Sakamoto Telefon

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Disquiet.com
Ryuichi Sakamoto has been playing a game of telephone with various electronic-music luminaries, including Towa Tei, David Sylvian, Christian Fennesz, Hector Zazou and, most recently, Christopher Willits. Each sequential participant adds ‘on to the existing work vertically as well as horizontally, overlaying or extending the existing creation,’ Sakamoto has said of the piece, which he intends as a reflective anti-war statement, marking the pace of the conflict with thoughtful, ongoing collaboration. The music, true to that theme, is both peaceful (its opening, with birdsong and bugsound; the light digital ambience throughout) and unsettling (muffled voices and the inevitable irritant of glitch).

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