RUIDO NUEVO list – 2010

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Key:
* = I really liked it!    # = I didn’t like it.

^ = need to watch PV    ~ = watched PV!    / = couldn’t find PV on YouTube

| 2010 | RUIDO in REVIEW |

JAN

singles:
~ * YUI – GLORIA
~ * school food punishment – light prayer
~ * Ayumi Hamasaki – You were… / BALLAD
~ * Younha – Sukinanda
/ Kalafina – storia
/ Kalafina – progressive
~ Kalafina – Hikari no Senritsu (It’s official, Kalafina have the most boring PV’s ever.)

albums:
~ * Namie Amuro – Past<Future
Younha – 3rd Album Part. B – Growing Season
FictionJunction YUUKA – circus [2007]
FictionJunction YUUKA – Destination [2005]

songs / digital singles:
* HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR – RED

new artists:
Kalafina

*most addictive album(s):
Namie Amuro – Past<Future

*most addictive song(s):
All Namie stuff
sfp – light prayer
YUI – GLORIA
Younha – Sukinanda

album covers I like:
YUI – GLORIA
school food punishment – light prayer
HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR – RED
FictionJunction YUUKA – circus [2007] (DVD cover)
Kalafina – progressive (DVD)

FEB

singles:
~ * Do As Infinity – Kimi ga Inai Mirai
~ * BIG BANG – Koe wo Nakuhite
~ * abingdon boys school – Kimi no Uta
~ * abigndon boys school – From Dusk Till Dawn
~ * alan – Diamond / Over the clouds
# Koda Kumi – Can We Go Back
* TOKYO No.1 SOUL SET + HALCALI – Konya wa Boogie Back
~ * HALCALI – ENDLESS NIGHT
~ L’Arc~en~Ciel – BLESS
# Ken Hirai – CANDY
~ Ken Hirai – Boku wa Kimi ni Koi wo Suru
~ * SEAMO – My ANSWER
/ UVERworld – Kanashimi wa Kitto

albums:
~ # BoA – IDENTITY
~ Rie fu – Urban romantic [2009]

songs / digital singles:
~ * MONKEY MAJIK – Lupin the Third

best of albums:
the pillows – Fool on the planet [2001]

new artists:
the pillows
Rie fu

*most addictive album(s):
Rie fu – Urban romantic [2009]

*most addictive song(s):
HALCALI – ENDLESS NIGHT, YES, Konya wa Boogie Back
the pillows – Hybrid Rainbos, Ride on Shooting Star
alan – Over the clouds
BoA – Possibility
Rie fu – Something In My Head, Hey I’m Calling Up, Romantic (Strings version)
SEAMO – My Answer
BIG BANG – Koe wo Nakuhite

album covers I like:
Do As Infinity – Kimi ga Inai Mirai
MONKEY MAJIK – Lupin the Third
L’Arc~en~Ciel – BLESS (CD)
Rie fu – URBAN ROMANTIC [2009]
SEAMO – My ANSWER
BIG BANG – Koe wo Nakushite

worst album covers:
abs – Kimi no Uta, From Dusk Till Dawn (why do they keep doing this so plain?)
HALCALI – ENDLESS NIGHT (omg, epic fail. no text)
alan – Diamond / Over the clouds (alan on white? BORING! no text)

MAR

singles:
~ * the brilliant green – LIKE YESTERDAY
~ *Stereopony – Hanbunko
~ mihimaru GT – Love Letter
BIG BANG – B I G B A N G 0 3 [2006]
E.Via – Motiphie Meets E.Via!
# Vanilla Beans – Nicola
~ * MONKEY MAJIK – SAKURA
^ school food punishment – Future Nova / After Laughter

albums:
abingdon boys school – ABINGDON ROAD
T-ara – Braking Heart (repackage)
mihimaru GT – Mihimalogy

songs / digital singles:
~ * 2NE1 – Try To Copy Me
~ * BIG BANG – Lollipop Pt.2
~ * Fantastic Plastic Machine – Without You (feat MONKEY MAJIK)
MiChi – dance DANCE!  -digital single- 2010.01.27

mini-albums:
~ school food punishment – school food is good food [2007]
~ school food punishment – air feel, color swim [2007]
~ school food punishment – Riff-rain [2009]

best of albums:
# L’Arc~en~Ciel – QUADRINITY ~MEMBERS BEST SELECTIONS~

other:
BoA – THE LIVE X’Mas 2009 (sound recording)

new artists:
E.Via
Vanilla Beans

*most addictive album(s):
none!

