World Music

This episode features the late great Susumu Yokota (?/?/60 or 61 – 3/27/15)… and his many aliases! Mr. Yokota crafted a wide variety of electronic and electroacoustic musics both beat-heavy and ambient, flying under handles such as "Anima Mundi", "Stevia", "Prism", "Ebi" and more, including "Ringo" …not to be confused with either Starr or Shiina! Non-Yokota names croppinng up in the mix included Bill Laswell (collaborating with YMO's Haruomi Hosono, who also turns up in the company of Atom Heart a.k.a. Senor Coconut a.k.a.

In this show he has Maman Romain, AKA Christiane, as a guest. 

Early music instruments are featured today with the Polish Suka and the Swedish Nyckelharpa.  First up is a full concert by Maria Pomianowska and Reborn followed by the 2nd set by Vasen.  Both were recorded recently at the Cedar Cultural Center.  The Cedar's descriptions of each performance is here: and here: