Playing tracks by
Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alva Noto + Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yellow Magic Orchestra and Akasaka.
This show was 1st in the global electronic chart.
Ryuichi Sakamoto is a Japanese musician, singer, composer, record producer, activist, writer, and co-founder of Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO).
He is respected as one of the pioneers of synth pop and electronic music, which helped to cultivate Japanese music. Along with the international success that came with YMO, Sakamoto has also written Oscar winning film-score and made international collaborations with likes of David Sylvan and Alva Noto.
This 2-hour special show features a special interview; as well as, words and music from 2 musicians who are deeply influenced by Sakamoto: Ski Oakenfull and Ola Szmidt.
Worldwide FM is happy to celebrate the music, the history and the future of Ryuichi Sakamoto on his 67th birthday.