*most addictive song(s):
BIG BANG – Forever With You
MONKEY MAJIK – SAKURA, With You
Stereopony – Hanbunko
school food punishment – pool, you may crawl
2NE1 – Try To Copy Me
BIG BANG – Lollipop Pt.2
Fantastic Plastic Machine – Without You (feat MONKEY MAJIK)
the brilliant green – LIKE YESTERDAY

album covers I like:
Stereopony – Hanbunko
mihimaru GT – Love Letter
school food punishment – school food is good food
school food punishment – air feel, color swim
school food punishment – Riff-rain
abingdon boys school – ABINGDON ROAD (CD)
mihimaru GT – Mihimalogy
school food punishment – Future Nova / After Laughter
MONKEY MAJIK – SAKURA

APR

albums:
Rie fu – Tobira Album [2007]

songs / digital singles:
SNoW – YES (English version) [2004]
SNoW – Hanabi Made Ato Sukoshi (Unplugged) [2005]
SNoW – on&on (English version) [2006]
SNoW – Nokoru Nami [2006]

remixes:
* David Choi Music – Nothing on Chick-fil-A

new artists:
David Choi

*most addictive song(s):
David Choi Music – Nothing on Chick-fil-A
Rie fu – 5000 Miles Album version, Tsukiakari

album covers I like:
SNoW – Hanabi Made Ato Sukoshi
Rie fu – Tobira Album

MAY

singles:
* ~ AI – FAKE feat. Namie Amuro
* ~ CHEMISTRY – Period
# Ai Otsuka – Zokkondition / LUCKY☆STAR
* ~ MiChi – All about the Girls ~Iijyanka Party People~/ Together again

albums:
~ Ayumi Hamasaki – Rock ‘n’ Roll Circus
# ~ Lee Hyori – Vol.4 – H-Logic
#? school food punishment – amp-reflection
#? Sugawara Sayuri – First Story
#? Kalafina – Red Moon
#? Tsuji Shion – Catch!

mini-albums:
* J.ae – Sentimental
* E.Via – Must Have

English albums:
Rob Thomas – Cradlesong [2009]
~ Usher – Raymond V. Raymond
Charice – Charice (self tilted debut album)
Toni Braxton – Pulse [for my mom]

songs / digital singles:
* J – Electro Project Album – Love Child [2008]
* J – Dream Catcher [2009]
* J – Dream (feat. Supreme Team) [2009]

remixes:
Koda Kumi – Driving Hit’s 2

other:
BoA – IDENTITY Tour 2010 (sound recording)

new artists:
Charice

*most addictive album(s):
Usher – Raymond V. Raymond
Charice – Charice (self tilted debut album)
E.Via – Must Have

*most addictive song(s):
AI – FAKE feat. Namie Amuro (and the two remixes)
MiChi – All about the Girls ~Iijyanka Party People~, dance DANCE!
J – Moreumyeonseo (Feat. Seo Jung Hwan), Happy, Dream (Feat. Supreme Team), Dream, No. 5
Ayumi Hamasaki – Microphone, Sexy Little Things
CHEMISTRY – Period
Miss Mondey – Take It Easy
E.via – Shake!
Charice – Pyramid, In Love So Deep

album covers I like:
CHEMISTRY – Period
Ayumi Hamasaki – Rock ‘n’ Roll Circus (DVD)
school food punishment – amp-reflection
J.ae – Sentimental

album covers I don’t like:
Ai Otsuka – Zokkondition / LUCKY☆STAR
MiChi – All about the Girls ~Iijyanka Party People~/ Together again

JUN

mini-albums:
*Koyote – Koyote Ugly (The First Mini Album 2010)

English albums:
Rob Thomas – Cradlesong
*Lady GaGa – Fame Monster

*most addictive album(s):
Lady GaGa – The Fame Monster

*most addictive song(s):
Lady Gaga – Alejandro, Telephone, So Happy I Could Die
Koyote – Return, Lovely, Nocturne, Spark

album covers I like:
Koyote – Koyote Ugly

JUL

singles:
ANTI-NOBUNAGA – DECIDE (demo, 2009)

songs / digital singles:
Charice – Breathe You Out
Charice – Are We Over

*most addictive song(s):
Charice – Breathe You Out
Charice – Are We Over

AUG

singles:
* BoA – WOO WEEKEND
Jyongri – Without You
Sugawara Sayuri – Sunao ni Narenakute
* BIG BANG – Tell Me Goodbye
* HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR – Re:ache (The Last Single)
Do As Infinity – ∞2
Stereopony – OVER DRIVE
the brilliant green – Blue Daisy
the brilliant green – I Just Can’t Breathe…

albums:
* BoA – HURRICANE VENUS
alan – Lán Sè ~Love Moon Light~ [Mandarin]
Stereopony – OVER THE BORDER

mini-albums:
* Son Dam Bi – the queen
* Chae Yeon – look at

songs / digital singles:
B.o.B – Nothin’ On You (feat. Jay Park)

remixes:
Kumi-X presents BoA: WOO WEEKEND
Kumi-X presents Koda Kumi: PULSE pt.1
Kumi-X presents Koda Kumi: PULSE pt.2

*most addictive album(s):
Son Dam Bi – the queen
BoA – HURRICANE VENUS
Chae Yeon – look at

