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Peter Culshaw

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Peter is a music and arts broadcaster and has written for the Observer, Guardian, Daily Telegraph and Songlines, among others in the UK and internationally. He has written a recently published book Clandestino: In Search Of Manu Chao published by Serpent's Tail and has produced and compiled numerous CDs. He was a founding Director of theartsdesk, and is co-editor of the New Music section.

Articles By Peter Culshaw

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

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

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theartsdesk Radio Show 25 - with bohemian chanteuse Anne Pigalle

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

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WOMAD, Charlton Park review - a gloriously defiant global music celebration

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10th Odessa International Film Festival review - exquisite gay love stories and visionary new music

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Oumou Sangaré, Earth review - the new Mama Africa takes her crown

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

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

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'I read French from left to right and Arabic from right to left': remembering Algerian rebel rocker Rachid Taha

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BaianaSystem, Village Underground - the new Brazilian contenders

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WOMAD 2, Charlton Park review - rainbows and rumba

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David Byrne, Eventim Apollo review - twice in a lifetime?

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Ismaili a Go-Go: How the Aga Khan funded a music renaissance

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Africa: A Journey Into Music, BBC Four review - too little, too late?

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theartsdesk in Ramallah - the music biz turns its sights on Palestine

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Trolls World Tour review - a visual spectacle full of toe-ta...

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Alma's Not Normal, BBC Two review - bare-knuckle comedy...

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The Beast review - bad cop blues

“They say we all have a beast locked up inside of us,” a character observes early in this...

Gators, Tramp Productions online review - the glittering dar...

She’s an ordinary young woman, and she really doesn’t know what to think. After all, things are way out of control. She knows that the natural...

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ZZ Top always seemed like a Texan version of Status Quo. It turns out, from watching this entertaining but hardly revelatory documentary, that...

Album: Nels Andrews - Pigeon and The Crow

This is the perfect album for these dark and dislocating times, a delicious slice of...

Remembering John Prine, one of the great American singer-son...

John Prine, who has died at the age of 73 from a Covid 19-...

Wonderland, Hampstead Theatre online review - a major play a...

The talk is of an “economy in ruin [with] unemployment through the roof”: a précis of Britain in lockdown? In fact, this is one of the many eerily...