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Favoriting October 10, 2020:

Tusk Festival: Senyawa: Unbounded Sounds From Indonesia

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Senyawa is a Javanese duo that smashes boundaries of traditional and experimental music. Using home-made instruments constructed from traditional materials like bamboo, they sing, intone and scream in various Indonesian languages. Pitchfork calls their latest album, Sujud (Sublime Frequencies), "an earthy fusion of doom and folk metal." Hear Senyawa as part of WFMU's collaboration with the adventurous Tusk festival - usually in Newcastle UK but this year online and on WFMU.

Above: Senyawa's performance at the 2016 Tusk Festival. You can also see their interview with Derek Walmsley of The Wire filmed just prior to that 2016 festival performance, here. On tonight's show, at 8 pm Garden State time, we'll hear a new performance by Senyawa created for the 2020 Tusk Festival.

Here's more on Senyawa (from https://tuskfestival.com/artists/senyawa/):

The Indonesian duo of Rully Shabara and Wukir Suryada’s recent collaboration with Stephen O’Malley of Sunn O))) has perhaps long seemed inevitable – the two bands have always felt linked by some ancient and ethereal aesthetic bond, though with sounds that seem to suggest very different social contexts and historical times. Vast low-end rumble seemingly drawn from the very core of the earth, sublime throat singing and vocalisations colluding to form other-worldly long-form music constructs that inhabit their own reverberant universe. Senyawa appeared at TUSK 2016 and left everyone slack-jawed. Since then they’ve added new constructions to their armoury of self-built instruments and we’re delighted to welcome them back to TUSK.

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Artist Track Album Label Comments New Approx. start time
A-Mei  Midnight's Barking Dog   Favoriting Clansmen's Country  ARS Records      0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Teresa Teng  Feng Con Na Li Lai   Favoriting Nostalgic Songs, Volume 3        0:02:45 (Pop-up)
Makoto Kubota & The Sunset Gang  Return to Shanghai   Favoriting Hawaii Champroo  Showboat      0:05:04 (Pop-up)
Sampoyoshi  Donpan Bushi   Favoriting Sampoyoshi  Easy + Nice      0:10:19 (Pop-up)
Yuriko Sakuragawa  Senryo Nobori (Voodoo Ciranda)   Favoriting Goshi Ondo (Makoto Kubota's Rare Mixes)  Teichiku      0:14:39 (Pop-up)
Aragaki Mutsumi  Nankuru Nankuru   Favoriting Another World of Okinawan Music  NIINUHAI Recordings    *   0:20:06 (Pop-up)
Marthe Valle with Manar Alhashemi from Syria, Hussain Hajj from Syria: and Haneen Ayoub from the occupied Golan Heights  My Heart is Blind   Favoriting Every Child is a Prophet  Kirkelig Kulturverksted    *   0:24:37 (Pop-up)
Chontadelia  Pal' Bunde   Favoriting Pal' Bunde  Discos Fiera  Chonta refers to the Marimba of Chonta (Marimba de Chonta), which are made of 24 wood planks from the "chonta" palm tree which is found on the Pacific Coast of Colombia. This band was selected to do a "Center Stage" US tour starting sometime in the second half of 2021.    0:28:52 (Pop-up)
Johnny Nash  Ooh What a Feeling   Favoriting Various Artists: qReggae Anthology: The Definitive Collection of Federal Records (1964-1982)        0:42:25 (Pop-up)
Bob Marley  Reggae on Broadway   Favoriting Chances Are  WEA International      0:43:34 (Pop-up)
Magic System  Toi Et Le Soleil (I Can See Clearly Now)   Favoriting Various Artists: Les Stars Font Leur Cinema        0:48:29 (Pop-up)
Pedro Lima  Maguidala   Favoriting Maguidala  Les Disques Bongo Joe  New reissue if 1985 album  *   0:54:12 (Pop-up)
Dusminguet  Siento   Favoriting Vafalungo  Chewaka      1:02:03 (Pop-up)
Xabi Aburruzaga  Non de Palestina?   Favoriting Bost  DND      1:06:28 (Pop-up)
Los Diablos Rojos  Malambo   Favoriting Various Artists: Cumbia Beat Volume 1: Experimental Guitar-Driven Tropical Sounds from Peru 1966-76  Vampi Soul      1:13:20 (Pop-up)
El Cuarteto Patria (feat. Eliades Ochoa) & Manu Dibango ‎– CubAfrica  El Manisero   Favoriting CubAfrica  Melodie      1:16:33 (Pop-up)
Selma Uamusse  Hoyo Hoyo   Favoriting Liwoningo  Ao Sul do Mundo    *   1:22:39 (Pop-up)
Dinastia Torres  Adios Peregoyo   Favoriting Los Duendes de la Marimba - Afrocolombia !!  Palenque Records    *   1:26:11 (Pop-up)
Eduardo Durao Timbila Ensemble  Martinjane   Favoriting Timbila  Naxos      1:32:38 (Pop-up)
Captain Planet featuring Shungudzo  Big Man   Favoriting No Visa  Bastard Jazz Recordings    *   1:37:02 (Pop-up)
47Soul  Dabke System   Favoriting Semitics  Cooking Vinyl    *   1:40:46 (Pop-up)
Zenobia  Funky Egal   Favoriting Halak Halak  Crammed Discs    *   1:41:11 (Pop-up)
Nihiloxica  Busoga   Favoriting Kaloli  Crammed Discs  Hear their 2020 Tusk Festival performance WFMU Monday afternoon on Radio Ravioli with Olivia  *   1:54:51 (Pop-up)
Senyawa  Tusk Festival Performance   Favoriting       *   2:03:41 (Pop-up)
James Basdanis  Unbalanced   Favoriting Diddycoy      *   2:38:14 (Pop-up)
King Yebi  Hikaru   Favoriting Yeti the Great  YB Music      2:43:03 (Pop-up)
Leenalchi  Crying Softshell Turtle   Favoriting Sugungga  Zanpar    *   2:46:14 (Pop-up)
Sen Svaja  Aš Atsikėliau (I Got Up)   Favoriting Kraitis iš Pelkės / Dowry from a Swamp ·  CPL Music    *   2:49:31 (Pop-up)
A Moving Sound  Market Song   Favoriting Songs Beyond Words      *   2:57:15 (Pop-up)

