Apr 122016
 

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Overview: Black Berry Recordings (BBR) is a doujin circle led by three artists: MAYA AKAI, in, Odikonic. It is closely related with other electronic music circle called RIGHT STUFF. If you like high quality progressive & uplifting trance and house you’re in the right place. BBR creates both original and Visual Novels (usually Key) arrange albums. In addition to member of the circle you can also find other names you might be familiar with—Kyohei Akagawa, Junk,void, Maozon, satella, Tomohiko Togashi and many more
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Apr 112016
 

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Overview: en;Dolphin Records is a doujin circle best known for its Tokyo Audio Waffle series. The albums of the series are relaxing and has its own theme — food. It’s usually chilling electronic music like progressive house, sometimes it’s spiced with delicious vocals by Satoko (砂糖子). Main composers: Motome Nakaji (中路もとめ), Yukihide Nino (新乃ユキヒデ).
en;Dolphin Records is involved with really various range of genres like hip hop, d’n’b, techno etc.

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Apr 112016
 

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Overview: You can call Unitone a doujin circle, but it’s actually a nice electronic music label with top-notch composers like aran, Kenichi Chiba, lawy, Ryunosuke Kudo, satella and many more famous Japanese composers: Nhato, Kyohei Akagawa, KaNa, Nostalgraph, NAGO, MK, Dirty Androids and many more. Unitone covers various genres, but usually it’s progressive/uplifting trance, electro or classic house.

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Mar 202016
 

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Overview: Mohican Sandbag is a doujin circle has been active until 2011. The type of music is electronic (touhou arranges): psy/goa-trance, techno, experimental etc. Mohican Sandbag has many collaboration albums with techno doujin circle Aramitama (荒御霊).

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Mar 202016
 

Current version: 2.0.
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Overview: Yuuhei Satellite is one of the most popular doujin circles these days with its own live events and stuff. The circle is known for trance/dance music/pop/rock touhou and kancolle arranges performed by Autobahn, Iceon, HiZuMi and others artists. Yuuhei Satellite has also been involved with Sound Voltex & Beatmania games.
Yuuhei Katharsis (幽閉カタルシス) is a branch of Yuuhei Satellite intended for Vocaloid and Kancolle releases.
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Mar 142016
 

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Overview: Progressive trance, electro and progressive house, EDM are key words for Lost Garden. This circle was originally started with Touhou and Key arranges, but now it focuses on original compositions by its regular members: kaguraduki and bane. You can also find other composers like ITM and 文-脈 on Lost Gadren albums.
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Mar 132016
 

Current version: 4.0.
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Overview: ALiCE’s EMOTiON is one of the most recognizable doujin circles created by REDALiCE. Music varies from trance, happy/UK hardcore to speedcore. First albums contain many arranges on popular series like MOTHER, Final Fantasy, Key, Mai-hime, Higurashi no naku koro ni and more. In 2008 ALiCE’s EMOTiON changed its activity to toho arranges. Artists: REDALiCE, t+pazolite, Thanatos, Alabaster, Betwixt & Between, minamotoya, Noriken, DJ Genki and many more. Vocalists: Ayumi Nomiya, rizna, Nachi Sakaue, motoko, 3L, Aki Misawa et al.
Saisen Turn is a joint project with Alstromeria Records.

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Jan 102016
 

Current version: 2.0-2.1.
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Overview: Big label, which works with well-known vocalists such as Haruka Shimotsuki, Chata, Katakiri Rekka, Aki Misawa, Chie Fukami, Noriko Mitose, Annabel and composers like onoken, bermei.inazawa, Hiroyuki Ooshima etc.
ACI, VAD, VAF are the series with mainly relaxing music. VAT series have lots of electronic tracks made by onoken. VOI is the main series, containing more poppish and rock music.
The latest works (in the 空想活劇 series) include tracks by various artists working in a wide range of genres (from kukui and butaotome to Rokugen Alice and beatmario). This label is also known for Higurashi no naku koro ni series songs.

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Aug 082015
 

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Overview: KOTOKO is a famous anime and game singer. She was a member of “I’ve Sound” until 2011, and most of her famous songs are associated with the I’ve brand (and its composers as well). She has been writing lyrics for most of her songs, as well as composing music sometimes. Her voice is very charming and well-recognised among others, music can be either pop/rock or trance/electronic one.
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