Rarities: Yanakoto Sotto Mute – 8CM EP

The second in  series of short articles highlighting some of the rarer CDs that I have been able to acquire. This will be broken up into two section, at the top a little information about the recording and leading up to the sales of the CD. At the bottom will be a look at the CD and its packaging.

Today we will be looking at the first release by ヤなことそっとミュート (Yanakoto Sotto Mute) entitled 「8CM EP」.  It was released in August of 2016 by Crimson Printing.

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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

A Rose by any other name…..would be a Lily?

Well I woke up to this announcement from Yanakoto Sotto Mute on twitter a few hours ago

So what did I do? I played both Ep’s back to back to hype myself up for the eventual release time and now its finally here and boiii is it good!

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Yanakoto Sotto Mute to Release Photobook + DVD

Today ヤなことそっとミュート [Yanakoto Sotto Mute] announced they will be releasing a photobook +DVD called “BUBBLE FILM” to go along with their “LIKE A BUBBLE TOUR” which of course promotes their new album “BUBBLE”.

The book will be 34 pages of color photos and a DVD, which if I understand correctly is a sort of behind the scenes of the photoshoots for the book. It is available for pre-order at LOFTBOOKS, after April 5th it will be available at book stores all over Japan.

Official Website: http://yanakotosottomute.com/

Alt Idol Podcast Episode 1: Technical Difficulties

Well folks, here it is, the first in a line of many podcasts. Your humble hosts, Terry (Ramenshuriken), Garry (Idol is SHiT) and yours truly, John (Straight From Japan), do our best to bring you the news and other happenings from the world of alt idol. I think we do a pretty good job for a bunch of first timers, of course you will have to be the real judge. So put on your seat belts, it is sort of a bumpy ride.

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