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In a world of information overload,in which we know what the members of our favorite bands had for breakfast thanks to an endless and unwelcome barrage of mundane information on Twitter, Facebook and a million fetid blogs, thank golly for Soutaiseiriron. The Tokyo four-piece’s refusal to speak to the media or appear in their album artwork or videos means their music is the main focus, with a thrilling air of mystery.

With its delicate melodies and fragile guitar lines, “Synchroniciteen” could be best described as “tiny pop,” a warm and atmospheric little world into which you’ll want to cocoon yourself forever. Stylistically it falls somewhere between the band’s two previous records — the uptempo tunes of 2007’s “Shifonshugi” minialbum and the sublime production of last year’s “Haifai Shinsho.”

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