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Sakamoto Tribute
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Japan Fest 2024 – A Ryuichi Sakamoto Tribute

Featuring Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky), Michael Sakamoto & Rubin Kodheli

Essay by Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky

There are two deeply rooted stories in Japanese mythology that have been a constant reminder for me of Ryuichi Sakamoto’s work. One is the tradition of Jisei poetry, or poems written by artists, creatives, and monks just before their death. The other is the tradition of enso, or dream poems that symbolize the eternal circle in Buddhism, the entangled spirit that dances between life and death, constantly rejoicing in the memory and potential of any thinking being, whether it’s a butterfly or a monk dreaming he is a butterfly.

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July 12, 2024
DJ Spooky portrait
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DJ Spooky on the cover of Ageist Magazine

Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, 53: Endless Curiosity

Always exploring, be it digital media or Antarctica, Paul D. Miller inspires others with his brilliant approach to art and science. From researching the climate crisis with National Geographic to collaborating with artists from Steve Reich to Metallica, he is following his passions and encouraging others to do the same. But he never intended to have this sort of life.

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July 8, 2024
Hell: In search of a Christian Ecology.
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Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky hosts a podcast for the launch of Timothy Morton’s new book Hell: In Search of a Christian Ecology

DJ Spooky hosted the book launch a while ago. Timothy Morton’s most famous book is called HyperObjects. It’s about the intersection of philosophy and the climate crisis. He’s worked with people like Bjork, Laurie Anderson, and Pharrell. You can listen to a fascinating discussion here on his newest project:

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June 27, 2024
Sound System
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DJ Spooky on the future of Sound Systems

The Center for Science and The Imagination commissioned a group of creatives to re-imagine the future of “the orchestra.”

Paul D. Miller wrote the lead article on the future of sound systems. Very interesting collection of writers and theoreticians!

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June 26, 2024