Alva noto ambient and electronica music blog a strangely. Notons stream on soundcloud hear the worlds sounds. Dec, 2017 and that seems a fitting location for the exposed materials of ryuichi sakamoto and alva noto. There was something really absorbing about this disc, it seemed to create its own ambient minimal sound. One is japanese polymath ryuichi sakamoto, here playing the role of minimalist pianist. Since then, theyve released numerous albums, including their soundtrack to the 2015 film the revenant and, most recently, the improvised live lp glass. Insen is heir to vrioon 2003, alva noto s collaboration with japanese multiinstrumentalist ryuichi sakamoto. Alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto are releasing a new live album.
Recorded live, in situ, at philip johnsons glass house in connecticut, alva noto. When you would display just one colour on the whole screen. When you would display just one colour on the whole screen you could see the edges of each led module. Its a sound that sakamoto recorded while strolling the grounds of the 20thcentury american architect philip johnsons iconic glass house before a duo performance with alva noto aka carsten. Amra, sony atv publishing, and 8 music rights societies. This is the first album in the virus series followed by four other records. Ryuichi sakamoto and alva noto to release new album. The initial letters of the five albums together form the word virus. This second collaboration between microsound mastermind carsten nicolai aka alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto picks up where their first series of sessions left off. Alva noto is the operating alias of carsten nicolai, and with insen he continued the collaboration with ryuichi sakamoto that started with vrioon.
Insen is heir to vrioon 2003, alva notos collaboration with japanese multiinstrumentalist ryuichi sakamoto. Alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto have collaborated on a live, improvised lp, glass. Alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto insen internet archive. The albums core sound is a blend of sakamotos impressionist piano melodies and.
Vrioon is the debut collaboration album between ryuichi sakamoto and alva noto, released in 2002. This one i did within an hour when i had access to the complete led screen for the first time. In that way, glass is a very different record from previous collaborations of ryuichi sakamoto and alva noto. My beatport lets you follow your favorite djs and labels so you can find out when they release new tracks. Alive, seeking for eternal hope sept 127, 2016 and was organised by irene shum. Apr 20, 2018 musical innovators alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto recorded glass live, totally improvised and inspired by an extended moment spent within structure, art, and nature. Glass is a is a 45minute long recording of an inspired improvisation by the duo at the architect philip johnsons hallowed glass house, in the bucolic setting of new. Glass, performance by alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto 1st september 2016. Cdm glass is a recording of an inspired live improvisation by ryuichi sakamoto and alva noto at the architect philip johnsons hallowed glass house, in the bucolic setting of new canaan, connecticut.
The 15track lp is coming out on vinyl, cd and download via noton on november 15th. The performance took place during the exhibition of yayoi kusama dots obsession. Ryuichi sakamoto and carsten nicolai have had a long and fruitful partnership. Carsten nicolai september 18, 1965, known as alva noto, is a german musician. This sense of fresh sound experimentation was captured in derrick belchams film of the haunting soundscape created by sakamoto and nicolai at the glass house. Glass comes very close to the embodiment of a perfect record. There was always a lot of starkness and coldness to their music. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. For 2 12k, 2010, the second part of his tribute to favorite composers, wasted notos talent in glacial and concise epigrams while rarely achieving the touching absence of stalker. Stream ryuichi sakamoto disintegration alva noto remodel by milan records from desktop or your mobile device. Sakamoto and alva noto first began collaborating by trading files that would eventually form 2002s vrioon. Ryuichi sakamoto of yellow magic orchestra fame and carsten nicolai alva noto speak to amar ediriwira about their score for oscartipped frontier saga the revenant. Insen is the second album in an ongoing collaboration between japanese composer ryuichi sakamoto and german electronic artist carsten nicolai here credited as alva noto.
What started with nicolai adding high frequencies and low pulses to sakamotos delicate piano ended upthrough four fulllengths and an ep, collectively called virus, spanning nine yearsbeing a uniquely minimal combination of modern classical and electronic music. Feb 16, 2018 glass, performance by alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto 1st september 2016. Musical innovators alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto recorded glass live, totally improvised and inspired by an extended moment spent within structure, art, and nature. Licensed to youtube by the state51 conspiracy on behalf of noton. Naono original mix by ryuichi sakamoto, alva noto, alva. The albums core sound is a blend of sakamoto s impressionist piano melodies and nicolais digitally processed beats and sounds. Alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto collaborate on new album. Leonardo dicaprio says the revenant will be one of the most unique filmgoing experiences ever. Ryuichi sakamoto and alva noto join forces for glass album. Both represent something of a departure from the ascetic bent of their peers. In 2007, alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto together with a german contemporary classical ensemble modern created an audiovisual. We are removing our fees for every select subscription for 3 months to help support creators.
Throughout their work together, theyve found a synergy thats reflected in tonights performance, entitled two. The main elements of the music, piano and sine waves, are represented by two elements. And that seems a fitting location for the exposed materials of ryuichi sakamoto and alva noto. Join songkick to track alva noto and get concert alerts when they play near you.
Ryuichi sakamoto albums, songs, and news pitchfork. Beatport is the worlds largest electronic music store for djs. Ryuichi sakamoto disintegration alva noto remodel by. Jun 20, 2018 sakamoto and alva noto first began collaborating by trading files that would eventually form 2002s vrioon. Nicolais gossamerlike electronic processes combine with ethereal classic piano to create a tension filled conversation.
Sakamoto on piano plucking dense, melancholy chords that attack and gradually fade among nicolais digitally crisp and clean drum programming and sine waves. Summvs rasternoton, 2011 is a collaboration between alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto. Try disabling any ad blockers and refreshing this page. Abstract keys fade away like the piano sounds fade out of your mind. Ryuichi sakamoto and alva noto to compose score for the. Also in this new album, noto and sakamoto experimented with a keyboard, mixers, glass bowls, crotales, microphones and of course, with the architecture of the building. Many years ago a friend introduced me to vrioon, which was to be the first of 6 studio collaborations between ryuichi sakamoto and carsten nicolai under the moniker alva noto. Performance by alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto film by derrick belcham. Its a sound that sakamoto recorded while strolling the grounds of the 20thcentury american architect philip johnsons iconic glass house before a. Event in london, united kingdom by barbican centre and 2 others on wednesday, june 20 2018 with 6.826 878 856 766 1072 107 1442 1350 157 766 700 427 882 1397 481 487 39 943 1339 1057 605 297 974 66 993 590 1122 322 113 743 567 79 1303 602 36 898 202 1418 1191 298 767 827 483