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TONIGHT: A special Japanese indie rock showcase is happening at Millian Singapore

For Japanese indie rock band Frederic , they've actively bucked the trend of serving primarily Japanese audiences. "It makes us extremely proud that even people who speak different languages enjoy our music," says the three-piece band. "We’ve always had overseas fans in our sights." In a country where its populace are actively supportive of native talent, its music industry has also faced a noticeable decline , due in part to their idiosyncratic practices — Japanese music, up until recently, was almost exclusively available on CD, not for streaming or digital download. That has prevented many acts from reaching global fans — save for a couple of diehards who would pay premium prices for imported albums. It seemed like it was lucrative enough for labels to sell CDs to the Japanese populace, who were more than willing to spend money on CD singles (a practice long abandoned b...

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