I ask Tokyo duo O-Ne why their long-awaited debut album is called “2624.” Is that a combination of the ages of the two chicks in the band? Is that when the world’s gonna finally end? Or is that the black-market price in pounds sterling for a ticket to see England whip the ass of Argentina in the upcoming World Cup?

“Erm, actually, it’s how long the album lasts,” says drummer Akemi, looking embarrassed. “We couldn’t think of anything else.”

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