*most addictive song(s):
BoA:
WOO WEEKEND
NO DANCE, NO LIFE
Kumi-X: BoA – WOO WEEKEND (Freemasons Remix)
NO DANCE, NO LIFE
GAME
M.E.P (My Electronic Piano)
Don’t Know What to Say

Son Dam Bi – the queen, can’t u see
Chae Yeon – look at, Lies, Ma Lover
H&MC: Re:ache

album covers I like:
Sugawara Sayuri – Sunao ni Narenakute
Kumi-X presents BoA: WOO WEEKEND
HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR – Re:ache (The Last Single)
Stereopony – OVER DRIVE

album covers I don’t like:
Jyongri – Without You (just a pic of the artist with small text on plain white BG…seriously? The only redeeming quality about this cover is that Jyongri beautiful face graces the blankness.)
Chae Yeon – look at (um, EW! Why does she look like a pale-skinned zombie? WHY?! This photo editing has RUINED any chance this cover would have at being cool, although it would still be plagued by awful red and boring text! Is this realy the best you could come up with?
Son Dam Bi – the queen (I wanna like this cover, really I do, but I just don’t get: her pose, the arbitrary couch, and why her pic has been brightened to the point of nearly white-out! Honesty! I wanna check out her cute top but I CAN’T SEE IT. At least her hair and the skirt make her look somewhat like a “bee”. *giggles to self* )

SEP

singles:
*Linkin Park – THE CATALYST

albums:
Linkin Park – A Thousand Suns
*YUI – HOLIDAYS IN THE SUN
*Maroon 5 – Hands All Over

songs / digital singles:
*BoA – Copy & Paste (BoA The 6th Repack Album)
BoA – I’m OK (보고 싶더라) (BoA The 6th Repack Album)
Charice – Crescent Moon

*most addictive album(s):
YUI – HOLIDAYS IN THE SUN
Maroon 5 – Hands All Over
BoA – HURRICANE VENUS

*most addictive song(s):
YUI – to Mother, Shake My Heart
BoA – HURRINCANE VENUS, DANGEROUS, M.E.P., ADRENALINE, Don’t Know What To Say
Son Dam Bi – can’t u see, Super Duper
DAI: Everything will be all right

album covers I like:
Linkin Park – THE CATALYST
Linkin Park – A Thousand Suns
YUI – HOLIDAYS IN THE SUN
Maroon 5 – Hands All Over
BoA – Copy & Paste

OCT

albums:
Enrique Iglesias – Euphoria

remixes:
* Yigytugd – 2NE1 FOREVER
* Kumi-X presents 2NE1: Please Don’t Go
* Kumi-X presents BoA: HURRICANE VENUS

best of albums:
* MONKEY MAJIK BEST ~10 Years & Forever~

*most addictive album(s):
Yigytugd – 2NE1 FOREVER
MONKEY MAJIK BEST ~10 Years & Foreve4~

NOV

albums:
# G-Dragon – Heartbreaker
* Tae Yang – Solar (+International tracks)
# Cee Lo Green – The Lady Killer (+F*** You!)
* 2NE1 – Vol.1 – To Anyone
# Ne-Yo – Libra Scale (Amazon mp3)

mini-albums:
* Usher – VERSUS

songs / digital singles:
Chris Brown – Deuces (ft. Tyga & Kevin Mccall)
Liam Finn – Honest Face (of Champagne In Seashells EP; free mp3 for installing Amazon’s mp3 DL’r)

new artists:
G-Dragon
Tae Yang
Cee Lo Green

*most addictive album(s):
Tae Yang – Solar (+International tracks)
2NE1 – Vol.1 – To Anyone

*most addictive song(s):
Chris Brown – Deuces (ft. Tyga & Kevin Mccall)

album covers I like:

DEC

singles:
Ayumi Hamasaki – MOON / blossom
*Ayumi Hamasaki – crossroad
*Ayumi Hamasaki – L
*Namie Amuro – Break It / Get Myself Back
*BIG BANG – BEAUTIFUL HANGOVER
*YUI – to Mother
URATA NAOYA feat.ayumi hamasaki – Dream ON
Charice – My Grown-Up Christmas List EP
(Various Xmas singles)

albums:
Mariah Carey – Merry Christmas [1994,2005]
Mariah Carey – Merry Christmas II You

mini-albums:
*May J. – BELIEVIN’…

songs / digital singles:
*Ayu – Love song
T-ara – We Are The One (16강 기원 응원가)

remixes:
*Charice – Charice (Japanese Edition Bonus Tracks)

*most addictive album(s):
May J. – BELIEVIN’…

*most addictive song(s):
Ayumi Hamasaki – crossroad, SEVEN DAYS WAR, Don’t look back (remix), Love song
BIG BANG – BEAUTIFUL HANGOVER
Namie Amuro – Break It / Get Myself Back

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