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‘Lou Pom’ song by Richard Mogu

Richard Mogu hails from Amazon Bay, Milne Bay province on the south coast of Papua New Guinea and now resides in Goroka. Mogu has been a feature musician in PNG for many years, as a solo artist and session musician excelling in both traditional and contemporary style. Mogu is a multi instrumentalist, playing bass as well as mambu (bamboo flutes), garamut drumming, guitars and drums. Through his relationship with Wantok Musik, he has released his debut solo album, Inagwe. Produced by Airi Ingram, Inagwe is an astonishing mix of contemporary and traditional PNG sounds.