What kind of qualia will Qualia’s music have? This Tokyo-based band began activities this September with their first live, and the limited release of their first demo.
First, let’s introduce the members; not all of them are new faces to Visual Kei.
Other Projects: Pink-Tribal
Name: Kiriko (キリコ)
Name: Mizari (ミザリ)
Part: Guitar, Synth Guitar
Past Projects: 感染DESPAIR (Kansen Despair), LIRAYNA
Also, a 4th member called HINA is currently on support bass. Qualia is currently looking for drummers, so if you’re interested check out their site.
The band began with their first live on September 7th at Ikebukuro Black Hole. Their first demo, 「XXX連鎖」(XXX Rensa) was sold at this live, and is only available at their concerts. It is limited to 1 CD per person and is signed, with a serial number. It contains only one track, the title track, and costs 500 yen. They sell a limit of 50 copies at each show.
They are currently touring, so if you’re in the area, why not check them out?
November 28th @ Ikebukuro Ruido K3
Open: 4:00, Start: 4:30. Advance ticket: 2500 yen, Day of: 3000 yen.
Bands: Qualia / Geese Purple / Sessions / Other
November 30th @ Urawa Narciss
Open: 4:30, Start: 5:00. Advance ticket: 2500 yen, Day of: 3000 yen.
Bands: Qualia / -jiji- / Shogun Opainosuke / Middineett / Other
December 8th @ Urawa Narciss
Open: 4:30, Start: 5:00. Advance ticket: 2500 yen, Day of: 3000 yen
Bands: Qualia / RAVI / Wednesday / Guarnev Z / Other
December 30th @ Takadanobaba Area
Open: 4:00, Start: 4:30. Advance ticket: 3000 yen, Day of: 3500 yen.
Bands: Qualia / Marblehead / Gretel / 6→7 / Kimi wa Surudoku. / LAgtime. / The Kill & Hide / @NNIVERSARY
If you want to hear track 「XXX連鎖」(XXX Rensa), you can hear it on their SoundCloud
Also, a video from their first performance is up on Youtube!
Let us know what you think and we’ll keep you posted!