Gesu tapped into the 2015 'band boom'

Music Dec 6, 2015

Gesu tapped into the 2015 'band boom'

by Ryotaro Aoki

"No one else but me is me," sings Gesu no Kiwami Otome.'s vocalist Enon Kawatani on the group's second single, "Watashi Igai Watashi Janai No." Released in April, this funky pop song with its straightforward, existential catchphrase delivered in Kawatani's trademark falsetto voice has ...

NHK announces 'Kohaku Uta Gassen' lineup

Music Nov 27, 2015

NHK announces 'Kohaku Uta Gassen' lineup

NHK released the lineup Thursday for the 66th edition of its annual "Kohaku Uta Gassen" yearend song contest. The contest, which airs on the network from 7:15 p.m. until 11:45 p.m. on Dec. 31, is set to include a total of 51 performing acts this ...