Ryuichi Sakamoto

Interview

40 Years On, Ryuichi Sakamoto is Still Searching for Parts Unknown

In conversation with one of the most influential musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Josh Baines
2.18.18
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 8 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from American Pleasure Club, Superchunk, and Nipsey Hussle top this week's list of essential new projects.
Alex Robert Ross
Colin Joyce
Lauren O'Neill
Phil Witmer
2.17.18
Features

Ryuichi Sakamoto Survived Cancer and an Earthquake to Make His Most Personal Album to Date

An exclusive interview with the veteran Japanese composer about his latest album 'async.'
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.28.17
thump exclusive stream

Stream Japanese Electronic Pioneer Ryuichi Sakamoto's First Album in Eight Years

Hear 'The Revenant' composer's full-length LP 'async' before it comes out April 28 on Milan Records.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.24.17
Music

‘The Revenant’ Official Music Video Is All-Natural [Premiere]

Electronic artist Alva Noto explodes the film's “Main Title Theme,” with a gorgeous montage of B-roll scenery.
Mike Steyels
6.6.16
thump news

You Can Now Stream Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto's 'The Revenant' Soundtrack

They've created soul-touching sounds as sublime as they are harrowing.
Alexander Iadarola
1.4.16
Design

Exhibit Of Japanese Earthquake-Inspired Tech-Art Pays Homage To Nature's Power

From making trees talk to fog that sings, check out some of these innovative projects coming out of Japan.
Johnny Magdaleno
1.22.14
Music

Original Creator: Music Pioneer Ryuichi Sakamoto

We take a look at some iconic artists from numerous disciplines who have left an enduring and indelible mark on today’s Creators.
Abdullah Saeed
10.8.12