Tag Archives: Ryuichi Sakamoto

Yukihiro Takahashi: 1952-2023

We were blindsided by more sad news on Friday night. Yukihiro Takahashi, the drummer and vocalist of Yellow Magic Orchestra dies at the age of 70, after a two years of dealing with brain cancer. I was aghast to note … Continue reading

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Record Review: Yukihiro Takahashi – “Wild + Moody” FR CD

Yukihiro Takahashi: Wild + Moody – FR – CD [1996] Wild + Moody Stranger Things Have Happened Kill That Thermostat Helpless The Price to pay Bounds Of Reason + Love Walking To The Beat Recently, we were discussing Masami Tsuchiya’s … Continue reading

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Weird Formats: Before The DVD, There Was The CDV

Oh, but I used to be a bleeding edge kind of technology guy as a videophile guy with an abiding interest in the best quality available back then. I was always a ßetamax user, until S-VHS appeared and I could … Continue reading

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Record Review: Masami Tsuchiya – “Rice Music” UK LP

Masami Tsuchiya: Rice Music – UK – LP [1982] Rice Music Se! Se! Se! Haina-Haila Tao-Tao Neo-Rice Music Kafka Rice Dog Jam Secret Party Silent Object Night In The Park It was while investigating the Arcadia album last week that … Continue reading

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New Album “PRSNT” Expressly Made For Short Attention Spans At 6 And A Half Minutes Long

Yesterday, I received an email from DJ Shelf. Did I know about a provocative new album with Ryuichi Sakamoto contributing to it? One that was only 6:30 long? He sent me the press release from the project’s progenitor, Modern Obscure … Continue reading

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Ryuichi Sakamoto Faces Second Cancer Diagnosis

Terrible news today. I had gotten an email from commenter Tim on the subject of Ryuichi Sakamoto’s 68th birthday on Sunday the 17th. As we’d just posted recently on the “Bamboo Houses”/”Bamboo Music” CD3, I demurred on a congratulatory post … Continue reading

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CD-3 Files: David Sylvian + Ryuichi Sakamoto – Forbidden Colours

David Sylvian + Ryuichi Sakamoto: Forbidden Colours – UK – CD-3 – [1988] Forbidden Colours [1983 version] 4:42 Bamboo Houses [12″ ver.] 5:26 Bamboo Music [12″ ver.] 5:41 Today I was at a loss to pick a blog topic, so … Continue reading

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