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Yellow Magic Orchestra: Royal Festival Hall, London

Paul Lester, The Guardian, 20 June 2008

JAPAN, the home of technology, was naturally going to produce its own Kraftwerk. We just never imagined Yellow Magic Orchestra, the original cyberpunks, would age as well as the German pioneers of electro-pop have.

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