[Roundup] Non-Idol Picks of Q4 2018

by Garry

DADARAY – tandoor

It wouldn’t be a roundup without an entry from DADARAY now would it? I feel like I cover them a lot in these things but its also been a while since they’ve put out any new material so I guess it evens out in the end. “tandoor” is the latest digital single from the trio and also their only release of 2018 somehow. I guess Kyūjitsu Kachō has been busy with his other band Gesu no Kiwami Otome though, hasn’t he? Both songs were composed by Kawatani Enon who people either love or hate, I enjoy his music personally and that remains the case here. Lead track “mother’s piano” offers the ears a smooth, lounge style piano balled while second track “singing i love you baby” fuses elements Jazz and Hip Hop to create a song with a smooth rhythm and soulful vocals. DADARAY are out on tour right now so hopefully more new music will be forthcoming at some point in 2019.