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Alstroemeria Record's icon, based on the actual Alstroemeria flower.
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Alstroemeria Records is one of the more prominent long-running doujin circles alongside IOSYS. Most of their music is remixes of music from the Touhou Project series, but they've also released some original albums, one of which uses Vocaloid. They mostly specialize in Electronic Music of varying types, ranging from Electro House, Trance, Dubstep, and the occasional Trap. They're best known for their remix of "Bad Apple!!", which is their most popular remix to date, and has since spawned numerous re-releases and renditions (including this very famous fan-made video).

Their primary members currently consist of five people; head composer and arranger Masayoshi Minoshima, vocalists Ayame and Mican*, main lyricist Haruka, and dual vocalist and lyricist Mei Ayakura (who's been on the scene since ULTRA DANCEHALL). In addition, they also feature guest composers and singers from various other circles from time to time.

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Like with other doujin circles, Alstroemeria Records primarily releases their albums at Comiket and Reitaisai conventions, usually in limited copies.

Their main website can be viewed here.

    Discography 
  • against, perfect cherry blossom. (Comiket 66, August 15, 2004)
  • 東方幻樂編曲集第二集 舞 -MAI- Translation  (Comiket 67, December 30, 2004)
  • 東方幻樂編曲集第参集 禅 -ZEN- Translation  (Reitaisai 2, May 4, 2005)
  • trace|phantasmagoria (Comiket 68, August 15, 2005)
  • genealogy|shrinemaiden (Comiket 68, August 14, 2005)note 
  • stem of radiant (Comiket 69, December 30, 2005) (Collaboration with Cradle.)
  • A. aurantiaca (Comiket 69, December 30, 2005)
  • Lily of the Incas (Comiket 69, December 30, 2005)
  • NITE VERSIONS (Reitaisai 3, May 21, 2006)
  • BLUE NOTE (Comiket 70, August 13, 2006)
  • STRINGS OF LIFE (Comiket 70, August 13, 2006)
  • LAST MOMENT TO REMEMBER (Comiket 70, August 13, 2006)
  • The Garnet Star (Comiket 71, December 31, 2006)
  • The Last Judgement (Reitaisai 4, May 20, 2007)
  • Lovelight (Reitaisai 4, May 20, 2007) (Contains the first remix of Bad Apple!!.)
  • Dolls (Comiket 72, August 17, 2007)
  • Circuit Breakers (Comiket 72, August 17, 2007)
  • HARMONY (Comiket 73, December 31, 2007)
  • DANCEFLOOR COMBAT (Comiket 73, December 31, 2007)
  • EXSERENS (Reitaisai 5, May 25, 2008)
  • For Your Pieces (Comiket 74, August 16, 2008)
  • Signature (Touhou Kouroumu 4, November 2, 2008)
  • Trois Noir (Comiket 75, December 29, 2008) (Collaboration with ALiCE'S EMOTiON and SoundOnline.)
  • Aspherical Surface e.p. (Reitaisai 6, March 8, 2009)
  • Fragment Reactions (Comiket 76, August 15, 2009)
  • The Brilliant Flowers (Touhou Kouroumu 5, October 11, 2009)
  • Plastik World (Comiket 77, December 30, 2009)
  • Double Counterpoint (Reitaisai 7, March 14, 2010) (Collaboration with Studio "Syrup Comfiture".)
  • of memories (Comiket 78, August 14, 2010)
  • SAISEN TURN (M3-26, October 31, 2010) (Collaboration with ALiCE'S EMOTiON.)
  • THIRD ENSEMBLE: NOIR (Comiket 79, December 30, 2010) (Collaboration with ALiCE'S EMOTiON and SoundOnline.)
  • EXSERENSES (Reitaisai 8, March 13, 2011)
  • SAISEN RETURN (M3-27, May 1, 2011) (Collaboration with ALiCE'S EMOTiON.)
  • HAUNTED DANCEHALL (Comiket 80, August 13, 2011) (The first in the DANCEHALL series of albums.)
  • KILLED DANCEHALL (Comiket 81, December 30, 2011)
  • ABANDONED DANCEHALL (Reitaisai 9, May 27, 2012)
  • THE WORLD DESTINATION (Comiket 82, August 11, 2012)
  • DOMINATED DANCEHALL (Comiket 83, December 30, 2012)
  • DEGENERATE DANCEHALL (Reitaisai 10, May 26, 2013)
  • POP | CULTURE (Comiket 84, August 12, 2013) (The first in the POP | CULTURE series of albums.)
  • REBIRTH DANCEHALL (Comiket 84, August 12, 2013)
  • DECADE OF EXPOSE (Comiket 85, December 30, 2013)
  • CLOUD 9 (Reitaisai 11, May 11, 2014)
  • THIS ISN/T BEST (Reitaisai 11, May 11, 2014)
  • FLASHLIGHT (Comiket 86, August 16, 2014)
  • PASS -THE CRITICAL POINT- (Touhou Kouroumu 10, October 12, 2014) (Collaboration with Amateras Records.)
  • POP | CULTURE 2 (Comiket 87, December 29, 2014)
  • POP | CULTURE 3 (Reitaisai 12, May 10, 2015)
  • POP | CULTURE 4 (Comiket 88, August 14, 2015)
  • ADAM -A DAY AFTER MOMENT- (Autumn Reitaisai 2, October 18, 2015) (Collaboration with Amateras Records.)
  • POP | CULTURE 5 (Comiket 89, December 30, 2015)
  • CLOSE TOGETHER (Comiket 89, December 30, 2015)
  • ULTRA DANCEHALL (Reitaisai 13, May 8, 2016) (Mei Ayakura's debut.)
  • ENGAGED DANCEHALL (Comiket 90, August 12, 2016)
  • SEED (Autumn Reitaisai 3, October 16, 2016)
  • SOL ET LUNA (Comiket 91, December 29, 2016)
  • IGNITION DANCEHALL (Comiket 91, December 29, 2016)
  • lumière ambrée: (Reitaisai 14, May 7, 2017)
  • 10th Anniversary Bad Apple!! (Reitaisai 14, May 7, 2017)
  • STRUCTURED DANCEHALL (Reitaisai 14, May 7, 2017)
  • Nachtansicht (Comiket 92, August 11, 2017)
  • POP | CULTURE 6 (Comiket 92, August 11, 2017)
  • SIXFOLD (Autumn Reitaisai 4, October 15, 2017)
  • 10th Anniversary Bad Apple!! PHASE 2 (Comiket 93, December 29, 2017)
  • μοναξιά (Comiket 93, December 29, 2017)
  • POP | CULTURE 7 (Comiket 93, December 29, 2017)
  • POP | CULTURE 8 (Reitaisai 15, May 6, 2018)
  • 10th Anniversary Bad Apple!! PHASE 3 (Comiket 94, August 10, 2018)
  • POP | CULTURE 9 (Comiket 94, August 10, 2018)
  • NONSTOP INTERSEPT (Autumn Reitaisai 5, October 14, 2018) (Collaboration with DiGiTAL WiNG.)
  • SALVAGE DANCEHALL (Comiket 95, December 30, 2018)
  • Eunomia - Alstroemeria Records 15years. (Comiket 95, December 30, 2018)
  • RESONATE DANCEHALL (Reitaisai 16, May 5, 2019)
  • OVERRIDE DANCEHALL (Comiket 96, August 12, 2019)
  • "PODIUM" EPISODE 1 -IN THE MIX- (Comiket 96, August 12, 2019)

