The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website

News

WATCH: Nisennenmondai - B-2
The Quietus , February 26th, 2014 05:12

Session performance of closer from last year's N album

Following on from their profile of South London, Dazed and AllSaints' next stop in their New Music Cities documentary series is Tokyo. Alongside session performances from Emuf*cka and Sapphire Slows, instrumental trio Nisennenmondai stop by to turn in a condensed version of 'B-2', the final track from N, released on the band's label bijin record last year. It's exactly what you'd expect from the group, a tightly-wound cut where the barest of sonic matter - scratches on guitar strings worked up into long-reverberating echoes, a minimal, pointed bass line - moves in and out of the mix over one constant, Sayaka Himeno's mesmeric, faultlessly precise drumming. Watch the track above, and head here for the full documentary.

If you love our features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation. Year-on-year, our corporate advertising is down by around 90% - a figure that threatens to sink The Quietus. Hit this link to find out more and keep on Black Sky Thinking.