Vittorio Pio (Il Mucchio) interview 2003 Vittorio Pio & davidsylvian.net
Interview by Claudio Chianura with David Sylvian in Italian magazine InSound (Nr. 1) december 2005, about Nine Horses. 6 pages in Italian with many photographs of Nine Horses and David/Steve performing live in 2003.
The Art Of Noise by Ian Birch (Smash Hits, May 1984) What’s David Sylvian been doing since Japan broke up? Taking Polaroids, traveling, organizing an exhibition — oh and making a new record. “Art is my means of expression.” he tells Ian Birch.
by Craig Peacock The following interview took place in October 1994 at the P-3 Gallery near Shinjuku, one of Tokyo’s many shopping and business centres. The gallery itself is located in the basement of a temple. This is not as spiritual as one would expect, as it’s surrounded by ugly office and residential buildings. The clatter of modern life in
SYLVIAN / FRIPP by Steve Holtje (Creem Magazine September ’93) “There is no one structure which is universally appropriate,” wrote Robert Fripp in the liner notes to his 1981 album, Let the Power Fall. That bit of wisdom goes a long way towards explaining the far-ranging careers of both Fripp and David Sylvian. Both are respected musicians whose reputations were
by Dave Rimmer Having spent over five years behind a thick layer of make-up, David Sylvian has emerged from the cocoon of Pop Celebrity to make a butterfly foray into the avant-garde. His new work lies somewhere between wallpaper and revolution. But nobody seems quite sure.
“The Day After” by John Diliberto (Jazziz Magazine May 1994) Crisis as a source of art has always been romanticized in the West. You’ve got to suffer if you want to sing the blues, cut off your ear if you want your art to bleed, and endure the pits of depression if you want to leave something behind when
Exorcising Ghosts (Rain Tree Crow) by Mark J. Prendergast (Lime Lizard, May 1991) From surrealist parrots to the japan reunion, Mark J. Prendergast gets ambient with David Sylvian who explains why it’s o.k. to shout insults at bricks.
Spurning Japanese by Simon Dudfield and A.J. Barratt (NME, Sep. 1991) David Sylvian has little time for his last group, glam rockers made good JAPAN, so why has he chosen to team up with his old cohorts again as ambient moodies Rain Tree Crow? Simon Dudfield puts it down to the peculiar flight path of `true art’. Seconding that emulsion: