Hatsune Miku Expo 2014 in Indonesia: Two-day Review & Impression

So, I figured it’s time for me to post my own experience regarding the first ever Hatsune Miku Expo in Indonesia! This event might as well be one of the most memorable Japanese pop culture events I’ve ever gone to in Indonesia — especially the concert, yep. Well then, without further ado, here we go!
Miku Expo

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Murakami Takashi’s Movie “Mememe no Kurage” Features Hatsune Miku’s Song by livetune as Theme

Mememe no Kurage

The second trailer to Murakami Takashi‘s debut live-action film with GAGA Corporation, “Mememe no Kurage“「めめめのくらげ」(Jellyfish Eyes), has been released on YouTube. Along with the new trailer, the theme song of the renowned Japanese artist’s first movie is also played in the trailer: livetune’s “Last Night, Good Night (Re:Dialed)”, the remake of the popular hit song featuring Hatsune Miku which is also one of the tracks in livetune’s compilation album, “Re:Dial”.
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reunion: ClariS Contributes OP Theme to OreImo Season 2, Produced by kz(livetune)

ClariS - reunion

As if the announcement of Re:Dial was not enough for kz to start the year, another news arrived to Twitter—announcing that he also took part in the second season “Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai” as the producer of ClariS’ new single, “reunion”, which will be used as the show’s opening theme song.

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Re:Dial: kz(livetune)’s First Compilation Album

Another great upcoming work has been announced to be released on 2013, which is kz(livetune)’s latest album. This album will feature lots of popular tracks from his five-year long career as a Vocaloid producer, and even a couple of new tracks to boot.

Re:Dial

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Tell The World About Livetune: A Fresh Air of Out-of-the-Box, Colorful Music

Tell Your World About Livetune

One of the most amusing and intriguing parts of the growing phenomenon of Vocaloid culture originating from Nico Nico Douga is the fact that the songs are all composed by the users of the software, regarded as “VocaP” (Vocaloid Producer). There are so many great, talented VocaP’s, each of them having their own way of using the famous voice synthesizer to produce masterpieces that captivated millions of people  in Japan, and even around the world. In this post, I’m going to talk about one of my top four favorite Voca-Ps—besides supercell, DECO*27, and 40mP—all of which have influenced my music preference and my passion to be a musician myself until now: kz, or as most of us refer more often as “band” or “group”, livetune.

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