Category Archives: Articles & Interviews

Ranko’s blog post [14/05/2018]

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A translation of Ranko’s blog post in the fanclub, more specifically the part where she talks about the lyrics she wrote for Daihinmin and Majotachi no Ongakushitsu. I’ll probably revise them once I get the albums! ———– First of all, here is the first release. Track 2 “Sono Saki no Oku” The Grimoire of Alice is the original theme, so… Read more »

Trauma Recorder – review from Bass Magazine

I finally got my magazines yesterday! So, here is a translation of the Trauma Recorder review from December 2017’s issue of Bass Magazine. Obviously, it focuses more on the bass! ————— avex traxAVCD-93762Now on sale – 1500 yen – 6 tracks[Comp (bass, etc.)] Ranko (vocals), Paprika (piano, keyboard, etc.), othersBass satisfactory rate: 4 stars out of 5 The flexible stance… Read more »

Ranko’s blog post [26/12/2017]

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A (partial) translation of Ranko’s blog post in the fanclub, where she talks about the lyrics she wrote for Ayakashi Yokochou and also comments the album overall. I generally don’t post stuff about blog posts in the fanclub because they are mostly personal talks: I can understand Butamembers prefer if only fans (and not random passerbies) can read about them…. Read more »

How to Livehouse for beginners

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A translation of the “How to Livehouse” video, which illustrates some rules and advice to follow when you go to a Japanese live (mainly those in livehouses). 1. Hand baggageIf you bring a large bag or purse to the live venue, it tends to get in your way, so leave it in a coin locker near the station. There may… Read more »

Interview from Touhou Denshi Yuugi – Zusetsu [31/03/2017]

This is a mail interview that comes from that Dengeki magazine released a month ago. It’s short and also Touhou-centered. Thanks to a couple of dear friends who helped me in translating some parts! —————— When did you start your activity as music circle? In november 2009 all the current members were gathered, and we decided to create a circle,… Read more »