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Kayoko Yoshizawa

by Ryo Miyauchi Foreign Correspondent Music

Kayoko Yoshizawa| Jyoyuu Shimai

Kayoko Yoshizawa has approached songwriting as a process somewhat akin to writing a storybook since her 2013 mini-album, Majo Zukan, building her elaborate pop songs around the narratives of various fictional protagonists. But while her previous full-length, Yaneura Ju, heavily indulged in the world of make-believe — both…

by InRO Staff Feature Articles Music

Foreign Correspondent | Issue 2

In an effort to reboot our music coverage, In Review Online has launched some monthly features devoted to reviewing new album releases. One such feature is Foreign Correspondent — a survey of new releases from the international music world. In this issue, we cover releases from Chilean pop sensation Mon Laferte; two…