Tag Archives: Ryuichi Sakamoto

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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Record Review: Yellow Magic Orchestra – Firecracker/Technopolis

Yellow Magic Orchestra: Firecracker/Technopolis UK 12″ [1979] Computer Game [Theme From Invaders] Firecracker Technopolis I was a freshman in high school when I first heard Yellow Magic Orchestra back in 1979. They had a huge hit with what was called … Continue reading

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