[youtube id=”yqoWryBLmNI”] Yellow Magic Orchestra covered Martin Denny’s “Firecracker” to topple Denny’s Western ideas about the exotic. They took Denny’s melody and reinvigorated it with powerful synth lines and a funky keyed-in bass.  The trio of Japanese musicians was assembled by member Haruomi Hosono to be a one-time only projectContinue Reading