Playlist 12.10.2020

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Playlist 12.10.2020

On this week's programme:

Ceferina Banquez is a Colombian countrywoman inspired by her work in the fields.

The eccentric ‘70s underground sound of coastal Colombia forms the new excursion from Analog Africa.

Three compilations tap into Afro sounds from around the world: Don Plok is from Argentina, MC Waraba is from Bamako, while Bantu are from the original home of afrobeat, Nigeria.

Rüstem Quliyev was a celebrated guitarist in Baku, having graduated from tar and saz.

ADG7 and Coreyah are both Korean and the London Festival of Korean Music kicks off live and online on 30th October -

Lucidvox are a Moscow rock band with some folk roots.

Ann O’aro is a young singer from La Réunion, combining elements of maloya with fierce songwriting.

Reggae producer Bunny Lee has died. He was there for all the significant developments of reggae music through the ’60s and ’70s.

The Kronos Quartet and friends pay fulsome tribute to folk and protest singer Pete Seeger.

The Rheingans Sisters, Rowan and Anna, are folk musicians from Sheffield in the UK.

Kuljit Bhamra is the British composer, producer and tabla player with many distinguished collaborations.

Jon Moon is a reggae multi-instrumentalist and songwriter from Berlin.


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

1.Ceferina Banquez: “No me dejen sola”. From “No Me Dejen Sola!” (OM Producciones 2020).

2.El Grupo Folclorico: “Tamba”. From the compilation “La Locura de Machuco” (Analog Africa 2020).

3.Don Plok feat. Jarki: “Puro Extracto”. From the compilation “Global Riddims Vol. 3” (NYP Records 2020).

4.MC Waraba & Dangala: “Tèkè fô Bali”. >From the compilation “African Electronic Diaspora - Black Lives Matter” (Rebel Up 2020).

5.Bantu: “Niger Delta Blues”. From the compilation “Mukambo presents Global Afrobeat Movement” (NYP Records 2020).

6.Rüstem Quliyev: “Iran teraneleri”. From “Azerbaijan Gitara” (Bongo Joe 2020).

7.ADG7: “Youngjeonggeori”. From the compilation “Best Of The K-Music Festival” (Korean Cultural Centre 2020).

8.Coreyah: “How far you’ve come”. From “Clap & Applause” (Plankton Music 2020).

***London’s Festival of Korean Music takes place live and online from Oct 30th to Nov 16th - ***

9.Lucidvox: “You Are”. From “We Are” (Glitterbeat 2020).

10.Ann O’aro: “Talon Malgash”. From “Longoz” (Buda Musique 2020).

11.Slim Smith: “If it don’t work out (then you can tell me goodbye)”. From “Slim Smith - Keep That Lovelight Shining” (Trojan / Sanctuary 2004).

12.Lester Sterling & Stranger Cole: “Bangarang”. From the compilation “DJ Andy Smith & Keith Lawrence present Jamaican Funk Experience” (Nascente / Demon 2011).

13.Delroy Wilson: “Better Must Come”. From the compilation “DJ Andy Smith - Trojan Document” (Trojan / Sanctuary 2006).

14.Max Romeo: “Wet Dream”. From the compilation “I’m In The Mood For Love - Classic Reggae Love Songs” (Sanctuary 2007).

15.Johnny Clarke: “Declaration Of Rights”. From the compilation “Don Letts presents Dread Meets Punk Rockers Uptown Volume 2” (Universal 2015).

16.Cornel Campbell: “Jah Jah Me No Born Yah”. From “Cornell Campbell - Natty Dread Anthology” (Trojan / Sanctuary 2005).

17.Dennis Alcapone: “Cassius Clay”. From the compilation “Sucker Punch - Jamaican Boxing Tributes” (Trojan / Sanctuary 2004).

18.Johnny Clarke: “Play Fool Fe Get Wise (extended)”. From “Johnny Clarke - Dreader Dread 1976-1978” (Blood and Fire 1998).

*** 11 - 18: All productions by Bunny Lee R.I.P. ***

19.Kronos Quartet feat. Sam Amidon: “If I had a hammer”.

20.Kronos Quartet feat. Brian Carpenter: “Waist deep in the big muddy”.Both from “Long Time Passing: Kronos Quartet & Friends celebrate Pete Seeger” (Smithsonian Folkways 2020).

21.Rheingans Sisters: “One more banjo”

22.Rheingans Sisters: “The bones of the world”. Both from “Receiver” (Bendigedig 2020).

23.Kuljit Bhamra feat. Jack Jennings: “Raga Bageshri”. From “Essence of RagaTala” (ARC 2020).

24.Jon Moon: “Messenjah”. From the forthcoming EP “Brighter Day” (Yutman Records).

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Current Album Recommendations (in no particular order):

1.Ammar 808: “Global Control / Invisible Invasion” (Glitterbeat).

2.Meridian Brothers: “Cumbia Siglo XXI” (Bongo Joe).

3.Ann O’aro: “Longoz” (Buda Musique).

4.Various Artists: “African Electronic Diaspora - Black Lives Matter” (Rebel Up Records).

5.Various Artists: “La Locura de Machoca” (Analog Africa).

6.Asian Dub Foundation: “Access Denied” (X Ray Production).

7.Various Artists: “Door To The Cosmos” (On The Corner).

8.Kronos Quartet: “Long Time Passing: Kronos Quartet & Friends celebrate Pete Seeger” (Smithsonian Folkways).

9.Afel Bocoum: “Linde” (World Circuit).

10. Ustad Saami: “Pakistan Is For The Peaceful” (Glitterbeat).

Sound Tracks of the Week:

1. Prince Fatty & Shniece Mcmenamin: “Black Rabbit” (Single on Evergreen).

2. Orquesta Failde: “Havana”. From “Failde Con Tumbao” (Orquesta Failde).

3. Urban Village: “Ubaba (radio edit)”. From the EP “Ubaba” (No Format!).

4. Gaudi: “Theremin In Hand” (Single on Dubmission).

5. A.G.A Trio: “Siretsi Yars Taran”. From “Meeting” (Naxos World / ARC).
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