BOOM BOOM SATELLITES Perform Final Concert “Together” With Kawashima Following His Death

20.June.2017 | MUSIC

BOOM BOOM SATELLITES held their last concert at Shinkiba STUDIO COAST on June 18th, 2017. Guitarist and vocalist Michiyuki Kawashima passed away last year on October 9th at 47 years old.


The concert was announced in line with the release of the band’s greatest hits album 19972016 back in March. With the absence of fellow member Kawashima, it was an intimate show together with the fans that focused on the band’s yesteryear as a duo, bringing a conclusion to their long history of music.


The performance began with the latest and last single from BOOM BOOM SATELLITES titled LAY YOUR HANDS ON ME, making it the first time for the song to be played live. The stage curtain dangled and the bustling crowd fell silent as the sound of Kawashima’s echoed throughout the room, followed by his vocals that moved in time with a rippling effect on screen.


The next song to play was NINE during which silhouette of Kawashima appeared. The crowd’s excitement peaked for the fourth song “BACK ON MY FEET” as the curtain finally fell to reveal BOOM BOOM SATELLITES member Masayuki Nakano, support drummer Yoko Fukuda, and support guitarist Kanji Yamato. On stage with them was Kawashima’s mic stand, making it feel like a true BOOM BOOM SATELLITES performance. The 4-piece band performed “MORNING AFTER” and “KICK IT OUT,” and Nakano sang enthusiastically the words “Together with Kawashima.”


As they began to play “BLIND BIRD,” the curtain was lowered once more to display the song lyrics along with atmospheric images of the city, giving the world a sense of wonder and fantasy. The next song was “STARS AND CLOUDS” from their final EP for which the entire room fell silent, followed by Kawashima’s most beloved ballad “STAY.” The room filled with applause for this very moving climax.


Towards the end of the set, the band played “FLARE” and “NARCOSIS,” two tracks for which the choruses were the last for Kawashima to record on and the first time for BOOM BOOM SATELLITES to perform them. A moving video was shown throughout, showing footage that traced back the steps of the band’s history. Teary fans could be seen in the crowd for this exceptionally emotional moment.


At the very end, a recording of Kawashima from the their performance back in 2013 was played to close the band’s 20 year journey. “I have one final thing to say. We are BOOM BOOM SATELLITES! Thank you very much!”


A teary Nakano used up the rest of his energy to express his gratitude to fans: “You have all supported us for such a long time. I have no words. I wholeheartedly thank you from the bottom of my heart for treasuring us. All of you are Kawashima and I’s most precious pride. Please keep on treasuring the music that we have both made.” (*translated from Japanese)


“I am convinced that Kawashima was here on stage with us too on June 18th.” Just as Nakano said, the band successfully gathered together to perform the live show that Nakano and Kawashima created together.


It was also announced during the concert that a BOOM BOOM SATELLITES documentary is in the works. Anticipation continues as fans await for this final present from the band.



BOOM BOOM SATELLITES Greatest Hits Album “19972016” Now On Sale

・First Press Limited Edition (4 CDs containing 60 songs / Blu-ray featuring live and tour footage / Special packaging)


・Regular Edition A (2 discs including “19972016” and remastered version of “19972007”)


・Regular Edition B (2 discs includnig “19972016” and “20082016”)


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・”19972016 & 20082016″

・”19972016 & 19972007 Remastered-”

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  • Psycho-Pass SS Case 3 Remixed Ending Theme by Masyuki Nakano Released Digitally

    12.March.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC / Uncategorized

    The third film in the Psycho Pass: Sinners of the System trilogy entitled Psycho-Pass SS Case 3: Onshuu no Kanata ni was released on March 8, 2019.

    The film’s ending theme Namae no Nai Kaibutsu is performed by EGOIST. A remixed version from Masayuki Nakano of BOOM BOOM SATELLITES has now been released. The song is included Nakano’s upcoming album PSYCHO-PASS Sinners of the System Theme songs+ Dedicated by MASAYUKI NAKANO on which he remixes of the themes from across the Psycho-Pass franchise. It will be released on April 3, 2019.


    With the remix album Nakano wishes to shine new light on each song once more by looking at them from a different angle. Talking about the album, ryo (supercell) of EGOIST commented: “All the song are unbelievable! I think people will understand if they listen to it―that I’m not saying that because it’s our songs. Nakano is the biggest genius in Japanese music. It’s a fact that there is no one else like him. His sound is nothing more than a wonder. I hope lots of people will listen to it.”

