Aaron Coultate speaks to the revered Japanese composer about overcoming cancer, The Revenant and his absorbing new album.
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.
Wed, 03 May 2017
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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.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017
The Japanese artist's first solo album in eight years comes via Milan Records.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017
It "links Shed to other boundary-breaking artists, such as Ryuichi Sakamoto, Brian Eno and Carsten Nicolai," according to Monkeytown.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017
Disquiet, commissioned by US artist Helios and his Unseen label, aims to support nonprofits like The Trevor Project and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017
The label and store's Japanese-focused series continues with two titles, both seeing release on Record Store Day in April.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017
The Japanese artist's website is counting down to the LP's release date.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016
The five-track record, featuring a Ricardo Donoso remix, lands in November.