BRATS Online Jan 10th with Ambitious Girls Rock Volume One Livestream!

Brats | Discography | DiscogsJapanese punk rock band, BRATS is ready to kick 2021 into high gear with with live albums and a free Ambitious Girls Rock Vol. 1 livestream on January 10! This show starts at 1:00pm (Japan time) and will include many female bands from Japan and South Korea to show no one’s gonna take it anymore, and show its still possible to have fun. These girls got it all!

This release features this group’s hottest sets since they released their second album Karma last September.

This set features the special event “Karma The LIVE” at Shibuya Tsutaya O-East, where the trio performed the new album’s full track list.

The follow-up record showcases their “Ambitious Girls” live set at Ikejiri Ohashi #Chord.

Before the big event, both albums are available worldwide to watch at The following are just exerpts.

BRATS – “Kimarigoto” Live at TSUTAYA O-EAST 2020.09.13


BRATS – “Doudatte Yokatta” Live at #Chord 2020.11.08


On January 10, BRATS will perform as part of the free “Ambitious Girls Rock – Vol, 1” online concert event. The four-band livestream stars female vocal rock bands from East Asian countries: BRATS (Japan), Velvet Sighs (Japan), Rolling Quartz (South Korea), and VINCIT (South Korea).

Watch live at

  • BRATS will begin at appx 1:30pm, streaming their performance from Shibuya Tsutaya O-Crest.

Rolling Quartz – Blaze

VINCIT – Strike Out

Velvet Sighs – Pretending

Mitsuyo “Mie” Nemoto Announces Live Shows with Ponta Box

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

PontaBoxIf you know Mitsuyo Nemoto then you know she is one half of late 70’s J-pop group Pink Lady (the other half being Keiko “Kei” Masuda). They were the biggest selling female music group in Japan and quite possibly the world. Pink Lady had nine consecutive million-selling hits and at their peak they performed a Tokyo stadium concert in front of a crowd of over 100,000 people. Their record of over 11 million in single sales would not be broken until 2007 by Morning Musume. It took Morning Musume 10 years to accomplish what took Pink Lady only five.

Since her Pink Lady days (and their subsequent reunions), Mie has enjoyed a successful solo career. Seven albums were released since 1981 and she’s performed with heavy metal band Animetal.

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