Playlist 21.05.2024 - DJ NigelWood

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Playlist 21.05.2024



Here is the playlist for "Ear to the globe" broadcast on Tuesday May 21st. The programme goes out every Tuesday at 10pm to midnight on 103.2FM and is available live at and thereafter on Mixcloud

1.    Atanda: “Ogundele”. From “Ómónilé, Son Of The Soil” (One World Records 2024).

2.    Charles Amoah: “Fre me (Call me)”.
3.    The Godfathers: “Ebe ye yie ni”.   Both from the compilation “Ghana Special 2: Electronic Highlife & Afro Sounds from the Diaspora, 1980-93” (Soundway 2024).    

4.    The Zawose Queens: “Mapendo”. From the forthcoming album “Maisha” (Real World 2024).

5.    Didje Doo: “Gaia”. From the forthcoming album “Vitalize It” (Turntables on the Hudson).

6.    Indian Man: “Sudan mobile”. From the forthcoming album “Gran’s House” (Real World X).

7.    Twiggy feat. Nepman: “Why not”. From the album “Digital Indigenous 07 - Twiggy: Why Not” (1000Hz 2024).

8.    Liraz: “Baas Delam”. From the EP “Enerji” (Batov 2024).

9.    Bab L’Bluz: “Li Maana”. From “Swaken” (Real World 2024).

10.  Aynur: “Edlaye”. From “Rabe” (Dreyer-Gaido 2024).

11.  Ibelisse Guardia Ferragutti & Frank Rosaly: “Writing with knots”.
12.  Ibelisse Guardia Ferragutti & Frank Rosaly: “Sirinus”.  Both from “Mestizx” (International Anthem 2024).

13.  Malcolm Jiyane Tree-O: “Global warning”. From “True Story” (Mushroom Hour x New Soil 2024).

14.  Amina Mezaache & Maracuja: “Pixingando”. From “Vortex” (Veston Léger 2024).

15.  Landless: “Death and the lady”. From the forthcoming album “Lúireach” (Glitterbeat).

16.  Huun-Huur-Tu, Carmen Rizzo, Dhani Harrison: “Song of the caravan riders”. From “Dreamers In The Field” (Dark Horse/BMG 2024).

17.  Catherine Graindorge: “The unvisited garden”.
18.  Catherine Graindorge: “Where the buzzards fly”. Both from “Songs For The Dead” (tak:til / Glitterbeat 2024).

19.  Shabaka Hutchings: “I’ll do whatever you want”. From “Perceive Its Beauty, Acknowledge Its Grace” (Shabaka Hutchings 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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