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Recent Releases: April 1 Digest
Friday, April 3, 2015 at 11:56am in New Releases

Recent Releases: April 1 Digest

While many of us were running around, pulling pranks and getting pranked, it looks like some of our beloved bands were busy, busy, busy! The number of releases on April 1 is no joke! In this release digest, we have seven new releases for you, featuring bands ADAPTER, BugLug, Fixer, Kiryu, MEJIBRAY, Memento Mori and Rice.

The one man band ADAPTER,  [福助(Fukusuke) and his support members), released a new album on April 1. The album, 「籠/中/鵺。」(Kago/Naka/Nue.), contains twelve tracks for ¥3,200, four of which are new songs. Check out the details!

ADAPTER Kago Naka Nue
ADAPTER – 「籠/中/鵺。」(Kago/Naka/Nue.)
CD Only/ 12 Tracks/ ¥3,200
1.) 音乃遊戯。2015 (Otono Yuugi. 2015)
2.) 籠/中/鵺。(Kago/Naka/Nue)
3.) 夢 (Yume)
4.) フルスマイル (FULL SMILE)
5.) 僕は影 (Boku wa Kage)
6.) ロックンロール (ROCK ‘n’ ROLL)
7.) 僕の未来が現在になる (Boku no Mirai ga Genzai ni Naru)
8.) 番い (Tsugai)
9.) 本能モジュール (Honnou MODULE)
10.) 僕のルール (Boku no RULE)
11.) 僕に幸あれ (Boku ni Sachi are)
12.) ぷかりと浮かぶ月の様に (Pukari to Ukabu Tsuki no You ni)

 

BugLug wishes you a happy birthday…that will kill you? Their 2nd album, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY KILL YOU”, was released last Wednesday! “HAPPY BIRTHDAY KILL YOU” comes in two types–regular edition and limited edition, respectively. The regular edition is available for ¥3,000 and the limited edition is available for ¥8,241! That’s quite the gap between the prices! What makes the limited edition so special? Take a look at the details and you’ll see why:

BugLug HB Kill U Reg
BugLug – “HAPPY BIRTHDAY KILL YOU” Regular Edition
CD Only/ 16 Tracks/ ¥3,000
1.) B.J
2.) Cameraman
3.) TRAUMA
4.) HICCHAKA×MECCHAKA
5.) 猿 (Saru)
6.) 毒蜘蛛 (Doku Kumo)
7.) ホームシック。 (HOMESICK.)
8.) ZANGE
9.) 芸術的思想家の片鱗 (Geijutsu teki Shisouka no Henrin)
10.) 骨 (Hone)
11.) HAPPY BIRTHDAY KILL YOU
12.) 虫酸、走る (Mushizu, Hashiru)
13.) ENMA
14.) JUGEMU
15.) TIME MACHINE
16.) ASOVIP (通常盤のみ収録)

BugLug HB Kill U Lim
BugLug – “HAPPY BIRTHDAY KILL YOU” Limited Edition
CD+2 DVDs/ 15 Tracks/ ¥8,241
1.) B.J
2.) Cameraman
3.) TRAUMA
4.) HICCHAKA×MECCHAKA
5.) 猿 (Saru)
6.) 毒蜘蛛 (Doku Kumo)
7.) ホームシック。 (HOMESICK.)
8.) ZANGE
9.) 芸術的思想家の片鱗 (Geijutsu teki Shisouka no Henrin)
10.) 骨 (Hone)
11.) HAPPY BIRTHDAY KILL YOU
12.) 虫酸、走る (Mushizu, Hashiru)
13.) ENMA
14.) JUGEMU
15.) TIME MACHINE
[DVD – Disk 1]
+HAPPY BIRTHDAY KILL YOU -Music Clip-
+Making-of/Off-shots
[DVD – Disk 2]
+BugLug ONEMAN TOUR 2014 FINAL「寿限夢~音楽のすゝめ~」(Kotobuki Kiri Yume~Ongaku no Osusume) 2014.11.30 TOKYO DOME CITY HALL

If you like small up-and-coming indie bands, Fixer is the band for you! Last Wednesday they released their 3rd single, “PARADOX”. “PARADOX” comes in two types, and both are available for ¥1,000. Fixer is having their first oneman ever at SHIBUYA REX, so if you like what you hear, and if you’re in the area, go check them out at Shibuya later this month on April 18!

FIXER Paradox A

Fixer – PARADOX Type A
CD only/ 3 Tracks/ ¥1,000
1.) White and Black (Prologue)
2.) PARADOX
3.) Libido

FIXER Paradox B
Fixer – PARADOX Type B
CD only/ 3 Tracks/ ¥1,000
1.) White and Black (Prologue)
2.) PARADOX
3.) Verity

Fun fact: a kitsune is said to be more powerful the more tails it has! What does this have to do with visual kei? Well, Kiryu has released an all powerful kitsune with not nine, but ten tails! Kiryu released their 13th maxi single,「九尾」(Kyubi), on April 1st. Following the trend of previous releases, 「九尾」(Kyubi), is available in not just nine, but ten types. For you faithful fans of Kiryu who want to buy all ten types, CDJapan says kudos to you! Buy all types in one transaction from CDJapan and receive a B2 sized poster of the band. Check out the details:

Kiryu Kyubi 1 Limited A
Kiryu – 「九尾」(Kyubi) Limited A
CD+DVD/ 1 Track/ ¥1,000
1.) 九尾 (Kyubi)
+ 九尾 (Kyubi) Music clip and off-shot

