Playlist 11.07.2023

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Playlist 11.07.2023

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Here is the playlist for "Ear to the globe" broadcast on Tuesday July 11th. The programme goes out every Tuesday at 10pm to midnight on 103.2FM and is available live at

1.    Baaba Maal: “Yerimayo”. From “Being” (Marathon 2023).

2.    Faizal Mostrixx: “Back to Tanzania”. From “Mutations” (Glitterbeat 2023).

3.    Jantra: “Makhafi”. From “Synthesized Sudan - Astro-Nubian Electronic Jaglara Dance Sounds from the Fashaga Underground” (Ostinato 2023).

4.    Les Mamans du Congo & Rrobin: “Ntima”. From the EP “Kikento” (Jarring Effects 2023).

5.    Ali Farka Touré feat. Oumou Sangaré: “Bandolobourou”. From “Voyageur” (World Circuit 2023).

6.    Tinariwen: “Ikat Adjen”. From “Amatssou” (Wedge 2023).

7.    Lankum: “Master Crowley’s”. From “False Lankum” (Rough Trade 2023).

8.    Brighde Chaimbeul: “Piobaireachd nan Eun: The Birds”. From “Carry Them With Us” (tak:til/Glitterbeat 2023).

9.    Lisa O’Neill: “Old Note”. From “All Of This Is Chance” (Rough Trade 2023).

10.  Mircan Kaya: “Bgara”. From “Lamentations” (UCM Productions 2023).

11.  Damir Imamovic: “Harmoniko (Accordion)”. From “The World And All That It Holds” (Smithsonian Folkways 2023).

12.  Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola & Sølvstrøk: “No. 81”. From “Sølvstrøk” (Heilo 2023).

13.  Erol Josue: “Badji”. From “Pelerinaj” (Village Hut Records 2023).

14.  Polobi & Gwo Ka Masters: “La Lézad”. From “Abri Cyclonique” (Real World 2023).

15.  Eliades Ochoa: “Se solto un leon”. From “Guajiro” (World Circuit 2023).

16.  Alcibiades y Su Banda:”Hacienda Bomba”. From the compilation “Ecuatoriana: El Universo Paralelo de Polibio Mayorga” (Analog Africa 2023).

17.  Lucas Santtana feat Flore Benguigui: “Fool on the hill”. From “O Paraiso” (No Format! 2023).

18.  Blick Bassy: “Hola Mè”. From “Mádibá” (InFiné 2023).

19.  3’Ain: “[Lacht]”. From “Sea Of Stories” (Choux de Bruxelles 2023).

20.  Seckou Keita & BBC Concert Orchestra with Abel Selaocoe, Davide Mantovani & Suntou Susso:: “The Future Strings Variation”. >From “African Rhapsodies” (Claves Records 2023).

21.  Gao Hong & Kadialy Kouyaté: “Sun Rising”. From “Terri Kunda” (ARC Music 2023).

22.  Kayhan Kalhor & Toumani Diabaté: “The sky is the same colour everywhere”. From “The Sky Is The Same Colour Everywhere” (Real World 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.  Lankum: “False Lankum” (Rough Trade).

3.  Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola & Sølvstrøk: “Sølvstrøk” (Heilo).


4.  Baaba Maal: “Being” (Marathon).


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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