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AWIL 252 - Blood Tub Orchestra Thu, 2018-03-22 17:41

Musician/Producer Tim Whelan introduces The Blood Tub Orchestra on this A World in London! 

Tim Whelan is one of the gifted brains behind super fusionistic band Transglobal Underground but you’ll find his musical fingers in many pies. His latest project is called The Blood Tub Orchestra and this intriguing outfit twists & tilts Music Hall tradition into the 21stcentury! Listen in to this AWIL with Sophie Darling, Norman Druker, and DJ Ritu to hear more about TBTO, a special tribute to Cambodian Space Project singer Channthy Kak (RIP), plus new CDs from late South African legend Hugh Masekela, Ivory Coast’s Dobet Gnahore, and more!

ARTIST                                  TRACK                                   COUNTRY

Joji Hirota                   Akita                           Japan/UK

NAMLO                       Aadhi Khola               Nepal/UK

Hugh Masekela          Stimela                        South Africa

Dobet Gnahore          Djoli                            Ivory Coast

Pedro Torres               Eso                               Mexico

Nat Birchall                Man From Varanasi   UK

The Cambodian Space Project  Mondulkiri Cambodia

The Blood Tub Orchestra   I Cannot Sing the Old Songs  UK

‘                                   ‘   The Bolshevik         UK

AWIL Goin’ Global Gigs Guide: Mar 23 The Underscore Orkestra/RAKA @ The Magic Garden, Mar 23 Balagan Cafe Orchestra @ Green Note, Mar 27 Trilok Gurtu @ Jazz Cafe, Mar 28 Afrikan Boy @ The Lexington, Mar 29 DJ Ritu/Club Kali @ BFI Flare, Mar 31 Kuch Kuch Bollywood Nights @ The Alice EC3A, …more at

21/3/18  AWIL 252  Also this week Roger Grech at Resonance, click:  Next week Lucy Caswell (FCA) at SOAS and Ramon Goose at Resonance!  #AWorldInLondon is podcast on #Itunes & #Mixcloud:   A World In London – in its TWELFTH year! Live on Wednesdays, 4pm, from SOAS Radio:  and AWIL  at Resonance 104.4fm at 6.30pm, repeat Monday 8am, online, DAB  & on Resonance Extra 5pm Wednesdays.  Join us on Twitter @aworldinlondon  Twitter:@djritu1