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theartsdesk Radio Show 19 | reviews, news & interviews

theartsdesk Radio Show 19

theartsdesk Radio Show 19

More sizzling global sounds including new grooves from Cuba, Mali and Lebanon

Yasmin Hamdan: New sounds from Lebanon

Latest intercontinental sounds from theartsdesk’s resident world music freak Peter Culshaw include a dose of hot Cuban strains old and new, extracts from excellent new albums from Malian diva Oumou Sangare and Yasmin Hamdan (see photo above) from Lebanon, now based in Paris.

Other treats include Portuguese fado updates from Lula Pena, passionate Sufi singing from Abida Parveen, cosmic grooves from Space Captain and gorgeous gloom from Grazyna Becewicz. 




1.  Los Zafiros “Bossa Cubana”


2.  Adolfo Echverria  “Sabroso Bacolau”


3.  Afro-Cuban All Stars “Amor Verdadero”


4. Oumou Sangare “Yere Faga”


5. Ondatropica  “Ondatropica”


6. Orchestre Baobab  “Sey”


7. Nico Saquito  “Al Vaiven Di Mi Carreta”


8. Roberto Fonseca “Habanera”


9. Makoomba “Komukanda”


10. Lula Pena “Pesadela da Historia”


11. Jazz Ahmed “Jamil Jama”


12. Abida Parveen “Yaar dii Gharoli”


13. Kevin Ayers  “Stranger In Blue Sude Shoes”


14. Space Captain “Landing”


15. Koki Nakano “Petite Piėce Pour Un Inconnu”


16. Grazyna Becewicz “Quartet For Four Violins (Movement 1)


17.  Koral Society


18. Yasmin Hamdan “Assi”


19.  Temple of Light  “Om Shanti”


20.  Unnati Dasgupta “Chill It Out”


21. Quantic  “Shuffle Them Shoes”


22. Doctor Native “Sabrosura”


23. Yasmin Hamdan “K2”


24. Orchestre Baobab “Douga”




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