New Japanese Vibes (28) – origami jp 車窓から ‘Shasou Kara’ EP

Newcomers in the math-rock scene, origami jp released their 2nd EP車窓から Shasou Kara (‘From the train window’).

Packed with intricate rhythmical details, multi-coloured textures, harmonies and full of originality, origami jp captures the essential qualities of math-rock to maximum capacity with subtle elements of Sigur Ros’ dronal post-rock language infused in their palette (particularly in the opening of title track 車窓から ‘Shasou Kara’ (‘From the train window’) and marked by the distinctively British indie rock personality of guitarist and main composer Ono Shun (who spent his childhood in Hampshire, UK and was influenced by their music), which is heavily pronounced in ‘Trains’.

Other Info/Context

  • Shasou Kara EP will be released on February 2nd, their last release before their hiatus.

© Isaku Takahashi