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is an eclectic form of pop music and an aesthetic that flourished in the mid to late 1990s. [1]

90 relations: AllMusic, Anime and manga fandom, Art pop, Artifice, Beck, Blue Rondo à la Turk (band), Bossa nova, Boutique, Brian Wilson, Buffalo Daughter, Burt Bacharach, Capsule (band), Chamber pop, Cibo Matto, Cinema of Italy, Consumerism, Cornelius (musician), Creativity and mental illness, Dimitri from Paris, Fantasma (Cornelius album), Fantastic Plastic Machine (musician), Flipper's Guitar, France Gall, French pop music, Funk, Grand Royal, Haircut One Hundred, Hip hop, Hipster (contemporary subculture), HMV, Horn section, House music, Independent record label, Indie pop, J-pop, J-Wave, Japanese street fashion, Jazz, Johann Sebastian Bach, Kahimi Karie, Kenji Ozawa, Kitsch, Kotaku, LA Weekly, Literal translation, Louis Philippe (musician), Lounge music, Made in USA (Pizzicato Five album), Matador Records, Matt Bianco, ..., Momus (musician), Nightlife, Orchestral pop, Phil Spector, Phofo, Pitchfork (website), Pizzicato Five, Pop music, Pop rock, Postcard Records, Postmodernism, Poupée de cire, poupée de son, Red Bull Music Academy, Remix culture, Roger Nichols (songwriter), San Francisco Sound, Serge Gainsbourg, Shibuya, Shibuya Hikarie, Simon Reynolds, Soul music, Special wards of Tokyo, String section, Sunshine pop, Takako Minekawa, The A.V. Club, The Beach Boys, The Harvard Crimson, The Japan Times, The Observer, Tokyo, Towa Tei, Tower Records, Van Dyke Parks, Vice (magazine), Wall of Sound, Yasuharu Konishi, Yasutaka Nakata, Yé-yé, Youth culture. Expand index (40 more) »


AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Anime and manga fandom

Anime and manga fandom (otherwise known as fan community) is a worldwide community of fans of anime and manga.

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Art pop

Art pop (also typeset as art-pop or artpop) is a loosely defined style of pop music influenced by pop art's integration of high and low culture, and which emphasizes the manipulation of signs, style, and gesture over personal expression.

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Artifice Magazine was a nonprofit literary magazine based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell; July 8, 1970), known professionally as Beck, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

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Blue Rondo à la Turk (band)

Blue Rondo à la Turk was an early 1980s British musical ensemble, whose music featured elements of salsa, pop and cool jazz.

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Bossa nova

Bossa nova is a genre of Brazilian music, which was developed and popularized in the 1950s and 1960s and is today one of the best-known Brazilian music genres abroad.

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A boutique is "a small store that sells stylish clothing, jewelry, or other usually luxury goods".

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Brian Wilson

Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded <!-- DO NOT CAPITALIZE -->the Beach Boys.

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Buffalo Daughter

Buffalo Daughter is a Japanese rock group formed in 1993.

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Burt Bacharach

Burt Freeman Bacharach (born May 12, 1928) is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer who has composed hundreds of popular hit songs from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many in collaboration with popular lyricist Hal David.

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Capsule (band)

is a Japanese electronica band consisting of record producer Yasutaka Nakata and vocalist Toshiko Koshijima.

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Chamber pop

Chamber pop (sometimes called ork-pop, short for "orchestral pop") is a style of rock music characterized by an emphasis on melody and texture, the intricate use of strings, horns, piano, and vocal harmonies, and other components drawn from the orchestral and lounge pop of the 1960s.

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Cibo Matto

Cibo Matto (Italian for "crazy food") was a band formed by Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori in New York City in 1994.

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Cinema of Italy

The Cinema of Italy comprises the films made within Italy or by Italian directors.

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Consumerism is a social and economic order and ideology that encourages the acquisition of goods and services in ever-increasing amounts.

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Cornelius (musician)

, also known by his moniker, is a Japanese recording artist and producer who co-founded Flipper's Guitar, an influential Shibuya-kei band, and subsequently embarked on a solo career.

