This episode Colette Balmain joins James and Andy to chat about Tokyo Melody, a 1985 documentary that recently resurfaced at Japan Cuts 2023 about Ryuichi Sakamoto, and to chat about the great musician, innovator and composer's legacy. Yonah Sichrovsky speaks to the film’s director Elizabeth Lennard. Meanwhile, Frank Djeng, king of audio commentaries, shares his thoughts on Sakamoto. Plus we have the return of the easternKicks picks! All in this bumper-packed show!
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00:00:32 - Introduction 00:02:09 - We discuss Tokyo Melody 00:16:30 - Yonah chats to Elizabeth Lennard 00:40:28 - Sakamoto's legacy 00:52:33 - Frank Djeng remembers Sakamoto 00:56:19 - Sakamoto's legacy continued 01:07:20 - easternKicks picks 01:22:48 - Outro
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