen.

In the news this week:

  • JyuJyu add two new members to their ranks.
  • Gokigen Teikoku are holding a contest for YOU, yes you to create their new MV.
  • Idol supergroup NATASHA are returning to perform at TIF with some new songs.
  • TeddyLoid and Aina the End’s latest collaboration “Break the Doors” is released.
  • Yukueshirezutsurezure announce details of their upcoming single and preview a demo of its a-side.
  • Zenbu Kimi no Sei da show off a remastered track from their upcoming double album reissue.
  • Codomomental debut a new group called Kakuriyo Terror Architect.
  • GARUDA is John’s latest new find.

We also share our thoughts on MVs from DEADLIFT LOLITA, Oyasumi Hologram, BILLIE IDLE, You’ll Melt More! and ・・・・・・・・・.

We are now available on Stitcher, Pocket Cast, Google Play Music and iTunes.

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

The Alternative Idol Podcast Ep.11: SOCiALiSM Did not work

Garry, Terry and John are back one more time to talk about all kinds of idol news. Garry and Terry chat about some stuff, John had some beers and news was discussed. It was a good time, well, it always is.

In the news this week:

  • BiS preview the b-side from their upcoming “SOCiALiSM” single (and also ban lifting at their shows).
  • BiSH, CY8ER and Uijin all announce details of their upcoming releases.
  • NECRONOMIDOL announce a London show.
  • Zenbu Kimi no Sei da preview a solo song for Mene.
  • Jyu Jyu lose a member.
  • Cureadd a member.
  • Living Dead I Dolls get a new look, announce a one-man live and a weekly concert series.

For some reason there was not a single video release this week, weird.

We are now available on Stitcher, Pocket Cast, Google Play Music and iTunes.

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

A Graduation From JyuJyu Announced

It looks like graduation season is still in full swing. I figured it might be over, boy was I wrong. I really started to enjoy JyuJyu in a big way when they relaunched in July 2016 with two new members joining Neu-chan. Those members were Minoru and Miori. Along with them soon came the release of ノロイハジメ (Noroi Hajime) and the video for the title track. I am sure we can all remember that. Today there is a bit of sad news.

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JyuJyu – Black Thread MV

Well, here they are, じゅじゅ [JyuJyu], with their new video, 「黒糸」. I was wondering when we would find out what this little video clip was all about. Now we know, it is another great video from the cursed idols. Now it is not as cinematic as their previous offering, but it is very good in its own way. I want to know where all the chair footage is, like seen in the short clip.

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Quickie: JyuJyu MV Shoot

So I am going to try out a bit of a new style of story, the quickie. These will be short bits with only a little content. They will later be expanded as more information comes along. So, on with the story.

It looks as if JyuJyu is shooting an MV. Information is scant at the moment. I am assuming that it is for the title track from the new release, 黒糸 [Black Thread]. While it does look a little brighter than the last video they gave us, only time will tell what we will really get. When we get a little more information we will let you know.

So far all we have is this little video clip.

Official Website: http://jyujyu.info/

JyuJyu…… Please Just Take My Soul

Have ever woken up to the feeling of your very essence being sucked from your body by a malevolent outside force? We neither have I, but good old Terry did let me know the JyuJyu has released the other two tracks from their upcoming single. Oh man, this is going to be quite the release and I for one can not wait. Lets see what we have here. I am going to go through all three tracks…… yeah I already told you about the previous release last week, I think you will live though.

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