Playlist 27.06.2023

World Music DJ
Go to content

Playlist 27.06.2023

On this week’s programme:

Check the latest Transglobal World Music Chart here


Here is the playlist for "Ear to the globe" broadcast on Tuesday June 27th. The programme goes out every Tuesday at 10pm to midnight on 103.2FM and is available live at

1.   Damon Locks & Rob Mazurek: “Yes!”. From “New Future City Radio” (International Anthem 2023).

2.   Ekiti Sound: “A la carte”.

3.   Ekiti Sound: “Fuji on one”.  Both from “Drum Money” (Crammed Discs 2023).

4.   Faizal Mostrixx: “Afro Aliens”. From “Mutations” (Glitterbeat 2023).

5.   Sanam: “Ayouha Al-Taiin Fi Al-Mawt”. From “Aykathani Malakon” (Mais Um 2023).

6.   Nagat Al Saghira: “Fakra”. From “Eyoun El Alb” (Wewantsounds 1980/2023).

7.   Montparnasse Musique: “Malele”. From “Archeology” (Real World 2022).

8.   Mokoomba: “Nzara Hapana”. Single from “Tusona - Tracings in the Sand” (Outhere 2023).

9.   Balimaya Project: “Seasons of Baraka”. From “When The Dust Settles” (New Soil/Jazz re:freshed 2023).

10.  Ana Carla Maza: “A Tome Cafe (Latin version)”. Single from forthcoming album “Caribe” (Persona Editorial).

11.  Susana Baca: “Negra del Alma”. From “Palabras Urgentes” (Real World 2021).

12.  Alogte Oho & his Sounds of Joy: “Allema Timba”. From “Mam Yinne Wa” (Philophon 2019).

***Montparnasse Musique, Mokoomba, Balimaya Project, Ana Carla Maza, Susana Baca and Alogte Oho all play the Womad Festival, Charlton Park, Wiltshire, UK, July 27-30***

13.  Hermeto Pascoal & Grupo: “Entrando Pelos Canos”.

14.  Hermeto Pascoal & Grupo: “Para Thad Jones”.  Both from “No Mundo Dos Sons” (Solo Sesc 2017).

15.  Hermeto Pascoal: “Quadrilha na roca”. From “E Sua Visão Original Do Forro” (Scubidu 2018).

16.  Hermeto Pascoal & Grupo Vice Versa: “Natal (Tema das Flutas)”. From “Viajando Com O Som - The Lost ’76 Vice Versa Session” (Far Out 1970/2022).

***Hermeto Pascoal played The Sugar Club on Tue & Wed 11th & 12th July***

17.  Soft Machine: “Crooked Usage”. From “Other Doors” (Dyad Records 2023).

18.  Toasaves: “Romance de Isabel”. From “Zwerver” (Muziekpublique 2023).

19.  Saltwater Hank: “Uks K’ask’oos”.

20.  Saltwater Hank: “Ba’wis”. Both from “Gal’üünx wil lu Holtga” (Saltwater Hank 2023).

21.  Dudley Alexander & the Washboard Band: “St James Infirmary”.

22.  Lightning Hopkins: “The blues jumped a rabbit”.

23.  Leroy “Country” Johnson with Edwin “Buster” Pickins: “Train roll up”.  All from the compilation “Playing For The Man At The Door” (Smithsonian Folkways 2023).

24.  Bobby Lee: “Thunder traveling to loftier mountain heights”. From “Endless Skyways” (Tompkins Square 2023).

Thanks for listening.

*Here is a listen-back link to listen back to the programme.

*Recommendations below!


Check out my website:
Facebook: DJ Nigel Wood
Twitter: @djnigelw

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).
DJ Nigel Wood World Music Specialist
Back to content | Back to main menu