10:15 PM

Akiko Shikata time!

Hello.. Long time no see fellas! ^.^

Hmm.. have you ever play "Ar Tonelico"? or may be have you ever heard about it?
you know? i love this game because its soundtrack.

and it's Akiko Shikata the one who composed most of Ar Tonelico's soundtrack.

Akiko Shikat was born in tokyo, january 7.
She is the japanese singer-songwriter and composser. She is well known for her contribution to the Ar Tonelico, Shadows Heart, and Umineko no Naku Koro ni Game. Shikata's songs commonly takes a darkwave genre, ethnic, and new age with complex of vocal chorus work and complex of lyrics language.
in one sample her song there might be as many as 200 seperate vocal tracks recorded.

She likes a music when she were very little. One of many songs in Minna no Uta successfully got hers attention.

In 2001 she formed the independent label named as Vagrancy and associated with dōjin music scene that makes independent music game releases.
at the first time she had no intention to sing, but she felt dissatisfied with creating song only from synthesizer.

after years passed, she released her debut EP called Midori no Mori de Nemuru Tori through her website and in the next few years she released many works through her site. Music Box is so dominating in her sounds.
She got top of the charts at Japanese independent music download site Muzie for 24 months because hers first full-length album Haikyo to Rakuen.
in the same year, she worked for the independent game "Hanakiso", her first major game related.

She held her first tour in 2004 and in 2005 she debuted as major label artist under the Hats Unlimited label.
Her association with the label led to Shikata working on many game soundtracks, such as Shadow Hearts: From the New World and Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia.

In 2006 her major second album, raka was released. single "Utau Oka (Harvest Tasya) successfully got Oricon album chart at ranking #34.

In 2007, Shikata became associated with the dōjin soft game Umineko no Naku Koro ni, releasing an EP featuring music from the game (including the eponymous theme song). This was her first top 30 release. In 2009, her third album Harmonia broke the top 20.

In 2009, Shikata made her first moves into singing for anime, with her first single "Katayoku no Tori" being used as the opening theme song for the anime adaptation of Umineko no Naku Koro ni. In 2010, her second single "Inori no Kanata" was used as the ending theme song for Tales of Symphonia (Tethe'alla Version).

Discography

Main article: Akiko Shikata discography
[edit]Studio albums
2001: Midori no Mori de Nemuru Tori (EP)
2003: Haikyo to Rakuen
2005: Navigatoria
2006: Raka
2009: Harmonia
[edit]Soundtrack albums
2003: Hanakisō Sound Tracks
2008: Umineko no Naku Koro ni (EP)
[edit]Compilation albums
2007: Istoria: Musa
2008: Kara*Cola: Hymmnos Orgel Collection
2010: Utau Oka: Ar=ciel Ar=dor
2011: Byakumu no Mayu ~Ricordando il Passato~
[edit]Instrumental albums
2002: Petit Fours (music box)
2003: Horizon Blue (music box)
2003: Kurenai (music box)
2004: Viridian (music box)
2005: Wisteria (music box)
2007: Kalliope: Piano Concert (piano)
2007: Hanakisō Koukyoukyoku (orchestra)
2009: Fluff: Orgel Arrange Mini Album (EP) (music box)
2010: Nijiiro Crayon: Orgel Arrange Mini Album (EP) (music box)
[edit]Singles
2009: Katayoku no Tori
2010: Inori no Kanata

refrence from: wikipedia.org
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9:42 AM

D'Ark Rose




























June 12, 2010, for the first time The Black Rose gathered and practiced with full members in Arlet Studio.

One day after that, dated on June 13, 2010
The Black Rose performed their first time show with full members in Mamarocker Event at Lissoi Cafe, Pasar Minggu-Jakarta Selatan. Indonesia. They are covering Singing in The Rain and Shout At The Devil songs who famoused by L'arc en Ciel and they are performed their first song named "Smile of The Sadness".

January, 2011 The Black Rose will change their name into D'Ark Rose.


The Black Rose born with the same spirit in music. SPIRIT AND FREE!!

PERFORMING EXPERIENCES:
June 13, 2010 Performed at Lissoi Cafe, Pasar Minggu, Indonesia. Performed Singing In The Rain - Larc en Ciel, Shout at The Devils - Larc en Ciel and Smile of The Sadness - The Black Rose.

July 25 2010, Performed as Featuring Band in L.A MUSIC JAPAN ROCK DAY, Cijantung Mal, Performing: Sunadokei - Larc en Ciel, Killing Me - larc en Ciel.

