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Ryuichi Sakamoto

Ryuichi Sakamoto

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Ryuichi Sakamoto: The Noise From Nippon

Report and Interview by Mark Dery, Elle, September 1988

"I DON'T KNOW what I am," says Ryuichi Sakamoto. "I was born in Japan but I don't think I'm Japanese. To be a stranger — ...

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Dominion, London

Live Review by David Toop, The Times, 27 March 1990

Dissolving the borders ...

Ambient: The Chill-Out Zone

Essay by David Toop, Mixmag, October 1992

Ambient music: not just a soundtrack for the chill-out room, more a sound of the future. David Toop gets deep. Very deep. ...

Ryuichi Sakamoto: invisible jukebox

Interview by Mark Sinker, The Wire, October 1994

Every month we play a musician a series of records which they're asked to identify and comment on — with no prior knowledge of what ...

Ryuichi Sakamoto Goes Avant-Classical

Interview by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 8 February 1998

THE LAST TIME I saw Ryuichi Sakamoto he was jumping about on the stage of the Paradise, tweaking and twiddling synthesizer knobs, wearing a Devo-esque, ...

Ryuichi Sakamoto

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. 17 January 1952, Tokyo, Japan ...

see also Yellow Magic Orchestra


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