Featured Cornelius stories


Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Is A 2010s Indie Rock Time Capsule

When Universal Pictures started the promotion cycle for Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, they clearly didn’t know which angle to push. To be fair, the…
Nina Corcoran | August 13, 2020 - 11:11 am


Q&A: Cornelius On His First LP In 11 Years, Mellow Waves

Keigo Oyamada has made many changes to his life since 2006, when he last released an album under the moniker of Cornelius. He moved his…
Patrick St. Michel | June 15, 2017 - 3:16 pm

More Cornelius stories

Cornelius – “Sauna Sukisugi”

Japanese experimentalist Keigo Oyamada, aka Cornelius, has composed theme music for a couple of shows pretty recently. The first was a song called "Polly Jean"
Connor Duffey | July 26, 2019 - 12:08 am

Cornelius Writes New Theme For Carol & Tuesday Anime Series

Japanese experimental musician Keigo Oyamada, better known as Cornelius, has composed the theme song for the second half of the anime show Carole & Tuesday,…
Peter Helman | July 13, 2019 - 2:49 pm

Cornelius – “Passionfruit” (Drake Cover)

"Passionfruit," a breezy and house-inflected party song from Drake's 2017 album More Life, has been covered many, many times over the past year or so.
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2018 - 9:54 am

Cornelius – “The Spell Of A Vanishing Loveliness” Video & Beach Fossils’ Rework

Last year, Keigo Oyamada released his first proper Cornelius album in 11 years, Mellow Waves -- we chatted with him about it at the time…
James Rettig | March 2, 2018 - 11:05 am

Cornelius – “Dear Future Person” Video

Earlier this year, the Japanese studio-pop experimenter Cornelius returned with Mellow Waves, his first new album in 11 years. Today, he's shared his video for…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2018 - 9:52 am

Stream Empire Of The Sun On Our Way Home EP

Today, without a whole lot of advance warning, Australian dance-pop duo Empire Of The Sun have dropped a new EP called On Our Way Home.
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2017 - 9:27 am

Cornelius – “In A Dream” Video

Cornelius is about to release Mellow Waves, the Japanese experimentalist's first album in 11 years. He's already shared two mind-bending videos for "If You're Here"
Peter Helman | July 19, 2017 - 10:03 am

Stream Cornelius Mellow Waves

Last year, Cornelius went through something of a resurgence when his landmark 1997 album, Fantasma, was reissued, and Keigo Oyamada is taking advantage of that…
James Rettig | July 13, 2017 - 1:52 pm

Cornelius – “Sometime / Someplace” Video

Cornelius' forthcoming album, Mellow Waves, will be out this summer, and we've already heard its first single "If You're Here." Today, Cornelius debuted a new…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 9, 2017 - 10:02 am

Cornelius – “If You’re Here” Video

Last month, Japanese experimental musician Cornelius announced that he would be releasing his first album in 11 years, Mellow Waves. It's out in Japan at…
James Rettig | May 12, 2017 - 10:41 am

Cornelius Announces New Album Mellow Waves

Last year, Cornelius' landmark Shibuya-kei album, Fantasma, was reissued after 19 years, and the Japanese musician has recently announced that he'll be putting out a…
James Rettig | April 26, 2017 - 9:48 am

Korallreven – “Try Anything Once” (Feat. Cornelius)

Despite its release in 2011, Korallreven did a good job giving 2012-legs to their track "Sa Sa Samoa," even blessing a remix with its own…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 17, 2013 - 11:29 am

Cornelius Remixes Gotye

Gotye has a pretty good strategy for making sure people realize he's got songs other than "Somebody That I Used To Know": Commissioning much-liked indie…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2012 - 12:18 pm