First broadcast date: 31 December 2017
A Message From Earth is a celebration of the Voyager Golden Record, 40 years after it was sent into deep space for whatever might find it. Dazzled by that audacity, WeTransfer present new ideas from 40 cultural luminaries. As part of the music section, Gilles Peterson has curated interviews and mixes from two artists on each continent, which we present as two hour extended Directors Cuts.
Listen to the mix and interview:
Luzmira Zerpa is the lead singer of Family Atlantica and was raised in the mountains of Venezuela. With Gilles, Luzmira explores the local musical traditions of her childhood and the rich variety of musical influences that are found in Venezuela.
Dengue Dengue Dengue
Dengue Dengue Dengue are a Peruvian duo known for bringing folkloric sounds from South America together with dub, dancehall and modern bass music.