Aaron Coultate speaks to the revered Japanese composer about overcoming cancer, The Revenant and his absorbing new album.
Tue, 27 Feb 2018
Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto, Despacio and Miss Kittin & Kim Ann Foxman are among the names playing the Barcelona festival's 25th edition.
Mon, 12 Feb 2018
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A pair skated to 1983's "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence," an instrumental from a film of the same name.
Mon, 05 Feb 2018
Several world-renowned architects and designers, including Beyoncé collaborator Es Devlin OBE, are involved in the project.
Thu, 25 Jan 2018
The 12-track LP is out in March.
Mon, 08 Jan 2018
Andy Stott, Arca, Oneohtrix Point Never and Fennesz all make the final version.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017
The two artists recorded the live, improvised LP at Philip Johnson's Glass House in Connecticut.
Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The concept is described as a hyperstitial "concertscape" imagined from the perspective of an alien intelligence.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
The remix compilation comes out in December.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017
Abstract Nature, out today, features 12 versions of tracks off the Japanese producer's 2015 album, New Day.
Wed, 07 Jun 2017
The set includes cuts from Jon Hopkins, Monolake, Traumprinz and Biosphere, together with some exclusives from Manfredi Romano himself.
Wed, 03 May 2017
The German label has announced an internal reorganisation and its next steps, including a reissue of Alva Noto's entire catalogue via Noton.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017
Original vinyl stock of the group's second LP had also been found, but has since sold out.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018
The duo follow their recent live LP, Glass, with shows combining improvised and new material at Sónar, Funkhaus and The Barbican.
Wed, 07 Mar 2018
Actress & The London Contemporary Orchestra will perform at the London arts space Saturday, May 26th, and Alva Noto & Sakamoto's gig is on Wednesday, June 20th.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018
Joe Muggs meets with the Japanese pioneer for The Guardian.
Tue, 09 May 2017
Following our recent interview, we've pulled together some classic (and lesser-known) gems from the Japanese music icon's peerless back catalogue.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016
Big Shot has posted a one-on-one interview with Ryuichi Sakamoto and Moby originally published in their print edition in 2008 conducted in Sakamoto's apartment in the Meatpacking District. They discussed music, social activism and played music for each other.
Mon, 04 Jan 2016
The soundtrack to Alejandro G. Iñárritu's new film, composed by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alva Noto and Bryce Dessner, is streaming over at NPR.
Wed, 09 Dec 2015
"Killing Hawk" will appear on The Revenant, a new survival film starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
Mon, 03 Aug 2015
The influential Japanese composer says he's in "great shape" one year after being diagnosed with throat cancer.
Wed, 11 Mar 2015
Watch and listen their live set. super good.
Tue, 02 Oct 2012
Mon, 13 Jun 2011
The pair get themselves comfortable and recount their respective careers and frequent collaborations together as part of RBMA Radio's Fireside Chat series.