Category Archives: Y.M.O.

Up To Date?

3-25-13          Up to date March 24th:  Happy birthday, Mike Kellie (Spooky Tooth), born 1947.  On 3/25/72, the LP “Fog On The Tyne” by Lindisfarne was No. 1 in England.  Happy birthday, Nick Lowe!  (Born 1949). Trying to keep up to … Continue reading

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Zaine Griff

8-6-12             Zaine Griff Jazz bassist Charlie Haden born 1937 LP                ASHES AND DIAMONDS                                        WARNER US       BSK 3488 1980 11 TRKS with Hans Zimmer, produced by Tony Visconti LP                ASHES AND DIAMONDS                                        ZG NZ                    CDMANU132 1980 11 TRKS Hans Zimmer (’12 … Continue reading

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1977 – 1982

5-2-12             1977 – 1982 Guitarist Link Wrap born 1929, Singer / Songwriter Leslie Gore born 1946; Rumble. A while back, I ran into someone who virtually sat out 1977 – 1982; doesn’t matter why, but this person didn’t hear much … Continue reading

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Y.M.O. Live in L.A.

I saw Y.M.O. last Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.  I never thought I would ever see Y.M.O.

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Ryuichi Sakamoto – 80’s releases

5-25-11 Ryuichi Sakamoto – 80’s releases In just a little over a month, I will be seeing Y.M.O. on stage at the Hollywood Bowl.  Without doubt, my interest in Y.M.O. remained after their break-up in ’84 by some of the … Continue reading

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Oriental Magnetic Yellow

4-13-11 O.M.Y. Never exactly certain of the whole story, I first started noticing O.M.Y. ( = Oriental Magnetic Yellow) titles on visits to Tokyo. CD NANCY BOYS / NERVOUS      SCITRON JPN       SCDC 00081 2001 12 TRKS CD ORIENTAL MAGNETIC YELLOW                          … Continue reading

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Yukihiro Takahashi

3-4-11 Yukihiro Takahashi Yukihiro Takahashi of Y.M.O. certainly doesn’t crank out all that many solo albums these days.  I think I am missing a few, but here’s a basic list of known titles since 1990: CD BROADCAST FROM HEAVEN                                     EASTWORLD … Continue reading

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Japanese Genealogy

12-16-10 Japanese Genealogy http://park10.wakwak.com/~techno/jgenealogy.html Take a look at the English-language Japanese artist genealogy that this guy has worked up (some time ago, I might add!).  I have always tried to piece this stuff together, not with 100% success.  It’s much … Continue reading

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The Arrangement

A while back when the Japanese made little album covers for all 3 x Robin Scott “M” albums, I remembered “The Arrangement” by Robin Scott and Ryuichi Sakamoto.  I didn’t think I had it on CD – drat!  Last night, … Continue reading

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Ryuichi Sakamoto (Works from 1999 – 2007)

10-28-10 Ryuichi Sakamoto (Works from 1999 – 2007) CD #04                                                                               WARNER JPN           WPCL-10136 2004 14 TRKS CD #05                                                                               WARNER JPN           WPCL-10222 2005 14 TRKS CDx2 AUDIO LIFE                                                                 WARNER JPN           WPC6-10073/4 1999 9 TRKS “Life” Opera CD BTTB                                                                            WARNER JPN           WPC6-10019 … Continue reading

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