We’re in love with this new Otzeki track, ‘Hope In Hell’, and if minimalist electronic arrangements layered to a state of intense beauty is your kind of thing – and it’s 2016, that’s everyone’s jam, buddy – then this is right up your god damn street.

We wouldn’t usually advocate a jaunt as far south as Herne Hill or even, like, the Southbank, so you know our word is everything when we say: hey, you should go to Otzeki’s show at Off The Cuff next Thursday, probably. Also it’s basically the price of a pint, which leads us to question: do they have pints in South London? Does Herne Hill like to get silly on a Thursday night? Does Dulwich get down? Only one way to find out.

Anyway, you’ll be relieved to hear this intro’s over and here’s some actual content in the form of an In Short with Otzeki.

If I had to describe our music in 3 words, I’d use…
Candy coated dictatorship/electronic dance rock

My favourite film ever is…
The Jungle Book/ Cafe de Flore

The most famous person I’ve met is…
Jesus on ecstasy in a nightclub in Leeds

The best venue I’ve played so far is…
Moth Club

The song I hate the most is…
In YouTube adverts

The worst job I’ve ever had is…
Being an unpaid musician for five years

If I was in a tribute band it would be a…
Ravi Shankar tribute

My favourite word is…
Metamorphosis

If I had a super power I’d want it to be…
Conscious of everything and nothing within the same moment

If I could play a gig anywhere it would be…
In the nebula of our dying sun

I think you should listen to…
Arvo Part – Fur Alina

If I could see anyone play live it would be…
John Martyn
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Live: Off The Cuff – May 26th