The Vocaloid Hall of Fame

Hello MikuDB! Today I’d like to quickly talk about the Vocaloid Hall of Fame. You may or may not have already heard of this, but I only recently found out about it so I thought I’d share for anyone else who hasn’t. The Hall of Fame is a list of Vocaloid videos that have obtained […]

Underused Voicebanks

It’s unquestionable that the Vocaloid scene is dominated by Hatsune Miku. A group of other voicebanks, like GUMI, Rin, and IA, also make up a huge amount of the music. I love these popular voices as much as the next person, so I’m not here to complain about how much they’re used. But there are […]

GALAPAGOS – Album Review by TheImmortalHottentot

UtsuP was my gateway artist into the world of Vocaloid music, and he has consistently remained one of my favorite producers ever since, with his bass-heavy songs that blend extreme metal, metalcore, J-Pop, and electronic music. Since ALGORITHM in 2014, he’s been less active in the Vocaloid scene, only releasing an EP and remaster album […]

Sand Planet – Vocaloid Apocalypse

With over 3 million views on YouTube and over 1 million on NND in under a week, it’s likely you’ve heard of Hachi’s new song, “Suna no Wakusei” (砂の惑星), or “Sand Planet.” Created as the theme song for Magical Mirai 2017, Sand Planet is (as far as I can tell) the first Vocaloid song Hachi has […]

Miku in the Mainstream – Kill Jill

In the West, the Vocaloid community has remained a niche market, even as it has grown over the years. I can’t speak for other regions, but I gather that the situation is at least similar in most places that aren’t Japan. Although Hatsune Miku’s image and name are known amongst some anime fans and nerdy […]