Japanese electro act Yokan System seriously impressed with their video for ‘Ipanema’ at the end of 2015, calling to mind the more trippy elements of MIA and Grimes’ pre-mainstream music, and twinning it to an oddly sedate video of the duo trawling around the rainy backstreets of Tokyo.
Now, Mai Yano (lyrics and vocals) and Tsukasa Kameya (instruments) are back with another new video, for ‘Yapa’, which is taken from their excellent album ‘Whispering’, which is out now on Ample Play.
Vocally there’s a soaring, Warpaint-esque quality to Yano’s breathy, echo-heavy melodies:
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