Best of Globalwize 2003

Listen As Weltbeat Selector/Host Jean Trouillet Revisits His Favourite Releases Of 2003 On Spotify

Ever since 1997, Weltbeat host and selector Jean Trouillet has been airing an annual end-of-the-year selection of his personal favourite releases and more recently began compiling his picks in comprehensive Spotify playlists. It has been a rough couple of weeks since we last posted a "Best of Globalwize" playlist, one day before Russia attacked Ukraine to be exact. But in times like these, music has the potential to lift our spirits and set our minds afloat and [...]

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Greedio X April '22

Listen To Our Latest Monthly Spotify Selection Of 20 Extraordinary Tracks From Around The Globe

Spring has sprung, it seems, seeing as we've been waking up to partly sunny skies, leafy trees and chirpy birdsong these past days. The first four months of the year are in the books, prompting us to say: So long, April 2022! But before we fully turn our backs on you, here's our latest selection of our favourite releases and musical discoveries from the past month, now streaming exclusively in our Greedio channel on Spotify. 

Our "Greedio X April '22" playlist [...]

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Globalwize Radioshow #404

Weltbeat Selector/Host Jean Trouillet Shares A Brand-New Episode Of His Far-Reaching Format

Two weeks after his last reggae-tinged instalment, we return with another eclectic listening journey through time and space. Weltbeat host and selector Jean Trouillet just aired episode #404 of his far-reaching Globalwize format on Frankfurt's Radio X and the full show is now available exclusively in our Greedio channel on Mixcloud. 

"Globalwize Radioshow #404" opens with a soothing performance by the renaissance ensemble Capella de la Torre, pianist Markus [...]

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Globalwize Radioshow #403 (Reggae Special)

Weltbeat Selector/Host Jean Trouillet Airs A Brand-New Episode Of His Far-Reaching Format

War is not the answer, but music might be. In times like these, listening to the latest instalment of Globalwize comes as a very welcome distraction. Airing show #403 of his far-reaching format, Weltbeat selector and host Jean Trouillet has made this one a global reggae special, serving up a rootsy selection of higher vibes and extraordinary collaborations, now streaming exclusively in our Greedio Mixcloud channel. 

The show gets off to a marching brass band [...]

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Greedio X March '22

Listen To Our Latest 20-Track Selection Of Extraordinary Music From Around The Globe And Beyond

Happy April Fool's Day everyone, and yes, it's beginning to look like the joke is on us. As Russian forces continue to ravage Ukraine and war rages on, daily business cannot be more than a distraction from a harsh reality. Please support the cause in any way you can and stand with Ukraine. The Anti-DicKtators' defiant track "Russian Warship (Go F**k Yourself)" is still available on Bandcamp and has already raised Β£660 for the Ukrainian Trust Chain. Likewise, [...]

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Globalwize Radioshow #402

Weltbeat's Jean Trouillet Returns With Another Episode Of His Far-Reaching Format (Ukraine Special πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦)

War, what is it good for? The Russian attack on Ukraine more two weeks ago has cast its ugly shadow over us, as we wake up each day, hoping for this senseless aggression and subsequent suffering to end. Deeply saddened and worried by the terrible ongoing events, we find ourselves wanting to put an end to this madness as soon as possible. Weltbeat host Jean Trouillet found himself reflecting on the current situation in Ukraine, while preparing to air the latest [...]

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Greedio X February '22

Listen To Our Latest Monthly Selection Of 20 Extraordinary Tracks From Around The Globe

Welcome to March and another 20-track selection of our favourite musical discoveries from around the world and the past month. 

Our "Greedio X February '22" selection opens with a beautiful reissue on Strut Records, "bringing together the timeless ghazals and poetry of Afghan singer Dr. Mohammad Sadiq Fitrat, aka Nashenas", put together by Chris Menist and the late Mads Nimann Jensen (RIP). We then travel half way around the globe to Melbourne, where Australian [...]

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Best of Globalwize 2002

Listen Back To Another Early Best-Of-Globalwize Playlist By Weltbeat Selector/Host Jean Trouillet

We've said it before and we'll gladly say it again: You can always count on Weltbeat selector and host Jean Trouillet's selections to widen your musical horizon and point you to an artist or a group that you had no clue was out there. Ever since 1987, Jean has been airing his far-reaching and eclectic Globalwize format on Frankfurt's community Radio X and for over two decades has made it a habit to revisit his favourite, most significant releases of the year in [...]

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Globalwize Radioshow #401

Tune In To A New Two Hours Of Weltbeat Selector/Host Jean Trouillet's Far-Reaching Format

Happy Valentine's Day to all you lovers around the world! The sun is out in Berlin today and spirits are high as we share a brand-new instalment of Weltbeat host and selector Jean Trouillet's far-reaching Globalwize format. Originally aired on Frankfurt's community Radio X, the full show is now available exclusively in our Greedio Mixcloud channel

"Globalwize #401" brings us a fresh selection of tunes from the global circuit and kicks off with Jean Rondeau, [...]

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Greedio X January '22

Listen To Our Latest Monthly Selection Of 20 Extraordinary Tracks From Around The Globe

One month into 2022 and it could be worse. Okay, the weather in Berlin is dreary as is wearing a mask to do anything beyond the threshold of your own humble abode, but hey, there's always the world wide web and the abundance of musical retreats to fill the vacuum. That being said, here comes our latest Greedio selection of 20 extraordinary releases and discoveries from around the globe and the past month. 

Our "Greedio X January '22" selection features the lead [...]

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Sound & Pressure

Daddy Discipline Returns With A Criss New Episode Of "Riddim Culture" From The Radio X Vaults

Originally aired on Frankfurt community Radio X in the late 90s - early 00s, Daddy Discipline's "Riddim Culture" show enjoys a cult status among those in the know. Back in 2020, when we launched our #Greedio audio component, we returned to the vaults to retrieve some of these shows and, having received Daddy Discipline's blessing, decided to upload selected episodes to our Mixcloud channel, a sonic archive of sorts, for the elders to revisit and the youth to [...]

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Best of Globalwize 2001

Weltbeat Selector/Host Jean Trouillet Revisits His Personal Best Releases Of 2001

Weltbeat's Jean Trouillet has been airing his far-reaching regular Globalwize format on Frankfurt community radio X since 1987 and most recently hosted his 400th show! In December of each year, he takes a look back at the most significant and favourite releases in his book and has begun compiling best-of Spotify playlists to archive these annual selections via Greedio. Today, we travel back in time to see what was hot back in 2001. 

The "Best of Globalwize [...]

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