Cassette magazine SFX, issue 4 features this uncredited David Sylvian interview.
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Audio recordings of interviews (radio, dvd and snippets from the internet)
German radio interview with David Sylvian by telephone on Zündfunk, a prgressive radio format of the Bayrischer Rundfunk in the 80’s. Hosted by Karl Bruckmaier, it was aired in june 1984 just a couple of days before the release of Brilliant Trees. David talks about the new album and in particular Pulling Punches. Also several questions about Japan and the
Interview by well-known UK Radio 1 DJ David Jensen with David Sylvian about the upcoming release of Brilliant Trees and the Perspectives exhibition.
BBC Saturday Live interview by Andy Batten-Foster. Broadcast on 23/06/1984.
This 5.25 inch flexi disc was included in the japanese Viva Rock magazine No. 25, 1984.
I do not have any info on radio station, host or date. Please help
Interview by Rockin’ On’s Yoichi Shibuya at Toshiba EMI in Tokyo, Japan (Oct. 16, 1984)Audio & video, 0
Interview with former Japan front man David Sylvian by Rockin’ On’s Yoichi Shibuya at Toshiba EMI in Tokyo, Japan, on Oct. 16, 1984. Steve Harris interpreted.
A nice transparent blue flexi-disc containing small (unnecessary) interviews of John Taylor, Join Bon Jove & Richie Sambora, David Sylvian, Boy George, Limahl and Roger Taylor (Queen).
David Jensen interviews David Sylvian just before the release of Gone To Earth.
Interview by Alan Bangs on BFBS
Steve Harris interviews David on October 8th 1986 at Toshiba EMI in Tokyo, Japan
Interview is by phone for radio station in Toronto. Was also released as 12" picture disc.
David interviewed by Alan Bangs on BFBS in 1987.
David Boyle from CKDU-FM in Halifax, interviewed David back in 1987. This interview was never broadcast!
David Sylvian, Mark Isham Interview by Tom Schnabel at Radio KCRW, Santa Monica on April 5th, 1988.
This is an interview/montage broadcast on the Japanese radio during the In Praise Of Shaman tour.
Suzanne Dowling talks to David on Australian TV show Rock Arena
Mark Goodier interviews David on BBC 1 Radio back in 1991 about the release of Rain Tree Crow (Blackwater) Source: Mark Goodier at Mark Goodier Show (BBC1, March 6th 1991)
Great interview by Mark and Robert on BBC Radio 3 show Mixing It, talking with David about Rain Tree Crow.
Tesshi Ichikawa interviews David Sylvian and Robert Fripp and interpreted by Steve Harris on March 10, 1992, at the Capitol Tokyu Hotel in Tokyo, Japan.
This cassette features an interview special with David Sylvian, featuring Robert Fripp, David Torn, Jon Hassell and Mick Karn. Interview was released on cassette in 1993.
Extended radio interview on Radio Futuro, Chile in 1993 “Jean the Birdman was one of the options for the name of the band later to be known as Rain Tree Crow”
David is being interviewed by Arie Franken for the dutch local radio station Radio Winschoten.