You know that it’s a tough time for the team when a Trash-Up!! affiliated act puts out two selections in a week’s time and nobody brought it up. So it has been! I’ve been busy in ways that would scandalous a worker bee, and chats with others quickly devolved into “no, we’re getting killed at work right now.” And also, a Trash-Up!! act has been dropping material all over YouTube!
In this case, it’s SAKA-SAMA, who plural of the people you see write ’round these parts are absolutely in love with, and for obvious reasons: They not only can do it all — all styles, all genres, all times — they do do it all, and with aplomb. Not everything that they do “rocks” per se, but everything that they do is, usually, worth the time you spend with it. This is why, after their exquisite (and weird!) single, their forthcoming album is going to be something to embrace with fervor:
— タワーレコード新宿店 (@TOWER_Shinjuku) October 21, 2018
As a discourse on their stylistic possibilities, take the tracks uploaded over the past week. For instance, as if in response to my bringing up old-school prog in idol:
Oh and here’s a funky little number that might remind you of some other projects beloved of yours truly:
This is so great. The album is going to be great. Hold me.