The Alternative Idol Podcast Ep.12: Fox Festival of the Void

We are really on a roll now, 6 weeks in a row…… feels good. Garry, Terry and John are back with all the idol news you want to hear, maybe some you don’t. There sure was a lot to talk about so let’s get on with it.

In the news this week:

  • You’ll Melt More!, BiS and Yukueshirezutsurezure all announce new singles.
  • Checkmate and Zekkyou Suru 60-do announce mini-albums.
  • Zenbu Kimi no Sei da announce updated versions of their past 2 studio albums, plus preview Togaren’s solo song
  • Broken By The Scream hit the recording studio.
  • Official details of NECRONOMIDOL’s European tour are announced.
  • BABYMETAL announce details of their “Big Fox Festival”.
  • Kikukawa Yukino suspends her activities with Alloy due to health reasons.
  • Mistress gain a new member, plus announce “MistFest” festival.
  • BiSH preview 2 songs from their upcoming “GiANT KiLLERS” release.

We also share our thoughts on MVs from DEADLIFT LOLITA, Yamiame and CLOCK & BOTAN.

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The Alternative Idol Podcast Ep.9: LoL Icons

Four weeks in a row, must be some sort of record. Here comes your favorite alternative idol podcast. Your hosts Garry, Terry and John are back one more time to talk about all kinds of idol news. I think there is even some discussion about some music videos as well. It is a super packed show.

In the news this week:

  • Mistress and Malcolm Mask McLaren announce the departure of a member.
  • Zenbu Kimi no Sei da release a solo song for Megumi.
  • CY8ER shoot a music video.
  • Yukueshirezutsurezure / Not Secured, Loose Ends are touring Canada THIS WEEK.
  • NECRONOMIDOL announce a mysterious new solo project for one of their members.
  • Living Dead I Dolls get ready to debut some new songs and outfits.
  • CDJapan lift their export ban on BiSH merchandise…for now at least.
  • Maison book girl announce a new single with a July 19th release date.
  • Broken By The Scream to start performing mini-lives via Showroom next month.

We also share our thoughts on MVs from Haruno Megumi, Mikazuki Maria, BiS, Kikkawa You and 969.

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

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

Yukueshirezutsurezure Drops Some Live Video on YouTube

Here is something not many have seen video of, ゆくえしれずつれづれ [Yukueshirezutsurezure], or as they say in English “Not Secured, Loose Ends”, live. The group has been notoriously protective of live videos and usually keep most of them off the internet. It looks like in preparation for their upcoming Canadian visit they are starting up the hype train with a handful of goodies……………

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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

Yukueshirezutsurezure Premium Fan Club Opens

As we told you a while ago, ゆくえしれずつれづれ (Yukueshirezutsurezure), or in the lame English translation, Not Secured, Loose End, has a fan club web site. Well, they finally opened their premium area. It is pretty nice in there, fancy, high definition concert footage, with a live band even. At the moment it is pretty sparse but it has been open less than 24 hours.

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Zenkimi Is At It Again

It seems that every time a Codomometal artist has a release upcoming they kind of suck all the fun out of getting the actual release. So ぜんぶ君のせいだ。( Zenbu Kimi no Sei da.) does it again, and not even a day of rest. This one is slightly less denpa than yesterday’s offering. As usual just a two hour window.

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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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Yukueshirezutsurezure Launches Fansite and More

ゆくえしれずつれづれ [Yukueshirezutsurezure], a favorite of some readers here has just made some pretty big announcements. They have done what a lot of alt-idol groups need to do. Launch an English language website for the benefit of their foreign fans.  The site is called Not Secured, Loose Ends Official Fan Site. Go check it out and don’t forget to sign up for the newsletter.

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Yukueshirezutsurezure Tries to Sneak a Song In

Here we are again, another Codomomental group giving us a 2 hour window to test drive one of their tunes. This time it is ゆくえしれずつれづれ (Yukueshirezutsurezure) and the track is 「我我」 off the upcoming release MISS SINS. So make sure you get a couple good listens in before it is gone.

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