siteSakamoto - What's New Whats new(English) ja Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:02:06 +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 Sapporo International Art Festival 2014 Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:52:43 +0900 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:45:27 +0900 The Japan Times - Ryuichi Sakamoto delves into cities and nature at Sapporo International Art Festival The Japan times has printed an article with good information about the Sapporo International Arts Festival 2014 (7/19 - 9/28), it's program's and events.Learn more about the festival's programs, intentions, and Sakamoto's involvement in the well written article herePlease note, there are a few corrections to the information in the article:• Curator Ms. Shihoko Iida is focused on two main museum exhibitions; 'City and Nature', Fujiko Nayaka's fog sculpture, and other exhibits.• Fujiko Nayaka's fog sculpture will be installed at the Sapporo Art Museum, not in a public park.• Curator Ms. Yukiko Shikata is focused on the media arts including: 'Sensing Streams', 'Forest Symphony', and 'Art X Life', as well as other exhibits.• The 'Stop Rokkasho' campaign's aim was to close a nuclear re-processing plant in Rokkasho, Aomori Prefecture, not in Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 05:27:33 +0900 Park Hyatt 20th Anniversary Commemoration - TIMELESS PASSION Ryuichi Sakamoto has created a new piece of music to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Park Hyatt Tokyo titled 'TIMELESS'.There will be a special performance on the 52nd floor at the Park Hyatt's 'New York Grill' on July 30th 2014 featuring Ryuichi Sakamoto (Piano), Jaques Morelenbaum (Cello), Judy Kang (Violin), and special guest Paula Morelenbaum (Vocals).Tickets to the event have been sold out however 1000 limited edition photo book + CD (including Sakamoto's 'TIMELESS') will be exclusively available at the Park Hyatt's 1st floor delicatessen and online shop begining July 31st 2014. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 02:33:00 +0900 Fermata Ryuichi submitted a new piece for a sound installation exhibition in Arlington, VA - 'Fermata'The exhibition is free, open to the public, and will run from Thursday April 24th - Sunday Aug 10th.See links below for more info!FermataWashington Post Article Thu, 27 Feb 2014 03:38:16 +0900