Radio Wira Wiri #12

In this episode three genuine diva’s: Natacha Atlas, Sofia Rei and Dobet Gnahoré; and Afropunk of BLK JKS; Kalaha, an anarchist band from Denmark; a recording of the Telemarkfestivalen 1994, featuring Lillebjørn Nilsen & Andy Irvine; an inaugural release Lion Songs Records: the Mande guitarist Boubacar “Badian” Diabate; a remaster of Lucas Santtana’s “Ogodô Ano 2000″, featuring Tom Zé; a reissue of Argentinian Juana Molina’s breakthrough album Segundo (2000); a debut of Fia Sy, a rising star from Niamey, Niger; “Main Hands”, a solo project of percussionist Manuela Salinaro; Azerbaijani Gitara of Azerbaijani guitarist Rüstəm Quliyev; Lebanese bassist & composer Makram Aboul Hosn; the Moscow-based music group Namgar (picture).