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  1. Ah man, I have really been neglecting Deshabillz. Anyone got any other good recommendations for mid 90's Kote Kei?  It seems most of the 90's Vkei I listen to are either late 90's or early 90's lol

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    2. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      I've listened to them a few times and I really need to try them out more!

    3. Ikna

      Ikna

      Some Suggestions (though some of them may also be from early 90s): DIE-QUÄR, Media-Youth, D≒SIRE, Silver~Rose, L'yse:nore, Canary, Speed-ID, Rapture, FANATIC◇CRISIS, Maschera, Kneuklid Romance, Romance for~


      Pretty sure there's plenty others, the early to mid 90s were the best time for VK, lots of great bands as the scene exploded and reached its peak.

    4. Peace Heavy mk II

      Peace Heavy mk II

      Kneuklid Romance [2] (haven't listened to their major era much, but their 2nd (?) vocalist material is some of my all-time vkei favorites)

      L'yse:nore [2] (although I think they're also late-90s).

      Canary [2] (they're basically Deshabillz with better vocals)

      Ti+Dee

      Penicillin (Penicillin Shock ~ Vibe albums should be what you're looking for)

      Sleep My Dear

      Blüe

  2. We deserve a Phantasmagoria revival, but with Shio from Hiskarea instead of Kisaki. 

    Of course that'll sadly never happen

    1. Peace Heavy mk II

      Peace Heavy mk II

      I don't think Riku or Jun really like K*$aki at the moment, so that's seemingly possible. They'd probably use Gotcharocka's bassist tho, instead of some random who hasn't been in a band for nearly 20 years.

  3. Tbh, for me, Kimi Wa Surudoku was a disappointment. You have so much potential, being it's the vocalists from Delta Ark and Gill'e Cadith, and yet it sounds like neither and in the decade and more they've existed, they've put out so little and now Karuna is retired. 

     

    That isn't to say I didn't enjoy some of their stuff. I did enjoy their work, although it is a bit poppy for my taste to listen to on the daily, and I do like that one song they released as Kegare. But man it could've been so much better. 

  4. Every day I think about the fact that I experienced myspace at its height and used it regularly... when I was 7 to 10. That really tells you how "well" I was parented lol

  5. Does anyone have cats that have weird music preferences? My bebby Faerie loves it when I play Javanese Gamelan music

    (obligatory picture of the baby)
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    1. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      Btw, this is the kind of music that always makes her light up lol

      We joke that she's secretly a Javanese Cat in a Domestic Shorthair body lol

    2. Total Saikou

      Total Saikou

      IDK if this counts but my cat stops sleeping and gets up to leave whenever I sing along to Diru or X Japan (she really hates my attempts at their ballads lol) 

    3. lei0418
  6. I'm thinking of scanning my Cuartet pics in better quality, and re-ripping my Gill'e Cadith CD so the files aren't so fucking HUGE

  7. I got GTA Vice City recently and I've been putting Japanese music into the game that fits with the atmosphere (mostly late 80's, early 90's Vkei), but I was wanting to ask, does anyone know any good 80's Japanese Hip Hop that would fit? Specifically the Afrika Bambaataa electro type stuff. Was that even a thing in Japan at the time?

    1. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      Oh and it doesn't actually have to be made in the 80's (I mean, I put Luna Sea and Kuroyume in my playlist) they just gotta have that sound if you know what I mean

  8. Who knew that Gulu Gulu would provide us what some of us wish DEZERT would provide to us? Holy fuck the new mini is awesome. It's not Kuroyuri, it's not Memento Mori, it's its own thing, but in a good way. Hearing Ai's voice again just makes me feel so happy. If my highschool days were filled with me jamming Kuroyuri and DEZERT, my young adult days will be spent jamming to Gulu Gulu and JIGSAW

    1. zombieparadise

      zombieparadise

      Can't wait to hear it !

    2. ricchubunny

      ricchubunny

      Super good, right? I love every song, but the ballads got a special place in my heart. 

    3. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      @ricchubunny Same here! I'm generally not one for ballads but oh boy, these are some amazing ones.

  9. Holy fuck Mama sounds way better than Morphine did. I'm pretty sure that's partially because Saki has input in their music, and by that I mean hes making them play old school Vkei lol

    1. saishuu

      saishuu

      that new song of theirs is a bop. I hope the rest of the mini is just as good

    2. patientZERO

      patientZERO

      I liked Morphine's first output, but they got old real fast, so I never checked out Mama. Maybe I'll give them a listen now.

  10. I just had my first EDS related dislocation. I was practicing vocals and my jaw went out of socket, but I managed to get it back in but it fucking hurts like shit.

    Note to self: Don't scream the lyrics to Banzai Ikare Kei by DEViL KiTTY so intensely

  11. According to facebook, someone reported my name, so I had to change it from Kanji/Chu Nom characters to Latin ones.

     

    Why the fuck would anyone do this though?

  12. I haven't listened to any new vocaloid music and IDK where to start or if I'll like it as much as the older stuff.

    Are there still vocaloid producers doing trance and eurobeat stuff like in 2008?

