Nov 12, 2015

Entry form downloads for Tokyo Olympic emblems top 52,000

The entry form for submitting new emblem proposals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games has been downloaded more than 52,000 times, organizing committee officials said Thursday. The selection of the new emblems has attracted significant attention, Ryohei Miyata, chairman of the organizers’ ...

Metoronori 'Veil'

Jan 14, 2014

Metoronori "Veil"


Time will tell whether “Veil” sounds good come warmer months, but right now it’s the perfect album for winter. Tokyo artist Metoronori’s third full-length album appeared online in the middle of last week, when the wind blew especially cold. With the heat cranked up ...

May.e 'Mattiola'

Jun 20, 2013

May.e "Mattiola"


Thousands of people have uploaded videos of themselves to YouTube playing acoustic covers of well-known songs. Armed with a guitar, a voice and dreams of viral stardom, the covers tackle everything from contemporary pop to hip-hop, and more often than not are done with ...