It was reflexive, the way my teeth gritted this morning when I saw the tweet from BiSH:
ボーカリストとしてアイナ・ジ・エンドが参加。#mondogrosso #BiSH #アイナ・ジ・エンド #きみ棲み #偽りのシンパシー https://t.co/Fa0MIYfgC9
— BiSHオフィシャル (@BiSHidol) January 16, 2018
“Oh cool!” I thought at first. “Another Aina collaboration with somebody that I’ve heard of!” And then came the gritting, as such a notion recalled Aina + TeddyLoid, a project toward which my first reaction was tepid enthusiasm (“Good for Aina, though!”) and has since aged like unpasteurized milk. So it followed, then, that when I finally got to press play:
Oh that’s good work! One could be forgiven for hoping that Watanabe would put that TeddyLoid pile of meh right into the memory hole and spare us another electronic collaboration for Aina (or anybody, really), but this is nice. Like, really nice. And seeing how deep have gone the disses toward Mr. Loid lately, I’m beginning to understand why. Also why I should be adding MONDO GROSSO to my personal list of things to catch up on!
But this is about BiSH collaborations, not just Aina’s, which means that there must be more, yes? Continue reading