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Ena Fujita - DEAD STROKE © Ena Fujita. Provided by JPU Records.

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Ena Fujita - DEAD STROKE

Get ready for the next battle!

MAKE MY DAY - Mind Haven © MAKE MY DAY. All rights reserved.

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MAKE MY DAY - Mind Haven

Heavy duty metalcore spliced with poetic undertones.

Melon Batake a go go – to IDOLS to US to YOU © Gollipop Record. All Rights Reserved.

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Melon Batake a go go – to IDOLS to US to YOU

Idols from outer space.

SAKI - The One © 2019 MILLENNIUM PRO / VAA. All rights reserved.

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SAKI - The One

The CYNTIA vocalist makes a suitably rocking return.

RAMI THE REQUIEM - Serial Killer © RAMI THE REQUIEM. All Rights Reserved.

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RAMI THE REQUIEM - Serial Killer

Aldious alumna RAMI’s latest metal odyssey.

Collaboration Fever: Duets © .

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Collaboration Fever: Duets

Our latest playlist doubles up on singers with a selection of duets from the last six decades.

Interview with Ako © Ako. All rights reserved.

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Interview with Ako

Get to know Ako, an up-and-coming singer-songwriter based in Tokyo.

Zinee&issei - M.U.Y.M. © Zinee&issei. All rights reserved.

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Zinee&issei - M.U.Y.M.

A sweet R&B tune for these trying times.

Garden of the Lilium - Garden of the Lilium © Garden of the Lilium. All rights reserved.

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Garden of the Lilium - Garden of the Lilium

An unorthodox introduction to the new ‘girls metal’ supergroup.

The Lamp Story 2000-2020 © Botanical House. All rights reserved.

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The Lamp Story 2000-2020

Guitarist Taiyo Someya walks fans through the history of contemporary pop band Lamp.

Yanakoto Sotto Mute – Humouresque © DCG llc. All rights reserved.

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Yanakoto Sotto Mute – Humouresque

Idols in instalments.

CROSSFAITH - SPECIES EP © CROSSFAITH. All Rights Reserved.

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CROSSFAITH - SPECIES EP

A powerful release that demands fans' undivided attention.

Ayaka Sasaki - A-rin Assort © Stardust Promotion

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Ayaka Sasaki - A-rin Assort

No album has ever been so A-rin.

JaME's Flawless English Playlist © .

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JaME's Flawless English Playlist

Is "Engrish" a dealbreaker for you? This month on Spotify we're highlighting Japanese artists who sing in fluent English.

YASHIRO - Astraia  © Walküre Records. All Rights Reserved.

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YASHIRO - Astraia

A freelancer’s musical scrapbook.

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