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Creativity and mental illness

The concept of a link between creativity and mental illness has been extensively discussed and studied by psychologists and other researchers for centuries.

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Dimitri from Paris

Dimitri from Paris (born Dimitrios Yerasimos in October 1963) is a Turkish born French music producer and DJ of Greek descent.

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Fantasma (Cornelius album)

Fantasma is the third studio album by Japanese recording artist Cornelius (Keigo Oyamada), released in 1997 on his label Trattoria.

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Fantastic Plastic Machine (musician)

Fantastic Plastic Machine is the stage name of, a Japanese musician and DJ born in Kyoto, Japan.

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Flipper's Guitar

Flipper's Guitar (フリッパーズ・ギター) were a Tokyo-based rock band led by (and later a duo of) Keigo Oyamada and Kenji Ozawa.

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France Gall

Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne "France" Gall (9 October 1947 – 7 January 2018) was a French yé-yé singer.

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French pop music

French pop music is pop music sung in the French language.

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Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).

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Grand Royal

Grand Royal was the Los Angeles, California-based vanity record label set up in 1992 by the Beastie Boys in conjunction with Capitol Records after the group left Def Jam Recordings.

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Haircut One Hundred

Haircut One Hundred were a British new wave group formed in 1980 in Beckenham, London by Nick Heyward.

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Hip hop

Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.

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Hipster (contemporary subculture)

The hipster subculture is stereotypically composed of younger and middle-aged adults who reside primarily in gentrified neighborhoods.

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HMV Retail Ltd. is an entertainment retailing company (registered in England) operating in the United Kingdom.

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Horn section

A horn section is a group of musicians playing horns.

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House music

House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.

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Independent record label

An independent record label (or indie label) is a record label that operates without the funding of or outside major record labels.

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Indie pop

Indie pop (also typeset as indie-pop or indiepop) is a music genre and subculture that combines guitar pop with DIY ethic in opposition to the style and tone of mainstream pop music.

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J-pop (often stylized as J-POP; ジェイポップ jeipoppu; an abbreviation for Japanese pop), natively also known simply as, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in the 1990s.

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J-Wave is a commercial radio station based in Tokyo, Japan, broadcasting on 81.3 FM from the Tokyo Skytree to the Tokyo area.

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Japanese street fashion

There are many styles of street fashion in Japan, created from a mix of both local and foreign labels.

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Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a composer and musician of the Baroque period, born in the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach.

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Kahimi Karie

is a Japanese Shibuya-kei musician.

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Kenji Ozawa

Kenji Ozawa (小沢 健二, Ozawa Kenji) is a Japanese musician born in 1968 in Sagamihara, Kanagawa.

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Kitsch (loanword from German), also called cheesiness or tackiness, is art or other objects that appeal to popular rather than high art tastes.

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Kotaku is a video game website and blog that was originally launched in 2004 as part of the Gawker Media network.

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LA Weekly

LA Weekly is a free weekly alternative newspaper in Los Angeles, California.

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Literal translation

Literal translation, direct translation, or word-for-word translation is the rendering of text from one language to another one word at a time (Latin: "verbum pro verbo") with or without conveying the sense of the original whole.

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Louis Philippe (musician)

Philippe Auclair (24 June 1959), also known by his moniker Louis Philippe, is a French singer-songwriter, musician, news correspondent and football journalist who has been active from the mid-1980s onwards.

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Lounge music

Lounge music is a type of easy listening music popular in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Made in USA (Pizzicato Five album)

Made in USA is a compilation album by Japanese pop band Pizzicato Five.

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Matador Records

Matador Records is an independent record label, with a roster of mainly indie rock, but also punk rock, experimental rock, alternative rock, and electronic acts.

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Matt Bianco

Matt Bianco are a British band that was formed in 1983.

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Momus (musician)

Nicholas "Nick" Currie (born 11 February 1960), more popularly known under the artist name Momus (after the Greek god of mockery), is a Scottish songwriter, author, blogger and former journalist for Wired.

