"Life is a wonder of wonders," or so says Ryuichi Sakamoto on his new album, his first in eight years.
From Yellow Magic Orchestra all the way through to his most recent film work on The Revenant, Sakamoto has long been one of experimental music's most essential figures. We'll dip into his deeply personal new work, his first since battling throat cancer in 2014.
Closer to home: forward-thinking Australian folk music is in focus this week, with homespun freak-folk vibes from Setec and eerie nostalgia from Kathleen Mary Lee. Plus, we'll float away on harps and strings with the debut single from Alice Springs electronic pop artist Soorkia.