Matsuki Naoya
  • Matsuki Naoya 
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Writer, born in 1955. Graduated from Kuwasawa Design School. Completed his master’s degree at Miyagi University. Began working as an editor and writer at the magazine Popeye in 1979, writing stories about musicians and others connected to the industry. Started interviewing Murai Kunihiko in 1993, publishing Arufa no densetsu: Ongakuka Murai Kunihiko no jidai (Alfa Legend: The Murai Kunihiko Era) in 2016. Other works include Mikuni no kiseki (Mikuni Miracle), about the chef Mikuni Kiyomi, and Katō Kazuhiko: Rasuto messēji (Katō Kazuhiko: Last Message).
A Life in Music: An Interview with Composer and Producer Murai Kunihiko2017.06.13

Composer, producer, and founder of Alfa Records Murai Kunihiko played a leading role in laying the foundations for J-pop in the 1970s. This included bringing the band Yellow Magic Orchestra to a global audience. In this interview, he shares his musical journey.

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