Globalwize Radioshow #376

Jean Trouillet Delivers Another Episode Of His Far-Reaching Deep Listening Experience For Radio X / Weltbeat

"Everything is getting from 'Bad to Worse'," sings Burning Spear and it may seem obvious why host Jean Trouillet picked this tune to kick off his 376th Globalwize radio show for Frankfurt's Radio X / Weltbeat. He himself attributes it to the people of Belarus and their ongoing fight for justice. Up next is Lebanese 'grand dame' Fairuz with her anthem to "Le Beirut", followed by a more upbeat contribution by Mashrou' Leila. A promising opening to another [...]

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Greedy for August

Listen To Our Latest Monthly Selection Of Extraordinary Tracks From Around The Globe

"Augustus Gloop, Augustus Gloop, the great big GREEDY nincompoop," sing the Oompa Loompas in Roald Dahl's 1964 children's novel "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and we will leave it at that. It does however sum up how we felt, trying to find more and more extraordinary tracks to fill our Spotify playlist for the month of August. The search was unrelenting, but we feel confident about the picks we made.

Our "Greedy for August" selection kicks off  with Don [...]

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Forward Ever Backward Never

Ian Bishop AKA Daddy Discipline Returns To Greedio With A "Riddim Culture" Jamaican Revival

Ian Bishop aka Daddy Discipline's "Dread At The Controls" tribute show to the inimitable Mikey Dread caused quite a stir on our airwaves, when we uploaded it to our Mixcloud channel back in July. Now, he returns to Greedio with another "Riddim Culture" special from the Radio X archives, this time launching a full-out Jamaican revival, entitled "Forward Ever Backward Never". "Fying in the face of playlisted musical mediocrity, Daddy Discipline brings you the [...]

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Globalwize Radioshow #375

Radio X / Weltbeat Host Jean Trouillet Invites Listeners To Join Him On Another Far-Reaching Deep Listening Experience

For the latest two-hour episode of his long-standing and far-reaching deep listening experience, host Jean Trouillet invites listeners to dive into an ocean of global sounds. His Globalwize show #375 embarks on a soothing selection of contemporary electronic and neo-classical music, passing through new material by Malian artist Oumou Sangaré and a 2007-released Malian crossover project by Dee Dee Bridgewater, then lounging out to the Bahama Soul Club and [...]

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Lost in Latin Music #01

DJ Hans Delivers A Comprehensive One-Hour Introduction To The Wide World Of 'Latin Music'

Ever marvel at the diversity of what is broadly described as 'Latin music'? We happily welcome German music journalist DJ Hans to our Greedio Mixcloud channel with the very first episode of "Lost in Latin Music". The show ties into his "Latin Music News" column for the Latin-Mag webzine on Latin American music, through which Hans regularly shares his many musical findings from the Latin world with readers in Germany. Luckily for us, "Lost in Latin Music #1" [...]

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Greedy for July

Listen To Our Latest Monthly Selection Of Extraordinary Tracks

Tracks upon tracks upon tracks...we have now officially entered the month of August and so it is yet again time for us to take a musical look back at July and pick our favourite tracks of the month for your listening pleasure. Our selection this time kicks off in South Africa with the haunting voice of Johannesburg-based artist Bongeziwe Mabandla, moving on to the 1972-released and recently reissued UK Latin jazz holy grail by percussionist Robin Jones, then on [...]

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Globalwize Radioshow #374

Radio X / Weltbeat Host Jean Trouillet Invites Listeners To Join Him On A New Episode Of His Far-Reaching Deep Listening Experience

Here we go again, on another deep and eclectic listening journey through time and space, transcending borders and genres with your host, Jean Trouillet for Radio X / Weltbeat. Globalwize Radioshow episode #374 is now up exclusively on our Greedio Mixcloud channel, featuring a wide-ranging, two-hour selection of tunes from around the globe. Tune in and tune out to music by One World One Voice, Amparo Sanchez, Mano Negra, Ssewa Ssewa, Bongeziwe Mandabla, Bab [...]

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Radio Shantel International

Frankfurt-based Producer Shantel Revisits His Recently Released Collaborative Album "Istanbul"

A few weeks back, Frankfurt's very own Stefan Hantel – better known as Shantel – dropped his long-overdue musical tribute to the city of Istanbul, a city that welcomed him with open arms in the early 2000s and that he himself has embraced as a home away from home. It was there that Shantel crossed paths with local wedding and party band Cümbüş Cemaat. Celebrated on Istanbul's underground circuit and with some 500 songs to their repertoire, curiously [...]

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Globalwize Radioshow #373

Jean Trouillet Delivers Yet Another Far-Reaching Deep Listening Experience For Radio X / Greedio

As movement has become somewhat of a rare commodity these days, and though it may sound cliché, music is means for us to travel in a protected yet boundless environment. Allowing us to recalibrate our senses and shift our perception to spheres less traveled, Globalwize radio show host Jean Trouillet present episode number 373 of his far-reaching deep listening experience for Frankfurt's community Radio X. Inviting his listeners to join his intergalactic [...]

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Dread At The Controls

Listen Back To A Special "Riddim Culture" Tribute Show On Pioneering Reggae Artist/Broadcaster Mikey Dread

If you're a fan of the offbeat, you will no doubt be aware of the immeasurable impact one Mikey Dread had on Jamaican soundsystem culture, dub and roots reggae music. The late singer, studio engineer and broadcaster Michael Campbell, better known as Mikey Dread, was one of the genre's pioneering innovators and most influential performers who paved the way for reggae music in the late '70s with the island's first exclusively reggae radio show on JBC. 

"After [...]

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Greedy for June

Listen To Our Monthly Selection Of Extraordinary Tracks

We're back for the second instalment of our new monthly playlist format on Spotify. We spent the month of June browsing all kinds of music and, again, we put together a selection of 20 tracks, mainly new releases, that have been on our radar. This time around we come riding into view on a wave of vintage and modern Cumbia. We lay down to relax on a bank of Desert Blues meets Ethio-jazz, watching the jazzy tides ebb and flow, then wade back into free waters, [...]

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Globalwize Radioshow #372

Jean Trouillet Delivers Another Far-Reaching Deep Listening Experience For Radio X / Greedio

We are back with another edition of Jean Trouillet's Globalwize Radioshow on Frankfurt's Radio X that you can now revisit exclusively in our recently inaugurated Greedio Mixcloud channel. Believe it or not this is Jean's 372nd show and again, it leads all to and through all sorts of musical discoveries from around the globe with Jean moderating in German and English, adding insight and anecdotes along the way. 

If you didn't know, Jean originally began spinning [...]

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