Music Elixir

Music Elixir

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

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February 20, 2024 38 mins

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 n...

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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 sh...

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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 undeniabl...

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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-...

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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 Sara...

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Imagine navigating the highs and lows of life with Japan's finest tunes as your backdrop—that's just a slice of what Sarah and Panic unpack in this melodious episode of Music Elixir. We're diving headfirst into the deep end, and surfacing with insights on Kento Nakajima's daring solo voyage and Sexy Zone's transformation. We then toast to the age-old question of turning 30 in the idol world, and all that en...

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Join us, Sarah and Panic, as we unleash our Wood Dragon-inspired villainy to bring you an episode chock-full of musical discoveries and quirky insights. We're not just spinning tracks; we're spinning tales—of rebranding journeys, debuts that pack a punch, and melodies that demand you roller-skate across the living room. Discover why our eclectic mix of favorites, from KID PHENOMENON's jazzy vibes to RIIZE's funk...

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As the confetti settles from our New Year's celebrations, Sarah and Panic, welcome you to an episode brimming with the excitement of looking back and leaping forward. We take a stroll down memory lane, reminiscing about the joys and laughter of our recent Christmas festivities, and then set our eyes on the dazzling horizon of 2024 for Music Elixir. It's not just about the milestones we've hit or the dreams we're...

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Prepare to get that song out of your head and into the open as Sarah and DJ Panic, share our current musical obsessions including the unstoppable "El tiki tiki".  We're also raising our glasses to celebrate the overwhelming response to our "Travis Japan: Hollywood TJ Dream" episode, which has opened the doors to a whole new wave of listeners. Join us on this melodious voyage, where we'll discuss not ju...

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December 19, 2023 59 mins

Have you ever been slapped by the reality of work just as you're sipping the last drop of your vacation mojito? That's exactly how Panic felt returning from the sunny shores of Puerto Rico, only to be greeted by a software update that wreaked havoc on the first day back. 

Imagine teaching your dad to use a smartphone, but it's not a phone—it's his new Subaru Crosstrek. Sarah recounts the parents' r...

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Remember that heartwarming celebration of Japanese artist リーダー Ohno Satoshi 大野 智 40th birthday when we transformed the studio into a festival of music and memories? Let's strap in as we revisit that magical time, explore the mesmerizing world of Arashi () music, and share your reactions to that special episode. We'll also peek into what it's like to be car shopping for Dad, mixing in some personal anecdotes, and car...

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Ever had to pivot when life throws you a curveball? Join us as we share our personal experience on how we turned a concert postponement into an unexpected adventure. This tale is just a taste of what you'll find in our kaleidoscope of topics in this episode.

Next, can you imagine finding your personal life under the microscope because your spouse is a celebrity? We unravel a chilling case of a Japanese idol's par...

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Ever fancied a jaunt through the vibrant landscapes of Asian music? Well, now's your chance! Hang out with us, Panic and Sarah, as we serve up our favorite picks from the region's dynamic soundscape. We'll start things off on a high note with K-pop sensation, ITZY, and their chart-topping song "Style". As we get into the groove of their infectious beats.

As the rhythm takes over, we toss the spotli...

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Welcome aboard! This musical voyage starts off with some Halloween gumption, comparing the trick-or-treat traditions of Western Massachusetts with the grand Halloween celebrations at Tokyo's Shibuya Crossing. Get ready for your cultural sweet tooth to be satiated.

We start with some J-pop news, covering some of our fave artists and their current endeavors. Then we move to the eye of the storm, where we confront the c...

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Have you ever wondered how music can be so diverse yet unite us all? Tantalize your ears today with a journey through the vibrant world of Asian music! We've got you covered with five remarkable singles from artists hailing from Japan, Indonesia, and South Korea. You're sure to move to the rhythm of GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE’s dance anthem 'Diamonds', you'll groove to the disco beats of U-Know, and get h...

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Join Panic and Sarah as we explore the captivating world of Asian music in this episode of Music Elixir. From MONSTAX's military enlistment to the potential name change for Sexy Zone, we've got some of the details and some opinions. We're also sharing stories of Asian artists traveling to New York for photo shoots, going to Boston to catch a Red Sox game, and showing up in the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas! So, buckle u...

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Have you ever wondered what it's like to navigate the eccentricities of New York City, from quirky baristas to disappointing cheese bread, or get lost in the neon-lit hustle of Las Vegas? We've got you covered. This episode is a wild ride through our weekend escapades, where we let you in on the nitty-gritty of our travels, from Panic's Greyhound bus adventure and hilarious encounter at the Port Authority to Sarah&ap...

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Are you ready to embark on an auditory journey where melodies transcend language barriers? We promise to take you on a musical adventure that will shake your impression of Japanese music. Today, we have some special treats - the understated but impactful "Mainstream", the dreamy R&B track, "SOS", and the nostalgic yet contemporary "Grow Up" from the talented BE:FIRST. These aren't just songs; ...

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Ever wish you could traverse the globe in a single podcast episode? Well, buckle up as we take you on a whirlwind tour of the latest Asian music releases. We kick off in Thailand with 4EVE, a female group who has turned heads with their catchy yet controversial track, 'I Like Boys.' We dissect the song's infectious energy and how its sexually charged lyrics are causing quite a stir.

Next, we jet over to Chin...

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Brace yourselves for a wild ride through fantasy football leagues, music news tidbits, and so much more. (Will Sarah clinch another unexpected win or does a social media 'like' from an ex signal some brewing rivalry?)

The conversation then takes an intriguing turn as we explore Sarah's dream realm - a riverside walk, a red handbag, familiar faces, and concealed objects. Is this simply a bizarre dream or do t...

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