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Simple Cuteness: Nakamura Sanso’s “Only You”

Cutesy bass music tends to embrace maximalism, so it’s nice to be reminded that keeping everything simple can be just as effective. Nakamura Sanso’s “Only You” emphasizes melody over anything else, and rather than load up every corner with sound lets the main vocal line and surrounding synth chirps carry the song forward. The MVP element, though, is the percussion, which goes from a half-step to a more rollicking beat that carries the song forward. Listen above.