Playlist 22.01.2018

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Playlist 22.01.2018

"Ear to the Globe" playlist information - broadcast on 22/01/2018

On this week's programme:

Trad Fest is on this weekend in Dublin. Johnny Kalsi and his Dhol drummers promise a lively Friday night, while Kaia Kater provides a soulful alternative in St Werburgh's; for fans of English folk Shirley Collins is a legend, back from an enforced retirement; and This Is How We Fly are trad deconstructionists.

The late Sharon Jones can't wait any longer for justice to come.
Julie Tippetts aka Driscoll is a participant in Mark Constantine's vinyl project bringing together venerable folk musicians to perform classic songs from the '60s and '70s.
Melissa Laveaux is a Haitian singer resident in Canada.
La TchouTchouKa are French Breton with a Colombian singer and a Cumbia repertoire.
Brenda Navarrete is an Afro-Cuban singer and percussionist.

Paulo Tato Marinho presents a selection of music for Portuguese bagpipes.
The Stefanik Trombita players sing and play shepherds' horns, which can be enormous and were originally used to signal danger or ward off wild animals.
The Samurai accordionists are from Italy, the Basque country, Finland and Ireland.
Lankum are a contemporary face for Dublin folk music and song.

Chris Thile, prime mover of the Punch Brothers, has a new album of formidable articulacy.
Charles Duvelle's photographs and recordings are a valuable record of rural life in West, South and Central Africa, India and South-East Asia.
Maya Youssef, from Syria and resident in London, is a virtuoso on the qanun.
Hogh Khonav is an Armenian ethno-electronic project inspired by agricultural metaphor.

Here is the playlist for "Ear to the globe" broadcast on Monday January 8th. The programme goes out every Monday at 10pm to midnight on 103.2FM and is available live at

1. The Dhol Foundation: "TDF meets DCS". From "Big Drum : Small World" (Shakti 2001).

***The Dhol Foundation play Whelans on Friday Jan 26th as part of Trad Fest***

2. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: "Matter Of Time". From "Soul Of A Woman" (Daptone 2017).

3. Julie Tippetts: "Fresh Garbage". From the compilation "The Self Preservation Society" (ECC 2018).

4. Melissa Laveaux: "Twa Fey". From "Radyo Siwel" (No Format! 2018).

5. La TchouTchouKa: "Llanto de Noche". From "El Chuchutero" (Helloasso 2017).

6. Brenda Navarrete: "Caravana". From "Mi Mundo" (ALMA 2017).

7. Paulo Tato Marinho: "Duas Léguas". From "Gaita de fole em Portugal / Bagpipe music from Portugal" (Capa do disco 2017).

8. Trombitasi Stefanikovci: "Skladba". From "Grunom hore / Up the hillside" (CePE 2017).

9. M.A.M: "Lubie". From "25 ans (et Jazz in my Musette Reloaded)" (Buda 2017).

10. Samurai Accordion: "January Sun". From "Te" (Visage 2017).

11. Lankum: "Bad Luck to the Rolling Water". From "Between the Earth and Sky" (Rough Trade 2017).

12. Kaia Kater: "Saint Elizabeth".
13. Kaia Kater: "Little Pink". Both from "Nine Pin" (Proper 2016).

***Kaia Kater plays in St Werburgh's Church on Jan 26th as part of TradFest***

14. Shirley Collins (with Ossian Brown and Glen Redman): "Awake Awake / The Split Ash Tree / May Carol / Southover". From "Lodestar" (Domino 2016).

***Shirley Collins plays St Werburgh's Church on Sat Jan 27th as part of TradFest***

15. This Is How We Fly: "What What What". From "This Is How We Fly" (This Is How We Fly 2013).

***This Is How We Fly play St Michan's Church on Sun Jan 28th***

16. Chris Thile: "Elephant in the Room". From "Thanks for Listening" (Nonesuch 2018).

17. Kheo Oudong: "Khene Lao". From "The Photographs of Charles Duvelle" (Sublime Frequencies 2017).

18. Maya Youssef: "The Seven Gates of Damascus". From "Syrian Dreams" (Harmonia Mundi 2017).

19. Hogh: "Tokhr / Hoe". From "Artevor / Tiller" (Hogh Khonav 2017).

Thanks for listening.

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*Recommendations below!


Top 10 Current Album Recommendations (in no particular order):

1. Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino: "Canzoniere" (Ponderosa).

2. Boubacar Traoré: "Dounia Tabolo" (Lusafrica).

3. TootArd: "Laissez Passer" (Glitterbeat).

4. Maya Youssef: "Syrian Dreams" (Harmonia Mundi).

5. La TchouTchouKa: "El Chuchutero" (Helloasso).

6. Lankum: "Between the Earth and Sky" (Rough Trade).

7. Ross Daly & Kelly Thoma: "Lunar" (Labyrinth).

8. Various Artists: "The Photographs of Charles Duvelle" (Sublime Frequencies).

9. Kaia Kater: "Nine Pin" (Proper).

10. Mariana Degani: "Furtacor" (Tratore).
Sound Tracks of the week:

1. La TchouTchouKa: "Ya Se Ha Muerto Mi Abuelo". From "El Chuchutero" (Helloasso).

2. Kaia Kater: "Little Pink". From "Nine Pin" (Proper).

3. Chandrokant Prasad: "Raga Bhinna Shadja". From "The Photographs of Charles Duvelle" (Sublime Frequencies).

4. Brigid Mae Power: "I'm Grateful". From "The Two Worlds" (Tompkins Square).

DJ Nigel Wood World Music Specialist
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