Best of Globalwize 2013

19/05/2023Listen To Another Annual Best-Of Playlist By Weltbeat Host & Selector Jean Trouillet

In another return to the radio X vaults, WeltBeat host and selector Jean Trouillet unearths his best-of Globalwize picks for the year 2013. 37 of the 40 chosen tracks that year are now streaming on Spotify via Greedio. But before we let you dig in, here's a quick rundown of who made the cut: 

The "Best of Globalwize 2013" selection includes extraordinary music by Breton traditional singer and player of the treujenn-gaol (Breton clarinet) Érik Marchand, Polish avant-garde Janusz Prusinowski Trio, Hungarian violinist, zither player and composer Lajkó Félix, virtuosic French artist YOM, charismatic Parisian Balkan four-piece Aälma Dili, French ensemble Bratsch, Bogotá-based ensemble Monsieur Periné, Swiss electronic band Kadebostany, Japanese composer Jun Miyake, Macedonian singer Usnija Redžepova, Balkan brass band Fanfara Tirana, English electro-world music collective Transglobal Underground, early music ensemble Oni Wytars, Marseille-based outfit Moussu T E Lei Jovents, Jamaican singer and composer Winston McAnuff alongside French accordionist Fixi, Azerbaijan's Aydin Aliyev, NYC blues band Matuto, Hungarian DJ/producer duo Savages Y Suefo, Austrian hang player Manu Delago alongside British singer-songwriter Andreya Triana, British producer Bonobo, Danish sample standouts Den Sorte Skole, internationally renowned Welsh harpist Catrin Finch alongside Senegalese griot, djembe master and kora player Seckou Keita, trans-national music collective Monoswezi, Malian ngoni master Bassekou Kouyate, Congo's Jupiter & Okwess, Belgian rapper of Congolese origin Baloji alongside L'Orchestre De La Katuba and Kuku, Angola's Os Kiezos, Congolese vocalist Grand Kallé, Benin's Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, American singer and clarinettist Ted Lewis, rhythm and blues icons The Johnny Otis Show, Jamaican drummer Count Ossie and the Wareikas, Berlin-based calypso band Lord Mouse and the Kalypso Katz, New Orleans' Trombone Shorty, German producer TEKA and Swedish-Ugandan vocalist Jaqee, French outfit Deluxe featuring rapper Cyph4, Swiss dub outfit Dub Spencer & Trance Hill alongside Jamaican vocalist Ken Boothe and US bassist Victor Rice and, last but not least, New Zealand's finest Fat Freddy's Drop. 

Click below for a preview or head directly to our Greedio channel on Spotify to stream the full selection. For the full tracklist head here.

AUTHOR: Lev Nordstrom