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World of Fantasy & Capsule

From the same-titled album (2011).

The album was originally titled Killer Wave, which was changed after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Yasutaka Nakata is the technopop master bandleader/dj/songwriter/producer who produces Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and the lovely, leggy techno pop trio Perfume. He heads this band, Capsule, which is a duo with vocalist Toshiko Koshijima. They’ve been working together since 1997, when they were both 17.

I never thought I’d get into techno music at all, but Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has been a kind of gateway for me into the possibilities of the genre. If you like techno music, Blade Runner, and night driving you might groove on this ambience.

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2 responses to “World of Fantasy & Capsule

  1. Liz

    is it a video game or a music video? Was seeing strobe lights by the end. Very Kyary-like. And I want her ring. Can see how the music can be addicting.

    • wdydfae

      Hey there, Liz! Have you been holding the fort around here? Any calls for me?

      Capsule is going more for Cyborgian decadence than Kyary, I think. To get the visuals I think they just drove around the expressways of Tokyo and did a mirroring of the top half of the image to make it look like flying (or relflections on water). (And then added a few effects after that.)

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