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Sunday, 19 February 2012

【Sneak Peek】Vocaloid - Musunde Hiraite Rasetsu to Mukuro

Although I would like to emphasize that I am not a big fan of Vocaloid. However,... for unknown reasons, my plans this year, one third of them... seems to be vocaloid.... and I wonder why...

<Musunde Hiraite Rasetsu to Mukuro > fitted my taste of songs quite perfectly, dark and sorrowful. According to the author Hachi, the song is trying to portraits the innocence of children can actually turn destructive and evil and also criticizing the general cold and indifferent attitude of the public. To Yuu and me, the songs seemed to bring out more on prostitution and abortion.

One sneak peek for the moment.

Hatsune Miku @ Maro
Kaito @ Kaien Yuu

photo thx Sam
special thx Fuyu and Molly

Since we decide to take the shoot early in the morning before the sun comes out, all of us sleepover in Yuu's house after celebrating her birthday on 17th night. I forgotten my charger in her house that day, I'll have the photos upload after I get it back : ).

 Rushing props and costume last minutes seems to be a trend for me. I can't recall any none last minute shoot in my history of cosplaying, a sad truth T^T. Things go on quite smoothly except I woke up late because my alarm is not working even with Yuu and Fuyu not sleeping the whole night and we missed the early morning dark thingy. The photos turn out to be good though. Thanks Molly and Fuyu for the help to smoke the place, and pose directing.

The complete post might be coming out quite fast.. because I am not the one doing the editing part.... XDDDDD I realized now that my pace of putting up photos is really slow...... even though I have all the photos with me already. I feel sorry.... especially to Yuu... and Fuyu...and Sam and Mazaki............. I'll tried my best... to .... maybe in a few weeks time........


Tuesday, 14 February 2012

【Music】Olivia Ong's Valentine's Concert "Are U Ready For Love?"

Last Saturday, 12022012 was a memorable day. If I would describe it with a color, that would be a pink day.

Olivia is always one of high ranking singer that I favor a lot. She has a voice that is soft yet powerful, beautiful and skillful, like that of what people, or I would imagine, an angel's voice. Her song's are always ear soothing, as breeze from the sea, like sunlight in the morning. 

This is the second concert I actually went. The first was in last year, Khalil Fong "Timeless" in Genting. Basically, both the concert are superb to the extend that the songs were as if they are out from the record. Olivia's voice has the kind of magical attractants that drags people into her world of music. This is the first time I actually heard a voice performance that is flawless, with every notes and tune to the perfect realm.

I especially love the performance of  "STEM". Songs in Olivia's album mostly brought out her sweet,soft and soothing voice. "STEM" however is the first time I heard power from her voice. "STEM" is originally written and sang by Shiina Ringo, a japanese song-writer and singer. The full name of the song is 莖(STEM)~大名遊び編~ Stem(STEM) At Play With a Feudal Lord ~, which was translated into English by Robbie Clark. I got the link below from youtube, hope that I could share my fascination of the song, it's a pity Olivia's version is not yet in the market, I like the way she portraits the song.

This is the Japanese version. Uploaded by SakaseteAgetaiNo (I do not own the video). 

Throughout 2 hours of the performance, I saw different sides of Olivia that is not shown in her songs in the albums. Kinda cute, a bit blurry, straighforward, a little bit crazy and sincere. That's what best of live concert, a better approach to the artist in live. 

The rubber bracelet was a present from Olivia to every fans that attend her concert. She phrase that as "It's all united together!!" (fans and her), as we shared something common among fans and Olivia.

Its very romantic in the end when Olivia ends her concert with "Let It Rain". I think this is a very good selection of song for her concert especially when the theme of the concert is on Valentine's Day. It soften the whole atmosphere and very romantically, most of the audience started to release the love balloons tied on the chairs, which catalysed the stage to a pinkish moment. But I kept mine though XDDD. Kinda regret not letting the balloon go =3=...

Songs that sang by Olivia in the concert:

A Love Theme
I Can't Go For That
Ready For Love
You & Me
Invisible Wings
STEM (by Shiina Ringo)
天涯歌女 (周旋)
I Start A Joke (BeeGees)
Unchained Melody
浮躁+妹妹晚安+惡夢+生活+我只在乎你+恰似你的溫柔 (A combo dessert from Olivia)
Back To Life
Let It Rain

Since I don't have a choice, but to celebrate Valentine's earlier, I was brought to Delicious at Dua Residence. The restaurant is awesomely beautiful with lots of white bird cage and withered white trees. Very suitable for photoshooting, if they allowed us to XDD.

Price is considered above average, but quite worth it, since they taste really nice.

Upper corner is Cornish Duck Spaghetti, white lower is Spicy Fettuccine Spaghetti 

ButterScotch Milkshake and Ice Lemon Tea

Lastly desert Apple and Blackberry Crumble

Mostly they taste awesome~ The desert taste nice, sweet and sour, but abit bored in the end. Still with the Vanilla ice cream, they taste perfect.
Since today is Valentine's Day, Happy Valentine's Day~~~~