[Event] Hollow Mellow Tokyo Live Vol. 1 [02/27]
[Artist] Hollow Mellow
[Members] Iruma Rioka (vocal), Hideki Sato (guitar, Larme Belladonna), chado (bass), Mishka (drums)
[Date] Saturday, February 27, 2021
[Show] 10:00pm (ET) / 7:00pm (PT)
* 12:00pm (Japan Time) on Sunday, February 28, 2021
[Venue] Shinjuku WALLY
[Address] Shinko Bldg B2, 1-2-13 Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160-0021, Japan
[Ticket] $5.00 (Streaming)
[Description] This is the first U.S.-Japan streaming live, featuring a Japanese gothic lolita band, Hollow Mellow. The concert will be held at Shinjuku Wally in Tokyo, Japan and the first collaboration of the Shinjuku Wally, Shinjuku Rott (Tokyo, Japan) and Mar Creation (New York, U.S.).
Hollow Mellow is a Japanese Gothic Lolita band led by vocalist Iruma Rioka and formed as a “dark fairy tale artist.” Hollow Mellow’s music is composed by Iruma with dark & gothic, fantasy & fairy tale, as well as classical & antique melodies.
In September 2014 Hollow Mellow held their first performance as this official unity and in December, they released their self-cover album, “Reincarnation.”
In July of 2015, Hollow Mellow made their US debut at Tokyo in Tulsa, in Tulsa, Oklahomam followed by the release of their full-length album, “Cinema Fantasia” and their US return with a performance at Sabaku Con in 2016.
Hollow Mellow released the album, “Enchanted,” in 2017. The title track features the charismatic lolita icon, Misako Aoki, in the music video (MV). They appeared at NekoCon (Hampton, VA) in 2019. The MV for “The Red Shoes” was premiered on YouTube in 2020. Iruma Rioka is working on a new release for 2021.
Shinjuku WALLY, originally named “Shinjuku RUIDO” in 1972, is a historically well-known music club in Shinjuku, Tokyo, that reopened in October 2020. It strives to become a pioneer in the music club scene. It has a modern sound/lighting system and a large backstage room with a capacity of 250 guests. WALLY offers various Japanese music from idol pop to rock.
Shinjuku ROTT was produced by the RUIDO group (music club chain) and opened in February 2018. Due to Coronavirus guidelines and technical limitations of the broadcasting facility, they became independent from the RUIDO group and moved from Shibuya to Shinjuku in December 2020.
– Live Showcases-
ROTT presents live performances of new under-the-radar artists.
Following the guidelines for the Coronavirus pandemic, the club currently offers a no-audience concert and live streaming studio space with no customers.
-Artist Development and Support-
ROTT provides artist and business consultations for music performers, management, and start-up musicians.
– Hollow Mellow: https://irumarin.com
– Shinjuku WALLY: https://shinjuku-wally.com
– Shinjuku ROTT: http://shinjuku-rott.com