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Eavesdrop on a conversation between two friends about their favorite Asian artists and music and how music is their tonic of life.

Music Elixir DJ Panic & Sarah

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Eavesdrop on a conversation between two friends about their favorite Asian artists and music and how music is their tonic of life.

    A Sonic Tapestry of Emotional Anthems

    A Sonic Tapestry of Emotional Anthems

    Settle in as we embark on an auditory voyage to the heart of Asian music, navigating through the intricate emotions embedded in three soul-stirring singles. Our episode kicks off with a light-hearted observation that quickly gives way to the profound landscapes of heartache and longing. We unwrap the delicate layers of I.M and Heize's "Slowly," letting the smoky vocal harmonies and the sorrow-laden strings of Spanish guitars tug at our heartstrings. The conversation then flows into a mesmerizing duo – the electricity of DPR ARTIC and DPR IAN's debut collaboration "Do or Die" and the nostalgic groove of Aimi Tanaka's "Osaka Loneliness."

    As the brass and guitar riffs of Tanaka's award-winning tune transport us to the vibrant streets of Osaka, we can't help but feel the poignant clash of isolation amidst the city's pulsating nightlife. Her husky voice, an instrument in itself, carries the weight of the Enka tradition and wraps us in the embrace of a song that's both a cry for company and a celebration of solitude. Meanwhile, the captivating fusion of Ian's velvety tones with DPR Artic's production on "Do or Die" pulls us into a synth trance, aligning us with its universal themes and goth club ambiance.

    We wrap up our musical odyssey by examining the creative synergy that brings these tracks to life, emphasizing the impact of collaboration in the realm of music. As we share our own connections to these songs, we shed light on how DPR's visionary collective harnesses the power of artistic union to craft a soundscape that resonates with audiences worldwide. The episode not only reveals the magic behind each melody but also touches on the personal stories and experiences that music so beautifully intertwines with our lives.

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    • 36 min
    Celebrating Empowerment and Igniting Trends

    Celebrating Empowerment and Igniting Trends

    Ever wondered what it feels like to watch your creative sparks ignite trends across the entertainment industry? Sarah and Panic, your hosts of Music Elixir, pull back the curtain on this very experience. We pride ourselves on our innovativeness, yet we don't shy away from discussing the bittersweet reality of others mirroring our ideas. Our banter takes a turn towards the voiceover realm, highlighting the undeniable power of networking and collaboration in keeping the creative fires burning.

    This session turns up the heat with a passionate dissection of anthems that scream empowerment from the artists (G)I-DLE, RIKU with MA55IVE THE RAMPAGE and SUPER EIGHT. These tracks, armed with bold harmonies, gritty synths, and heart-pumping beats, are the embodiment of boldness and independence — the kind that fuels your fiercest workout or resurrects any party from the lull. We celebrate these electrifying tunes and the audacious spirit of the phenomenal artists behind them, sharing insights that will have you adding these powerhouses to your playlists in no time.

    As we gear up for a month-long celebration of Women's History Month, we're putting the spotlight on the powerhouse female musicians who've shaped the industry. The commitment to female representation is not just a March endeavor for us; it's a year-round pledge. Stay tuned for a journey of appreciation and empowerment, as we honor the achievements of women in music.

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    • 38 min
    From Glitzy Goodbyes to Tarot Cards Unveiling the Secrets of Stardom

    From Glitzy Goodbyes to Tarot Cards Unveiling the Secrets of Stardom

    Dive into the unexpected as we unpack the surprising split by Jessi from Jay Park's More Vision. Why would Jessi call it quits after such a close bond and a mere nine months? We're peeling back the layers on creative differences and industry shockwaves, plus discussing the potential impact on Jessi's future, including the We Bridge Expo. But the conversation doesn't dwell on goodbyes for long; we're also sharing the lighter side of life with Sakuma Daisuke's Twitter escapades and celebrating BTS's triumphs, even as they serve their military time.

    Strap in for a rollercoaster of celebrity antics and heartfelt musings. From Twitter notifications that buzz more than a beehive, to Yamada’s car adventures with his Senpai. We scoop on celebrity interactions, like Fuma's apparent infatuation with good looks, and the buzz about Kanjani∞'s impending name change (as of this release they are- now Super Eight). And don't worry, we haven't forgotten to talk about Tomo's magnetic stage presence that's capturing hearts everywhere.

    Join us as we stroll down a more thoughtful path, considering the personal battles and beliefs of BTS's RM as he navigates military service. Our chat takes a mystical twist with tarot readings, dream interpretations, and the enigmatic power of symbols – like those two ravens that might just change the way you see your world. Curious about the six of swords or what it means when cockroaches invade your dreams? Tune in, and we'll explore these cosmic questions together, with plenty of laughs along the way.

