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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
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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
Features

Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor Explores Collaborative Contemplation on New Album, 'Listen With(out) Piano'

In conversation with the avant-electropop frontman about the duality of his latest project.
Josh Baines
1.26.17
Features

Slamming Colour on the Canvas: A Conversation with German Piano Maestro Hauschka

Acclaimed composer Volker Bertelmann opens up about his latest project, scoring Garth Davis' film 'Lion.'
Tina Hassannia
9.27.16
Spotlight

Toronto Producer Harrison Is Okay, He Promises

Spotlight: As he preps his debut LP, the 21-year-old is learning to navigate the industry's strangeness with a smile on his face.
Max Mertens
8.25.16
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Get Your Ears Round an Exclusive Simian Mobile Disco Remix

The deadly duo have given a Siberian piano prodigy a beguiling and bucolic remix.
Josh Baines
5.18.16
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Celebrate Piano Day with Nils Frahm's Four-Song EP

German composer offers 'Solo Remains' featuring unreleased tracks for free download.
Benjamin Boles
3.28.16
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Jean-Michel Blais' "Nostos" Music Video is Full of National Geographic-Worthy Vistas

The French-Canadian avant pianist's debut album 'II' comes out April 8 on Arts & Crafts.
Gabby Bess
3.22.16
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​The World's Fastest Pianist Is About to Drop an Album

The Ukrainian pianist Lubomyr Melnyk can play up to 19 notes per second, on each hand... at the same time.
THUMP Staff
11.6.15