siteSakamoto - What's New Whats new(English) ja Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:47:36 +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 async3/29 - commmons (Japan)4/28 - Milan Records (World)Track List:01. andata02. disintegration03. solari04. ZURE05. walker06. stakra07. ubi08. fullmoon09. async10. tri11. Life, Life12. honj13. ff14. garden15. water state 2*Track 15 is a vinyl release only bonus track commmons Milan Records Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:36:12 +0900 Year Book 1971-1979 January 17 2016 commmons released 'Year Book 1971-1979', a 3 disc compilation of some of Ryuichi Sakamoto's most early recordings and compositions. Click here to view the release at commmons store Click here to read descriptions for each track in english  Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:45:30 +0900 The Revenant Soundtrack - Vinyl Release The Revenant Soundtrack vinyl edition is now available for pre-order. Orders will ship by February 26.Vinyl Features:- Double 180Gm Colored Vinyl - Gatefold Photo Provided By Emmanuel "Chivo" Lubeszgi - Mastered For Vinyl - Lps Housed In Heavy Tip-On Gatefold Jacket W/ Euro Sleeves - Immediate Digital Download At Pre-Order - Download Card IncludedClick here for vinyl pre-orderClick here for iTunes digital releaseClick here to order from Amazon Wed, 13 Jan 2016 02:23:30 +0900 The Revenant Original Score by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto Additional score by Bryce Dessner Ryuichi Sakamoto is joined by Alva Noto (raster-noton) and Bryce Dessner (The National) to score Alejandro González Iñárritu's newest film 'The Revenant'.The Revenant will have a limited release Dec. 25th, wide release Jan. 8th.Click here for more information and to watch the trailer Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:21:03 +0900 Year Book 2005-2014 Year Book 2005-2014Release Date: January 17th, 2015A 2 Disc compilation of 30 works written for various companies, museums,TV programs, films, etc... from 2005-2014. This compilation includes many previously unreleased, rare, or remixed tracks.Click here for track list, pre-order, and more information Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:00:42 +0900 Free shuttle bus rides between Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art and the Sapporo Art Museum! The Sapporo International Art Festival is offering free shuttle bus rides between the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art and the Sapporo Art Museum. These are two main locations to see many of the larger works being exhibited.Take advantage of the free shuttle to see the most of the festival! Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:19:55 +0900