music UP’s volume #190

OK Music’s free magazine, music UP’s, currently features Granrodeo on the front cover, along with a two-page interview. For a short time, the magazine is available as a free download from the music UP’s website (PDF format).

OK Music interview

OK Music has a two page interview with Kiiyan and e-zuka here, discussing this week’s release, 『M・S COWBOYの逆襲』. In the interview we learn that the idea for the concept album came from staff (and quite likely e-zuka’s drinking). e-zuka was apparently influenced by both Led Zeppelin for 「Imaginary song」. We also learn that many tears were shed … More OK Music interview

OK Music 「Deadly Drive」interview

The interview can be found here. We learn some interesting tidbits: 「Deadly Drive」has the theme of life and death Kiiyan used to practice the pro wrestling move Cobra Twist on one of his brothers e-zuka suggested the use of autotune for  the coupling song「マジカル・ストーリー」 「マジカル・ストーリー」has such a different sound from every other Granrodeo song that … More OK Music 「Deadly Drive」interview

OK Music Interview

OK Music has a nice interview with Kiiyan and e-zuka about the upcoming single, 「move on! イバラミチ」. Tidbits: 「エンドレスサマー」 was played on a guitar with gut strings — which means nylon these days (so not metal, as is usual; 「Rain Beat」 was played on a gut-string guitar) e-zuka describes 「エンドレスサマー」 as dance-able, with a Latin … More OK Music Interview

「move on! イバラミチ」media

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