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theartsdesk Radio Show 11

theartsdesk Radio Show 11

Musical mayhem with Bollywood James Bond, fiery Cuban grooves and Korean indie

Bachar Mar-Khalife: Beirut groover

Peter Culshaw’s latest global round-up of new music and reissues features the usual spendidly earbending eclectic selection. There’s 1960s Indian lounge, 1970s Senegalese music unearthed by the ever-adventurous Analog Africa label, Arabic Jazz and a Cuban song about the dangers of lechery, not to mention hot off the press Four Tet and a couple of tracks from Lebanon’s brilliant current art-pop export Bachar Mal-Khalife. Two top Korean indie tunes are introduced by musician Jim Kim, and guest presenter Germaine-Nicol Hughes from the Asgard Agency plays some country blues and a token organic techno track. All that, plus some shaken and stirred Bollywood James Bond.   

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1.  Ananda Shankar, "Jumpin’ Jack Flash"  (from Dishoom's Bombay London Grooves)

2. Orchestra G.M.I., "Groupment Mobil D’Intervention" (from Senegal 70)

3. Bachar Mar-Khalife, "Wolf Pack"

4. Ibrahim Maalouf ,"Nomade Slang"

5. La-33, "La Rumba Buena"

6. Luiz Bonfa & Vinicius de Moraes, "Manha de Carnaval"

7. Assim Na Terra Como No Ceu  "Teme de Abertura"

8. Cabruera, "Druidas do Agreste"

9. The Savages, "Born to be Wild"

10. Festival Flamenco Gitano + Da Capo, "Cantes Gitanos"

11. Estrellas de Areito, "Pongase Para Las Cosas"

12. Civic Virtue (or Public Morality), "White Room"

13. The Black Skirts, "The Weather"

14. Juan Formell y Los Van Van, "La Titimania"

15. James Bond Bollywood Theme

16. Astrospider, "Ritimista"

17. Aisha Devi, "Mazda"

18. Blossom Dearie, "I Like London In The Rain"

19. Bachar Mar-Khalife, "Kyrie Eleison"

20. Sturgill Simpson, "Turtles all the Way Down"

21. Diana Jones, "If I Had a Gun"

22. Four Tet, "Jupiters"

23. Fangool, "Mariama" (From Senegal 70)

24. Laos, "Processional"

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