    1. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      Like, are there still vocaloid songs that sound like this? Or has this style completely faded out within the vocaloid community?

       

  13. What's with that style of production Yayoi (La'miss Fairy) did where both guitars would be crammed onto the right channel in certain parts of the song? 

    Why the fuck did Yayoi think it was a good idea? It literally just makes the song harder to listen with headphones because I can't fucking make out wtf the guitars are playing because one ear is trying to process both while the guitars and the other only hears fucking drums and bass. 

     

    Or in the case of Ogre by Cuartet, two guitars are crammed into the right channel while the left channel just has a really quiet version of the actual left guitar. But only during the riff. The rest of the song is normal I think

    1. diryangrey

      diryangrey

      i got this a few times on some tracks & in most cases it was a strange shitty rip

      like 最後の嘘 by alsdead - beautiful song imho from 2015 but i got used to hearing ALL guitars hard panned right; some other instruments + vocals hard panned left.
      listened to it like that for 4+ years and then a few months ago someone uploaded a FLAC here - totally reasonable normal easy to listen to mastering on that one.
      no idea how it happened tho but maybe phasing issues if someone's tried to do an analog rip.

    2. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      @diryangrey That could be a possibility, but the rip of Ogre by Cuartet I have is a lossless rip, and its conveniently only during the main riff. The rest of the song is normal, and the rest of the mini album actually sounds better and clearer for some reason. 

  14. Bosnian folk music sounds simultaneously like stereotypical Arabic/Persian/Turkish music, and like Russian folk music. Sums up Balkan music pretty well

    https://youtu.be/eMb3jWURFd0 

  15. That moment I actually found a handful of Baroque songs I like... ..but my favorite happens to be the one they released only on VINYL in 2002.

    1. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      And I get that today, vinyl is cool again, but imagine releasing a vinyl in 2002.

      As well, ironically, the song isn't one of their jazzier ones but is one of their few metal ones. Either way its fire and I wish rips without crackling existed

  16. From the few live videos of Ivys that I've seen,
    I can conclude they had amazing potential.. held back by the fact Saki sounds like a bosozuku with cotton in his mouth

  17. Eldorado managed to knock off every chord progression you could associate with old school Vkei, and I'm loving it

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    2. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      I never knew there was such a band out there that is so stereotypically Visual Kei. Well, minus the stereotype of bad vocals and  bad production lmao. 

      Well, at least stereotypical for the late 90s and early 2000s. 

    3. saishuu

      saishuu

      honestly if you don't like eldorado and at least their album "aula" AND this song you can leave this forum right at this minute

       

       

    4. nomemorial

      nomemorial

      aula is a top-notch album, i remember loving it when it came out. scored a cheapo copy on Third Stage back in the day and was super psyched. haven't organically thought about this band in years, but now i'm tempted to give it a spin again.

  18. Remember the time Nightmare did the Vkei equivalent of "Bbr bbr deng"?

     

  19. Indie Musician: *does some pose where he covers an eye*

    Preachers and neckbeards: OMG IT'S THE NEW WORLD ORDER!!!

    1. platy

      platy

      Jojofans: IT'S A JOJO REFERENCE!! 

  20. Microsoft's new update literally is trying to force Microsoft Edge up my ass.

    When I removed the desktop icon, it literally made another one!

  21. Band idea: Kote Kei band that wears Kimono and uses traditional Japanese instruments,

    but the stereotypical Kote-Kei speaking parts are traditional Japanese poetry

    1. Paraph

      Paraph

      wasn't this essentially kagrra,? or at least isshi's solo project before death 

    2. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      @Paraph Kinda? Except I was thinking more of  a La'Mule type band. Especially since Kon fucking loves those speaking-parts lol

  22. Cursed idea: A Begin Japanology episode on 90's Cult Classic Vkei bands.

    I love Begin Japanology, I love Kote Kei, but I imagine a Begin Japanology episode on Kote Kei would be cringey lmao

    1. Peace Heavy mk II

      Peace Heavy mk II

      only if it features an essay by @cvltic on the Yuuga vs. RES drama from 2002

    2. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      Oh lord. Imagine Peter Barakan trying to explain DEViL KiTTY.

      And being that shows like this always gotta tie old stuff into the current day, they'd probably also interview La'Veil Mizeria lmao

  23. Does anyone know what Kuro ex. Kuroyuri to Kage is doing now? I imagine he probably became a tattoo artist or something

    1. Takadanobabaalien

      Takadanobabaalien

      Both Kuro and K are bartenders. Working in kabukicho.

  24. I am no longer a teenager. Here's hoping this next year of my life is better than the last!

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    2. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      @Jun_ Thank you!

    3. monkeybanana4

      monkeybanana4

      Oh, happy birthday! (And welcome to adulthood? :P) Hope you have a great time and that things will be even better~

    4. Himeaimichu

      Himeaimichu

      @monkeybanana4 Thank you so much!

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