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Lopa Kothari - Nitin Sawhney in Session

Lopa Kothari presents new music from around the world, plus a live studio session in which Nitin Sawhney performs tracks from his new album Dystopian Dream.

Lopa Kothari with new music from across the globe, and a live session with Nitin Sawhney, performing tracks from his new album 'Dystopian Dream'.

Nitin Sawhney is joined live in the studio by his regular band Eric Appapoulay on guitar, Aref Durvesh on Tabla and singer Nicki Wells. Across two decades, Nitin Sawhney has become one of the most accomplished and versatile musicians on the scene - with credits as guitarist, pianist, songwriter, film composer, DJ, orchestral arranger, producer, theatre director, and not least broadcaster. Dystopian Dream is his tenth album, with dark themes running through it. Nitin Sawhney says of it, "I became increasingly disillusioned with the hypocritical world of politics, with immigrants (like my parents) once more being scapegoated and austerity measures being used to bludgeon the poorest and most vulnerable sections of society. I found these feelings of despair about political and social injustices being blamed on immigrants were being amplified constantly in the news.".

2 hours

Music Played

  • Suistamon Sähkö


    • Suistamo Electricity.
    • Kihtinäjärvi records.
    • 1.
  • Claudio Veeraragoo

    Bhai Aboo

    • Soul Sok Séga: Sega Sounds From Mauritius 1973 - 1979.
    • Strut.
    • 9.
  • Δημήτρης Μυστακίδης

    Na glitosoume ki oi dyo feat. Elefthera Arvanitaki

    • Esperanto.
    • Fishbowl.
    • 10.
  • Koo Nimo

    The Destiny Of Man

    • Palm Wine Music in the 21st century.
    • Oriente Musik.
    • 1.
  • Josiah Jesse Ransome-Kuti

    Jesu Olugbala Ni Mo F'ori Fun E

    • West Africa At The British Library.
    • The British Library.
    • 4.
  • Nitin Sawhney & Eric Appapoulay


  • Nitin Sawhney & Eric Appapoulay


  • Tulipa Ruiz


    • Dance.
    • Tulipa Ruiz.
    • 4.
  • Chico Trujillo

    Abajo Del Bote

    • Reina De Todas las Fiestas.
    • Barbes Records.
    • 1.
  • Songs of Separation Collective

    Echo Mocks the Corncrake feat..Karine Polwart

    • Songs of Separation.
    • 1.
  • Stick in the Wheel

    Bows of London

    • Bows of London EP.
    • From Here Records.
    • 1.
  • The Furrow Collective

    Wild Hog in the Woods

    • Wild Hog in the Woods.
    • 1.
  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

    Mustt Mustt - Massive Attack Remix (Heritage Track)

    • Mustt Mustt (Massive Attack Remix).
    • Virgin.
  • Nitin Sawhney & Eric Appapoulay

    Dark Day

  • Nitin Sawhney & Eric Appapoulay

    Tere Khyaal

  • Simdi Ensemble & Michel Goddard

    Bulan Ozuunuu Gooren Yuuzuunuu

    • Eternal Love.
    • Dreyer Gaido.
    • 3.
  • Carlos Gardel

    Lejana Tierra Mia

    • Rough Guide to Carlos Gardel.
    • World Music Network.
    • 22.
  • Aziza Brahim

    Buscando la Paz

    • Abbar el Hamada.
    • Glitterbeat Records.
    • 1.
  • Laura Daccache

    Al Ward (1947)

    • The Very Best of Laure Daccache (L'âge d'or du chant arabe).
    • Jasmine.
    • 3.
  • Mariza


    • Mundo.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 8.
  • Yaz Fentazi

    Blues It (BBC Introducing)

  • Gilberto Gil & Caetano Veloso

    Expresso 2222 (Ao Vivo)

    • Dois Amigos, Um Século de Música.
    • Sony Music Entertainment.
    • 7.
  • Monsieur Periné


    • Caja De Música.
    • Sony Music Entertainment Colombia.
    • 13.
  • Djélimady Tounkara

    Diamana mara Manssa

    • Dejely Blues.
    • Djelimady Tounkara.
    • 2.


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