♫♪  Dustin Wong and Takako Minekawa - “She He See Feel”

On a scale of one to 10, how upset/anxious/annoyed are you right now? Are you ticked off by some stupid thing that your boss did or angry that your boyfriend hasn’t washed the dishes for months or perturbed that your roommate still has not paid the cable bill or sad because your parents’ marriage ended in a terrible, blow-out divorce? GOOD NEWS, then, because I have a cure that will make you instantly happier and instantly less pissy.

The antidote comes in the form of this new Dustin Wong and Takako Minekawa track, “She He See Feel,” which, in addition to being a tongue-twister not dissimilar to “She sells sea shells by the sea shore,” ALSO happens to be an off-the-walls, bouncy, jangly song that puts the clap machine to excellent use. We’ve still got Wong’s signature guitar loops in the mix, but here, they are amped up on steroids, faster and higher-pitched than usual, a pleasing background to Minekawa’s charming vocals. Apparently, the lyrics are about “quantum physics, human consciousness, and flying above a desert,” and they’re all written in the form of delightful puns, but I can’t really appreciate that since I’m not fluent in Japanese.

Listen to “She He See Feel,” which will be out on the duo’s next album Savage Imagination, below, and thank me when your therapy bills are a little bit lighter this month.

• Dustin Wong: https://soundcloud.com/dustin-wong
• Takako Minekawa: http://www.polystar.co.jp/takako/index2.html
• Thrill Jockey: http://thrilljockey.com

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