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JaME's Visual Kei Playlist

21/06/2019 2019-06-21 02:00:00 JaME Author: JaME Team

JaME's Visual Kei Playlist

Get a taste of what the visual kei scene has to offer with our team's latest Spotify playlist.


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As a movement defined by both its sound and aesthetics, visual kei has been able to absorb influences from a wide range of seemingly disparate genres and subcultures over the years. It has also become significantly more accessible to overseas fans than it was just a decade ago. You can now stream releases from even relatively new and unknown groups on online distribution platforms immediately after they come out, for free. However, some of the bands can still be a bit tricky to track down due to their simple or unusual name choices. With this in mind, members of our team have compiled some of their favourite visual kei tracks available on Spotify to help you find some new additions to your libraries.

The list features tracks from some of the scene’s defining acts, as well as modern mainstays, newer bands that are just starting to make waves and even some disbanded and lesser known groups that may have slipped under even the most devoted fans' radars. Containing everything from elegant ballads to aggressive hard rock and metal songs to catchy pop rock tunes and campy, theatrical tracks, it’s an eclectic mix that we hope captures some of the unique charm of the scene. While it’s just a small selection of what is available on Spotify, we hope it will serve as both a handy introduction for newcomers to visual kei looking for new bands to add to their own playlists and a fun trip down memory lane for veteran fans.



Are there any visual kei bands that you were surprised to find on Spotify? Which visual kei songs do you usually stream? Feel free to share some of your own discoveries in the comments.

If you’re enjoying the song selections, you can also follow our Spotify account to stay tuned for more and check out some of the other playlists our team has worked on in the past.
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