The benefits of naming your act Bikini
are immediate. The moniker conjures up sexy fun and spontaneity, two things that are a big plus in the chill-trance world. The music itself is immediate as well, spending most of its 25 minute duration in a constantly bouncing bravado, with the ghostlike vocal hooks of Olivier Bonnard finding themselves lost in a sea of synthetic dreams while the beat trudges on. Despite the strange and somewhat morbid tone of the track-list ("R.I.P.", "American Mourning"), RIP JDS
is a temperate affair, even bubbly and upbeat at times.
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Bikini on Myspace