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Sweet Fleeting: Jasskall’s “Sakura”

I’m not the one to ask, as I failed to actually get out and see any cherry blossoms that weren’t directly next to my train station. Yet I think the sakura season has basically ended, which makes producer Jasskall’s “Sakura” all the more bittersweet. Like a lot of electronic numbers that have landed on this blog recently, “Sakura” is more than just an energetic cut — though it also does well in that regard too, especially when it blooms in its center, letting synths overpower everything. But key to the song is how it maintains a sense of longing throughout, never breaking the mood with a sudden drop, but rather building up carefully to something that is more like a slight overflow. Listen below, or get it here.