siteSakamoto - What's New Whats new(English) ja Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:39:44 +0900 TWO Live at Sydney Opera House cd/vinyl Nov. 15th, 2019 pre-order:  - Resident Advisor The Quietus FACT Crack The Vinyl Factory Tue, 08 Oct 2019 02:00:34 +0900 Wed, 12 Jun 2019 05:59:40 +0900 Black Mirror: Smithereens (Original Series Soundtrack) Music by Ryuichi Sakamoto digitally released today, Fri 6/7: vinyl TBA   Sat, 08 Jun 2019 02:18:43 +0900 Black Mirror - Smithereens Music by Ryuichi Sakamoto episode - June 5th (Netflix) digital - June 7th vinyl - TBA Pitchfork Soundtrack Premiere  Fri, 31 May 2019 06:50:32 +0900 BTTB - 20th Anniversary Edition Released March 1st, 2019 from Milan Records Available on vinyl / cd / digital Pitchfork review Track list: 1. opus 2. sonatine 3. intermezzo 4. lorenz and watson 5. choral no. 1 6. choral no. 2 7. do bacteria sleep? 8. bachata 9. chanson 10. distant echo 11. prelude 12. sonata 13. uetax 14. aqua 15. energy flow 16. snake eyes 17. tong poo 18. reversing Tue, 12 Mar 2019 02:31:18 +0900 BTTB - 20th Anniversary Edition Ryuichi's 1999 album, BTTB, has been remastered and will be released from Milanrecords (digital/CD/vinyl) on March 1st.Watch the music video for 'energy flow' premiered by The Quietus here.   Fri, 11 Jan 2019 03:05:28 +0900 The latest festival update in North America;Dallas International Film Festival (May 6)Nashville Film Festival (May 17 & 19)Seattle International Film Festival (May 29, 30 & June 9)Berkshire International Film Festival (June 1)Toronto Japanese Film Festival (June 20)Up to date information about North American screenings can always be found at: addition to these screenings, the Nashville Film Festival has awarded Mr. Sakamoto with the "Mike Curb Career Achievement Award in Film Music." More info about the award.You can also view Sakamoto's acceptance of the award here. Wed, 09 May 2018 01:20:04 +0900 dis•play Ryuichi Sakamoto presents a production combining sound installation and musical performance. The music is from his new album async (2017) along with new material. Sakamoto and Shiro Takatani (Dumb Type) developed unique visuals and site-specific acoustic installation. The “cinemagraphic” music echoes both the visuals and sounds from the original acoustic elements, plunging the viewer into a universe of quasi-meditative discovery.   March 3rd, Saturday, Metz Centre Pompidou-Metz (Doors 19:30 / Show 20:00)   March 4th, 3:00pm, Metz Centre Pompidou-Metz (Doors 14:30 / Show 15:00)   March 7th, 8:00pm, Paris Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris (Doors 19:40 / Show 20:00)   March 8th, 8:00pm, Paris Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris (Doors 19:40 / Show 20:00)   March 10th, 8:30pm, Nantes le lieu unique (Doors 20:00 / Show 20:30)   March 11th, 6:00pm, Nantes le lieu unique (Doors 17:30 / Show 18:00) Wed, 28 Feb 2018 21:00:19 +0900 A special project in celebration of the 85th anniversary of Glenn Gould’s birth and the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation.Featuring performances, screenings, exhibitions, and talks.Dates: Dec. 13th - 17thVenue: Sogetsu Kaikan / Oscar Peterson Theater, Embassy of CanadaClick here for more info and tickets Follow these channels for up to date info and be notified when we go live (FB & Instagram): Sat, 02 Dec 2017 03:33:32 +0900 IS YOUR TIME | Installation Music 2Ryuichi Sakamoto with Shiro TakataniDecember 9, 2017 – March 11, 2018Dec 9th, 3pm - Artist talk with Ryuichi & ShiroDec 10th, 7pm - ConcertClick here for more info and tickets Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:25:24 +0900 Ryuichi scored director Hwang Dong-hyuk's new film, 'The Fortress'. Listen to the score on Spotify US The Fortress is now playing in the following North American Theaters:   Los Angeles - CGV Cinemas Buena Park - CGV Buena Park Irvine - Edwards University Town Center Las Vegas - Regal Village Square 18 Atlanta - Regal Medlock Crossing New Jersey - NA Edgewater New York - AMC Bay Terrace New York - AMC