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theartsdesk Radio Show 21

peter Culshaw

The latest of Peter Culshaw’s global music round-up of new and re-released sounds features new albums from veteran Afro-beat pioneer Tony Allen, an astonishing collaboration between revered string...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 20 – from Mali to São Paulo

peter Culshaw

New global sounds this month include tracks from the scintillating new album from Malian diva Oumou Sangaré, electro-Sufi grooves, Afro-folk from Koral Society, the soundtrack from They...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 19

peter Culshaw

Latest intercontinental sounds from theartsdesk’s resident...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 18

peter Culshaw

Peter Culshaw’s nomadic monthly round-up of the latest brilliant intercontinental sounds includes...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 17

peter Culshaw

Another peripatetic global music update from theartsdesk's Peter Culshaw, hosted by Music Box Radio. This edition features forthcoming album releases from hard salsa revivalists...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 16

peter Culshaw

After a hiatus, theartsdesk Radio Show is back with a new partner, Music Box Radio, hosted in their studio at the Market House in Brixton. Peter Culshaw’s global round-up of new and...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 15

peter Culshaw

Another splendidly eclectic globalist radio show hosted by Peter Culshaw. The show's featured album of the month is the impeccable The Woman at The End Of The World by...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 14

peter Culshaw

Another of Peter Culshaw’s peripatetic global radio shows. Star of this month's show is the Trinidadian Calypso Queen Calypso Rose, whose new album Far From Home, to be...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 13

peter Culshaw

Another peripatetic mix of the latest global sounds and reissues from theartsdesk’s resident world music fanatic Peter Culshaw. The...

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theartsdesk Radio Show: Bowie Tribute

peter Culshaw

That purveyor of everything from crazy cosmic jive and plastic soul to epic disco and elegant Berlin ambient gloom made a hell of an exit last week. His last release,...

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