Radio Wira Wiri #21

In this episode a world premiere of the Javanese kroncong band Orkes Sinten Remen; desert rock of Etran de L’Aïr from Niger; the Cuban versatile band Interactivo led by the pianist, singer and composer Roberto Carcasses; Al Khat with a homage to Faisal Alawi, a popular Yemeni singer; the British Soul/Pop band Mamas Gun; Turkish underground trio Lalalar; Tibetan singer-songwriter Yungchen Lhamo (photo); Gonora Sounds, a family street band from Zimbabwe; French composer, singer and flutist Cynthia Abraham; Michel Legrand’s soundtrack composed for the French thriller “La Piscine”, released in 1969; Bonga is celebrating a 50-year career as an artist; Ayuune Sule is one of the masters of the kologo, a two-stringed lute; PoiL Ueda, a meeting between the french rock/contemporary band of PoiL + Benoit Lecomte and the Japanese traditional singer / satsuma-biwa player Junko Ueda.