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David Sylvian and ECM Brass

By CARL GLATZEL, Editor

David Sylvian, former frontman for the highly influential post-punk band Japan (1977-1983), surprisingly held certain jazz artists in high regard. Upon starting his solo career, Sylvian brought with him his unique vocal talents, strong songwriting abilities and his unrelenting interest in experimentation. 543 more words

David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive

David Sylvian has always remained something of an enigma. As lead singer of Japan, whose electronic sounds and peroxide-pop tendencies pre-empted the new-romantic movement by at least a couple of years (a long time in the late ‘70’s), Sylvian’s unique and unassuming vision would ultimately pave the way for so many other bands who would come to flourish throughout the more commercially plastic post-punk era. 685 more words

David Sylvian

Japan : David Sylvian, Steve Janssen, Mick Karn & Richard Barbieri. c. 1983

Photo: Japan : David Sylvian, Steve Janssen, Mick Karn & Richard Barbieri. c. 1983

Music

Broadcast Eight - Tallow Moon - The Music Of David Sylvian

http://www.mixcloud.com/the_out_of_work_communist/tallow-moon-the-music-of-david-sylvian/   – due to some new ridiculous corporate rules passed down from Mixcloud, not allowing people in various countries to see playlists they are listening to, here is the playlist for Broadcast Eight. 125 more words

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