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Nightlife is a collective term for entertainment that is available and generally more popular from the late evening into the early hours of the morning.

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Orchestral pop

Orchestral pop is popular music that has been arranged and performed by a symphonic orchestra.

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Phil Spector

Phillip Harvey Spector (born Harvey Phillip Spector, December 26, 1939) is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter who developed the Wall of Sound, a music production formula he described as a "Wagnerian" approach to rock and roll.

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Phofo is a music producer from New York (now living in Los Angeles).

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Pitchfork (website)

Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.

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Pizzicato Five

Pizzicato Five (formerly typeset as Pizzicato V and sometimes abbreviated to P5)Yang Jeff, Dina Can, Terry Hong, (1997) Eastern Standard Time pg 277 New York: Mariner Books was a Japanese pop band formed in Tokyo in 1979 by multi-instrumentalists Yasuharu Konishi and Keitaro Takanami.

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Pop music

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.

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Pop rock

Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude.

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Postcard Records

Postcard Records is a Glasgow-based independent record label founded by Alan Horne in 1979, as a vehicle for releases by Orange Juice and Josef K. The label's motto was "The Sound of Young Scotland", a parody/tribute to the Motown motto; its logo featured a cartoon cat beating a drum.

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Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late-20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism and that marked a departure from modernism.

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Poupée de cire, poupée de son

"Poupée de cire, poupée de son" (English: wax doll, rag doll) was the winning entry in the Eurovision song contest of 1965.

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Red Bull Music Academy

The Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) is a world-traveling series of music workshops and festivals, founded in 1998 by Red Bull.

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Remix culture

Remix culture, sometimes read-write culture, is a society that allows and encourages derivative works by combining or editing existing materials to produce a new creative work or product.

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Roger Nichols (songwriter)

Roger Nichols is an American composer and songwriter.

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San Francisco Sound

The San Francisco Sound refers to rock music performed live and recorded by San Francisco-based rock groups of the mid-1960s to early 1970s.

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Serge Gainsbourg

Serge Gainsbourg (born Lucien Ginsburg;; 2 April 1928 – 2 March 1991) was a French singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor, and director.

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, literally "Astringent Valley", is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan.

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Shibuya Hikarie

The is a Tokyu skyscraper and retail complex completed in 2012 and located in the Shibuya shopping district of Tokyo, Japan.

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Simon Reynolds

Simon Reynolds (born 19 June 1963) is an English music journalist, critic, and author.

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Soul music

Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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Special wards of Tokyo

The are 23 municipalities that together make up the core and the most populous part of Tokyo, Japan.

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String section

The string section is composed of bowed instruments belonging to the violin family.

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Sunshine pop

Sunshine pop (originally called soft pop) is a lightly produced subgenre of pop music that originated in Southern California in the mid 1960s.

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Takako Minekawa

is a Japanese musician, composer and writer.

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The A.V. Club

The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.

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The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys are an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961.

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The Harvard Crimson

The Harvard Crimson, the daily student newspaper of Harvard University, was founded in 1873.

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The Japan Times

The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.

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, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Towa Tei

is a DJ, artist and record producer born in Yokohama, Japan.

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Tower Records

Tower Records was a retail music chain based in Sacramento, California, USA.

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Van Dyke Parks

Van Dyke Parks (born January 3, 1943) is an American musician, songwriter, arranger, and record producer who has composed various film and television soundtracks.

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Vice (magazine)

Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on arts, culture, and news topics.

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Wall of Sound

The Wall of Sound (also called the Spector Sound) is a music production formula developed by American record producer Phil Spector at Gold Star Studios in the 1960s, with assistance from engineer Larry Levine and the session musician conglomerate later known as "the Wrecking Crew".

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Yasuharu Konishi

is a Japanese musician, composer and DJ.

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Yasutaka Nakata

is a Japanese DJ, record producer, composer and songwriter.

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Yé-yé was a style of pop music that emerged from Italy, France, Switzerland, Spain, and Portugal in the early 1960s.

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Youth culture

Youth culture is the way adolescents live, and the norms, values, and practices they share.

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