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translucent transformation (feat. Ill Japonia)

from Root Layers by Primula

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A contemplative tone surfaces in translucent transformation, as ocean-blue pads serve as the bed for Ill Japonia’s singing of longing, languish and regrets.

Adolescent electronics, nostalgia pulses. Root Layers sees Primula weave a kaleidoscopic thread between the purity of youth and the roots of reality.

Tokyo-based Primula inhabits the liminal space between ambient, grime and dubstep - soaking it all in psychedelic nostalgia. In Root Layers, he draws from a boyhood joy that threads a memory from lurid grime synths to video games soundtracks, UK bass music to panoramic ambient.


from Root Layers, released April 23, 2021
Mastered, written and produced by Primula
Featuring and co-written by Ill Japonia
Artwork Photography by Masaki Watanabe
Artwork Embroidery by Nicole Chui
Creative Direction by Anthony Ko


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Primula Yokohama, Japan

His music represents full of retrospective nostalgia among non-interventional selfishness in some part.
And, said "to be wished to listen again at nice summer" and like "an adolescent water balloon is thrown".
He is still seeking "the balance of adolescence and electronic beat"...
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