February issue of Uncut magazine (UK) features an interview with Chris Roberts. Besides the regular QA’s, there’s more about Brilliant Trees-cocaine and David-skateboards.
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On April 20 2004, the new album by Tweaker, 2am wake-up call, is released. ROBERT SMITH of the Cure, WILL OLDHAM (Bonnie “Prince” Billy) and DAVID SYLVIAN provide vocals on the new album by TWEAKER, the alias for former Nine Inch Nails programmer-drummer CHRIS VRENNA. The album, due April 20 from Waxploitation Records and iMUSIC, marks a strong step forward
Thanks to Clive I received the news of Sakamoto's upcoming album Chasm. It features a new version of World Citizen (looped piano version) and also includes the Ryoji Ikeda remix. The album is out on 25th Februari 2004.
With kind permission of Future Music magazine, a leading UK magazine dedicated to professional music equipment and software, we were able to publish their interview with David as published in issue 143 (nov/dec 2003), on davidsylvian.net!
Manufactured on heavy vinyl, mastered at half speed for superior audio quality and shrink wrapped, this beautiful version is limited to a run of only 2000 copies. Released on the Samadisound label (January 26th 2004, cat #: SOUNDLPSS001). To buy it at Amazon.co.uk click here for more information and ordering.
VRENNA has tapped industrial/electronic guru MARTIN ATKINS to remix the song Linoleum off the debut Chris Vrenna TWEAKER album The Attraction To All Things Uncertain. The Linoleum single features guest vocals from DAVID SYLVIAN.
The Italian journalist Vittorio Pio made an interview with David last 26 June 2003. A small part of this interview was used on KataWeb website and a longer verion was published in the September issue of Il Mucchio Selvaggio (Italian music magazine).
A web-ring featuring the (inactive) the-raft.com, nightporter.co.uk, fetafunk.com and davidsylvian.net has been lauched to promote the release of the forthcoming revisit to Japan’s catalogue on 15th September 2003 and the release of David Sylvian’s extraordinary solo work, remastered with extra special packaging, on 29 September 2003. Read further for all information about the remastered albums.
In the June edition of The Wire, david subjects himself to ‘The Invisible Jukebox’, plus david toop has written an outstanding review of ‘blemish’. It is an in-depth, track by track analysis of the new album.