The sources for artist quotes used in this article are listed below:
Dark Beauty, Masakatsu Takagi interviewed by Gerrit Hillebrand, davidsylvian.net, 2004
The author’s conversation with Masakatsu Takagi, 2018
David Sylvian interviewed by Jo Silva, Just Off the Radar podcast, WUGA FM, 2010
Hypergraphia, David Sylvian, 2015
David Sylvian interviewed about his work with Masakatsu Takagi by Gerrit Hillebrand, davidsylvian.net, 2004
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