Sony Lost in Music contiunue with a night of J-Pop with artist Luna Haruna. With several popular anime theme songs such as "Sword Art Online", the "Monogatrari" series and "Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend" in her repertoire, Luna Haruna has become a fully fledged Anisong artiste.Read More
- In collaboration with the final KINGDOM HEARTS III teaser trailer that premiered on Kingdom Hearts’ YouTube channel earlier today, Sony Music Masterworks is announcing their official release of the 4-track EP, Face My Fears from internationally renowned J-Pop star, Hikaru Utada – available in the US on January 18, 2019.Read More
UMe/Urban Legends has partner with Marvel to debut exclusive album covers for select hip-hop collector’s edition titles that began on December 7th, 2018. We have seen over the years variant covers of Marvel comics showing love to Hip Hop.Read More
The Wild Faery Company regrets to announce that the previously scheduled performances of METAL GEAR in CONCERT on October 10, 2018 (Los Angeles - Wilshire Ebell Theatre) and October 13, 2018 (New York - United Palace Theatre) have been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances and are rescheduled for March 23, 2019Read More
Japanese all-girl rock act and Epic Records Japan recording artist, SCANDAL [JP], has announced a series of live concert dates that will see the band performing in select cities in the U.S. and Mexico later this summer. The news was announced today by the group’s management company, ROOFTOP, Inc.Read More
Universal Music Japan recording artist MIYAVI will perform a series of upcoming U.S. live concerts. Through his management company, J-GLAM, MIYAVI has announced the North American dates as part of his current “Day 2 World Tour 2018”.Read More
Sometimes, our favorite Hip-Hop artists do things that are so amazing and so good for the brand that I have to take time out of my day to tell someone about it.
My man 2 Chainz SNAPPED on this track and featured the most important woman in his life (which as we know, there are a couple of) his mom.
Following a massive worldwide tour in 2016 and a string of 10th Anniversary celebration events in 2017 which ended with an arena-scale concert in Malaysia, Hatsune Miku returns to the United States and Mexico in HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2018 USA & Mexico.Read More
Justin had a chat with composer Jim Lang who composed one of his favorite Nicktoons shows Hey Arnold. Jim Lang discusses his beginnings, how he fell in love with music, what it's like to come back to compose for Hey Arnold and talk some of his favorite compositions from the show.Read More
After unforgettable premiere concerts in Tokyo, Paris and London last March, KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra – World Tour – is coming to the U.S. with shows in Los Angeles on June 10, 11, and 14 at the Dolby Theatre.Read More
From the pages of the original 1989 Japanese manga by iconic Masamune Shirow to the 2017 Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment’ big screen adaptation of Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson as its heroine, this immortal tale seamlessly lends itself to the ebb and flow of electronic music. 2017’s official soundtrack album, Music Inspired By The Motion Picture Ghost In The Shell [Paramount Pictures via Kobalt Music Recordings]—due out on March 31--threads together 12 tracks elegantly befitting of Major’s unpredictable cybernetic war and personal journey to uncover the secrets behind her dark past.
Ghost in The Shell movie soundtrack captures the tone and spirit of the anime. The twelve track soundtrack features compositions from Kenji Kawai, Johnny Jewel, Boys Noize, DJ Shadow, Above & Beyond, IO Echo, Tricky, Ki-Theory and Gary Newman. The album opens up with a great remix of Kenji Kawai Ghost in The Shell main theme “Uta IV” from Steve Aoki. The song brings a more epic feel with the addition of drums and synths sound. The opening track is not only the best track but it is the stand out track on the album. From there we go to the track “The Hacker” by Johnny Jewel which builds the tone of tension and I feel that this is the main theme for the antagonist. Other tracks such as Aokigahra Forest, Escape and Enjoy the Silence and Free Fall are all good tracks. Each song really gives a mystery and cyberpunk feel that captures the spirit of Ghost in the Shell. The music has a consistent tone throughout the album which works very well. A soundtrack needs to capture the tone and feel of the scenes plus the atmosphere. All these artist did a stellar job of connecting the feel and tone of Ghost in the Shell. This is an album that fans of Ghost in the Shell will enjoy.
Top Five Tracks
Uta IV Reawakening (Steve Aoki Remix)
Enjoy the Silence
01) Kenji Kawai- "Utai IV Reawakening" (Steve Aoki remix)
02) Johnny Jewel - "The Hacker"
03) Boys Noize - "Cathryn's Peak"
04) DJ Shadow ft. Nils Frahm - "Scars"
05) Above & Beyond - "Surge"
06) IO Echo - "Aokigahara Forest" (Album Only)
07) Tricky - "Escape"
08) Ki: Theory - "Enjoy The Silence" (Album Only)
09) Johnny Jewel - "Free Fall"
10) Gary Numan - "Bed Of Thorns"
11) Johnny Jewel - "The Key"
12) Kenji Kawai- "Utai IV Reawakening"
Final Fantasy is one of the most beloved franchises ever in gaming. With the release of Final Fantasy XV last November, fans were not only treated to a stellar game but also an amazing soundtrack composed by Yoko ShimomuraRead More