Japanese Aiobahn Collaborates with Isekaijoucho on Fourth Major-Label Single!

Aiobahn, a unique Japanese music producer/DJ with roots in EDM and a strong connection to Japan’s subculture scene, has released his fourth major-label single, ‘new world feat. Isekaijoucho’. The single was released digitally today, Wednesday, June 12.

Aiobahn’s song ‘INTERNET YAMERO’, released in March 2023, has been viewed over 48 million times on YouTube, while numerous fans have released their own cover videos. The song has also been used in over 13,000 videos on TikTok, including many dance videos, creating a buzz online.

In April of the same year, Aiobahn made his major-label debut with the release of ‘Re: searchlight’ on avex trax, featuring Nagi Yanagi. Then, in November, he released ‘Shiawaseni nante naranaide feat. Nanawo Akari’, a collaboration with the popular online subculture artist Nanawo Akari, followed in January 2024 by ‘non-reflection feat. Yui Makino’, a team-up with voice actress Yui Makino.

Additionally, in November he released ‘u&I’ from the dance label HEXAGON led by future house giant Don Diablo, and in May 2024 he released ‘On Repeat (feat. Dan Soleil)’ from the dance music label bitbird, headed by Dutch DJ and producer San Holo – proving his talent not only in the subculture scene but also in the EDM scene.

In April 2024, Aiobahn held his first self-produced event, otoplanet, at duo Music Exchange in Shibuya, Tokyo. He hosted four artists on the bill, including Yuka Nagase, who was a featured artist on ‘Sora de Oyasumi’ released in March 2023, as well as Pasocom Music Club, Mark Robinson and Tennyson, filling the house for a successful show.

Now, Aiobahn has released his latest song, a collaboration with Isekaijoucho, a “virtual dark singer” affiliated with KAMITSUBAKI STUDIO. This pop tune features Isekaijoucho’s powerful and ephemeral singing voice over a danceable breakbeat with an impressive backing groove.

The lyrics were written by KOCHO, who is known for writing lyrics and singing on countless anime songs. This gem of a tune has a forward-thinking worldview and a fast-paced groove, with captivating vocals that exude a worldly atmosphere, all blended perfectly with Aiobahn’s intricate sound.

Since a teaser video was posted online a week before the single release, fans have left comments on social media such as, “What an incredible tag team,” “Aiobahn x Isekaijoucho are amazing,” and “Can this collaboration really be true?” – showing that fans of both artists are waiting breathlessly for this dream collaboration.

The music video, which premiered on YouTube at the same time as the song was released, is a mix of live action and animation, directed by HuMuu. It is filled with imagery that pays homage to the internet culture of the 2000s, building on the unique collaboration between Aiobahn and Isekaijoucho.

As Aiobahn continues to smash expectations with each release, be sure to look out for his continued rise.

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