Yellow Magic Orchestra

Stream Ryuichi Sakamoto’s New Documentary Coda

Acclaimed composer and former Yellow Magic Orchestra member Ryuichi Sakamoto is the subject of a new documentary. Titled Coda, the documentary follows Sakamoto's long-running career…
Rob Arcand / September 8, 2018

Mac DeMarco – “Honey Moon” (Haruomi Hosono Cover)

Mac DeMarco has been a vocal supporter of Yellow Magic Orchestra and Ryuichi Sakamoto's music for years. In 2014, he told Zero Magazine that he'd…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 24, 2018

Todd Terje Shares Cover of Yellow Magic Orchestra’s ‘Firecracker’

Next up on Todd Terje & the Olsens' retro dance music playlist: "Firecracker," a song by pioneering Japanese electronic group Yellow Magic Orchestra. The Norwegian producer has…
Anna Gaca / May 21, 2016

We Are Also the Robots: 8 Essentials of Post-Kraftwerk Pop

Kraftwerk envisioned popular music's future. A future in which you didn't have to sweat much or get dirt under your finger-nails or master organic instruments;…
Chuck Eddy / June 22, 2012