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SouthSpace are to release a collaborative album exploring Tokyo and South London

'呼応・共鳴 (Mirror Sound)’ will be released on March 25

  • Jemima Skala
  • 22 March 2020
SouthSpace are to release a collaborative album exploring Tokyo and South London

Are you clawing the walls with self-isolation boredom? Us too. This new compilation from SouthSpace, out March 25, will sort that right out.

South London-based record label SouthSpace have teamed up with a hand-selected group of Tokyo producers to produce an innovative collaborative album that explores the underground scenes of London and Tokyo.

The album features contributions from +44RAPTURE, T5UMUT5UMU, Maidable and Lxury.

Travelling out to Tokyo, SouthSpace members created a sound bank of field recordings from the Japanese capital, and did the same for London.

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They then swapped sound banks, and the London-based producers created their tracks using sounds from Tokyo and vice versa. The result is a collection of pumped, energised tracks that are tempered by ambient sounds moulded in the hand of a stranger. In terms of genre, it ranges from jungle to house to IDM and back again.

SouthSpace had plans to launch the album with a show in Tokyo on March 27, which has now been cancelled due to government measures being taken to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

Preorder the album here.

Jemima Skala is Mixmag’s Weekend Editor. Follow her on Twitter

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