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Friday May 31

Primavera Sound Barcelona



You would never guess, but Wednesday Campanella comes from (in fact: escapes from) a profoundly painful place. Until 2011, Kenmochi Hidefumi lived peacefully in the isolation of his music, but after the Fukushima catastrophe, the producer felt the need to move closer to those sounds that would make his body react, pushing him towards the hedonistic movement. At that moment his ally in sound architecture Dir:F and the charismatic singer Kom_I entered the picture, completing the genesis of a weapon of massive revitalisation. From then on, Wednesday Campanella contributed to shaking up their compatriots with EDM fluorescence, and went beyond the merely conjunctural to establish themselves as a long-term J-pop project. And with a far reaching scope: last year they helped Chvrches to put big anime eyes to the bombastic single Out of My Head, now Hidefumi, in interviews talks about injecting South African rhythms of gqom into the DNA of the trio.

Survive Tokyo. feat. yahyel (Warner Music Japan, 2018)