Yuka Honda
Yuka Honda
Yuka Honda is a Japanese musician who resides in New York City. She is a multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, record producer, and co-founder of the band Cibo Matto.
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Nels Cline erklärt, dass er einfach „nur ein Gitarrist“ ist - mokant.at
Google News - over 5 years
Zum Beispiel Yuka Honda. Sie ist immer ein wenig schüchtern, weil sie sich selbst nicht als Improvisations-Künstlerin sieht, aber für mich ist ihre Musik sehr einflussreich. Sie versteht, was „sound“ ist. Sie fügt eine gewisse Sensibilität und Textur
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Troxler lockt wieder mehr Publikum nach Willisau - Tages-Anzeiger Online
Google News - over 5 years
Die rockigsten Adaptionen des freien Jazz' brachten The Nels Cline Singers - Nels Cline hat sich vor allem als Gitarrist von Wilco einen Namen gemacht - auf die Bühne, wirkungsvoll ergänzt von der Elektornikerin Yuka Honda
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If by yes >> You feel right - Minutouno.com
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La historia de la banda comenzó "el siglo pasado", como ellos mismos definen, cuando Petra Haden y Yuka Honda todavía tocaban con sus respectivas bandas. La primera había grabado junto a Beck, Foo Fighters y The Decembrists, mientras que la segunda
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After 10-year hiatus, Cibo Matto meets expectations with exuberance - Boston Globe
Google News - over 5 years
Miho Hatori (left) and Yuka Honda played their greatest hits and some new material in their concert at Brighton Music Hall. ( ) By Luke O'Neil Ten years is a long time to wait, so it's no surprise that the sold-out crowd for the first local Cibo Matto
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Goings on About Town: Night Life - New Yorker
Google News - over 5 years
61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg (718-963-3369)—July 12: Cibo Matto, the witty techno-pop group formed in 1994 by Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda, became downtown darlings before disbanding, in 2001. Their name translates from Italian as “Crazy Food,” and their
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Cibo Matto - Washington Post
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The duo of Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori played bizarre, schizophrenic songs that were part rock, part Japanese pop, part electronic and were mostly about food. After a decade apart the band has reunited and will tackle its genre-hopping sound once again
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Cibo Matto's second act is deja vu - Los Angeles Times
Google News - over 5 years
The alternative-music band has reunited, and Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori are clicking like they used to. Miho Hatori, left, and Yuka C. Honda of Cibo Matto. (Valentine) By Mikael Wood, Special to the Los Angeles Times Yuka Honda describes the
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Cibo Matto Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver BC June 23 - Exclaim!
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Officially disbanding in 2001, the duo of Japanese expats Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori only released two albums in their short and modestly successful career, most notably their food-obsessed, dub-inflected 1996 debut Viva! La Woman
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Cibo Matto on Returning to Music and the Joys of Food - SF Weekly (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
21 2011 at 8:10 AM ​After a decade apart, Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori, founders of art-pop outfit Cibo Matto, are reuniting for a minitour that includes at stop at Bimbo's this Saturday. The Japanese expats began playing concerts together again under
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Cibo Matto is the organic product of a melting pot - Straight.com
Google News - over 5 years
“My doctor told me that, in New York, we have people from all over the world, bringing in new viruses and bacteria into the city,” says Hatori, whose partner in crime is Yuka Honda. “I thought it was interesting, how we're made up of those elements of
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Cibo Matto To Serve Up Hits at the Hollywood Bowl - LA Weekly (blog)
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Of course, back in their heyday, that didn't stop principals Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori from gamely pushing back every time music journalists labelled them as food fetishists or a cutesy cultural phenomenon. In a 1996 Los Angeles Times profile,
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Floored By Four : S/t - SoundsLike.be
Google News - over 5 years
Tenslotte moet gezegd worden dat Yuka Honda dus geen doordachte sales pitch is, maar wel de naar Amerika verkaste Japanse experimentele multi-instrumentale muzikante betreft. Heeft met te veel om op te noemen voorname iconen gespeeld,
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Big in Japan Presents Yellow Magic Orchestra, Cibo Matto at Hollywood Bowl - Broadway World
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Iconic Japanese electro-pop pioneers Yellow Magic Orchestra (with original members Ryuichi Sakamoto, Haruomi Hosono and Yukihiro Takahashi) return for their first show in LA since 1979; and after 10 years, Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori reunite Cibo Matto
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Summer concert preview: A selective list of the season's must-see shows - Los Angeles Times (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
The group, which performs in Los Angeles for the first time since 1979 as part of KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl, will be joined on the bill by a reformed Cibo Matto, the female New York duo of Yuka Honda and Miho Hitori, as well as former
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/If By Yes: Salt On Sea Glass - LoudVision
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Petra Haden e Yuka Honda hanno una storia musicale che noi comuni mortali ce la sogniamo. Tra gli altri (giusto per farvi venire il pizzicorio al posteriore) bazzicano o bazzicavano: Yoko Ono – Sean Lennon, Cibo Matto, Zorn, Sonic Youth e David Byrne
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Music Monday: Cibo Matto reunites! - Beaumont Enterprise (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
This duo of Japanese singers – Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori – put out their first album Viva! La Woman in 1994 and Stereo Type A in 1997. And … that was it, unless you count lukewarm solo material from Hatori and her work with John Lennon's indie
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Yuka Honda
    FORTIES
  • 2011
    In 2011, following an eight-year collaboration with Petra Haden, she produced and performed on the album "Salt on Sea Glass" as a member of If By Yes, a group also consisting of Yuko Araki on drums and Hirotaka “Shimmy” Shimizu on guitar, with contributions from David Byrne and Nels Cline.
