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1Doga 2:16
2Magi 2:42
3Onda 5:17
4Tori 2:39
5Oken 1:48
6Mada 2:25
7Fuxa 1:45
8Ripu 2:25
9Mado 4:07
10Kema 2:18
11Vago 3:02
12Saka 2:01
13Buri 1:17
14Enen 2:15
15Sara 2:39
16Jona 3:55

Kagami is the duo of Jared Blum (Vision Heat, Gigante Sound) and Maxwell August Croy (En, Root Strata). Their eponymous debut, recorded between 2014 and 2017, finds the pair navigating a bracingly wide range of niches with aplomb and precision. Evoking summertime ambience, widescreen electronics, anthemic pop instrumentals and windswept romantic gestures, Kagami is a charming and dramatic record that at times recalls the soundtrack to some lost title from Nintendo’s golden age or perhaps a spiritual successor to the miniatures of Yasuaki Shimizu’s Music for Commercials.

Original cover art by Brenna Murphy, layout by Konrad Jandavs. Mastered by Helmut Erler; Cut at Dubplates & Mastering, Berlin.