Kiryu Kyubi 2 Limited B
Kiryu – 「九尾」(Kyubi) Limited B
CD+DVD/ 1 Track/ ¥1,000
1.) 九尾 (Kyubi)
+ 九尾 (Kyubi) Multi-Angle PV

Kiryu Kyubi 23 Mahiro KurosakiKiryu Kyubi 5 Hiyori Isshiki Kiryu Kyubi 6 Junji Tokai
Kiryu Kyubi 4 Takamasa Kujo Kiryu Kyubi 3 Mitsuki Sakai
Kiryu – 「九尾」(Kyubi) Band Member Editions
Mahiro Kurosaki, Hiyori Isshiki, Junji Tokai, Takemasa Kujo, Mitsuki Sakai
CD only/ 1 Track/¥500
1.) 九尾 (Kyubi)
+Booklet included. Booklet differs depending on which type you buy.

Kiryu Kyubi 7 Regular H Kiryu Kyubi 8 Regular I Kiryu Kyubi 9 Regular J
Kiryu – 「九尾」(Kyubi) Limited Type H, Type I, Type J
CD Only/ 2 Tracks/ ¥500
1.) 九尾 (Kyubi)
H.) 後ノ今宵 (Ato no Koyoi)
I.) 鬼ノ傀儡 (Oni no Kugutsu)
J.) 露一筋  (Tsuyu Hitosuji)

Those who attended MEJIBRAY’s most recent tour, “THE THEATRICAL SHOW” got a sweet preview of the band’s 12th single, 「ネペンテス」(NEPENTHES). The single comes in three different types! If you buy from CDJapan, the two limited edition types comes with a B2-sized promotional poster that is autographed by the band. Let’s take a look at the details:

MEJIBRAY Nepenthes Reg
MEJIBRAY – 「ネペンテス」(NEPENTHES) Regular Edition
CD Only/ 3 Tracks/ ¥1,500
1.) ネペンテス (NEPENTHES)
2.) 原罪の林檎 (Genzai no Ringo)
3.) 砂に還りしキミ走る (Suna ni Kaeri shi Kimi Hashiru)

MEJIBRAY Nepenthes A
MEJIBRAY – 「ネペンテス」(NEPENTHES) Type A

CD+DVD/ 2 Tracks/ ¥2,000
1.) ネペンテス (NEPENTHES)
2.) 原罪の林檎 (Genzai no Ringo)
+Music Video

MEJIBRAY Nepenthes B
MEJIBRAY – 「ネペンテス」(NEPENTHES) Type B
CD+DVD/ 2 Tracks/ ¥1,800
1.) ネペンテス (NEPENTHES)
2.) 原罪の林檎 (Genzai no Ringo)
+「2014/9/25 Zepp Divercity Tokyo」Live Pictures

Sadly, メメント・モリ (Memento Mori) disbanded after their last live on August 17, 2014 at Birth SHINJUKU. If you missed out, no worries! It looks like their last live DVD is released on Cross Cat, and CDJapan. However you have to make a special request for the item on CDJapan, so make sure you read over the protocol for requesting a special item on CDJapan!

Memento Mori Last Live DVD
Memento Mori – 「お涙頂戴、別れ唄に終焉の儀。」 (Onamida Choudai, Wakare-Uta ni Shuuen no Gi)
DVD Only/ 21 Setlist/ ¥6,000

SE.) 共鳴余興 (Kyoumei Yokyou)
1.) 菊ノ傘ト籠女唄 (Kiku no Kasa to Kagome Uta)
2.) 桜火淡き、五月雨に。(Sakura ka Awaki, Samidare ni)
3.) 性悪リンダ (Seiaku LINDA)
4.) 快楽ノンフィクション (Kairaku NONFICTION)
5.) MERRY CHAINSAW
6.) 女郎屋 (Jyorouya)
7.) 花魁蝶楼 (Oiran Chou-rou)
8.) 乱歩絵図ノ子守歌 (Ranpo Ezu no Komori Uta)
9.) 万国、赤紙令状。(Bankoku, Akagami Reijou)
10.) 朱雀 (Suzaku)
11.) ハイカラ音頭 (HIGH COLLAR Ondo)
12.) お七妖艶恋緋桜 (Oshi Youen Koi Hiou)
13.) 所詮私は、迷子の花一匁。(Shosen Watashi wa, Maigo no ichi monme)
14.) 赤い棘 (Akai Toge)
15.) 君影草 (Kimi Eisou)
16.) 冬将軍 (Fuyu Shougun)
17.) ひとりぼっち (Hitori bocchi)
18.) お座敷遊びと粋なタブー (Ozashi Asobi to Iki na TABOO)
19.) ザクロの詩~いろはにほへと~ (Zakuro no Shi~Iroha ni Ho He To~)
End SE.) 火の見櫓 (Hi no Miseyagura)

And last but not least, rice released their sixth album, Genesis. Genesis includes a few remastered versions of their older songs, like Fake Star! Unfortunately they don’t have any previews up, but you could always take a look at the details before you buy:

rice genesis
rice – Genesis
CD+DVD/ 11 Tracks/ ¥3,000
1.) Air-variation-
2.) Fake star
3.) Gleam
4.) Plasma
5.) Kagome
6.) Scape[goat] 7.) to you-Gospel ver.-
8.) Tera
9.) Never
10.) Asterisk
11.) STAY

Have you picked up any of the releases already? Or maybe you’d like to now? Let us know which ones!

 

Sources: OHP

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