Vocalekt Visions, a Western P unit, will have its debut at the J-Pop Summit as well as the release of their first EP, “Tuned in the West.” Read on for more info.
Vocalekt Visions is an electro/pop band primarily composed of Tempo-P, an American composer and lyricist, and NeutrinoP, a composer and mixing engineer from Romania. They decided to team up in 2011, and started working on their first song together, “Lemon Ice Bar” (which you can watch below), collaborating over the Internet. Other members are gravitating around Vocalekt Visions, occasionally giving a hand.
Their first EP, “Tuned in the West,” will be officially released on August 27. It will consist of four songs, three of which are featured in this crossfade demo. Links to their YouTube and Niconico Douga accounts (and more) can be found on their official site, so please check it out for more information.
August 27 also marks the opening day of the J-Pop Summit festival (you can view its programming schedule here). DJ Amaya will be playing some of Vocalekt Visions’ songs in front of an expected crowd of 60,000 people during the Miku Mix DJ Battle, along with ZANEEDS. Tempo-P will also be joining in a Vocaloid conference during the festival.
“Tuned in the West” is already available on Amazon at the price of $3.96 (or $0.99 for each song). The EP will also be sold in Californian Kinokuniya bookstores before the official release on the 27, the opening day of the festival (where you can buy the EP as well). Additionally, you will also be able to purchase a digital copy of the EP on Vocalekt Visions’ official site, as well as on iTunes. But this is not all, as a limited amount of free copies of the CDs will be handed out by the Vocalekt Vision team to those who will attend the DJ Battle, the Vocaloid conference, and the VIP afterparty, on a first-come-first-served basis.
The Western Vocaloid scene is still young and much less active than the Japanese one, but it’s starting to change! Western Ps are stepping up the place… The rest is up to you, the fans, to show your support and perhaps even join in yourselves.