[11] The group leader Haruomi Hosono had been using an Ace Tone rhythm machine since early in his career in the early 1970s. [21][22], While Sakamoto was working on Thousand Knives, Hosono began formulating the idea of an instrumental disco band which could have the potential to reach success in non-Japanese-language territories, and invited Tasuo Hayashi of Tin Pan Alley and Hiroshi Sato of Uncle Buck as participants, but they declined. [12] Yellow Magic Orchestra and Ryuichi Sakamoto's Thousand Knives were one of the earliest popular music albums to utilize the Roland MC-8 Microcomposer, which was programmed by Hideki Matsutake during recording sessions. auch außerhalb Japans bekannt. [26] Despite the approval of songwriter Sakamoto and lyricist Chris Mosdell, it was eventually removed from the album due to legal issues with YMO's management. [39] In January 2011, KCRW announced for their World Festival concert series that Yellow Magic Orchestra will perform at the Hollywood Bowl on June 26, 2011. "[53], Their approach to sampling music was a precursor to the contemporary approach of constructing music by cutting fragments of sounds and looping them using computer technology. On a number of occasions Ryuichi Sakamoto has joined in on Sketch Show performances and recording sessions. The band was named "Harry Hosono and the Yellow Magic Band" as a satire of Japan's obsession with black magic at the time,[16] and in late 1977 they began recording Paraiso, which was released in 1978. The trailblazing force behind the emergence of the Japanese techno-pop sound of the late '70s, Yellow Magic Orchestra remains a seminal influence on contemporary electronic music -- hugely popular both at home and abroad, their pioneering use of synthesizers, sequencers and drum machines places them second only to Kraftwerk as innovators of today's electronic culture. Hosono also contributed to one of Sakamoto's songs, "Thousand Knives", in the album. nun einen internationalen Deal angeboten, so dass die drei Mitglieder beschlossen, dem Projekt gegenüber ihren Solokarrieren Priorität einzuräumen. Noch heute kann man am Haarschnitt japanischer Geschäftsleute (Techno cut) erkennen, wie groß der Einfluss Yellow Magic Orchestras auf die japanische Modewelt war. Yellow Magic OrchestraBGM (180g) Auf ihrem vierten Album, »BGM« von 1981, nahm das Yellow Magic Orchestra den Faden des Vorgängers »Xi Multiplies« wieder auf, begab sich tiefer in das Reich von Synthesizern und Drumcomputern und experime…. Kunden, die diesen Artikel angesehen haben, haben auch angesehen. album. Prior to the group's formation, Sakamoto had been experimenting with electronic music equipment at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, which he entered in 1970, including synthesizers such as the Buchla, Moog, and ARP. Euphonium, episode 5, the song "Rydeen" is played by Kitauji highschool's orchestra. "[5] In 2001, Jason Ankeny of the Allmusic Guide to Electronica described YMO as "a seminal influence on contemporary electronic music – hugely popular both at home and abroad" and placed them "second only to Kraftwerk as innovators of today's electronic culture. The principal members are Haruomi Hosono (bass), Yukihiro Takahashi (drums) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (keyboards). Die Mitglieder sind Haruomi Hosono (Bass), Yukihiro Takahashi (Schlagzeug) und Ryuichi Sakamoto (Keyboard). Insomnia . 02. ", "Chris Mosdell, quirky Boulder lyricist, wrote lyrics for newly released Michael Jackson song", "Pioneering Production Economy in the '80s", "Q&A With Ryuichi Sakamoto: Pop Pioneer And Producer And Award-Winning Soundtrack Composer", "Big in Japan: Yellow Magic Orchestra & Cibo Matto | Hollywood Bowl Presented by LA Phil", "Sakamoto gently rallies the troops for No Nukes 2012 | The Japan Times Online", "Yellow Magic Orchestra on Kraftwerk and How to Write a Melody During a Cultural Revolution", "Turning Japanese: The Philosophy of Ryuichi Sakamoto", "It's Easy When You're Big In Japan: Yellow Magic Orchestra at The Hollywood Bowl", "The History Of Roland Part 1: 1930–1978", "Slaves to the rhythm: Kanye West is the latest to pay tribute to a classic drum machine", "Peter Stenshoel's Album of the Week: What, Me Worry? In August 2007, the band once again reformed, taking the name HASYMO or HAS/YMO, combining the names of Human Audio Sponge and Yellow Magic Orchestra. In August 2009, the band played the World Happiness festival in Japan, featuring many Japanese artists. For their early recordings and performances, the band was often accompanied by programmer Hideki Matsutake. They released a new two song single titled "The City of Light/Tokyo Town Pages" on August 6, 2008. [10] The group would release several albums before pausing their activity in 1984. [22] Hosono, Sakamoto and Takahashi eventually collaborated again to form the Yellow Magic Orchestra and they began recording their self-titled album at a Shibaura studio in July 1978. Ballet Songtext von Yellow Magic Orchestra mit Lyrics, deutscher Übersetzung, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos auf Songtexte.com Dieses Genre wurde Ende der 1970er Jahre von ihnen maßgeblich mitbeeinflusst. Die Band machte diesen kurzen Haarschnitt dort erst salonfähig. [66] In 1994, four video game composers employed at Namco, formed a parody band called "Oriental Magnetic Yellow" (OMY), producing parody cover versions of various YMO records, consisting of Shinji Hosoe as Haruomi Hosonoe, Nobuyoshi Sano as Ryuichi Sanomoto, Takayuki Aihara as Takayukihiro Aihara, and Hiroto Sasaki as Hideki Sasatake. [29] By 1980, YMO had become the most popular group in Japan, where they were performing to sold-out crowds. Das Yellow Magic Orchestra (Y.M.O.) Diese