Lycaon: ジプシー (gypsy) and the Origins of Flamenco

Lycaon is a band well known for mixing other styles into their music, including electronic, jazz, and even dubstep. For me, this really made them stand out from a lot of other visual kei bands. They further diversified with their 2015 single ジプシー (gypsy) which included elements of flamenco. You may be wondering if the … More Lycaon: ジプシー (gypsy) and the Origins of Flamenco

Lycaon LAST DANCE and LAST LIVE Goods

Lycaon LAST DANCE – regular & limited versions, comment DVD, photo, and booklet. Several visual kei stores offered this booklet if you purchased both the regular and limited edition of the single. This was described as “W購入” (W konyu) and means “double purchase”, because of the pronunciation of “W”. I purchased from Jishuban Club. The limited edition came … More Lycaon LAST DANCE and LAST LIVE Goods

Tokyo Trip 11/10: Ikebukuro & Ginza Sanrio Stores, Shinjuku Visual Kei Stores

The 10th was our last full day in Japan, and we wouldn’t have time to do anything the next day before leaving for the airport, so we both did some last minute shopping. First we went to Sanrio Gift Gate in Ikebukuro, as I wanted to buy presents for Dorian and Tegan. I knew I … More Tokyo Trip 11/10: Ikebukuro & Ginza Sanrio Stores, Shinjuku Visual Kei Stores