Playlist 18.10.2022

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Playlist 18.10.2022

On this week’s programme:

Tau & the Drones of Praise are Berlin-based Shaun Mulrooney and co. Album release gig this Friday in Whelans.

The remainder of the programme is devoted to music from areas of the world significantly impacted by climate change, namely Tuva/Mongolia, the Inuit people of Northern Canada, and the Sami people of Northern Scandinavia. We finish with the sound of traditional Maori instruments from New Zealand.

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

1. Tau & The Drones of Praise: “It is right to give drones and praise”. From “Misneach” (Glitterbeat 2022).

***Tau & The Drones of Praise play Whelans on Friday October 21st***

2.Yat-Kha: “Oy Adym (My Gray Horse)”. From “Aldyn Dashka” (Yat-Kha 2000).

3.Anda Union: “Lake Dance Saverden”. From “Homeland” (Hohhot Records 2016).

4.Huun Huur Tu: “Konguroi (Sixty Horses in my Herd)”. From “Ancestors Call” (World Village 2010).

5.Yat-Kha: “Kazhanda-Daa Olbes-Le Bis” (We will never die). From “We Will Never Die” (The Lollipoppe Shoppe 2021).

6.Okna Tsahan Zam: “Edjin Duun”. From “A Journey In The Steppe” (Buda Musique 2004).

7.Olena Uutai: “Legend About Ancient Fight”. From the compilation “Folk and Great Tunes from Siberia and Far East” (CPL 2022).

8.Sainkho Namtchylak feat. Eyadou Ag Leche, Said Ag Ayad, Ian Brennan: “Worker Song (Nomads Dance Around The Fire)”. From “Like a Bird or Spirit, Not a Face” (Ponderosa 2016).

9.Sainkho Namtchylak: “Order to Survive”. From “Stepmother City” (Ponderosa 2000).

10.Yat-Kha: “Coming Buddha”. From “tuva.rock” (Yat-Kha Recordings 2003).

11.Tanya Tagaq: “Coloniser”.

12.Tanya Tagaq: “Tongues”.Both from “Tongues” (Six Shooter 2022).

13.Wimme: “Soahkesuovva/Birch Smoke”. From “Mun” (Zen Master Records Oy/Rockadillo 2009).

14.Solju: “Boastto beal joga”. From “Uvjamuohta” (Bafe’s Factory 2022).

15.Transjoik: “Tsaepmedh”. From “Uja Nami” (Transjoik 2004).

16.Adjagas: “Lihkolas”. From “Adjagas” (Ever Records 2007).

17.Mari Boine: “Gula Gula”. From “Gula Gula” (Real World 1990).

18.Mari Boine: “Idjagiedas - In The Hand Of The Night”. From “Idjagiedas - In The Hand Of The Night” (Lean/Universal 2006).

19.Inga Juuso & Harald Skullerud: “Gumpe”. From “Juusk” (ta:lik 2011).

20.Sinikka Langeland: “Winter Rune”. From “Wolf Rune” (ECM 2021).

21.Rob Thorne: “Tōrino”. From “Whāia Te Māramatanga” (Rattle 2013).

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Current Album Recommendations (in no particular order):

 1.Vieux Farka Touré & Khruangbin: “Ali” (Dead Oceans).

2.Angelique Kidjo & Ibrahim Maalouf: “Queen Of Sheba” (Mi’ster Productions).

3.Yanna Momina: “Afar Ways” (Glitterbeat Hidden Musics).

4.Al-Qasar: “Who Are We” (Glitterbeat).

5.Ernesto Djédjé: “Ernesto Djédjé: Roi du Ziglibithy” (Analog Africa).

6.Antonis Antoniou: “Throisma” (Ajabu!).

7.Minyeshu: “Netsa” (ARC Music).

8.Maya Youssef: “Finding Home” (Seven Gates).

9.Pedro Lima: “Recordar É Viver: Antologia Vol. 1” (Bongo Joe).

10.Wesli: “Tradisyon” (Cumbancha).

Sound Tracks of the Week:

1.Tanya Tagaq: “Coloniser”. From “Tongues” (Six Shooter).

2.Sainkho Namtchylak feat. Eyadou Ag Leche, Said Ag Ayad, Ian Brennan: “Worker Song (Nomads Dance Around The Fire)”. From “Like a Bird or Spirit, Not a Face” (Ponderosa).

3.Wimme: “Soahkesuovva/Birch Smoke”. From “Mun” (Zen Master Records Oy/Rockadillo).

4.Solju: “Borggaid Cada”. From “Uvjamuohta” (Bafe’s Factory).

5.Mari Boine: “Gula Gula”. From “Gula Gula” (Real World).

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