[Comiket 89] Osamuraisan – Osamuraisan Selection vol.7 ~Bosa Lon~


[Osamuraisan] – Osamuraisan Selection vol.7 ~Bosa Lon~
Genre – Acoustic Guitar, Bossa Nova, Vocaloid/original
Site | XFD

Osamuraisan… how should I put this? He’s a damn doujin music GOD. I can’t believe that I’ve never heard of him before this album. I discovered this album randomly while looking through 9tensu’s C89 albums. The crossfade immediately caught my ears because I’ve been starving for some acoustic guitar music ever since Forest306 went on break (he’s sort of back now btw). In addition, the music was also Bossa Nova, one of my favorite genres! Third point, as if the first two weren’t enough, was the beautiful voice that I was hearing from Lon. I couldn’t resist listening to the album soon after hearing the preview.

A little bit about Osamuraisan: he is a solo doujin artist who specializes in making acoustic guitar arrangements of popular vocaloid songs. You can find his music on his YouTube channel, Spotify, and Google Music. I believe that his YT channel has a lot of arrangements that aren’t released on his albums, so be sure to check those out as well.

Anyways! Just to reiterate, this album is a bossa nova arrangement album of 6 popular vocaloid/original songs. They’re all sung by Lon but Osamuraisan also included 6 instrumental versions for those who are more interested in his guitar work. Ready for the review? Read on!

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[Comiket 89] CROW’SCLAW – Angel’s Wings


[CROW’SCLAW] – Angel’s Wings
Genre – Alternative Metal/Vocal, Original
Site | XFD

It’s about damn time, Taka! He’s finally gracing us with a full vocal album 1.5 years after his last one,Caramel Crunch. This time around, we only have Show Ikeda and Futoumeido on vocals. It’s a shame that there’s no Mei Ayakura or Nachi, but i’m not going to complain since I’m happy with the two other returning vocalists.

The crossfade sounded very good to my ears, and is a great indication that the album will turn out fantastic. Like Sepia Recollections, this is an original alternative metal album with vocals.

Originally published 1/12/2016
As one of my most anticipated albums of C89, does Angel’s Wings live up to my expectations? Read on to find out.

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[Reitaisai 11] Secret Messenger – Last Lovers


Originally published 7/29/2014 

This album is kind of a late review, being a Reitaisai 11 release. I couldn’t find it anywhere on the web so I had to resort to actually buying it myself.

Secret Messenger is the name of Yuy’s current circle. Yuy used to be known as t=node, back when he made touhou arrangements. Yuy has a pretty unique style of music, utilizing seemingly random sounds and instrument notes at times in addition to long buildups and breakdowns. Since working as Secret Messenger and composing his own music, Yuy has been utilizing vocalists in his music. Overall his style is something that you’ll either love or hate.

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[Comiket 85] CROW’SCLAW – Sepia Recollections


Originally published 3/6/2014

Released during Comiket 85, Sepia Recollections is by far the best doujin vocal metal album I’ve listened to thus far.

CROW’SCLAW is a 1 man group consisting of Taka. Taka composes, arranges, and plays touhou metal arrangements. In the past, he has done arrangements of other works as well and now recently, he has made some original compositions along with female vocals.

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