“Setsuna” is the third album proper from Asakusa Jinta, the self-dubbed “Asianican Hard Marching Band.” Having performed under the moniker since 2004, the Tokyo sextet first refined their mix of modern Western-inspired sounds and vintage Japanese pop and enka at tiny local live houses and makeshift concerts on the roads of Tokyo’s Asakusa district.

In recent years they’ve gigged across Europe and have twice been a part of the annual Japan Nite U.S. tour showcasing the country’s promising up-and-comers.

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