WFMU and WFMU's Transpacific Sound Paradise denounce explicit and implicit racism; condemn the culture of white supremacy, which enables the brutalization of black people and other communities of color, and support Black Lives Matter and the movement it stands for.

Here's a link to WFMU's Public Service page with links and info for / related to racial justice issues, coronavirus testing, food and economic assistance, musician aid, voting rights organizations and lots more: https://wfmu.org/psa/.

Also: BRIC has an extensive and regularly updated pandemic crisis resource list on its website with artists, performers etc. in mind but relevant for everyone. See it here: https://www.bricartsmedia.org/blog/resources-artists-during-public-health-crisis.

For a list, with links, of organizations supporting the rights of immigrants and refugees. click here.

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Check out the Transpacific Sound Paradise All-Time African Music Faves Spotify Playlist at http://tiny.cc/tsp-africa. Here's one of the gems that's also on our playlist:

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Listener comments!

Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 5:51pm

Hi Rob and Sound Paradise! Listening intently...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:01pm
Michael 98145:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:05pm

Good evening Rob and global citizens of comment board!
Avatar 🌍 6:07pm
Bas NL:

Hi Rob! Friends!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:13pm
Rob W:

Good evening folks! Thanks for listening and thanks too for your support during our fall Hellraiser! Which brings you a special set by Senyawa from the Tusk Festival on our show tonight (in about 1 hr and 45 minutes) and / or Ken and Andy's 7 Second Delay talent show in about 45 minutes online via the WFMU home page - choose your poison!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:13pm

Good evening, Rob and friends!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 6:22pm

Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 6:41pm

That’s what she said!
Avatar 6:42pm

Great set Rob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:43pm
Rob W:

Thanks everyone!
Avatar 6:46pm

Ever hear the Molam Dub album by Jan Wobble and The Invaders of The Heart? Earlier in the set reminded me of that album!
Avatar 6:51pm

Jah Wobble... Damn autocorrect
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 6:52pm

The dancing bears aren't ready for the talent show. So this is my poison of choice, Rob.
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:00pm

Sounds good, litmus, I'll chk it out, thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:07pm
Rob W:

Thanks Chresti and oddly enough litmus0001 yes, I thought about playing something from Molam Dub but didn't pull the trigger...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm

Hey Rob W, Crew, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:34pm
Rob W:

Good evening Mariano!
Avatar 8:02pm

Holy cats!!!! Nihiloxica!!!!! GODDAMN!!!!
Avatar 8:04pm

@RobW: Plenty of opportunities in future setlists!
Avatar 8:10pm

Senyawa: HOLY F***!!!! Yes please!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:13pm

sp00ky music
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:17pm
Michael 98145:

spooky times
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:18pm
Rob Weisberg:

Yes litmus0001 there will be!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:21pm
Rob W:

And yes Senyawa's getting us in the mood for WFMBOO! with Marty McSorley and Mon Amie on Halloween night!
Avatar 8:24pm
Marshall Stacks:

I'm loving Senyawa!
Reminds me of Malaikat dan Singa, only more so.
Never heard anything like this back in ol' Yogya town.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:30pm

Yeah, Senyawa is a revelation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:31pm
Rob W:

They have indeed collaborated Marshall Stacks: arrington.bandcamp.com...
Avatar 8:34pm
Marshall Stacks:

Wow, crazy, Rob W! Thanks, I'll have to check that out next fee-free Friday.
Listener Marianne:

Sen-Yowza! This is quite something. Thanks Rob!!

Heya Rob and kids.
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 8:37pm

Wow, that was wild!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:40pm
Rob W:

Thanks everyone - big thanks to Music Director Olivia who brought the Tusk Festival to WFMU!
The Butterman:

This guy is also a tiny bunny
Avatar 🌍 8:58pm
Bas NL:

Thanks Rob!!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 9:00pm

Thanks Rob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00pm

Thank you Rob W and Crew!
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