Playlist 04.06.2024 - DJ NigelWood

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Playlist 04.06.2024



Here is the playlist for "Ear to the globe" broadcast on Tuesday June 4th. The programme goes out every Tuesday at 10pm to midnight on 103.2FM and is available live at and thereafter on Mixcloud

1.    Les Frères Timal: “Ola W Kalé”. From “Sè Sa Menm” (Asrec Music / Pias 2024)

2.    Les Soeurs Doga & Viktor Marek: “Baziri” (Single on FITC/Bertus/Zebralution/Republic Of Music/Kuroneko).

3.    Sahra Halgan: “Laga”. From “Hiddo Dhawr” (Danaya 2024).

4.    George Darko: “Kaakyire Nua”. From the compilation “Ghana Special 2: Electronic Highlife & Afro Sounds from the Diaspora, 1980-93” (Soundway 2024).

5.    Bassekou Kouyate & Amy Sacko: “Djeitmba”. From “Djudjon, L’oiseau de Garana” (One World Records 2024).

6.    Rehman Memmedli: “Qoçeli”. From “Azerbaijani Gitara Vol 2” (Bongo Joe 2024).

7.    Andrés Coll Odyssey: “Sandia”. From “Sunbird” (Balaio Records 2024).

8.    Tito Rinesi & Ensemble Dargah: “Nur-i Cemali - Omrun Bitirmis”. From “Ilahi” (La Levantina Records 2024).

9.    Bedouin Burger: “Taht el Wared”.
10.  Bedouin Burger: “Harir”.  Both from “Ma Li Beit” (PopArabia 2024).

11.  Tidiane Thiam: “Yangue”. From “Africa Yontii” (Sahel Sounds 2024).

12.  Grupo Polo Montañez: “La Suegra”. From “Joyas del Guajiro” (Lusafrica / Sony 2024).

13.  Kiki Valera y su Son Santiaguero: “La Guajira”.
14.  Kiki Valera y su Son Santiaguero: “El Cuarto de Tula”. From “Vacilón Santiaguero” (Circle 9 Records 2024).

15.  Os do fondo da Barra: “Lévame”.
16.  Os do fondo da Barra: “Muiñeira de Carnés”.  Both from “BâNZô” (Os do fondo da Barra 2024).

17.  Miguel Ortega: “Como cae la tarde (zambra)”. From “Laura” (Miguel Ortega 2024).

18.  Bonnie Light Horseman: “Old Dutch”.
19.  Bonnie Light Horseman: “Speak to me Muse”. From “Keep Me On Your Mind / See You Free” (Jagjaguwar 2024).

20.  Landless: “My Lagan Love”.
21.  Landless: “Luireach Bhride”.  Both from “Luireach” (Glitterbeat 2024).

22.  Yun-Han Su: “The moon on high”. From “The Reverberating Sounds of the Pipa” (蘇筠涵).

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Current Album Recommendations (in no particular order):

1.  Various Artists: “Congo Funk! Sound Madness from the shores of the mighty Congo River - Kinshasa/Brazzaville 1969-1982” (Analog Africa).

2.  Za! & Perrate: “Jolifanto” (Love Monk).

3.  Sam Lee: “Songdreaming” (Cooking Vinyl).
4.  Syriana: “1325 Ibn Battutah” (Grand Duc Records).
5.  Jembaa Groove: “Ye Ankasa/We Ourselves” (Agogo Records).
6.  Leyla McCalla: “Sun Without The Heat” (Leyla McCalla).

7.  Kiran Ahluwalia: “Comfort Food” (Six Degrees).
8.  Aynur: “Rabe” (Dreyer-Gaido).

9.  Dele Sosimi & The Estuary 21: “The Confluence” (Wah Wah 45).

10.  Catherine Graindorge: “Songs For The Dead” (tak:til/Glitterbeat).

Sound Tracks of the Week:

1.   Meridian Brothers: “En el caribe estoy triste”. Single from forthcoming album “Mi Latinoamérica Sufre” (Ansonia/Bongo Joe).

2.   Gordan: “Barabinska”. From “Gordan” (Glitterbeat).

3.   El Khat: “Tislami Tislami”. From the forthcoming album “mute” (Glitterbeat).

4.   Shabaka Hutchings: “Insecurities”. From “Perceive Its Beauty, Acknowledge Its Grace” (Shabaka Hutchings).

5.   Huun-Huur-Tu, Carmen Rizzo, Dhani Harrison: “Remembering Ulatay River”. From “Dreamers In The Field” (Dark Horse/BMG).
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