This week on the show I unleash the music of Japanese indie pop sensation Shugo Tokumaru. Although he was not able to join me for an interview, his music speaks volumes!
For the first half of 2012, Shugo Tokumaru locked himself inside his home studio while working on In Focus?, often forgetting to eat and sleep for long stretches of time while crafting the record’s 15 songs — each of which contains an average of 20 instruments and hundreds of recorded parts that are meticulously mixed together to create a single, cohesive track.
As a result of this extreme care and attention to detail, In Focus? — despite its title — represents the clearest manifestation of Tokumaru‘s multifaceted musical vision to date.
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