Playlist 01.08.2023

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Playlist 01.08.2023

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Here is the playlist for "Ear to the globe" broadcast on Tuesday August 1st. The programme goes out every Tuesday at 10pm to midnight on 103.2FM and is available live at

1.    Sanam: “Aykathani Malakon”.

2.    Sanam: “Bell”.   Both from “Aykathani Malakon” (Mais Um 2023).

3.    Marc Ribot with Ceramic Dog & Ches Smith: “Subsidiary”. From “connection” (Yellowbird Records 2023).

4.    Jamie Branch: “Take over the world”. From “Fly or Die Fly or Die Fly or Die ((world war))” (forthcoming on International Anthem).

5.    Damon Locks & Rob Mazurek: “The Concord Hour”. From “New Future City Radio” (International Anthem 2023).

6.    Boom Pam: “Uniton”.

7.    El Khat: “Ya Raiyet (Radio trip edit)”.

8.    Sababa 5 & Shiran Tzfira feat. Matan Caspi: “Manginat Mahapeha”.  All from “Middle Eastern Grooves - selected by DJ Kobayashi” (Batov Records 2023).

9.    Altin Gün: “Kalk Gidelim” - remixed by Chris Bruining (Single on Glitterbeat 2023).

10.  Mokoomba: “Kumukanda”. From “Tusona: Tracings in the Sand” (Outhere 2023).

11.  Alogte Oho & his Sounds of Joy: “Gure Yose Me”.

12.  Alogte Oho & his Sounds of Joy: “La Ka Ba’a”.  Both from “O Yinne!” (Philophon 2023).

13.  Marcelo D2 & BNegão: “O Dia em que o Morro Descer e Não for Carnaval”.

14.  Chico Buarque & Emicida: “Senzala e Favela”.

15.  Seu Jorge: “Que Beleza de Nega”.  All from “Wilson das Neves - Senzala E Favela” (FundiSom 2023).

16.  Vumbi Dekula: “UN Forces (Get out…)”.

17.  Vumbi Dekula: “Weekend”.  Both from “Congo Guitar” (forthcoming on Hive Mind Records/Sing A Song Fighter).

18.  Ryuichi Sakamoto: Paradise Lost”. From “Ongaku Zukan” (WeWantSounds 2023).

19.  Parchman Prison Prayer: “I give myself away, so you can use me”. From “Some Mississippi Sunday Morning “ (forthcoming on Glitterbeat).

20.  Lauren MacColl: “Haar”. From “Haar” (Make Believe 2023).

21.  Toasaves: “Ik sta al jaren in de regen”. From “Zwerver” (Muziekpublique 2023).

22.  Jim Ghedi & Toby Hay: “Bright Edge Deep”. From “Jim Ghedi & Toby Hay” (Topic 2023).

23.  Shirley Collins: “Hares on the mountain”. From “Archangel Hill” (Domino 2023).

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Current Album Recommendations (in no particular order):

1.  Kayhan Kalhor & Toumani Diabaté: “The Sky Is The Same Colour Everywhere” (Real World).

2.  Alogte Oho & His Sounds Of Joy: “O Yinne!” (Philophon).

3.  Mokoomba: “Tusona: Tracings in the Sand” (Outhere).


4.  V.A: Playing for the Man at the Door: Field Recordings from the collection of Mack McCormick 1958-1971 (Smithsonian Folkways).


5.  Ali Farka Touré: “Voyageur” (World Circuit).


6.  Fatoumata Diawara: “London Ko” (Wagram).

7.  Hiram Salsano: “Bucolica” (Hiram Salsano).


8.  Tinariwen: “Amatssou” (Wedge).

9.  Damir Imamovic: “The World And All That It Holds” (Smithsonian Folkways).

10.  Blick Bassy: “Madiba” (InFiné).

Sound Tracks of the Week:

1.   Sanam: “Bell” (Single from forthcoming album on Mais Um).

2.   Bantu: “Africa for sale”. From “What Is Your Breaking Point?” (Soledad Productions).

3.   Okwy Osadebe: “Igbo Amaka”. From “Igbo Amaka” (Palenque Records).

4.   Yaraka: “Canto all’Allie”. From “Curannera” (Zero Nove Nove).

5.   Rick Deitrick: “Little Tujunga Suite”. From “The Unguitarist - Complete Works 1969-2022” (Tompkins Square).
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