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Beats n’ Stuff #10: A Girl’s Guide to J-Rock

Caty McCarthy

March 9, 2015

During this ongoing column, I’ve covered the grounds of both K-Pop, J-Pop, and even C-Pop, as well as electronic artists in those respective countries, to seemingly no end. Unfortunately, I haven’t really featured any foreign rock bands, a problem that I’m going to remedy this week. And thus,...

Beats n’ Stuff #5: noticed by senpai, at last (j-pop edition)

Caty McCarthy

November 11, 2014

As I am typing this, I have just woken up from a brief nap post-25-hour session of driving to and from Los Angeles for the sake of J-Pop supergroup Perfume. I was not always that into J-Pop, whereas I have had a library of anime theme songs on my iTunes for most of my life and that is where it...

Beats N’ Stuff #1: rad remixes

Caty McCarthy

September 15, 2014

Greetings! I’m Caty McCarthy, a 21-year-old student here at San Francisco State University (obviously). For the next few months, I’ll be blogging every other week about music I dig. I have a pretty broad taste in tunes, from J-Pop to Hip-Hop to K-Indie to Alternative, so I’m hoping that t...

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