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J-WAVE’s “RADIO SAKAMOTO” is back as an extension! A radio program that pays tribute to Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yuji Takahashi’s masterpiece “Long Phone” published in 1984 will be aired on July 7th.

J-WAVE “RADIO”
“SAKAMOTO” is back as an extension! A radio program will be aired on July 7th, paying tribute to Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yuji Takahashi’s masterpiece “Long Phone” published in 1984.

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Press release: June 29, 2024
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J-WAVE “RADIO”
“SAKAMOTO” is back as an extension! A radio program will be aired on July 7th, paying tribute to Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yuji Takahashi’s masterpiece “Long Phone” published in 1984.
*Bringing you “Long Phone” by tabla player U-zhaan and film director Yoko Yamanaka. July 7th (Sun) 22:00-22:54 “J-WAVE SELECTION RADIO SAKAMOTO extension “Long phone call”*
Radio station J-WAVE (81.3FM) will air the program “RADIO” on Sunday, July 7th from 22:00 to 22:54, with Ryuichi Sakamoto serving as the navigator.
SAKAMOTO” special program “J-WAVE” that pays tribute to the book “Long Phone” which includes Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yuji Takahashi’s “Long Phone”.
SELECTION RADIO SAKAMOTO extension “Long phone call” will be broadcast.

『RADIO
SAKAMOTO” was a program that Ryuichi Sakamoto served as the navigator from 2003 to 2023, and was broadcast on J-WAVE once every two months, although the broadcast date changed several times during the broadcast period. During Ryuichi Sakamoto’s illness, performers with close ties to Sakamoto acted in his place.

“Long Phone” is a book containing “long phone calls” by two rare musicians, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yuji Takahashi, published in 1984. It was published in 2007 by a publishing company run by Ryuichi Sakamoto. As the name suggests, this book is a collection of long phone calls between two people, and it influenced many artists, including the method of “long phone calls”, and now that it is out of print, it is called a fantastic masterpiece. .

“Long Phone”, which has been out of print for a long time, will be released as a reprint edition at the end of August by “Sakamoto Tosho”, a book initiative that continues the wishes of Ryuichi Sakamoto. In conjunction with this, we will be paying tribute to the book “Long Phone” written by our two great predecessors, “RADIO It will be broadcast as an “extension” of “SAKAMOTO”.

[Program content]
Despite the hustle and bustle of these chaotic times, we present to you an ordinary and special “long phone call” between two people. This time, “RADIO
Tabla player U-zhaan and Ryuichi Sakamoto, who appeared regularly in the audition corner and acted as a stand-in for “SAKAMOTO”, quickly recognized his talent, and at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, “Namibia Desert” (September 6 We present to you a “long phone call” from film director Yoko Yamanaka, who won the International Federation of Film Critics Award for the film (released in Japan).

The program will actually record a phone conversation between the two. Please enjoy the long phone call between the two, where there is an anecdote that Ryuichi Sakamoto instructed U-zhaan to hold a movie at the movie theater when director Yamanaka’s “Amiko” was released. U-zhaan
Yoko Yamanaka

You can also listen to radio broadcasts on the radiko app. In addition, with the radiko time free function,
You can listen to it for one week after it starts airing.

▼radiko
https://radiko.jp/share/?sid=FMJ&t=20240707220000

■Program overview
Broadcasting station: J-WAVE (81.3FM)
Program name: J-WAVE SELECTION RADIO SAKAMOTO extension “Long phone call” Broadcast date and time: July 7th (Sun) 22:00-22:54
Cast: U-zhaan (tabla player), Yoko Yamanaka (film director)
J-WAVE site: https://www.j-wave.co.jp/
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