Ayumi Hamasaki – Rainbow – Review

July 23, 2003

Rainbow is the fifth studio album of original material by Japan’s Ayumi Hamasaki and it’s nothing short of dazzling with its variety of sounds and textures.

Ayumi Hamasaki – I am – Review

August 2, 2002

Hamasaki’s delivery is intense and emotional and the music is never generic. She can make you cry, even if you don’t understand a word she’s singing.

Max – Maximum Groove – Review

April 1, 2000

Although Speed is more popular, the J-Pop group you should check out first is Max. Like Speed, they’re cute young teens with irresistible, upbeat songs.