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Japanese musician and songwriter Ryuichi Sakamoto revealed he was battling stage IV cancer in a monthly magazine published on Tuesday. Sakamoto went public with the diagnosis of throat cancer in 2014 and rectal cancer in 2021. But the 70-year-old Oscar and Grammy-winning pianist had made no announcement on the progress of his cancer. Stage IV …

MUSICIAN. Ken Iwamoto, who goes by the artist name iwapt, poses with his Grand Prix Championship for the Certificate of Merit from Shin Totsukawa City of Hokkaido. (photo added) No other safe space comes close to music when enjoyed in its purest form. While some people find solace in the multiple meanings a beautiful verse …

Japanese composer and pianist Daigo Hanada journey through uncertainty and melancholy to hope on 13-track second albumSatori. The delicate and vulnerable piano disc assembles one note at a time despite a sudden and debilitating physical illness, pushing through the darkness into the light of optimism. Opening with the mellow styles of “Shimmer in the Sky,” …

Published on October 6, 2021 Category New Originally created as the score for a documentary on marine life. Japanese musician Akira Ito’s Marine Flowers (Science Fantastic) The album was reissued on vinyl, via Glossy Mistakes in December. Ito first began his acting career, but as concerts became increasingly scarce, director Shintaro Katsu encouraged him to …

Japanese musician Keigo Oyamada has resigned as composer for the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony after old reports of his bullying and abusive behavior resurfaced, days before the official start of performances. Olympic Games affected by the pandemic. Oyamada, who was commissioned to compose the music for the ceremony scheduled for July 23, has come under …

Japanese musician Cornelius has resigned his job as a composer for the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics after admitting to bullying his childhood classmates. Key points: Keigo Oyamada, who plays Cornelius, apologized for abusing his classmates, some of whom live with disabilities Games organizers initially said they hoped he would stay, but have since …

Published on July 14, 2021 Category New Fractured electronics and empty jokes guided by ideas of lost futures. Japanese musician Phew aka Hiromi Moritani releases new album titled New decade, via Mute in October. A staple of Japan’s experimental music scenes, Moritani co-founded one of Osaka’s first punk bands, Aunt Sally, in 1978, before going …

Photo of Sakamoto Ryuichi: VCG The largest solo exhibition by Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, who won multiple awards including Oscars and Grammys, was originally scheduled to open in a Chinese art museum on Monday, but the opening was postponed Sunday after the death of ‘a worker in an accident. The exhibition was co-organized by Chinese …

Incantatory keys. Naoko Sakata is releasing a new album, titled Dance for the spirits, in March via Pomperipossa Records. Speaking of the LP, the label shares: “it is the result of an experimental approach to music, where each note follows the previous one without a determined principle other than that of absolute freedom. “When I …

Published on February 12, 2021 Category New Heavenly ambient pastures to get lost. Japanese multi-instrumentalist Chihei Hatakeyama releases new album, titled Late spring, via Gearbox Records in April. Read more: The haunting beauty of plunderphonics, field recordings and sound art Drawing inspiration from the circular beauty of landscapes and changing seasons, Hatakeyama designed the album …

Bhopal: Based on a few pieces of music from a Kojiki album by Japanese musician Kitaro, a short dance drama “Ras-Rang” was staged at Mayaram Surjan Bhawan in the city. This was part of the closing day of the 20-day ballet workshop, organized by the Chaitanya Socio Cultural Society, Bhopal. The artists performed on some …

A prominent Japanese musician in the New York jazz scene suffered a broken collarbone during a beating – all because he was presumed to be Chinese. Tadataka Unno, 40, and the jazz pianist in question were allegedly attacked for the first time by a lonely teenager after leaving a subway station near his home in …

A vicious racist attack causes a surge of love and support for the victim. Tadataka Unno, a Japanese jazz pianist based in New York, was assaulted by eight young people in a metro station on September 27. It is not yet known whether the 40-year-old, who suffered serious injuries including a broken collarbone, will be …

Today’s world is becoming incredibly digital. Apparently, connectivity and globalization go hand in hand and people are easily able to share warm feelings with each other. At the same time, street music is something that elicits total adoration and admiration around the world. He is still loved and people admire the stars who play in …

At 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945, the American bomber Boeing B-29 Superfortress dropped its deadly cargo into the morning sky over the Japanese industrial city of Hiroshima. The roar of its engine heralded the beginning of the apocalyptic chapter in the history of man’s inhumanity to man. “Little Boy” took only 50 seconds, after …

In a music video shared on Twitter, a musician was seen performing while scanning barcodes printed on a canvas to create the “perfect” tune. The viral video has garnered over 1.5 million views and over 80,000 likes. According to reports, the man has been identified as Ei Wada. ??_ρ ゙#electronicosfantasticos pic.twitter.com/tc5TTEhPMT – Ei Wada å’Œ …

The Hollywood actress is visiting Japan for the first time in five years with her two eldest children. Tokyo is no stranger to big Hollywood stars, with everyone from Tom Hanks and Keanu Reeves visiting the city for their promotional film tours. Yesterday evening, however, there was an additional special visitor to the capital, such …

