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    Premiere: KASAI ‘サンサ節’ | DJMag.com

    KASAI is next up on the CHINABOT label with his new album, ‘J/P/N’. Listen to ‘サンサ節’ below.

    Twisting elements of Japanese folk music – minyo – through intricate, footwork-inspired rhythms, the Kyoto-based artist designs an irresistibly animated soundscape across these 10 tracks. His own vocals bounce gleefully off sung minyo samples, while traditional instrumental passages are stretched and woven around gleeful synth motifs. These tracks glitch, chirrup and chime; falling into step with their complex percussive patterns and playful sound designs is so much fun that, when a particularly striking vocal hook or melody emerges, the effect is disarmingly poignant. Listening through the album feels like rummaging…

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