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Derya Yildirim and Grup Şimşek in session with Lopa Kothari

Lopa Kothari with Derya Yildirim and Grup Simsek in session, Amanda Kauranne takes us on a road trip to Finland and a Peruvian-flavoured mixtape from chef Martin Morales.

Lopa Kothari with Anatolian psych band Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek in session, Amanda Kauranne takes us on a road trip to Finland and a Peruvian flavoured mixtape from chef and restaurateur Martin Morales.

Featuring the hypnotizing Saz and vocals of Derya Yıldırım, Grup Şimşek present a fresh take on Anatolian Folk mixing hints of Psychedelia, Jazz and Funk to create a modern yet retro and highly danceable take on Turkish music.

Musician and broadcaster Amanda Kauranne takes us on a road trip to Finland, looking at the diverse roots of Finnish music from Karelia and its influence on contemporary ideas of Finnish folk music.

Martin Morales, founder of the highly regarded Ceviche and Andina restaurants and Tiger's Milk Records, gives us a Peruvian flavoured mixtape to whet our appetites.

Our classic artist this week are Canadian Québécois legends La Bottine Souriante.

Listen to the world - Music Planet, Radio 3's new world music show presented by Lopa Kothari and Kathryn Tickell, brings us the best roots-based music from across the globe - with live sessions from the biggest international names and the freshest emerging talent; classic tracks and new releases; and every week a bespoke Road Trip from a different corner of the globe, taking us to the heart of its music and culture. Plus special guest Mixtapes and gems from the BBC archives. Whether it's traditional Indian ragas, Malian funk, UK folk or Cuban jazz, you'll hear it on Music Planet.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Winston McAnuff & Fixi

    Big Brother

    • Big Brother.
    • Chapter Two Records / Wagram.
    • 1.
  • Derya Yildirim and Grup Şimşek

    Nem Kaldi (Studio Session)

  • Henri Debs Quintet

    Douce Kombass

    • Disques Debs International: An Island Story - Biguine, Afro Latin & Musique Anti.
    • Strut.
    • 5.
  • Ronnie Moipolai


    • I'm Not Here To Hunt Rabbits.
    • Piranha.
    • 5.
  • Coreyah

    Let's Make a Feast

    • 불러온 노래 (Songs Of Our Ancestors).
    • Coreyah (Self Release).
  • Sonido Gallo Negro

    La Danza de los Diablos

    • Mambo Cosmico.
    • Glitterbeat Records.
    • 3.
  • Derya Yildirim and Grup Şimşek

    Dom Dom Kursunu (Studio Session)

  • Derya Yildirim and Grup Şimşek

    Kürk (Studio Session)

  • Anne-Mari Kivimäki

    Ilja (Road Trip)

    • Ilja.
    • Suomen Kansanmusiikkiliitto.
  • Anni Kiriloff

    Kantele (Road Trip)

    • The Kalevala Heritage (Runonlaulua Suomesta, Karjalasta ja Inkeristä).
    • Ondine.
  • Ulla Katajavuori

    Konevitsan kirkonkellot (Road Trip)

    • Ulla Katajavuori - Grand Lady Of Kantele.
    • IMU-Inkoon Musiikki.
  • Kaustisen Purppuripelimannit

    Hauranmaan polska (Road Trip)

    • Kansanmusiikkia.
    • Warner.
  • Konsta Jylhä & Kaustinen Potpourri Players

    Vaiennut Viulu (the Silent Violin) (Road Trip)

    • Vuosikirja 1970: 50 Hittiä.
    • Wea.
  • Frigg

    False Legenyes (Road Trip)

    Performer: Frigg.
    • Frost on Fiddles.
    • FRIGG.
  • Tuuletar

    Kohma (Road Trip)

    • Tules Maas Vedes Taivaal.
    • Nordic Notes.
  • JPP

    Karjalan yleiskatrilli (Road Trip)

    • History.
    • Northside.
  • Blick Bassy

    Wap Do Wap

    • Akö.
    • NO FORMAT.
    • 3.
  • The Baruku Bamboo Band of Ughele

    Seni Tataru (Love Chain)

  • Özdemir Erdoğan

    Gurbet (Heritage Track)

    • Gurbet / Elele.
    • Yonca.
  • Derya Yildirim and Grup Şimşek

    Seni Hala (Studio Session)

  • Dona Onete

    Lua Jaci

    • Banzeiro.
    • Mais Um Discos.
    • 11.
  • La Bottine Souriante

    La Ziguezon (Classic Artist)

    • Chic & Swell.
    • Les Productions Mille-Pattes.
    • 10.
  • La Bottine Souriante

    Reel Du Forgeron (The Blacksmith's Reel) (Classic Artist)

    • Xième.
    • Les Productions Mille-Pattes.
    • 1.
  • Arturo Zambo Cavero & Oscar Avilés

    Y se llama Perú (Mixtape)

    • Arturo "Zambo" Cavero - Óscar Avilés.
    • Odeon Del Peru.
    • 7.
  • La Lá

    Selva Negra (Mixtape)

    • Rosa.
  • Familia Pillco

    Pasacalle (Mixtape)

    • Latin Quarter VIII: Perú, Bolivia, Chile & Ecuador: Andean, Indígenas & Folk.
    • Tumi Music Ltd.
  • Kongo Dia Ntotila

    Feti (BBC Music Introducing)

  • Mari Kalkun


    • Ilmamõtsan.
    • 2.


  • Fri 22 Jun 2018 23:00

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