Playlist 18.06.2024 - DJ NigelWood

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Playlist 18.06.2024



Here is the playlist for "Ear to the globe" broadcast on Tuesday June 18th. The programme goes out every Tuesday at 10pm to midnight on 103.2FM and is available live at and thereafter on Mixcloud

1.    AC BC Project feat. Adama Kouyate: “Kanimba Yeke Yeke”.
2.    AC BC Project feat. Zoumana Tereta: “Ma Bien Aime”.  Both from “Culture Rize:  AC BC - Bamako All Stars” (Roadmusic Prod. 2024).

3.    Franck Biyong: “Elephant Rumble”.  From “Radio Masoda” (Tangential 2024).

4.    Les Frères Timal: “Asya”. From “Sè Sa Menm” (Asrec Music / Pias 2024).

5.    Paolo Baldini feat. Queen Omega: “You are not alone” (Single on La Tempesta Dub 2024).

6.    Jamaican Jazz Orchestra: “Say Whut?! (Single on Zephyrus 2024).

7.    Abdel Bennadi: “Bouriama”. From the forthcoming album “A Dream In Essaouira” (Worlds Within Worlds).

8.    Bassekou Kouyate & Amy Sacko: “Ndjaro”. From ‘Djudjon - L’Oiseau de Garana” (One World Records 2024).

9.    Andrés Coll Odyssey: “Lando”. From “Sunbird” (Balaio 2024).

10.  Msaki x Tubatsi: “Imini Yesithembiso”.
11.  Msaki x Tubatsi: “Izinto Zobomi”.  Both from “Synthetic Heart Part 2” (Nø Format! 2024).

12.  The New Orleans Klezmer All Stars: “King Fela’s Chicken Soup”. From “Tipish” (New Orleans Klezmer All Stars 2024).

13.  Malcolm Jiyane Tree-O: “Baby Ngimanzi Wuthando”.
14.  Malcolm Jiyane Tree-O: “Name it later”.   Both from “True Story” (Mushroom Hour x New Soil 2024).

15.  Shabaka Hutchings: “Breathing”.
16.  Shabaka Hutchings: “Kiss me before I forget”.  From “Perceive Its Beauty, Acknowledge Its Grace” (Shabaka Hutchings 2024).

17.  Bremer-McCoy: “Higher Road” (Single on Luaka Bop 2024).

18.  AllySha Joy: “Raise up” (Single on First Word 2024).

19.  Jimetta Rose & The Voices of Creation: “Portals”. Single from the forthcoming album “Things Are Getting Better” (Day Dreamer).

20.  Staples Jr Singers: “I’ve got a feeling”. From “Searching” (Luaka Bop 2024).

21.  The Georgia Sea Island Singers led by John Davis: “Read ‘em John”.
22.  The Georgia Sea Island Singers led by Bessie Jones: “In that old field”
23.  Ed Young & Emma Lee Ramsey: “Chevrolet”.
24.  The Georgia Sea Island Singers led by Mississippi Fred McDowell: “Keep your lamp trimmed and burning”.
   All from “Bessie Jones, John Davis & The Georgia Sea Island Singers with Mississippi Fred McDowell & Ed Young - The Complete ‘Friends of Old Time Music’ Concert” (Smithsonian Folkways 2024).

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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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