Archive for the ‘Shojo Beat’ Category


Shojo Beat Music Awards 2007

March 22, 2007

The winner’s have just been announced.  Little disappointed with the results, no Beat Crusaders?


Nana Kitade – 45.2%


HYDE – 44.7%


Poplar – 47.1%


Ketchup Mania – 50.6%


AN CAFÉ – 55.1%


Tsu Shi Ma Mi Re – 73.4%


LiN CLOVER USA dates announced!

March 5, 2007

copied from myspace bulletin


Las Vegas, NV – March 4, 2007 – The powerful, dark Japanese rock band LiN CLOVER will make its USA debut at Sakura-Con 2007 in Seattle, WA, April 6-8, 2007.

Now the band has partnered with California-based promoters Shibuya Airwaves to add shows at Slim’s in San Francisco (April 11) with additional venues TBA in Las Vegas, NV (April 10) and San Jose, CA (April 12).

April 10
TBA – Las Vegas, NV
LiN CLOVER w/ (bands to be announced)

April 11
Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
LiN CLOVER w/ Tokyo Smog & Vomica

April 12
TBA – San Jose, CA
LiN CLOVER w/ Thee Out Mods & Foreign Telegram

Fans of LiN CLOVER and their founding members Ren & Nao (formerly of GacktJOB) will have their first chance to see this amazing, high-energy performance in America. Live performance video has been added to the band’s official MySpace page –

LiN CLOVER received a nomination for Best Japanese Rock Band in this year’s Shojo Beat Music Awards.

LiN CLOVER appears courtesy of


Shojo Beat Music Awards

February 24, 2007

Vote for your favorite Japanese artists for your chance to win cds from JapanFiles. There is also mp3 streaming for each artist. It would appear that JapanFiles is co-sponsering it as well since half of the artists nominated are theirs >.<


I voted for Beat Crusaders and limited express (has gone?)…