Today, LINE launched a flat-rate music streaming service called LINE MUSIC, which is the same kind of service as Apple Music. Users can choose a ¥500 basic plan (limited to 20 hours over 30 days) or a ¥1,000 premium plan (30 days unlimited).
Yamaha announced the release of PC software "VOCALOID4 Library CYBER DIVA" that creates a natural English-speaker singing voice. It is even compatible with death growl vocalization style. Now America can their Hatsune Miku on?
Without knowledge of composition, Casio's new iOS application - Chordana Composer - allows you to write an original song. If you hum for a duration of 2 musical bars, Chordana Composer will improvise a whole song for you.
By installing Casio's newly-released "CZ App for iPad" application, you can reproduce their popular CZ series synthesizer on iPad screen. It allows you to do serious of music production anytime anywhere with your iPad.
Hello Kitty x Beats Electronics-collaborated special headphone models will be available at SoftBank stores all over Japan. There models are created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty's birth.
The Hopefully Not Too Distant Future of Conflict Resolution If you’re a fan of drumming or a fan of parades or a fan of uniforms or a fan of humanity, it’s going to be pretty impossible to not get a smile and a wow out of watching this drum battle. Yes, one team is pretty outclassed, but it all seems to be in great fun with both sides getting a lot of applause and appreciation.
Hatsune Miku isn't based on a person, she exists only as a hologram, and her voice is not recorded, but derived from a software platform used specifically to generate artificial singing voices. For becoming a blunt cudgel of ironic logic, Hatsune Miku gets our respect. And also because she plays with a full band - that's pretty badass, too.
This year’s winner, nicknamed “Seven Seas,” is a little-known former member of a Japanese air guitar idol group, but she was apparently more than just a pretender. That is to say, most of the cute young girls recruited and/or cajoled into Japanese idol groups are probably more interested in being generically famous than they are in their singing, dancing, or specific (often contrived) talent. This Nanami, however, she seems to really, really wanna rock.