    (An additional topic we covered - who dominated the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championship 2024?!)
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    • 50 min
    Riding the Wave of Psychic Fever: The Ascent to Global Stardom and Infectious Beats

    Riding the Wave of Psychic Fever: The Ascent to Global Stardom and Infectious Beats

    Prepare to be whisked away on a musical journey as Sarah and Panic, take you through the dynamic saga of PSYCHIC FEVER from EXILE TRIBE, Japan's latest sensation chasing global stardom. We give you an overview of their story, from the rigorous "Musha Shugyo" shows to time spent in Thailand, along with a bit of the personal with their array of zodiac signs!

    The pulse of Psychic Fever's music is undeniable, and we can't wait to share our take on tracks like the whimsically worded "Psyfe Cypher" and the sleek "Rocket (Take You Higher)," with its penthouse party ambiance. Jimmy's raspy voice commands attention amidst a symphony of rap battles and melodic harmonies, proving that this group isn't just another pop ensemble—they're trendsetters with a sound that's as diverse as it is catchy. Whether it's the old-school hip-hop vibe or the seductive R&B, the songs of Psychic Fever have a magnetic quality that's sure to resonate.

    Our episode wouldn't be complete without a candid discussion on how Psychic Fever's tunes influence our personal playlists and daily routines. We share that moment when a potent rap verse caught us mid-task, and the smooth "chocolatey" vocals that ensnared us completely. We also give a nod to JP THE WAVY's impact on the group's sound and the varied energies across their album. So, if you're looking for music that can both soothe and electrify, join us as we celebrate the artistry of Psychic Fever and discover the rich tapestry of sounds that will feed your soul and invigorate your day.

    Special shout out to @PCF_ThaiForEVER (PSYCHIC FEVER Thai ForEVER) on X-Twitter for requesting this episode.

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    • 39 min
    An Intriguing Blend of Romance, Revelations, and Runway Triumphs

    An Intriguing Blend of Romance, Revelations, and Runway Triumphs

    Our latest episode revisits the controversial tides of age gap relationships, spurred by the dating choices of a certain local DJ and the marital dynamics within the Domoto household. We peel back the layers of societal norms and parental concerns, in a candid look at how the times they are a'changing, and love, really isn’t about the numbers.

     We mix humor with the hypothetical as we imagine the daily life of an odd-couple pair of friends in matrimonial bliss, and we take a moment to bask in Raul's meteoric rise in the fashion world. His recent runway domination proves that charisma can't be tailored. Join us for an episode that's brimming with fantasy, surprise, and a whole lot of laughs—it's the kind of conversation you won't want to miss.
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    • 34 min
    Nostalgic Notes and Mystical Musings in the JPOP and KPOP Scene

    Nostalgic Notes and Mystical Musings in the JPOP and KPOP Scene

    As the snow falls, Sarah and Panic cozy up to the mic and invite you into our world of Asian music reverie. Expect a hearty dose of nostalgia mixed with modern flair as we kick things off with TVXQ's U-KNOW (Yunho) and his disco-inspired "Fix It." Our chat sways through the beats of his solo adventure, and we also discuss his behind the scenes collaborator. Plus, we've got a little mystery on the burner, as Sarah teases out the remnants of a peculiar dream that's more than just a sleepy memory.

    Transitioning with the ease of a well-oiled turntable, we pump it up with PSYCHIC FEVER from EXILE TRIBE (feat. F.Hero & Bear Knuckle) on the track "Spice," where metal riffs meet spitfire lyrics. The diversity in their music mirrors their ethos of inclusion, something we celebrate as much as the tracks themselves.

    Last up we have ORβIT and the single "Bull's Eye"! Yugo's charm and Tomo's allure- our hearts can barely keep up as we discuss our boys, and the beloved group's reunion song. It's a melting pot of happiness that only gets richer when we shine a spotlight on June's songwriting genius , and the entire groups vocal talents .

    Now, brace yourselves as we head down a sparkler-lit tunnel, where dreams weave into reality and hint at an auspicious encounter right around the corner. Our banter takes a playful turn with the latest social media shenanigans from entertainers like Nino and Fuma, with a selfie that could give the new CEO a run for his money. It's a glimpse into the jovial world of Japanese entertainment, and just like that cheeky post, our podcast is sure to leave you with a smile. So, join us for a session that's part melody, part mystery, and wholly mesmerizing.

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    PSYCHIC FEVER from EXILE TRIBE info
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    ORβIT info
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    TikTok


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    • 43 min

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