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New Masayoshi Iimori: “Kickin’ Up”

Few artists in Japan do hard-hitting release better than Masayoshi Iimori. The Trekkie Trax member has a new one called “Kickin’ Up” out via Good Enuff, and it works wonders as a roughneck dance cut…and as a good one to dive into after a long day of work (maybe letting personal experiences color that one). Iimori goes heavy on the bass here, and doesn’t hold back, letting even the softer passages of the track flash aggression before scaling up to outright pounding. It’s capped off by a build bringing to mind a malfunctioning phone, an interesting sound all its own even before the beat rushes back in. Listen above.