Playlist 20.06.2023

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Playlist 20.06.2023

On this week’s programme:

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

1.    Balimaya Project: “When the dust settles”. From “When The Dust Settles” (New Soil/Jazz re:freshed 2023).

2.    Bokanté: “Adjoni”. From “History” (Real World 2023).

3.    Mokoomba: “Makisi”. Single from the album “Tusona - Tracings in the Sand” (Outhere 2023).

4.    Bantu: “Africa for sale”. From “What Is Your Breaking Point?” (Soledad Productions 2023).

5.    WITCH feat. Theresa N’Gambi & Hanna Tembo: “Malango”. From “Zango” (Desert Daze Sound 2023).

6.    Tinariwen: “Nak Idnizdja”. From “Amatssou” (Wedge 2023).

7.    Sapho: “Dabayji”. From “The Sheikha Tracks Remastered” (Barraka El Farnatshi Prod. 2023).

8.    Sanam: “Bell”. From “Aykathani Malakon” (Mais Um 2023).

9.    Blanco Teta: “La Luz”. From “Rompe Paga” (Bongo Joe 2023).

10.  Eje Eje: “That rainy dawn - coral sex” (Single on Batov Records 2023).

11.  Jason Singh & the Banwasi Collective: “Prem Diwani” (Single from forthcoming album on Hudson Records).

12.  Okwy Osadebe & the Soundmakers International: “Igbo Amaka”. From “Igbo Amaka” (Palenque 2023).

13.  Ababeramuco Ensemble: “Umunyana wa Rubabaza”. From “Made in Gatagara: Music from Rwanda” (Antonovka Records 2023).

14.  Xhashe: “Calling our loved ones back from the dead”.

15.  Duxwa: “Preparation to heal”.  Both from Taa! Our Language May Be Dying, But Our Voices Remain (Botswana)” (Glitterbeat - Hidden Musics 2023).

16.  Eliades Ochoa feat. Joan As Policewoman: “Creo en la naturaleza”. From “Guajiro” (World Circuit 2023).

17.  Yaraka: “Canto all’Alie”. From “Curannera” (Zero Nove Nove 2023).

18.  Teho: “Loimu”. From “Not A Violin Duo” (Minnamurra 2023).

19.  Rick Deitrick: “Little Tujunga Suite”. From “The Unguitarist - Complete Works 1969-2022” (Tompkins Square 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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