Thursday, November 20, 2008

Robot crooner

Robo*Brazileira is my singing alias, a fictitious Brazilian robot,” Toshiyuki Yasuda patiently explains to the unenlightened. “For me, the robot is one view-point with which to see ourselves, as humans. To see us cautiously, I think I must have external eyes.”

Thus espouses one of Japan’s best electronic musicians, a man revered equally by Si Begg and Uwe Schmidt (Atom Heart, Señor Coconut)—and by me.

There’s a brand-spanking-new insight online:
Beatportal interview with Toshiuki Yasuda.

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