Pacific Media Expo 2012 Musical Lineup: Moon Stream, Psycho Bando, Stephanie Yanez, and Lolita Dark


Pacific Media Expo 2012 Musical Lineup: Moon Stream, Psycho Bando, Stephanie Yanez, and Lolita Dark

October 2, 2012

Japanese music veterans, a 3D completely computer generated virtual idol, and elaborate costumes, is just a glimpse of what these acts bring to the stage.

"I'm really excited for the music lineup we have this year for PMX." says Garland Gee, Director of Music Events. “We're bringing together a mix of music veterans, some of the best local bands playing the convention scene, and a virtual performer. It's a perfect storm of music events.”

The lineup includes:

Moon Stream - Friday, November 9, 2012 & Saturday, November 10, 2012
For the first time, music guest of honor Moon Stream will be performing and headlining in Los Angeles. Combining two veterans of the early visual kei explosion in Japan, Moon Stream is the musical force fusing Japanese visual style rock with the sounds of the New York underground. Satsuki (vocals, ex RENTRER EN SOI) and Tomo (guitar, echostream) front the band. Gamers will recognize Satsuki's song “Awake (Upper Region Version)” from the opening of the PSP game Amnesia.

Thirty VIP Fan Bundles will be made available only to PMX attendees.
Moon Stream: Satsuki – Vocals, Tomo – Guitar, Poel – Support Bass, Takaya – Support Drums

Hatsune Miku - Saturday, November 10, 2012
Completing sold out performances all over Japan and in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, the 3D completely computer generated virtual performer Hatsune Miku is presented by Vocalekt Visions. With over 50,000 songs a year created by her users, she is quickly becoming a worldwide pop sensation.,

Psycho Bando - Friday, November 9, 2012
Writing and playing songs about what they love, this Los Angeles-based J-rock band celebrates video games, anime, and all things nerdy. Their shows reflect their close friendship and how much fun they have playing music. Psycho Bando is comprised of Paprika Mari – Vocals/Keytar, Drew Buzzell – Guitar, Meo Maui – Bass, Peter Stagename – Guitar, and ADAM – Drums

Stephanie Yanez - Friday, November 9, 2012
Stephanie Yanez is an American Jpop singer, virtual idol of the Japanese anime avatar site, and Anime Expo's AX Idol. She has toured all over the United States and in Japan and has also been seen on television as the Tokyo Reporter for Anime Select's Comcast On Demand documentary Crazy Sexy Tokyo.

Lolita Dark - Saturday, November 10, 2012
Fronted by two Japanese born singers, Lolita Dark brings a brand new movement to Los Angeles. A musical hybrid of Steampunk, Gothic Lolita and Anime, Lolita Dark is like nothing you've ever experienced before. Lolita Dark is comprised of Ray – Vocals/Guitar, May – Keyboards/Vocals, Rain Balen – Bass Guitar, Patrick Cabrera – Lead Guitar, and Joey Felix – Drums.

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About Pacific Media Expo:
As America's first major media trade show dedicated primarily to Asian-Pacific popular culture and entertainment, Pacific Media Expo (PMX) is a distinguished industry event sponsored by the Pacific Media Association. PMX 2012 strives to create an eclectic community where artists, industry, and fans can freely experience and express the very best of Asian-Pacific popular culture.

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