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New House Of Tapes: “Mirage Mirage”

House Of Tapes tends to operate in two modes — the first is a thunderous, pounding approach where dance music turns suffocating and somewhat apocalyptic. The other is a more vapor-like dream-pop mode, where percussion all but vanishes in favor of pure vibe. New track “Mirage Mirage” is not the meeting point of the two, though traces of both approaches bubble up within it — it is certainly “dreamy,” but features a persistent (but not crushing) beat that propels it forward while voices blur together except for a few joyous moments of clearness. It’s the first trippy thing the Nagoya artist has come up with, and a nice one to get sucked up into. Listen above.