Improvisatory explorations within African avant-garde music between musicians from South Africa and Algeria, plus a free approach to driving grooves from Wildflower’s new record.
Plus, a free approach to driving grooves from Wildflower’s new record featuring drummer Tom Skinner, Leon Brichard on bass and Idris Rahman on flutes. And the Russian musician Ilia Belorukov performs with percussion, field recordings and samples to create a buzzing electro-acoustic piece. Presented by Corey Mwamba.
Produced by Rebecca Gaskell
A Reduced Listening production for BBC Radio 3
1 Wildflower – Where the wild things dance
2 dumama & kechou – for madala (feat. Nobuhle Ashanti & Odwa Bongo)
3 stillefelt – Towards A Rusty Future
4 SEED Ensemble – Come Home
5 Илья Белоруков – Part I
6 Mariana Carvalho & Santiago Beis – Pela feira
7 Majid Bekkas, Goran Kajfeš, Jesper Nordenström & Stefan Pasborg – Chahia Taiba
8 Pak Yan Lau & Darin Gray – Suspended Thoughts