Ryuichi Sakamoto

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Name: Ryuichi Sakamoto
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-prime ministers call for nuclear-free Japan at rock festival

Two former prime ministers who have become anti-nuclear campaigners in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster joined a rock festival in Tokyo that brought together musicians opposed to atomic energy.“We must create a country where nuclear power generation ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese ex-PMs take anti-nuclear stance to rock stage

Two former prime ministerial foes who became anti-nuclear campaigners in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima crisis joined a rock festival event in Tokyo on Monday that brought together musicians opposed to nuclear power."We must create a country where nuclear ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Hear Jay Electronica deliver a rare guest verse on Common’s ‘Kingdom’

The lesser-spotted cult rapper stokes the flames with a guest appearance.Jay Electronica has added a page to the slim volume of his career with a verse on the remix of Common’s ‘Kingdom’, which also features FACT rapper-to-watch Vince Staples .Brief ... [Published Fact Magazine - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Knitting Factory Management Signs Jazz/Classical Virtuoso Dana Leong

Knitting Factory Management, the artist management division of Knitting Factory Entertainment today announced the signing of virtuoso jazz and classical artist Dana Leong. A San Francisco native, Leong received a double scholarship in classical cello ... [Published Music Industry News Network - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

This Weekend: Christopher Willits

Wondering what to do this weekend ? Wonder no more. Instead, head on over to The Independent and check out electronic music and guitar pioneer Christopher Willits, who is performing on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $17 at ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Yasuhisa Shiozaki: a policy wonk with rebellious streak

TOKYO: Japan's new welfare minister tasked with reforming the country's $1.2 trillion pension fund is a Harvard-educated former central banker with a sharp sense of the reforms that markets want to see and a willingness to buck the system.Yasuhisa Shiozaki, ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Premiere: Listen to Christopher Willits’ latest album OPENING, forthcoming on Ghostly

The San Francisco multimedia artist brings it all together on his latest album.Christopher Willits has spent over a decade exploring ambient soundscapes, collaborating with the likes of Kid606, Death Grips’ Zach Hill and Ryuichi Sakamoto , and working ... [Published Fact Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Your literary playlist: A guide to the music of Haruki Murakami

Earlier this month, Haruki Murakami's latest novel, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, was published in the United States. Its title is a reference to Franz Liszt's "Years of Pilgrimage Suite," which plays a central role in the novel's ... [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Japan musician Ryuichi Sakamoto has throat cancer

TOKYO (AP) - Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto has been diagnosed with throat cancer and has canceled his upcoming performances to focus on his health. Sakamoto, 62, who shared an Oscar for Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Last Emperor" score, announced ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

World News Quick Take

INDIAHotel, valet blamed in crashA valet at a five-star hotel in New Dehli caused US$335,000 worth of damage to a Lamborghini Gallardo after crashing it into a concrete wall in front of horrified guests, a newspaper reported yesterday. A photograph published ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 10 2014]

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Japanese ex-PMs take anti-nuclear stance to roc... [Published ABC Online - Sep 29 2014]
Ube : Ex-prime ministers call for nuclear-free ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 29 2014]
Hear Jay Electronica deliver a rare guest verse... [Published Fact Magazine - Sep 25 2014]
Knitting Factory Management Signs Jazz/Classica... [Published Music Industry News Network - Sep 13 2014]
This Weekend: Christopher Willits [Published Examiner.com - Sep 05 2014]
Yasuhisa Shiozaki: a policy wonk with rebelliou... [Published Economic Times - Sep 04 2014]
NEWSMAKER-Japan minister for GPIF reform a poli... [Published CNBC - Sep 04 2014]
Premiere: Listen to Christopher Willits’ latest... [Published Fact Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Your literary playlist: A guide to the music of... [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Japan musician Ryuichi Sakamoto has throat cancer [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 11 2014]
World News Quick Take [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 10 2014]
Ryuichi Sakamoto Diagnosed with Throat Cancer [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Jul 10 2014]
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