A sleepy little village with a small old church – a perfect setting for a wonderful concert. On August 25, 2012, the Japanese musical duo OosedoChishima performed in the village of Bobeck in Germany. OosedoChishima (大 瀬 戸 千 嶋) is Oosedo Takashi on saxophone and Chishima Satoshi on electronic organ, both from Hiroshima. After …

Pierre Taki, actor and member of Japanese techno-pop duo Denki Groove, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to consuming cocaine as his trial began in Tokyo District Court. During the hearing, prosecutors requested an 18-month prison sentence for Taki, who admitted he started using cocaine in his twenties and continues to use it to relieve the stress …

ISTANBUL A Japanese musician dazzles Turkish audiences by combining elements of music from both cultures. class = “cf”> In an exclusive interview with Anadolu agency, Atsuko Suetomi said that she was very happy to represent Japanese music in Turkey and that she wanted to create a common musical language by working with Turkish artists. Suetomi …

Atsushi Tookaya playing the bouzouki. Photo from YouTube Atsushi Tookaya, the Japanese national with a passion for Greek rebetiko music, will perform at the Rebetiko Festival in Melbourne on March 23. Rebetiko, also known as ‘Greek blues’, is an improvisational urban music that beautifully blends Byzantine, Ottoman, Greek, Sephardic, Jazz, and other forms of regional …

On the one hand, you have the Japanese work ethic, submission and thoroughness. On the other hand you have greek rebetika, music once despised and marginalized in the hashish lairs of the outcasts of the underworld. And then you have a peak stage where you expect to find top performance. Marry the three and you …

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese musician Koji Sakurai set foot in Taiwan 25 years ago and is now the Music Director of Ju Percussion Group’s upcoming year-end concert “Long For”. Koji came to Taiwan at the age of 25 and has done wonderful works in the music industry. With his humorous and calm personality, he …

“I want to drink milk tea when I’m in China!” Japanese anti-folk and anti-EDM musician Zombie-Chang proclaims when we ask her what she’s most excited to do during her short stay here. This taste for new experiences is also evident in his music videos, where the technicolor, the beat and (probably) Zombie-Chang (real name: Meirin …

An upcoming concert will feature classical music with a Japanese twist. Hidè Takemoto, 40, of Chipping Barnet, is hosting a concert at St Mary’s in Finchley Central on April 7. Hidè specializes in Spanish guitar and performs “Spanish, Indian, Japanese, English, Celtic, pop and rock music”. A budding musician from a young age, Hidè says: …

TeddyLoid began his career as a DJ and sound producer for MIYAVI, a famous guitarist in Japan, joining his world tour at the age of just 18. He produced the official soundtrack (OST) of the GAINAX anime “Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt” with Taku Takahashi (M-Flo). In 2014, he produced the music for the short …

Later this summer, classical pianist Miki Sawada will take her piano on the road as part of her “Gather Hear Alaska” tour, exploring the idea of ​​her instrument as a “home”. Accompanied by documentary filmmaker Hayden Peters, the Yale-trained Japanese musician booked a senior center, cafes, schools and a correctional facility to perform across Alaska. …

Image via Cornelius When Japanese musician Keigo Oyamada started releasing music under the name Cornelius in the 90s, his approach to art seemed ahead of its time. Former member of independent rock band Guitar Fins, who riffed on jangly 80s British pop music like Haircut hundred, Oyamada’s albums as Cornelius followed that vein until his …

Tokyo Metropolitan Police said on Monday that the musician Aska (Shigeaki Miyazaki), member of the musical duo Chage and Aska with Chage (Shuji shibata), was arrested for allegedly using stimulants in violation of Japanese drug control laws. The 58-year-old singer was previously sentenced for illegal drug use in 2014 to three years in prison, but …

PORT OF SPAIN – A Japanese woman who regularly traveled to Trinidad for carnival and played in a steel band was found strangled, the coroner’s office said Thursday. Local police said the woman was identified as Asami Nagakiya, a 30-year-old professional musician from Sapporo, Hokkaido, who entered the Caribbean country on January 7. Police are …

ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Japan hosted a musical evening on Saturday evening featuring traditional and contemporary Japanese musician Sumie Kaneko at the Pakistan National Arts Council (PNCA). Sumie Kaneko, who currently resides in New York, flew to Pakistan at the request of Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata. During Kaneko’s introduction, Inomata shed some light on traditional …

TOKYO – The Japanese artist known as Hyadain is in demand. Popular idols commissioned songs from him, and now at the height of his popularity, he was frequently invited to appear on television variety shows. His success is typical of the time: he popularized his music through video sharing sites. Hyadain, real name Kenichi Maeyamada, …

Japanese violinist Yuzuko Horigome’s routine journey from Tokyo to Europe has become as dramatic as a Mahler symphony. Yuzuko Horigome poses with his Guarneri violin from 1741. Artist management M. Hirasa Ltd. His violin, a 1741 Guarneri valued at $ 1.2 million, was seized by German customs authorities, who are said to demand 190,000 euros …