A Random Blog of Everything I like
I really love this month’s Hello Japan Mini Challenge topic. J-Music is one of my biggest reason for loving Japan so much…and…because I am sure that I will write quite a lot for this month’s challenge, so I think a bit of Introduction won’t hurt.
Before stumbling to J-Rock, I only knew Japanese Music through Dorama and Anime’s soundtracks.
I started listening to J-Music intensely, especially J-Rock, in the beginning of the new millennium. At that time I was sooooo boreeeed with new American rock bands…they all sound the same to me!! (I mean no offense to anyone who like nowadays American Rock Band) I like a lot of bands from ‘the Metal Era’, after grunge’s God died…every band seemed to make the same kind of music. I stopped listening to any new bands from America (I still am a big fan of British Music) and keep on listening to the old rocks such as Guns n Roses, Metalica, Bon Jovi, Nirvana, Aerosmith and so on.
I heard Finale by L’Arc~en~Ciel and fell in love instantly and becoming their biggest fan. After that, I started searching for more and more music from Japanese Rock Bands. They all sound so different in my ear. I felt like I finally find my ground again. I listen to a lot of J-Rock.
I’m too busy to keep up with any new J-Rock bands now. Japan has so many rock bands, it’s hard to catch up with them.
Right now, my taste of music is varied from old American rock to Japanese rock, and from British rock to Classical music 🙂 … I love music, it is as important as food.
Because my all time favorite band is L’Arc~en~Ciel…so it is fair to start my Challenge from them 🙂 . I will soon write about One Piece’s Soundtrack, Do As Infinity, Dorama’s Soundtrack, X-Japan, Gackt, Luna Sea and Dir en Grey….but maybe I think of something else.
Thank you Tanabata for this fun challenge 🙂
Here are my round up post:
I ran out of words in the end of January 🙂 so…the video I’ve edited for my last post will put in this post instead, I don’t want it to be a waste.
These are J-Rock Bands that I kinda like….you know, other than L’Arc~en~Ciel