Globalwize Radioshow #435

16/11/2023Listen To A Brand-New Instalment Of Weltbeat Host/Selector Jean Trouillet's Far-Reaching Radio Format

Only a few more weeks to go in 2023 and we still have so many quality productions to share with you. Today, we return with a another instalment of WeltBeat host and selector Jean Trouillet's far-reaching Globalwize broadcast on Frankfurt community radio X. Bringing us a wide range of current releases from around the globe, these selections are always a treasure trove of musical discoveries. So without further ado, here's a quick overview of the artists included in this two-hour show, now streaming via the Greedio channel on Mixcloud.

The "Globalwize Radioshow #435" features extraordinary productions by the likes of mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre and lutenist Thomas Dunford reintrepreting French love songs from three centuries, three outtakes from "The Complete Works of Jacques Brel (1953-1962)" on Frémeaux & Associés, Armenian world pop trailblazer Ladaniva with a track from their recently released debut album, Danish singer and musician Helene Blum performing alongside fellow Danish violinist and composer Harald Haugaard on their second collaborative album "Den Store Sommer", traditional fado singer Cristina Branco with a track from her 18th album "Mãe", sultry Berlin five-piece Cherry Bandora with a tavernesque tune from their latest full-length "Back to the Taverna" (read more here), double bass player Edouard Pennes and his ensemble revisiting the repertory of 'Gypsy jazz' legend Django Reinhardt on "Génération Django", French outfit Tram des Balkans from their latest project "En Cavale" with singer Mélissa Zantman, Czechia-based New Zealand multi-instrumentalist Jono Heyes from his Beehive Studio at the edge of the Bohemian Forest, Karim Maurice's phenomenal project Koum Tara and La Camerata embarking on a new, multi-faceted journey based on traditional chaâbi poetry and melodies, the Western string quartet, jazz and electronic music, Mongolian 'tuva khöömli' performer Batsükh Dorj, Tuvan group Huun-Huur-Tu (see a full live performance on Seattle's KEXP below) with two tracks from their 1993-released album "60 Horses in my Herd", Nashville-born, Oregon-based musician, scholar and singer-songwriter Julian Saporiti, alias No-No Boy, Hannover DJ and production duo and nu jazz/big beat stalwarts Mo' Horizons, the gifted Sweden-based Senegalese kora player and percussionist Maher Cissoko, explosive Bugandan techno outfit Nihiloxica, renowned American roots reggae outfit Groundation in cahoots with French dub producer Brain Damage and, last but not least, legendary UK reggae group Creation Rebel with their first album in over forty years.

Click below to preview the selection or head to Mixcloud to stream the full two hours. Find the full playlist here

AUTHOR: Lev Nordstrom