Playlist 30.08.2022

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Playlist 30.08.2022

On this week’s programme:

Before embarking on September’s new global releases, we round off the summer with a bit of revision - two programmes looking back at some of the key releases of the year to date.

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Here is the playlist for "Ear to the globe" broadcast on Monday August 30th. The programme goes out every Monday at 10pm to midnight on 103.2FM and is available live at

1. Juçara Marçal: “Um Choro”. From the EP “EPDEB” (Mais Um 2022).

2. The Bongo Hop feat. Nidia Gongora: “La Ñapa”. From the EP “La Ñapa” (Underdog Records 2022).

3. Cimarrón: “Recia como el Orinoco”. From “La Recia” (Cimarron Music 2022).

4. Madalitso Band: “Ali ndi vuto”. From “Musikayike” (Bongo Joe 2022).

5. Vieux Farka Touré: “Gabou Ni Tie”.From “Les Racines” (World Circuit 2022).

6. BKO: “Koli”. From “Djine Bora” (Buda Musique 2022).

7. Angelique Kidjo & Ibrahim Maalouf: “Ahan”. From “Queen of Sheba” (Mi’ster Productions 2022).

8. Shiran: “Al Ashuak”. From “Fadaytak” (Batov Records 2022).

9. Sowal Diabi feat. Rusan Filiztek, Arat Kilo, Mamani Keita: “Master Gui”. From “Sowal Diabi (From Kaboul to Bamako)” (Accords Croisés 2022).

10.Les Filles de Illighadad: “Surbajo”. From “At Pioneer Works” (Sahel Sounds 2021).

11.Moktar Gania & Gnawa Soul: “Lâada”. From “Masterisé” (MusjoMusic Nuits d’Afrique 2022).

12.Molo Sayat: “Adame”. From “Hadaeq” (Zephyrus 2021).

13.Rebolu: “Los Herederos (The Heirs)”. From “Mi Herencia” (Smithsonian Folkways 2022).

14.Los Atomos de Paramonga: “Pa’ Oriente Me Voy”. From the compilation “Saturno 2000: La Rebajada de Los Sonideros 1962-!983” (Analog Africa 2022).

15.Bonga feat. Camélia Jordana: “Kudia Kuetu”. From “Kintal da Banda” (Lusafrica 2022).

16.Clinton Fearon: “New Chapter”. From “Breaking News” (Baco Records 2022).

17.Horace Andy: “Today is right here”. From “Midnight Rocker” (On-U Sound 2022).

18.Queen Ifrica: “Four Women”. From the EP “Celebrating Nina: A Reggae Tribute to Nina Simone” (Ghetto Youths International 2022).

19.Le Vent du Nord: “Tour du Monde”. From “20 Printemps” (La Compagnie du Nord 2022).

20.David Krakauer & Kathleen Tagg: “North County Square Dance”. From “Mazel Tov Cocktail Party” (Label Bleu/Table Pounding Records 2022).

21.Leyla McCalla: “Le Bal Est Fini”. From “Breaking The Thermometer” (Anti- 2022).

22.BJ Cole: “Ely Revisited”. From the compilation “Luke Schneider presents Imaginational Anthem Vol. XI - Chrome Universal: A Survey of Modern Pedal Steel” (Tompkins Square).

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Current Album Recommendations (in no particular order):

1.Vieux Farka Touré: “Les Racines” (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.Madalitso Band: “Musakayike” (Bongo Joe).

6.BKO: “Djine Bora” (Bongo Joe).

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

8.Tumi Mogorosi: “Group Theory: Black Music” (Mushroom Hour Half Hour/New Soil).

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

10.Various Artists: “Luke Schneider presents Imaginational Anthem Vol. XI - Chrome Universal: A Survey of Modern Pedal Steel” (Tompkins Square).

Sound Tracks of the Week:

1.Angelique Kidjo & Ibrahim Maalouf: “Ogbo”. From “Queen Of Sheba” (Mi’ster Productions 2022).

2.Jamaica Mnanda: “Kama Ipo Ipo” (Single - Jamaica Mnanda).

3.Planet Drum: “Tides”. From “In The Groove” (BFD).

4.Playing For Change Band: “Bwanya”. From “The Real Revolution” (Playing For Change).

5.Maya Youssef: “Walk With Me”. From “Finding Home” (Maya Youssef).

DJ Nigel Wood World Music Specialist
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