Playlist 20.06.2022

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Playlist 20.06.2022

On this week’s programme:

Avalanche Kaito are the Burkinabé multi-instrumentalist Kaito Winse and a Brussels noise-punk duo.

Sai Galaxy aim to recreate the atmosphere and sound of ’70s and ’80s West Africa.

Lalalar are an Istanbul trio with a debut album drawing on ’80s Turkish music, rock and punk.

Australian DJ-producer Mista Savona conjured up the Cuba-Jamaica cross-fertilization.

Cimarrón play joropa music from the plains of Colombia.

Pedro Lima is a prominent band-leader from São Tomé & Principe.

The Movers were an early ’70s sensation of South African soul.

New Asia are a Mongolian outfit from Altai, and they and Uutai, Khara and Vedan Kolod all have their roots in Siberia and the Far East.

L’Attirail are a French band with an on-the-road soundtrack reminiscent of the wide open spaces of the US.

Pharis and Jason Romero are folk artists from rural Canada.

Paola Angeli is an avant-garde Sardinian musician with a prepared guitar and electronics.

IDR is an Italian-American project recorded in Naples and mixed in New York.

Meszecsinka is a Hungarian band with an ambient-psychedelic style.

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Here is the playlist for "Ear to the globe" broadcast on Monday June 20th. The programme goes out every Monday at 10pm to midnight on 103.2FM and is available live at

1.Avalanche Kaito: “Lebere”.

2.Avalanche Kaito: “Toulele”. Both from “Avalanche Kaito” (Glitterbeat 2022).

3.Sai Galaxy feat. Gabriel Otu: “Obio”. From the EP “Get it as you move” (Soundway 2022).

4.Lalalar: “Abla Deme Lazim Olur”.

5.Lalalar: “Hiç Mutlu Olmam Daha Iyi”.Both from “Bi Cinnete Bakar” (Bongo Joe 2022).

6.Havana Meets Kingston feat. Brenda Navarrete: “Havana meets Kingston (La Cançion)”.

7.Havana Meets Kingston feat. Brenda Navarrete, Dayan Carrera Fernandez & Randy Valentine: “Siempre Si”.

8.Havana Meets Kingston feat. Pepe Ordaz, Maikel Ante, La Armada, Prince Alla, Randy Valentine & Brenda Navarrete: “Reggae Y Son”.

All from “Mista Savona presents Havana Meets Kingston Part 2” (Cumbancha 2022).

9.Cimarrón: “El Gavilán”. From “La Recia” (Cimarron Music 2022).

10.Pedro Lima: “Glavi Funçon”. Single from the forthcoming album “Recordar é Viver: Antologia Vol. 1” (Bongo Joe).

11.The Movers: “Tau Special”. Single from forthcoming album “The Movers Vol. 1 1970-1976” (Analog Africa).

12.New Asia: “Topshur”. From “Chorchok” (CPL-Music 2022).

13.Uutai: “Singing Sky”.

14.Khara: “Ognennyi”.

15.Vedan Kolod: “Serbiyanochka”.All from “Folk & Great Tunes from Siberia & Far East” (CPL-Music 2022).

16.L’Attirail: “Peebles in the snow”. From “Road to Grasslands” (Les Chantiers Sonores 2022).

17.Pharis & Jason Romero: “Old Bill’s Tune”. From “Tell ‘em you were gold” (Smithsonian Folkways 2022).

18.Paolo Angeli: “Andira”. From “Rade” (AnMa Productions 2022).

19.IDR/Italian Doc Remix: “Southern Lullaby”. From “Pandemonium” (41st Parallel 2022).

20.Meszecsinka: “I’m surrounded by you”. From “Amyek/Shadow” (CPL-Music 2022).

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Current Album Recommendations (in no particular order):

 1.Oumou Sangaré: “Timbuktu” (World Circuit).

2.Clinton Fearon: “Breaking News” (Baco Records).

3.Moktar Gania & Gnawa Soul: “Masterisé” (MusjoMusic Nuits d’Afrique).

4.Leyla McCalla: “Breaking The Thermometer” (Anti-).

5.Dawda Jobarteh: “Soaring Wild Lands” (Sterns Africa).

6.V.A: “Folk & Great Tunes from Siberia & Far East” (CPL-Music)

7.Mavis Staples & Levon Helm: “Carry Me Home” (Anti/Epitaph).

8.Africa Negra: “Antologie Vol. 1” (Bongo Joe).

9.Cimarrón: “La Recia” (Cimarron Music).

10. Perrate: “Tres Golpes” (Lovemonk).

Sound Tracks of the Week:

1.The Drummers of Burundi: “Kama K’iwacu”. From the compilation “Live At Womad 1982” (Real World).

2.Dakhabrakha: “Khyma”. From “Alambari” (Dakhabrakha).

3.Madalitso Band: “Diya”. From “Musakayike” (Bongo Joe).

4.Lalalar: “Bi Cinnete Bakar”. From “Bi Cinnete Bakar” (CPL-Music).

5.Derya Yildirim & Grup Simsek: “Bal”. From the forthcoming album “Dost 2” (Bongo Joe).

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