In Conversation

Kuni Murai on Haruomi Hosono

Episode Summary

Light in the Attic Records is reissuing many of Haruomi Hosono’s essential and groundbreaking albums for the first time outside of Japan. To mark the occasion, Kuni Murai, producer, composer and founder of Alfa Records, joins dublab’s Mark McNeill for a chat about his decades-long working relationship with Hosono. Their conversation offers a unique view into Hosono’s career, from his days as a session bass player to his stratospheric success with Yellow Magic Orchestra, and beyond. We hope you enjoy this delightful episode with a true music champion!

Episode Notes

Kuni Murai In Conversation with Mark McNeill

Light in the Attic Records is reissuing many of Haruomi Hosono’s essential and groundbreaking albums for the first time outside of Japan. To mark the occasion, Kuni Murai, producer, composer and founder of Alfa Records, joins dublab’s Mark McNeill for a chat about his decades-long working relationship with Hosono. Their conversation offers a unique view into Hosono’s career, from his days as a session bass player to his stratospheric success with Yellow Magic Orchestra, and beyond. We hope you enjoy this delightful episode with a true music champion!

In Conversation is produced by dublab. Sound editing and music are by Matteah Baim. Due to rights reasons music from the original broadcast has been removed. To hear more, please visit dublab.com.