CELESTIAL MEDITATION WITH LARAAJI ✨💫

Feeling pretty ditty zen after a recent stay at Obonjan festival where the soundtrack of the trip was gongs. So thought I'd share this new release from Laraaji - a sonic explorer, mystical busker, laughter therapist and key player in ambient music...relax away my celestial creatures! ðŸ’«

VIDEOS FROM THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

KOKOKO - an explosive new music project from Congo made up of local artists and French producer Debruit - with all instruments hand-made. It's sounds tight!

Sudan Archives - a 23-year-old violinist and vocalist inspired by the Sudanese fiddlers, West African rhythms, and experimental electro music. Out on Stones Throw Records.

Trio da Kali - one of the finest traditional griot musicians who has recently created an incredible album featuring this track with the Western string quartet Kronos - released on World Circuit.

RADAR RADIO: SOUNDS FROM INDIA

We're deep-diving into the latest global underground sounds from India. I'm joined by Mumbai-based Aneesha who runs the music platform WAVLNGTH where we discuss artists to watch out for, festivals, socio-cultural initiatives and more on Radar Radio.

RADAR RADIO: RBMA SPECIAL

Beirut > Seoul > Cape Town > Tokyo

At Sonar 2017 I caught up with a few artists from Red Bull Music Academy - Etyen from Beirut, the Cape Town boys from Christian Tiger School, Tokyo's Crystal / Sparrows and Korean female producer MIIN. We covered subcultures emerging from South Africa, the SAWA Music Residency 2017 refugee project, Tokyo's music scene and growing up as female producer in Korea - listen to the interviews and sets here!

FIVE PAKISTANI WOMEN IN MUSIC TO KNOW

Meet Ramsha Shakeel. Raania Durrani. Rahema Khan. Natasha Noorani. Natasha Ejaz. Just names...but these women represent the burgeoning Pakistani indie music scene from producing, creating works of art to even organising festivals. Get to know the ladies here via Wild City.