Willits/Sakamoto: “Reticent Reminiscence” (SoundCloud)

One of the keenly anticipated adventurous music releases of Summer 2012, Ancient Future, the latest collaboration of Ryuichi Sakamoto and Christopher Willits, sees its physical release via the Ghostly imprint on August 6th in the EU/UK and August 7th everywhere else.

To tide you over, our friends at RCRDLBL are sharing a premiere of the album stream here. You can also stream album track “Reticent Reminiscence” via an embed from the label’s SoundCloud page below.

Supreme Cuts: “Ciroc Waterfalls” (SoundCloud)

Dovecote releases Supreme Cuts’ recording Whispers in the Dark on July 10. Check out a teaser track, “Ciroc Waterfalls,” via the SoundCloud embed below.

Supreme Cuts – Summer Concerts

7/11 – Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL (record release show w/ The-Drum, Mister Lies)
7/20 – Glasslands – Brooklyn, NY (record release show w/ The-Drum, Sich Mang)
7/27 – Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL (w/ Gold Panda)
8/16 – Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, Canada *
8/17 – Neumo’s – Seattle, WA *
8/18 – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR *
8/20 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA *
8/21 – Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA *
8/23 – The Pool @ The Cosmopolitan – Las Vegas, NV *
8/25 – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO *

* w/ Polica

Willits & Sakamoto: “Completion” (SoundCloud)

Our friends at Ghostly are releasing Ancient Future, a collaboration by Christopher Willits and Ryuichi Sakamoto on July 30. Available only through the imprint is a limited pressing (300 units) of the release on clear vinyl.

Below is an embed of “Completion,” a track from the release shared via SoundCloud.

I wrote a feature on Sakamoto for Signal to Noise Magazine’s Issue #60, Winter 2010 (order here).