Greedio X July '23

16/08/2023Listen To Our Latest Monthly Selection Of Extraordinary Tracks From This Planet Of Ours

Hello all you lovers of quality sounds from around the globe. We're deep into the month of August and thus return to the drawing board to compile our 20 favourite new releases and musical discoveries from the past month for you and make them available in a comprehensive playlist now streaming via Greedio on Spotify. As per usual, our current selection includes a wide array of styles, which we attempted to put into an order making for a good listen, so here goes. 

Our "Greedio X July '23" playlist includes Monique presenting a song written by eight-year-old Bernard, the luminous collab by Pedro Ricardo and Damián Botigué (read more here), the afro-futuristic compositions of Samuele Strufaldi and Guéré musicians from the Ivory Coast (read more here), London's afro-diasporic Mandé jazz ensemble Balimaya Project (read more here), singular experimental dub project African Head Charge (read more here), Guyanese afro-folk outfit The Yoruba Singers, an East African gem off the Colombian coast by Issa Juma & Waanyka (read more here), the title track to Brazilian singer-songwriter Djavan's eponymous 1978-released album, Colombian duo Las Mijas off Coco María's recently released "Club Coco: ¡AHORA! The Latin Sound of Now" compilation, Egyptian rock artist and human rights defender Ramy Essam, the sentimental raï of Mohamed Lamouri (who has been performing in the Parisian metro since the early 2000s), Stockholm producer and multi-instrumentalist Daniel Ögren, prime-time Japanese reggae pop by Miki Hirayama from the forthcoming "Tokyo Riddim 1976-1985" compilation, Cyril Yeterian & Cyril Bondi teaming up for two tracks with Colombian avant-garde staples the Meridian Brothers, Egyptian legend Bob Azzam with a tribute to couscous, contemporary Lebanese producer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Charif Megarbane, late Moroccan folk singer Mohamed Rouicha, Mali's Cheick Tidiane Seck, Palestinian composer and pianist Faraj Suleiman and, finally, Parisian free jazz collective Asynchrone honouring the music of late Japanese legend Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Click below to preview the selection or head directly to our channel for the full 82 minutes. 

AUTHOR: Lev Nordstrom