Shortly after the release of Last Japan’s latest EP on Bullet Train Records, we see the video to the title track ‘East’, featuring the Sith Lord, Trim.
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London producer Last Japan, aka Marco Guiliani, is back again, this time on Marco Del Horno’s Bullet Train Records, with his latest release, entitled the ‘East EP’.
If you’re familiar with Last Japan, then you’ll already know that his music is far from one dimensional, however if this is the first time you’re listening to him, it won’t take long for you to see this yourself. Inspired by almost every underground bass driven genre to come out of London, his music is a perfect representation of exactly that, combining Grime, Funky and Dubstep, along with UK Garage and hints of Hip Hop into his own unique style.
Starting off with what is possibly the highlight of the EP for us, we’re first introduced to the title track ‘East’, featuring the controversial Grime MC Trim. With a beat that compliments the East London MC’s intricate word play and off beat flow perfectly and a deep droning bass that seems to match the depth of his voice, it’s this what makes this track stand out as our personal favourite of the bunch. After this the EP then moves onto the three remaining tracks, ‘Y.O.U’, which features fellow London producer ‘Avrg Joe’, ‘Hidden’, a hard-hitting 140bpm Jungle track and finally ‘Ragged Man Mode’, featuring vocals from the cockney geeza Red Boy G, which all contribute, in their own way, to the excellence of this release.
South London producer Last Japan recently provided The Ransom Note with this extremely diverse mix, titled ‘One For The Heads’, that features an assorted mix of instrumentals from producers such as Joss Ryan, Guido and more, as well as an added dose of his own beats included. The Ransom Note also caught up with the man himself for a brief chat, which you can read in full by visiting their site here.
The Sith Lord Trim collaborates with the Bullet Train Records’ producer Last Japan for his latest track, entitled ‘East’. The single will also be the last thing we hear from the East London MC until the launch of his album, which is coming on Rinse FM’s label which he recently signed with. Listen and download from the player below.