|3.||"Tokai Desu" (3:27)|
Japanese producer Foodman has been on prolific form this year, with appearances on Plastic Bags and Sun Ark amongst other labels. While he has been known in the past for his footwork abstractions, here he's bringing his micro-sampling idiosyncracies to Palto Flats, a label more commonly associated with ambient, atmospheric fare. There are calmer moments such as "Nanika" to drift off in, but Foodman's signature approach is playful and intensely detailed, with all manner of sonic matter zipping in and out of the mix. That he manages to make the approach a pleasure to listen to is testament to the musical instinct he has to match his technical prowess - Moriyama is a record that will reward endless repeat listens with its hidden details and charming tones.
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