There will be a beautiful festival programme published this week in Kristiansand. This programme publication will be available in large luxury format at the festival. Also, David’s concert is sold out so they willl expand the hall (by removing orchestra pit) to be able to put out 30-40 single tickets for Plight & Premonition!
Old news items, worth to be kept online.
David Sylvian has created, for the first time, a calendar which is available exclusively via samadhisound. The 2012 calendar features David’s personal selection of his photographic work and was designed by David in collaboration with Chris Bigg. Spiral bound and measuring 24cm x 42.6 cm, the calendar is printed on rich, quality paper and released as a limited edition item.
David will perform live on Saturday September 3rd at the Punkt Festival in a Special Edition Cartography concert, where the whole album will be performed by Arve Henriksen (trumpet, voice), David Sylvian (lyrics/spoken word), Eivind Aarset (guitars), Anna Maria Friman (vocal), Ingar Zach (percussion) and Jan Bang / Erik Honoré (live sampling, electronics).
This page contains a compilation of reviews as found online, in papers and magazines about David Sylvian album Died In The Wool. Latest: – YES! weekly (Januari 2012) – All About Jazz (October 2011) – Dusted Reviews (July 2011) – OndaRock (Italian, june 2011) – Twente uit de kunst (dutch, june 2011) – The Wire (june 2011)
David will be creating an audiovisual installation entitled “Uncommon Deities”, and will curate an evening of concerts, including the debut live performance of his 1988 release “Plight and Premonition”. In addition to David, this concert will feature John Tilbury, Jan Bang, Erik Honoré, Eivind Aarset and Philip Jeck. For more info, go to the Program, Artists and Punkt Kunst sections.
Ryuichi Sakamoto will be a guest at the Concert for Japan concert on Saturday, April 9, 11 AM — 11 PM Ryuichi will be joined by: Mayo Yamaguchi (noh actor) – Live Guest David Sylvian (recorded poetry) Christian Fennesz (sounds) Yoshihide Otomo (sounds) Anne Akiko Meyers (violin) – Live Guest
Died in the Wool — variations on David Sylvian’s 2009 release Manafon with the addition of 6 new pieces, including collaborations with acclaimed composer Dai Fujikura, producers Jan Bang and Erik Honoré and a stellar roster of contemporary musicians and improvisers. Released as a Double CD digipak in a hardboard slipcase. Disc 2 featuring audio from the installation When We Return
Mick Karn, best known as the bassist for influential synth pop outfit Japan died on January 4 at the age of 52. The following is the statement from his website: It’s with profound sadness that we have to inform you that Mick finally lost his battle with cancer and passed away peacefully at 4.30pm today, 4th January 2011 at home
This page contains a compilation of reviews as found online, in papers and magazines about David Sylvian album Sleepwalkers. Latest: – Dusted magazine (December 2010) – Mousique (October 2010, dutch) – Mojo (December 2010) – Prog Archives (November 2010) – Irish Times review (November 2010) – Pitchfork review (November 2010)
The four songs written and recorded by David Sylvian and Ingrid Chavez in the mid to late 90’s, which were previously only available on the B-sides of various singles released by Virgin Records, are collected here for the first time. Available in a new digipak designed by Sylvian and, in keeping with some of the intimate themes addressed in the
According to the weblog of Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon, David is involved in a project with actress Isabelle Adjani. The project is a “concept” album about the cycle of a love relationship, from one break up to another.
David recently completed work on a compilation cd featuring some of the best of his collaborative work of the last decade or so. Entitled ‘Sleepwalkers’ it contains fresh remixes by David and a new composition with classical composer Dai Fujikura entitled ‘Five Lines’. This 16 track new compilation will be released in September 26th 2010.
The Manafon Vinyl Edition will be released on the 26th July. It will only be available as a pre-order from samadhisound.com initially, and then from specialist retailers from 26th July. This two-disc deluxe vinyl version of Manafon is produced to the highest standards in a heavy, rigid card gatefold sleeve with design by Chris Bigg and featuring artwork by Ruud
With great sadness we regret to inform you that Mick Karn has recently been diagnosed with advanced stages of cancer. Mick is currently in a positive mood and undergoing further tests and treatment. His family and friends are close with him, supporting him in practical ways, and surrounding him with their love, friendship and care.
With this Anniversary Edition featuring fourteen exclusive tracks, Nonplace celebrates ten years of labeldom. Ever since Burnt Friedman shortened his pseudonym Nonplace Urban Field to Nonplace back in 2000, the title has provided an ideal formula for music that soars upward with no intention of being pinned down. In sociological terms, Nonplace Urban Field refers to the fragmentation of American
Eye Talk is widely known for their collaborations with their musical heroes: Steve Jansen of David Sylvian and Japan. Iva Davies of Icehouse, Jamie West-Oram of the Fixx and Wes Hightower backup vocalist for Carrie Underwood and George Straight.Sylvian fans....... read more!
This beautiful CD/DVD pack of Andrea Chimenti is a collection of tracks covering the whole career of the artist. It starts as the singer of Moda (1982-1989) and continues with work as a solo artist (including the duet Ti Ho Aspettato featuring David Sylvian). The DVD contains videos of Andrea’s music with visuals of the Compagnia di danza Silenda (Caen-Low
This page contains a compilation of reviews as found online, in papers and magazines. Latest: – All About Jazz (Nenad Georgievski januari 2010) – All About Jazz (John Kelman december 2009) – iO pages (NL) – BBC Music Online (UK) – digg.be (Belgium)
- Steve Jansen, Richard Barbieri €16.37
- Old Skool Hooligans Sylvian Silhouette Ghosts T Shirt €11.99
- Lumen €14.98
- Slope €11.71
- Amplified Gesture  €1,369.69