Empire 25 New York - NA College Point San Diego - AMC Fashion Valley Chicago - AMC Showplace Niles Atlanta - AMC Discovery Mills Philadelphia - AMC Plymouth Meeting 12 Houston - AMC Studio 30 Dallas - AMC Grapevine Mills Boston - AMC Boston Commons San Francisco - AMC Cupertino New York - AMC Ridgefield Park 12 Denver - AMC Arapahoe Crossing Seattle - AMC Alderwood Seattle - Cinemark Century Federal Way Washington DC - Regal Fairfax Towne Center Honolulu - Consolidated Pearlridge Vancouver - Cineplex Silvercity Coquitlam Vancouver - Cineplex International Village Toronto - Yonge & Dundas Toronto - Cineplex Empress Walk Fri, 27 Oct 2017 03:36:41 +0900 'Rage', coming soon from Milan Records.October 27: DigitalNovember 3: CD Preview 'The Site' here: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:30:20 +0900 async | International short film competition Thank you to all the participants and viewers. We received nearly 700 submissions from filmmakers of all ages around the world.Due to the overwhelming volume of submissions, in order to give proper attention to the films equally, the announcement of the winners will be delayed by one month (December 15th 2017 12:00PM (EST)).  Until October 30th 12:00pm (EST) videos can continue to accrue points towards the “Audience Award” for plays and “likes” on Vimeo, and “likes” on Facebook. Mon, 02 Oct 2017 01:53:25 +0900   Somewhere Between Sound, Noise, and Music Somewhere Between Sound, Noise, and Music A compilation of interviews on async Compiled by Yumiko Sakuma Translation by Emmy Reis   The 2LP vinyl release of async is coming out Sept 8th from Milan RecordsPre-order here Wed, 06 Sep 2017 04:48:44 +0900 Ryuichi Sakamoto | async - Sound Installation Competition Photo by: Ryuichi Maruo Call for Entries — Multichannel Music to be Heard with async Sound & Recording Magazine (Japanese Edition) is looking for the sequel to async!The May and June issues of Sound & Recording Magazine (Japanese Edition) published extensive interviews with Ryuichi Sakamoto in which he discussed his new album, async, in great detail. Accompanying the Japan release of async, the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art began exhibiting Ryuichi Sakamoto | async - sound installation in collaboration with visual artists Shiro Takatani, Zakkubalan, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. The organizers are planning a touring exhibition, the first of which is planned to be exhibited at NTT InterCommunication Center in Tokyo in December 2017. Sound & Recording Magazine (Japanese Edition) has put out a call for entries for async II, to accompany Sakamoto’s 5.1ch installation of async. We look forward to hearing the submissions!Eligibility: Anyone can apply. Submission Guidelines: Please submit an original, unreleased composition of up to 5 minutes in length. You must retain all rights to all of the audio materials used in the composition. Submission Format: Please send us a DVD-R that includes 6 Mono WAV files with filenames according to the corresponding channel in the 5.1ch mix (e.g. async_L.wav, async_R.wav, async_C.wav, async_LFE.wav, async_SL.wav, async_SR.wav). Though the quantization bitrate and sampling rate do not matter, we may convert the files according to the playback environment. How to Submit: Please send a DVD-R containing the files to the address below. If the disc is unplayable due to damage during transit, the submission will unfortunately be disqualified, so please package submissions with care. Please label the title of the piece, name of submitter, and e-mail address on the disc itself. Please send package to the following: Attn: Ryuichi Sakamoto | async - Sound Installation CompetitionAddress:Sound & Recording Magazine at Ritto Music, Inc.1-105, Jinbocho Matsui Bldg.Jinbocho, Kanda, Chiyoda-kuTokyo 101-0051 JAPAN**Submissions are only accepted via mail and will not be returned. Key Dates:  The DVD-R must arrive by June 30th, 2017. Winners will be announced in December, 2017. Fri, 12 May 2017 07:18:27 +0900