    More Details Hide Details Since 2011 Honda has re-collaborated with Hatori for new Cibo Matto material, to culminate in 2014 with the release of the group's first album in 15 years, Hotel Valentine. With If By Yes With Nels Cline With Dave Douglas
  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    In late 2009 and early 2010 she performed as a member of the reformed Plastic Ono Band including concerts in Tokyo and New York, and also appeared as a member of the group The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger. She also performed improvisational shows with Mike Watt and Nels Cline in the groups Floored by Four and Brother's Sister's Daughter. During this period she became romantically involved with, and subsequently engaged to, Cline. They married in Japan in November 2010.
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    In 2009 she worked on Yoko Ono's Between My Head and the Sky as assistant producer.
    More Details Hide Details She is also credited with mixing the album with Yoko and Sean, and with "Pro-Tools Editing, sampler, e. piano, organ percussion."
  • 2007
    In 2007 she co-produced Irina Lazareanu with Sean Lennon.
    More Details Hide Details She also wrote songs and recorded with Edie Brickell on her new album The Heavy Circles.
  • 2006
    In 2006 Honda played keyboards on Sean Lennon's album Friendly Fire and acted as musical director for the supporting tour.
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  • 2005
    In 2005, Honda worked for Hal Willner at Expo 2005 for the 3D animation which was directed by Robert Wilson.
    More Details Hide Details She also sang on the Dopo Yume album The Secret Show.
  • 2003
    In 2003, Honda collaborated with Boredoms drummer Yoshimi P-We, under the name Yoshimi and Yuka.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1996
    From 1996 to 2000, Honda toured extensively with all three of these projects. Also in 1996, Cibo Matto worked with the film director Michel Gondry on their single Sugar Water, a highly artistic music video in the form of a visual palindrome. Cibo Matto broke up in 2001.
    More Details Hide Details Honda's work since then seems to be concentrated more in the downtown New York scene, working with musicians such as Dave Douglas, Susie Ibarra, Vincent Gallo, Trevor Dunn, Jim O'Rourke, and John Zorn, for whose label Tzadik Honda recorded her two solo albums.
    She was in a romantic relationship with Sean Lennon from 1996 to 2000 and produced his 1998 album Into the Sun.
    More Details Hide Details The two met when Honda remixed Yoko Ono's song "Talking to the Universe" (from the album Rising), along with Thurston Moore, Tricky, Beastie Boys and Ween. Cibo Matto invited Lennon and Timo Ellis to join the band as they started to tour frequently.
  • 1995
    In 1995, they recorded their debut album Viva!
    More Details Hide Details La Woman with Mitchell Froom and Tchad Blake. That year they met Russell Simins when they opened for Blues Explosion, and started the band Butter 08 with Mike Mills, Evan Bernard, and Rick Lee. Honda produced their self-titled album with Simins. Both Cibo Matto and Butter 08 released their albums in 1996.
  • 1994
    The two formed their own band, Cibo Matto, in March 1994, by which time Honda had divorced Bowne.
    More Details Hide Details The unique formation of the band in which Hatori was the singer who sang all the songs in relation to food and love, and Honda was the only instrumentalist where she played live electronics and made the sound of a full band, generated a quick sensation in the city, and they signed the record deal with Warner Brothers before the year was over.
  • 1993
    In 1993 Honda met Miho Hatori while working with the band Leitoh Lychee.
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  • 1992
    In 1992, she played Queen Elizabeth Hall in South Bank, London, supporting Arto Lindsay along with Marc Ribot, Bernie Worrell, and Brian Eno.
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  • 1990
    In 1990 she joined Jazz Passengers in their musical play "Jazz Passengers in Egypt", and she appeared in their live album Live at Knitting Factory.
    More Details Hide Details She also joined a live hip-hop band "Rhythm Method", then a funk band Brooklyn Funk Essentials, but her main focus was the band she started with husband Dougie Bowne and Marc Anthony Thompson, Hope Is a Muscle.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1989
    In 1989, she started the band "The Flaming Hoops" with boyfriend, then husband Dougie Bowne, E.J. Rodriguez, and Erik Sanko and recorded a self-titled album on which she plays a duet with Michael Brecker.
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  • 1988
    In 1988 she hit her first stage at CBGB's as a keyboard player with Greg Cohen and Michael Blair.
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  • 1986
    Honda was born in Tokyo, Japan and spent a few years of her childhood in Germany and Denmark. She went to school in Aix-en-Provence, France then moved to New York City in November 1986.
    More Details Hide Details She had some classical training in her childhood but never thought that she would become a musician. When she came to New York, she was writing for a Japanese food magazine.
  • CHILDHOOD
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