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Japanese avant-folk and new Malian music

Jennifer Lucy Allan sits in with fresh sounds for adventurous ears. Playing music from an alternative-future Mali and Kumio Karachi, a Japanese avant-folk musician.

Jennifer Lucy Allan sits in with fresh sounds for adventurous ears, playing new-old early works by American composer Pauline Oliveros; music from an alternative future Bamako, the capital of Mali; and Kumio Karachi, an avant-folk musician who has released countless records, but only just released his first outside of Japan.

Produced by Rebecca Gaskell
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Music Played

  • John Tavener

    The Lamb

    Choir: Tenebrae. Ensemble: 12 Ensemble.
  • Robert Rental

    Before Closing Doors

    • Different Voices For You. Different Colours For Me. Demos 1980..
    • Optimo Music ‎.
  • Kassel Jaeger

    MORTES-EAUX

    • LE LISSE ET LE STRIE.
    • Latency.
  • Alpes

    Ame Debout

    • Ame Debout.
    • Philips ‎.
  • Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band

    Atesem

    • Obiaa!.
    • Strut Records.
  • Loraine James

    Hand Drops

    • For You And I.
    • Hyperdub.
  • Meredith Monk

    Fractal Activity

    • On Behalf of Nature.
    • ECM New Series.
  • 秋山邦晴

    Environmental Mechanical Orchestra

    • Tape Works Of Kuniharu Akiyama 1.
    • Edition Omega Point ‎.
  • Nour Mobarak

    Lint Roller

    • Father Fugue.
  • Oumou Diabaté

    Song For Mansa Abu Bakr II

    • Uchronia - Field Recordings From Alternate Realities.
    • Sahel Sounds ‎– SS-000.
  • Pauline Oliveros

    Tremolo #6

    Composer: Guy Klucevsek.
    • Sounding / Way.
    • Important.

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