    First Press Limited Edition

    Regular Edition

    The CD cover of limited edition copies of the album feature the protagonist of the third film Shinya Kogami. The accompanying Blu-ray features a special music video using visuals from the film and more.

  • Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Remix Album by BOOM BOOM SATELLITES’ Masyuki Nakano Announced

    13.February.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    An album compiling opening and ending themes from across the Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System film trilogy remixed by Masyuki Nakano of BOOM BOOM SATELLITES will be released on April 3, 2019.

    The disc will include remixes of the first opening song of the Psycho-Pass anime series Abnormalize by Ling Tosite Sigure, the second opening song Out of Control by Nothing’s Carved In Stone, the first opening song of Psycho-Pass 2 titled Enigmatic Feeling and main theme for Psycho-Pass: The Movie both performed by Ling Tosite Sigure, and the endings theme FallenAll Alone With You and Namae no Nai Keibutsu by EGOIST for Case.1, Case.2 and Case.3 respectively.


    Masyuki Nakano said that he ensured to keep both the artists and fans in mind while remixing the tracks so as to still keep the link in sound design  between the anime and music.

    First Press Limited Edition copies come with a slip case featuring an illustration from the series as well as a 20-minute Blu-ray, a picture book featuring scenes from the movies, and more.

    The first film in the trilogy Psycho-Pass SS Case 1: Tsumi to Batsu was released on January 25, 2019. The anime edit of the main theme was released digitally and received well by fans who are calling for the full version. The next two films will be released on February 15 and March 8 respectively.


    Additionally, a promotional event will be held to support the release of the album. The event will take place in Akihabara hosted by DJ Wa who will be playing the songs from the record. Details on signing up can be found here (Japanese).

  • CAPSULE, BOOM BOOM SATELLITES Set to Play at ”MOSHI FES in PARIS”! Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s Concert to Take Place on “MOSHI FES in LONDON”

    02.July.2015 | FES / MUSIC

    MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON Project strives to introduce “future” J-pop fans all around the world to Japan’s renowned pop culture, including fashion, music, anime, food and a lot more. As part of the world tour, the festival was held in three cities (New York, United States in February, Bangkok, Thailand in May and Taipei, Taiwan in June) so far this year alone. This summer and autumn, the team will be stopping in Paris, France and London, England in July, Los Angeles and San Francisco in August and Singapore in September.


    MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2015 in PARIS marks the ninth edition of MOSHI MOSHI FESTIVAL 2015 World Tour. Aside from exhibition booths that will offer the freshest music, fashion, anime and Japanese food, some of the leading J-pop artists will be joining in the fun on stage. Participating artists include BOOM BOOM SATELITES, Yasutaka Nakata (a producer who is very well known for creating pop tunes for Perfume and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu) and his own music duo CAPSULE. Harajuku-based performance group TEMPURA KIDZ and, a female duo with their highly anticipated major label debut album Otsubo Rock due out in July, will also shower the audience with their latest hit singles.


    The 10th edition of MOSHI MOSHI FESTIVAL 2015 World Tour will take place at Roundhouse – one of the most coveted concert venues in London, the United Kingdom – on Oct. 11. In addition to stalls that will offer all kinds of Japanese products and services. At the same venue, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu will return to the U.K. for the third time in three years in a row for her headlining show, titled “KYARY PAMYU PAMYU CONCERT 2015 in LONDON.”


    The MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON team will be on the road throughout the year, and will continue to announce more J–pop related events. Keep your ears and eyes peeled for more exciting news, coming soon.


    Date: Oct. 3 (Sat.) & 4 (Sun.), 2015
    Location: Paris in France
    Venue: Le TRIANON
    Ticketing information: TBA
    ※The dates for each artist performance are yet to be finalised.


    Date: Oct. 11 (Sun.) 2015
    Location: London, the United Kingdom
    Venue: Roundhouse
    ※Further information will be announced shortly on the official website


    ■ Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Headlining Concert in London
    Date: Oct. 11 (Sun.) 2015
    Time: Coming soon
    Location: London, the United Kingdom
    Venue: Roundhouse
    Ticketing information: Coming soon
    Link to purchase tickets:coming soon (Tickets will be available shortly)



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