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
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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)
For people who can’t wait until September 14th, there’s an opportunity to watch the Amplified Gesture documentary a few days earlier. On saturday September 5th, 2009 the documentary about David Sylvian’s new album “Manofon” is shown at the Punkt Festival in Kristiansand, Norway.
Both UK magazines Mojo and The Wire feature in their September 2009 issues interviews with David. Besides talking about the past, David is very open about the Manafon project and taking steps from there.Very good, new photographs by Donald Milne is giving the Wire article an extra reason for the collector to get this issue.
On September 14th 2009, the movie Amplified Gesture will be shown at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA). There’ll be a screening of the DVD, a Q&A with the director and a playback of a couple of tracks from Manafon. David will not be there! Amplified Gesture is the title of the dvd that is included in de deluxe edition
The new 9 track album from David Sylvian, which is scheduled to be released September 14th, is called Manafon. See below for tracklist and press information and artwork. Samadhi Sound wrote on davidsylvian.com: Manafon's release date is set for Sept 14th. Manafon will be available in two editions. A regular CD/digipak edition and a twin volume deluxe edition with CD and DVD featuring the film 'Amplified Gesture'. Details and new David Sylvian website to follow soon.
Jacqueline is the title of the (unreleased) track that has been released on the CD “FANTASTIC AND SPECTACULAR”, which is enclosed with the July/August issue of the US magazine The Believer 2009 Music Issue. The CD is compiled by Daniel Handler, who is the author of three novels and many, many books for children.