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theartsdesk Radio Show 29 - Morricone, Moroccan psychedelia and Sudanese techno | reviews, news & interviews

theartsdesk Radio Show 29 - Morricone, Moroccan psychedelia and Sudanese techno

theartsdesk Radio Show 29 - Morricone, Moroccan psychedelia and Sudanese techno

New, re-released and just damn fine music from around the planet

Nayda fron Bab L'Bluz: new Moroccan star power

Peter Culshaw’s periodic global music radio update is back, quicker than usual as there is some catching up to do.

There’s a focus on Ennio Morricone, who died this week - with his amazing range from Westerns to lush soundscapes and experimental hipster 1960s hipster pop. A secondary focus is on re-issued and new Moroccan grooviness - the wonderfully stoned 1970s soundscapes of Abdou El Omari to the hot off the press fabulousness of Bab l’Bluz. Other sizzling new stuff includes a rework of Saint Germain’s “I Want You To Get Together Right Now”(who sampled it from Marlena Shaw in the first place) for our BLM times by Jonja Smith, some Japanese dance music and Palestinian re-works of 1980s Middle-Eastern disco from Tootard. Not to mention some hot toe-tapping Sudanese progressive techno.








Ennio Morricone - The Good, The Bad and the Ugly


Jonja Smith -  Rose Rouge


Norah Jones -  Black


Shinichiro Yokota -  Bells


Bab l’Bluz -  Ila Mata


Abdou El Omari -  Rajaat Laayoun


Alsarah and the Nubatones -  Fuani (Pablo Fierro Remix)


Antionette Konan - Kokoloko Tani


Bab l’Bluz - Gnawa Beat


Abdou el Omari -  Alghoroub


Miles Davis -  Genérique


Morelenbaum2/ Sakamoto - Chanson pour Michelle


Carlos Alessio - India Song


Suzanne Ciani - Glass Houses


Paul McCartney -  Bogey Wobble


The New Cool Collective -  Bambolé


Kutiman -  Copsavana


The Group - Feed-back


Ennio Morricone - Cockeye’s Song


Frank Zappa - The Grand Wazoo


Tootard - Open Sesame


Attarazat Addahabia and Fara - Aflana


Poulenc - Nocturne No 3   (excerpt)


Africa Express presents Terry Riley’s In C  (excerpt)








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