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Round the globe with joyous world beats

A joyous nonstop sonic trip round the globe, with South African jazz and heartbreaking English folk via Argentina electro-rock, sparkling Madagasi music and a stomping Danish polka

Global beats and roots music from every corner of the world. Tonight a joyous non-stop sonic trip round the globe with South African jazz from Hugh Masekela and heartbreaking English folk to Argentinean electro-rock, sparkling Madagasi music, a new song from Rhiannon Giddens and a stomping polka from Denmark

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 4 May 2019 00:30

Music Played

  • Philemon Hou

    Grazing in the Grass

    Performer: Hugh Masekela.
    • Rhino.
  • Manu Chao

    Bixo and Eldorado

    • Virgin 8103212.
  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan


    Singer: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Performer: Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan.
    • Mustt Mustt.
    • Real World Records.
    • 9.
  • Spiers and Boden Duo

    Mary Anne

  • Axel Krygier


    • Los AƱos Luz Discos.
  • Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi

    Gonna Write Me a Letter

    • Nonesuch.
  • Justin Vali Trio

    Sova (Malagasy Rap)

    • Real World Records.
  • Trio Da Kali and Kronos Quartet

    God Shall Wipe All the Tears Away

    • Ladilikan.
    • World Circuit Records.
  • Hopsadaddy


    • GO' Danish Folk Music.


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