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Cameroonian funk and Ukrainian experimentation

Nick Luscombe shares tracks from far and wide, old and new.

Nick Luscombe casts his musical net far and wide. Tonight’s selections include newly reissued Cameroonian disco-funk from Felixson Ngasia and The Survivals, and a new compilation that spotlights the experimental electronic/sound art scene in present-day Ukraine.

Produced by Rebecca Gaskell.
A Reduced Listening production for BBC Radio 3.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • La Dame Blanche

    Yo Quiero Trabajar

    • 2.
    • Tropical Diaspora Records.
  • Donna Regina

    Quatre Septembres

    • Transient.
    • Karaoke Kalk.
  • Daphna Sadeh & Knud Stüwe


    • Eastern Strings Climbing the Summit.
    • 33 Jazz.
  • Ziad Rahbani

    Abu Ali

    • Abu Ali.
    • Zida.
  • Felixson Ngasia & The Survivals

    Black Precious Colour

    • Nigeria 70: No Wahala: Highlife, Afro​-​Funk & Juju 1973​-​1987.
    • Strut.

    Fight The Good Fight

    • are SING SINCK, SING.
    • Constellation Records.
  • Forest 404

    Pan's Dwindling

    • BBC Sounds.
  • Heinali

    Partita For Two STOs

    • Kaleidoscope - Compilation of experimental music from Ukraine.
    • Flaming Pines.
  • Afework Nigussie & Zea

    Bourgeois Blues (live at RPM)

    • Four Corners Of The Globe - OCCII Live - Do It Yourself All Together.
    • OCCII/Makkum Records/Red Wig/Rebel Up! Records.
  • Kendrick Scott Oracle


    • A Wall Becomes a Bridge.
    • Blue Note.
  • Pip Eastop & Susanne Kujala

    The Creation (Live)

    • Songs of a Lost Land, Vol. 1.
    • Three Worlds Records.
  • Exoterm

    Forest Mist - Night

    • Exit Into The Corridor (LP).
    • Hubro.
  • Erland Cooper

    Spoot Ebb

    • Sule Skerry.
    • Phases.
  • Anatolian Weapons

    Ofiodaimon (feat. Seirios Savvaidis)

    • To The Mother Of Gods.
    • Beats in Space.


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