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VocaTone/PowerFX’s Upcoming Bilingual Vocaloid Announed

On an exchange of e-mails with Bil Bryant, the CEO of PowerFx confirmed the productions of two vocaloids: One made in collaboration with VocaTone and another made by PowerFx only.

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The upcoming bilingual vocaloid will cover both English and Japanese language and is going to be voiced by YOHIO. As himself confirmed this information today via twitter.

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Yohio is a swedish singer-songwriter who´s lately becoming known on Japanese Visual Key scene.

As for the vocaloid PowerFX is working on will be voiced by an American voice provider, other details around this vocaloid is still unknown.

Official Vocaloid Website Launched, Almost in English

It’s been seven months since Yamaha redesigned the official vocaloid site adapting for vocaloid3. When that redesigned happened English was left behind, forgotten. After 4 months since the japanese website release, an user from VocaloidOtaku found that an english version of vocaloid.com was under development, calling you a dummy.

Fortunately, they filled the replacement text with actual info and the website is now, almost, in english. Motoichi Tamura announced that now official information from Yamaha will also be provided in english.

If you want to check out the new cool vocaloid website and Mr. Tamura’s official note here it is: Vocaloid Site / Tamura’s announcement

Interview: Lyle Music

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Mr. Malcolm Brown, also known as LyleMusic, is a Vocaloid composer like many others here. His works have a celtic touch and he mixes them with technology by using primarily VOCALOID Miriam. What is truly amazing is that, he´s not only that talented, he makes Jazz, Classic and Celtic music and he´s also 61 years old, which makes him the eldest Vocaloid composer we have ever seen or known.

Interview: LyleMusic

In this brief time I spoke to him, Malcolm seems to be a very gentle and helpful man. His interest in music has capture the heart of many people over vocaloid community, here is a bit more about him:

Would you mind telling us a little about yourself?
After a long and enjoyable career at Sea and in business, I retired to a small island off the South Coast of England, called the Isle of Wight. This island is very beautiful, with a slow pace of life that suits me perfectly!

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New Engloid Boxart for the Taiwan Distribution

E-Capsule, the corporation responsible for the distribution for the English Vocaloid in Taiwan, redesigned all English Vocaloid2 today. The boxarts of the upcoming release were showed to us together with a profile for each English Vocaloid. Now each Vocaloid has an ‘official’ profile along with Sonika. For more info on their redesign check out our previous E-Capsule Overview.

Here are the new box arts. Feel free to click them for the full profile.

Or read the translated versions after the jump.

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