First broadcast date: 6 August 2018
Toshio Matsuura presents his fortnightly two hour music program, WW Tokyo. One of the founding members of the U.F.O. (United Futures Organisation), Toshio has remained a leader in the Tokyo nightlife scene for years.
WW Tokyo is live from WIRED HOTEL ASAKUSA.
Toshio welcomes DJ duo Riyo Mountains and Kiala Ogawa of KODÄMA from Paris. Riyo Mountains gives an analog DJ Mix, and Kiala performs PA live.
Photo By Shoji Yagihashi
Kiala Ogawa (Kodäma)
Formed in 2016, Kodäma is led by singer Kiala Ogawa (daughter of former Fela Kuti’s guitarist Kiala Nzatovunga), bass player Thomas Hugenel, and a drummer, revealing an electro-soul and jazztronica groove permeated by Japanese and West-African influences.
Riyo Mountains are Japanese folk diggers formed by Mood Yama and Takumi Saito. They are resident DJs at the renowned party “Soi48” at Be-Wave, Tokyo, featuring music from all over the world. They produce the Japanese folk mix CD series Riyo Mountains Mix, and direct the reissue series of Japanese folk music on EM Records, including the releases “Yumi-kagura”, “Sakai Ishinage Odori”, and “Kizaki Ondo”.