First broadcast date: 4 June 2018
Mari* is Worldwide FM’s senior producer and Gilles Peterson’s longtime radio collaborator, and twice a month presents two hours introducing a new wave of artists coming out of Japan with her Oto Nova show.
In this episode Mari is joined by Japanese experimental sound artist Sugai Ken. One of the most important Japanese ambient and new age artists to emerge in recent times. Ken and Mari discuss the philosophy behind his music based on his latest album UkabazUmorezU via RVNG Intl. and some of the inspirational music chosen by Ken.
Mari* also plays a mini mix in anticipation for Worldwide Festival Sete, under the theme of the festival’s Japan Day on July 4th.