Zusammenarbeit führte dann zum Projekt Y.M.O. [citation needed] Solid State Survivor included several early computerized synth rock songs,[6][28] including a mechanized cover version of "Day Tripper" by the Beatles. Titel von Yellow Magic Orchestra gibt es schon ab 0,99 €. YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA is a Japanese-techno-art-pop group. Billboard is a subsidiary of Valence Media, LLC. Für die darauf folgende Tour wurden sie als Not YMO angekündigt. [84], YMO's success with music technology encouraged many others, with their influence strongly felt in the British electronic scene of the early 1980s in particular. [71] They also influenced the New Romantic movement,[71][failed verification] including British bands Duran Duran[16] and Japan, whose member Steve Jansen was influenced by drummer Takahashi,[72] while lead member David Sylvian was influenced by Sakamoto, who would later collaborate with Sylvian.[72]. Tong Poo (Live Version) Yellow Magic Orchestra. Unter anderem, um Rechtsstreitigkeiten zu verhindern, veröffentlichten sie 1993 das Album Technodon, diesmal allerdings unter dem Namen YMO. [37] The band's use of oriental musical scales and video game sounds has continued to be an influence on 21st-century electronica acts such as Dizzee Rascal, Kieran Hebden,[16] and Ikonika. In ihrer asiatischen Heimat genießen sie ein ähnliches Ansehen als Pioniere der elektronischen Musik wie etwa die Gruppe Kraftwerk in Europa und Nordamerika. innerhalb 1-2 Wochen. 1984, nach Veröffentlichung ihres Soundtracks "Propaganda", widmeten sich die Bandmitglieder wieder ihren Solokarrieren, spielten aber dort weiterhin zusammen und traten auch weiter in TV-Sendungen auf. They helped pioneer synthpop, modern J-pop, techno, and house music. "[45] Kraftwerk was particularly an influence on Sakamoto, who heard the band in the mid-1970s and later introduced them to his fellow band members. Durch eine Werbekampagne mit Fujifilm löste die Gruppe einen Boom elektronischer Popmusik in Japan aus (dort Technopop genannt), vergleichbar mit jenem, den die Beatles und der Merseybeat in den 1960er Jahren in England auslösten. The band have reunited in 2007 for an advertising campaign for Kirin Lager which lampooned their longevity and charted No.1 on various Japanese digital download charts (including iTunes Store chart) with the song "Rydeen 79/07", released on Sakamoto's new label commmons. Dieses Genre wurde Ende der 1970er Jahre von ihnen maßgeblich mitbeeinflusst. Die erfolgreichste Singleauskopplung aus dem Album und Y.M.O.s größter internationaler Hit, Behind the Mask, wurde später von Ryuichi Sakamoto für eine Soloveröffentlichung 1987 neu bearbeitet. Die Mitglieder sind Haruomi Hosono (Bass), Yukihiro Takahashi (Schlagzeug) und Ryuichi Sakamoto (Keyboard). In HMV Japan's list of top 100 Japanese musicians of all time, YMO were voted second place, behind only Southern All Stars, a pop-rock band who remain largely unknown outside Japan. In ihrer asiatischen Heimat genießen sie ein ähnliches Ansehen als Pioniere der elektronischen Musik wie etwa die Gruppe Kraftwerk in Europa und Nordamerika. Jahrhunderts von ihnen maßgeblich mitbeeinflusst. 01. [53] Sakamoto has expressed that his "concept when making music is that there is no border between music and noise. [16] Successful solo act Akiko Yano (later married to Sakamoto) joined the band for its live performances in the late 1970s and early 1980s, but did not participate in the studio recordings. [28], Their second album Solid State Survivor went on to sell over 2 million records worldwide. HASYMO played two live concerts in Europe in the summer of 2008, one at the Royal Festival Hall, London on June 15, as part of the Meltdown festival of music curated by Massive Attack and another in Gijón, Spain, on the 19th. Das Yellow Magic Orchestra (Y.M.O.) [31], The band was popular with the emerging hip hop community, which appreciated the group's new electronic sounds, and in the Bronx where "Firecracker" was a success and sampled in the famous Death Mix by Afrika Bambaataa. [22], They were also the very first band to utilize the Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer, one of the first and most influential programmable drum machines, as soon as it was released in 1980. Verfassen Sie jetzt einen Fan-Report und teilen Sie Ihre Eindrücke zu Yellow Magic Orchestra. Nach Erscheinen des Debüts Yellow Magic Orchestra trat die Band im Nachtclub Roppongi Pit Inn in Tokio auf, wo amerikanische Manager des Plattenlabels A&M Records auf sie aufmerksam wurden. They added classic songs from their back catalog into their set list. Meanwhile, Sakamoto would gain international success for his work as a solo artist, actor, and film composer,[36] winning Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe awards. The three members were veterans of the music industry before coming together as YMO, and were inspired by eclectic sources, including the electronic music of Isao Tomita and Kraftwerk, Japanese traditional music, arcade games, funk music, and the disco productions of Giorgio Moroder. Titled “ラップ現象” (Rap Genshou), the lyrics were co-written by Haruomi Hosono and Peter Barakan. Find Yellow Magic Orchestra bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Pioneering Japanese synth-pop group second only… [citation needed] Instead of traditional vocals, about half of it features field audio recordings and samples of authors and scientists reading their work. [18] Hosono and Sakamoto also worked together alongside Hideki Matsutake in early 1978 for Hosono's experimental "electro-exotica" fusion album Cochin Moon, which fused electronic music with Indian music, including an early "synth raga" song "Hum Ghar Sajan".