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theartsdesk Radio Show 31 - special guest: TV soundtrack maestro Dominik Scherrer

Peter Culshaw

Peter Culshaw’s periodic global themed radio show is...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 30 - podcast on Malcolm McLaren with Paul Gorman, his biographer

Peter Culshaw

This episode of Peter Culshaw’s episodic global...

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

Peter Culshaw

Peter Culshaw’s periodic global music radio update is back...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 28 - Tony Allen tribute with guest Stephen Budd

Peter Culshaw

Peter Culshaw’s occasional global radio music show comes blinking into the light after...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 27 - direct from Sāo Paulo with guest stars including Chico César

Peter Culshaw

The latest edition of Peter Culshaw’s global music radio update was recorded...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 26 - with guest from the Amazon, the latest Brazilian star Arthur Nogueira

Peter Culshaw

This edition of Peter Culshaw’s global music radio show has a great guest – the hugely talented Brazilian...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 25 - with bohemian chanteuse Anne Pigalle

Peter Culshaw

This edition of Peter Culshaw’s periodic global music radio show features guest special guest Anne...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 24 - hot subcontinental sounds with guest Viveick Rajagopalan

Peter Culshaw

This episode of Peter Culshaw's occasional global music radio update features guest interview Viveick Rajagopalan, one of the hits of this summers WOMAD Festival. He...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 23 - the hottest Brazil sounds for 2019 with guest Tiago Di Mauro

Peter Culshaw

The focus of this radio show, one of Peter Culshaw’s occasional updates of ...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 22 - the autumn's newest global sounds

Peter Culshaw

The latest in Peter Culshaw’s occasional updates in the best of new global music features unreleased tracks from forthcoming autumn releases and re-releases dug up by eccentric crate-diggers. Even...

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