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Alva Noto And Ryuichi Sakamoto Prepare 'Revep' Reissue
Christian Eede , August 9th, 2022 15:12

The 2006 album has been newly remastered for the updated release

Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto's third collaborative album, Revep, is to be reissued later this month.

The album, which was originally released by the duo via raster-noton in 2006, has been remastered for the updated release, which sees the album pressed to vinyl for the first time in 16 years. The reissue will also include three previously unreleased tracks by the two artists, titled 'City Radieuse', 'Veru Live' and 'Veru 2'. You can listen to the first of those cuts above.

The original recordings that appear on Revep are said to have emerged from musical exchanges between Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto that first began with 2002 collaborative record Vrioon, which was also reissued last month. The tracks also revolve around a collaborative arrangement of Sakamoto's 1983 classic track 'Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence'.

NOTON will release Revep on August 26, 2022.