August 21, 2010, performed as Featuring Band in L'arcoustic together with L'arc en Ciel Fans Club Indonesia, Bekasi. Performing: Sunadokei - L'arc en Ciel, Smile of the Sadness - The Black Rose, Hitomi no Juunin - L'arc en Ciel and Alone en Lavida - L'arc en Ciel.

October 30, 2010, Natsu no Hi event who held by Psychology Faculty of Univ. Indonesia.
The Black Rose was performing Honey, Pretty Girl, and Shout at The Devil.

November 11 2010 at Charity Concert for Mentawai, Merapi and Wasior who held by Gunadarma Univ. Performing: Smile of The Sadness and Spirit Dream Inside.

November 19 2010 Performed as Featuring Band in J Indo Stay Awak Charity Concert.
Performing: Kuchidzuke (Seppun), Ibara no Namida, and I wish p'unk.

November 27 2010, performed as J Band Competition UNAS Bunka Matsuri. Performed Feeling Fine, Spirit Dream Inside and I wish - P'unk en Ciel

December 26 2010, performed as THE BEST BAND at K.O.I Japan Club's Festival Karawang (Karawang de Saisho no Matsuri), performed: As One, New World, Smile of The Sadness, Bravery, Feeling Fine and i wish 2007 - P'unk en Ciel.

Members:




From left to right:
- Ruka as Drummer
- Alloy as Guitarist
- Dhey as Vocal
- Kaze as bassist
- Korochi as Keyboardist

PHOTOS ON THE STAGE



























































For full information about this band, just click this out..

Websites:
- The Black Rose's page
- The Black Rose's group
- D'Ark Rose's Reverbnation
- Dhey's Youtube Channel
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5:12 AM

Nara Dreamland. The Abandoned park in Japan.

 

"Nara Dreamland" is an abandoned recreational park in Nara, Japan. Built in 1961, and closed in 2006. this place went bankrupt due to competition with Disneyland and Universal Studios in Japan.


Entrance to the park is designed almost identically as Disneyland, including train station, Main Street, USA and familiar Sleeping Beauty Castle in the hub. This also has the type of mountain Matterhorn (Matterhorn Bobsleds type), and the skyway walk through it, and the Autopia ride-type and a monorail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7:15 PM

Update for now.. ^^

Hoooooy Minnaaaaaaaaaaaaaa~

 

Long time no see.. hohoho.. ok whazzup everybody ? i hope you allrite.. :)

hmm.. it has been a long time i didn't write on this blog till i opened my email and suddenly i got a mail from paypal that told me i got $0,14 from this blog..

ureshii neeee~ XDD

 

Hmm.. Actually i’ve been busy with my univ. life till i choose a crazy idea in my life.. what's it ? oops.. sorry pal i can't tell you.. S.E.C.R.E.T ! lol

but one thing that i can tell you is.. MY PAGEVIEW IS DROWNING DRAMATICALY ! TT_TT

this means is i have to update my blog regularly…  and that must be a hard work.. phew~

 

Thinking for a while.. what should i write to amuse you all..

oh yeah.. what if i write about Yui ! yes.. YUI !!

 

does anybody know about Yui ??

 

Yui was born at Fukuoka, Fukuoka prefecture, march 26 1987. She is female singer and song writer from Japan. 2 songs from several her songs has been became bleach’s closing OST which are “Life” and “Rolling Star”. Hers first album is “From Me to You”, that released at February 22/2006. Includes 13 song which 9 of them never be release before.

 

Yui’s Profile

 

Zodiac: Aries

Shio: Rabbit

Hobby: watching a movie, reading a book, playing badminton.

Height: 155 cm

Blood Group: AB

Favorite Place: Shingu Beach at Fukuoka.

 

Yui start to wrote her song since she was sat at Junior High School grade 3. Yui’s dream is wanna become a singer than she always bring her guitar wherever she goes. Yui started to practice singing, writing a song and playing guitar at Fukuoka.

She was playing her guitar and singing her song which named “Why me”. After that she was started to sing at Tenjin prefecture as her friend’s opening performance show.

 

At March 2004 , Yui was joined into “SD Audition” which held by Sony Music Japan. From 20.000 competitors, she was 10 of 20.000 competitors who be chosen. She was singing and playing her songs which are Why me", "It's happy line", dan "I know".

 

Yeah that’s all about Yui’s highlight.. and i think it’s enough for my blog update..

and see ya.. *actually i got sleepy so i’m sorry for all my mistakes..

 

refrence: wikipedia.org

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