A genius passed away. RIP.
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Grönland is proud to announce the reissue of Wandermüde on CD and, for the first time, vinyl. Both versions include one previously unreleased bonus track. The 2LP is pressed on crystal clear vinyl. This 2023 edition was mastered by Stephan Mathieu from the original recordings. Release date: 21 April 2023.
Universal/samadhisound will release a deluxe CD box set in 2023.
Shadow WorldsDavid Sylvian | Lance Austin Olsen | Jamie Drouin2022six original prints in a handmade folder12.25 x 9.25 x 0.25 inchletterpress, woodblock, giclée, india ink, on cotton, baryta, and rice papers.edition of 25
David will be appearing on the Mary Ann Hobbs radio show on BBC Radio 6 on 27 October at 10.30am (UK).
In celebration of Ryuichi Sakamoto’s 70th birthday, Milan Records will release A TRIBUTE TO RYUICHI SAKAMOTO – TO THE MOON AND BACK, a collection of songs from Sakamoto’s vast catalogue newly reworked and remodeled by contemporary artists and collaborators.
David Sylvian reads poetry, contributes field recordings and designed the artwork for the new album by Twinkle3.
French actress Isabelle Adjani has confirmed that her duet with David Sylvian, recorded back in 2010, will be included on her new album.
David Sylvian has written liner notes for the new album by Magnus Granberg, ‘Night Will Fade and Fall Apart’. The 2-cd album was released on the Thanatosis Produktion label on 5 August 2022 and is available on bandcamp as a physical or digital release (link below).
samadhisound and UMC are proud to announce 180gram vinyl reissues of David Sylvian’s Blemish and Manafon albums, releasing on 2nd September 2022. Vinyl versions of both records have been out of print since their very limited initial pressing in the early 2000s. These new versions of Blemish (1LP) and Manafon (2LP) have been recut for vinyl by veteran engineer Tony Cousins at Metropolis studios.
David Sylvian is one of the voices included in an installation titled 2022 by the collective known as Dumb Type in the Japan Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale from 23 April to 27 November 2022. David’s contribution was recorded earlier this year.
Grönland Records announce a revised, remastered reissue of Sleepwalkers by David Sylvian. available as a gatefold 2LP with exclusive art print and as a digipak CD, this new edition also features the previously unreleased track ‘Modern Interiors’. Release date: 10 june 2022.
Taylor Deupree writes: In July of 2013, the musician David Sylvian staged two simultaneously held photographic exhibitions in Japan, one (“Abandon”) at the Spiral Garden in Tokyo, and the second (“Hope”), in an abandoned building located in the port town of Uno as part of the Setouchi International Art festival 2013. The exhibitions dealt with the theme of hopelessness, its
Posted by @davidsylvain58 on Twitter: yuka fujii’s photographic exhibition ‘like planets’ will open at iwao gallery tokyo, april 2022. (14th april – 1st may 2022) further details will be announced by iwao in mid march
The second in the new ep series from Confront Recordings has been announced and, like the first ep on the imprint, it features a cover photograph by David Sylvian.
David Sylvian has provided the cover photograph for the new album by Jordan Dykstra / Koen Nutters – In Better Shape Than You Found Me on elsewhere records (elsewhere 018) to be released in late September.
Grönland Records announce ERR: A photographic essay by David Sylvian, with text by Shinya Fujiwara and an untitled original poem by Daisy Lafarge.
Stefano Panunzi, maker of two of my favorite albums; ‘Timelines’ and ‘A Rose’ (both featuring Mick Karn) has released a new prog (and jazzy) album: ‘Beyond The Illusion’.
David Sylvian has posted an incredible 40-minute film of the Brilliant Trees sessions on the samadhisound vimeo account.
David Sylvian writes the following about the new release by Jane in Ether:
Andrea Chimenti’s album ‘L’Albero Pazzo’ is now available on vinyl for the first time. Included is the track ‘Ti Ho Aspettato (I Have Waited For You)’, a duet with David Sylvian. Originally released in 1996, the album has been remastered and is presented with new artwork designed by Andrea Chimenti. It is available from the artist’s website. Note! I get
David Sylvian contributes to new cd by pianist Melaine Dalibert.
Theo Travis has recorded a version of Brilliant Trees on which he plays the duduk, with lead vocals by David Longdon from Big Big Train.
Mark Wastell has announced that David Sylvian has provided the cover photograph for the debut release of Confront Recordings’s new CD EP length series.
- Tender Extinction €12.04
- Quiet Life €39.49
- To Survive €84.15
- Tin Drum [Half Speed Mastered] €55.29
- Brilliant Trees €13.97