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New Yunomi: “Mentai Cosmic”

Sound project Yunomi seems like a constant presence on SoundCloud, mainly because every day it seems like someone went and remixed one of their earlier songs. So what a delight that a new number, “Mentai Cosmic,” appeared online instead of the 18th pitch-shifted take on a song released in the spring. Yunomi — which relies on one-half of the (pretty good) idol unit BPM15Q for vocals — has been a good exercise in manic interpretations of pop, and “Mentai Cosmic” weaves traditional Japanese instruments alongside big dumb EDM wub, but focusing all of it into a bouncy song (that is, partially, about mentaiko). It gets pretty busy, but always make sure the hook gets its proper due. Listen above.