by Tony Bonyata
This is the full version of an article written for a Canadian music paper (April, 1999), which the editor found too controversial for him to print. He told me I could not compare religions in his publication, and was unaware that they all stem from the same root myths. He would not let me state that Sylvian practices forms of
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.
Independent interview (UK). Published online at independent.co.uk 27 June 2003. David Sylvian: Songs from the fringe David Sylvian was a pop pin-up when he led Japan. Now, after years on the frontiers of the avant-garde, he has produced his most personal songs yet. Martin James talks to the man behind the big hair.
Since DAVID SYLVIAN split Japan at their zenith nearly a decade ago his fans have been praying they’d got back together. And now they have, under the name of RAIN TREE CROW. STEVE SUTHERLAND meets Sylvian to discover the impetus behind the band’s re-emergence.
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