Pep City (EP)

by Jimanica

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Jimanica, a composer/drummer, based in Tokyo, Japan, also a member of the trio called “d.v.d” with two drums and visual programmer? Who has won honorary mentioned prize in Prix Arz Electronica in ‘09.
His latest original EP “Pep City” has the most pop sensibility in Jimanica’s entire work ever, also from his early career, he has been working on making his music coexist with pop music, even though it was an experimental approach, he made it successful.
He played and recorded all instruments except female chorus, which is performed by Anna Yamada, a singer who has been working together since Jimanica's first album.
You will be filled up with 90’s flavored funky-electronic music, synchronized with melodic drums and chopped voice collage. This is the “funk-scape”.

"And the dawn comes" music video :


released March 3, 2014

All songs produced, composed and arranged by Jimanica
Drums and all other instruments by Jimanica
Chorus on M1, M4 by Anna Yamada
Recorded, mixed and engineered by Jimanica
Mastered by Pierre Mottron
Illustration by Jun Tsuzuki
Art direction by Taro Enomoto

2014 Jeminic Records
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Jimanica 東京都, Japan

Jimanica (Yu Ojima)

Born in 1975, Yu Ojima is a Drummer and Composer active mainly in the Tokyo area.
He had 3 titles in the past, this is his 4th album which very first album as work from his own label "Jeminic Records".
The way it shifted the role of drums in pop music from the rhythm section to the forefront earned Ojima plaudits not just as a drummer, but also as a composer.
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