composer news

Ryuichi Sakamoto’s Nokia mobile ringtones showcase – thank you for the music

An exceptional talent that you may never have known made your ringtones.

Sadly today composer Ryuichi Sakamoto has died. He had battled cancer whilst composing music right up to his passing. His musical influences span decades and medium and he is a true great in the musical world. One medium I wasn’t aware of until today was his work making ringtones for Nokia. With huge thanks to Tech Product Bangers, a YouTube channel that posts ringtones and app motifs, an extended video of Nokia 8800 ringtones has been posted in honour of Ryuichi Sakamoto. Ringtones are a wonderful footnote in technology, much like microcopy in writing, that requires a special skill set. This video shows that indeed, Ryuichi Sakamoto penned many, many bangers.

Rest in Peace and thank you for the music, Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Support Higher Plain Music

Patreon Banner for Higher Plain Music

Higher Plain Music is part of the Higher Plain Network – a one-man indie media project. If you like what I do, please consider supporting me via Patreon for as little as $1/£1 a month. In return, you’ll receive additional perks for supporting me, such as behind-the-scenes content and free downloads. You can also donate using PayPal. Sharing the website helps too or using the affiliate buy now links on reviews. I receive a few pence per Amazon sale. All your support will enable me to produce better content, more often. I’d love to make this a full-time media network and your support can make that happen. Thank you.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: