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Phonon Belt ([personal profile] phonon_belt) wrote2011-03-30 11:26 pm
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This journal is dedicated to Japanese musician Hirasawa Susumu (平沢進) and his various music projects, including P-Model. As there are not that many English translations of Mr. Hirasawa's fascinating lyrics, I am posting my own attempts at translating them here. You will also find some summaries/translations of other Hirasawa-related materials.

Please read the FAQ if you have any questions. Use the TAGS to find song lyrics and other translations more easily.


Hello to MASTER Hirasawa's fan!

(Anonymous) 2011-06-11 02:52 am (UTC)(link)
Hello! This is Ballde.
It's happy to find a non-Japanese blog about MASTER Hirasawa.
I'm from Taiwan and have a bad Japanese(well...just know a little)
But I do think MASTER Hirasawa's song really attract me.

Would you mind I share this blog with my friend in Taiwan loves MASTER Hirasawa?(Maybe I'll put the address on my Plurk)

Nice to meet you!

Re: Hello to MASTER Hirasawa's fan!

(Anonymous) 2011-07-15 03:49 pm (UTC)(link)
You do good work. I've been a music fan for so long and yet Hirasawa is the only artist for whom I keep a seperate playlist (100+ songs!) that I listen to for at least an hour or two each week. I had a rough day at work and when I drove home, the following songs came on - "Niwashi King", "Logic Airforce", "REM Sleep" (recycle version), and "Personal Pulse". When I got home I had completely forgotten everything. It's cathartic music. But I only discovered the guy by chance. About 3 years ago, I went to a Polysics show and decided to go meet them afterwards. They are very good to their fans. I remarked to Hiro that I really liked the house music that (obviously) he picked - it had YMO, Kraftwerk, a-ha, Depeche Mode, etc. etc. But there was one song I didn't recognize and I asked him what it was, he took a piece of paper, wrote down "P-MODEL" and gave it to me. That changed my life forever! (well, sort of) The song was "Art Mania" by the way.


(Anonymous) 2012-05-04 04:09 pm (UTC)(link)
kuraism: iconed by: <lj user=nattygism> (WHAAAAAAAAAAT)

[personal profile] kuraism 2013-09-12 06:30 am (UTC)(link)
Man, this is, like, the utmost fantastic find. I'm saddened, though; is this place officially silent due to overwhelming life issues, or has it been forgotten?

Regardless, it's been a chore to find Susumu lyrics in English, and I'm grateful for the effort that has been put into this journal. <3