    Notable Members 
  • Masayoshi Minoshima - Arranger and representative. Also a member of Downforce.
  • mican* - Vocalist
  • ayame - Vocalist
  • Haruka - Lyricist
  • Mei Ayakura - Vocalist & lyricist. Also active under her own circle MeMe in Wonderland.

    Notable Associate Acts 
  • SoundOnline (from mid-2000s to early 2010s)
  • ALiCE'S EMOTiON (from mid-2000s to early 2010s)
  • Amateras Records (from 2014 onwards)
  • DiGiTAL WiNG (from 2018 onwards)

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Tropes associated with Alstroemeria Records:

  • all lowercase letters: The album titles against, perfect cherry blossom., trace|phantasmagoria, genealogy|shrinemaiden, stem of radiant, of memories, lumière ambrée: and μοναξιά.
  • Electronic Music: Pretty much their forte. They like to mix in a lot of genres to keep their albums varied, such as Electro House, Dubstep, Trance, and sometimes Trap Music.
  • Floral Theme Naming: The name of their circle and the design of their icon is derived from the Alstroemeria flower; a Peruvian lily that is mostly native to South America. One of their albums is even named "Lily of the Incas'', a reference to the nickname that the flowers are sometimes called by.
  • Gratuitous English: Many Japanese singers featured in the albums try their hand on mixing in English lyrics with the music at least once.
  • Rearrange the Song: They make a career of arranging various Touhou Project themes much like other circles, often taking so much creative liberties with their remixes that you would easily mistake some of them for original songs if you don't listen hard enough.
  • Remix Album:
    • Most of their albums consist mostly or entirely of arrangements of Touhou themes.
    • The regret of stars, but stars shine bright features arrangements of themes from Alice Soft and Key Visual Novels.
    • Their 10th Anniversary Bad Apple!! albums contain various remixes of "Bad Apple!!".
  • Stupid Statement Dance Mix: Main composer Masayoshi Minoshima likes to do this a lot with his arranges, often mixing in random quips from various media sources (Japanese or not) with the music. For example, in DOMINATED DANCEHALL, the first song "EXTRA LOVE" contains a skit from the 1961 sci-fi movie Battle of the Worlds.
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