New Music Worldwide: Mari* with maïa barouh, DJ NOBU, Haruka, Yuko Asanuma, YOSI HORIKAWA

First broadcast date: 2 June 2017

Weekly Friday afternoon show from London delivers four hours of upfront music, special guests and club listings.

Mari* is Worldwide FM’s senior producer and Gilles Peterson’s longtime radio collaborator. She presents four hours of the freshest new music from Japanese artists.

maïa barouh

Maia is a Japanese/French singer and flutist. She sings using a special throat technique from a small island in the South of Japan, mixing it with modern and electric sounds. Maïa gives a live performance of traditional Japanese island folk music.

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Yosi Horikawa

Yosi Horikawa is a Japanese producer and sound creator who incorporates field recordings into his music – he presents his field recording sounds and inspirational music.


Yuko Asanuma

Yuko Asanuma is a music journalist, broadcaster, event organiser and record collector from Japan based in Berlin.

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Huraka is one of Japan’s leading next-generation techno DJs and a resident DJ and co-organizer of DJ Nobu’s infamous Future Terror parties. Haruka DJs an hour long chillout/downbeat set.

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DJ Nobu is Japanese techno royalty. He organises the now legendary party Future Terror and runs his own label Bitta in his home town, Chiba city. He returns for the second date of his Oval Space residency.  

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Go back


Kyoto Jazz Sextet – Peaceful Wind [Forthcoming Blue Note] // Japan
J.A.M – Dancer On The Black Keys (Ambient Piano Version) [Victor] // Japan
Brisa – GIMMELUV [Brisa Music] // Japan
Penguin Cafe + Cornelius – The Track Of The Dull Sun [Erased Tapes Records] // Japan
Kuniyuki – Sekai No Ichiban Tooi Tochi E [Mule Musiq] // Japan
Hermeto Pascoal – Feira de Asakusa (Asakusa Market) [Cherry Red Records] // Japan
Sauce81 – Dissonance In Control [Endless Flight] // Japan

Yosi Horikawa Soundscape Mix

Yosi Horikawa – Wandering (Re-Edit) [First Word Records] // Japan
(Birds in Sasagamine Japan)
Collin Walcott, Don Cherry, Nana Vasconcelos – Codona [ECM Records] // Germany
Paul Winter – Morning Echoes [ECM Records] // USA
Paul Winter – Bright Angel [ECM Records] // USA
Yosi Horikawa – AOTEAROA [COMPACTMUSIC] // Japan
(Maori spoken words and nature sounds in New Zealand)
Yosi Horikawa – Music for Zojoji Treasures Gallery [Exclusive] // Japan
(Birds in Thalfang Germany)
Yosi Horikawa – Passed by [ANAY] // Japan
(Wind sounds in Tokyo Japan)
P’Taah – Surrendering [Ubiquity Records] // USA
Yosi Horikawa – Untitled track [Exclusive] // Japan
(Water sounds in Vilnius Lithania, Yakushima Japan, Nagano Japan)
Gismonti – Tomarapeba (Amazon Indian Song) [ECM Records] // Brazil

Maïa Barouh Live Performance & Interview

Maia Barouh – Dream On (Sotoko Remix) [White Label] // Japan
Maïa Barouh – Amami Live [Unreleased] // Japan
Maïa Barouh – Untitled Live [Unreleased] // Japan
Maïa Barouh – Matriochka (Daisuke Tanabe Remix) [Saravah] // Japan
Iara Renno – Mama-Me [Selo Circus] // Brazil
Juana Molina – Paraguaya [Crammed Discs] // Argentina
Maïa Barouh – Kane Ren Ren [Saravah] // Japan
DJ Krush feat. Jana – Beating Of Groove [Monster Sound] // Japan
Shibitto & Dairo Suga – Unknown // Japan
Nobuyuki Nakajima – Unknown // Japan
Halo Orbit feat. Lisa Papineau – Love Or Lost [Alpha Pup] // Japan
Yumiko Ohno with Zak – Robert Moog Birthday Session [Unreleased] // Japan
Tathata – Four Ways Of Knowing [Axis US] // Japan

Yuko Asanuma Mix

Mantis feat. Paul St. Hilaire – Tropics [Black Smoker Records] // Japan
Rashad Becker – Dance VII [Pan] // Germany
Shackleton v Kasai Allstars – Mukuba Special [Congotronics] // Germany
Pretty Sneaky – 1 [Pretty Sneaky] // Unknown
Orson – Production House [FatKidOnFire] // Germany
Kinetic – Mantle Mantra [Black Smoker Records] // Japan

DJ Nobu Mix

Tropic Of Cancer – Plant Lilies At My Head [Blackest Ever Black] // UK
Ben Frost – Eric Is Getting Nearer [Bedroom Community] // Australia
Unknown – Unknown
Gas – Earthloop [Microscopics] // UK
Outer Space – 17:52 [Amethyst Sunset] // USA

Haruka Mix

Arovane – I.O [DIN] // Germany
Powder – Highly [ESP Institute] // Japan
Scuba – All I Think About Is Death [Hotflush Recordings] // UK
Utada Hikaru feat. Kohh – Boukyaku [Virgin] // Japan
Laraaji – Cave (Bee Mask Version) [All Saints] // USA
Yoshinori Sunahara – The Centre Of Gravity [Bungalow] // Japan
B12 – Within Reason [B12] // UK
Radiohead – Kid A [Parlophone] // UK
Aleksi Perala – Flourescence [AP Musik] // Finland
Speedy J – Spikkels [Plus 8 Records] // Netherlands
DJ Nobu – Safari [Tikita] // Japan
Dazzle Drums – Universal Rhythm [Green Parrot Recording] // Japan

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