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Japanese Popstars sign to EMI/Virgin

Their new single features Jon Spencer and is out next month.

There’s great news from the Japanese Popstars camp, with the Derry dance outfit signing to EMI/Virgin Records who release their Jon Spencer-assisted ‘Destroy’ single here on May 28.

That’ll be followed in the summer by Decky, Gary and Galo’s second studio album, and a load of live festival appearances including Life in on June 5.

Taking place in the palatial surrounds of Belvedere House, the three-dayer also features Infected Mushroom, LTJ Bukem, Mad Professor, Zion Train, Eat Static and loads more botty-shaking types.

The Hot Press Newsdesk End


(17 articles in total in Hotpress.com archive)

INTERVIEW: 19 Apr 2010
Derry-based dance supremos the Japanese Popstars fill Edwin McFee in on the secrets of the sound that has made them world beaters.

NEWS: 08 Apr 2010
In the issue of Hot Press published today, the Popstars' Decky Headrock traces the band’s origins to a muddy field in Thurles, but won’t admit who...

NEWS: 10 Mar 2010
Support will come from Brazilian electro act, Mixhell and Deep Fried Funk DJs

NEWS: 26 Feb 2010
The Japanese Popstars have announced Irish dates as part of an international tour that also takes in the UK, Europe and US.

REVIEW: 19 Oct 2009
Live effort seals Popstar status.

NEWS: 17 Aug 2009
We Just Are: Live is due in September.

INTERVIEW: 21 Apr 2009
Their name is full of Oriental promise but, far from growing up in the land of rice-bowls and speaking toilets, retro techno-heads THE JAPANESE POPSTARS hail...

NEWS: 07 Nov 2008
Derry dance mavericks The Japanese Popstars edge ever closer to the big time with a remix of ‘If I Were A Boy’, the lead single from Beyoncé’s new...

NEWS: 31 Jul 2008
According to our good friends at BBC Radio Ulster, a backstage meeting at Oxegen has lead to Derry electro merchants The Japanese Popstars remixing The Ting...

REVIEW: 24 Jul 2008
Everything about Derry electro three-piece Japanese Popstars’ debut effort is big. It’s got big beats, a big sound, big production and most importantly,...

NEWS: 17 Jul 2008
Derry-born Japanese Popstars give their dedicated following the perfect mid-summer offering- a full-length studio recording.

NEWS: 23 Jun 2008
Dance trio, Japanese popstars release their new album to critical acclaim.

NEWS: 14 May 2008
Japanese Popstars are set to play a headline gig in Dublin's Tripod next month.

NEWS: 11 Apr 2008
Derry electro outfit The Japanese Popstars have come across some famous fans in the form of Groove Armada, who've asked the group to remix one of their tracks.

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