Hackney Globetrotter

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In his weekly show on SOAS Radio, Russ Jones plays a world beat mix up, covering everything from Cumbia to Soukous, gypsy , latin hip hop, reggaeton, dubstep, raverton, afro beats, vintage classics and beyond.

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Hackney Globetrotter 68Thu, 2011-09-08 18:13

HGT 68. An alternative outing this time round. Taking in the dark and mysterious from countries as far and wide as... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 67Tue, 2011-09-06 16:37

From Iran to Cambodia, UK to Zambia. What a big mix and treasure trove of sophisticated , exotic, funky , upfront,... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 66Tue, 2011-08-30 19:10

HGT 66. From pop to popping speakers including dirty blues, Swiss ethio funk, Swedish gypsy skanking punk, Zanzibar... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 65Thu, 2011-08-25 19:34

Afro soundtrack music via Soundway, moombahstep (whatever that is) Jump Around, The Specials goes drum n bass a little... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 64Mon, 2011-08-15 18:28

HGT 64. Plenty of global bangers in the show mixed up with the best in vintage to upfront jazz, cumbia, ska, raver,... See details

Hackney Globe Trotter 63Fri, 2011-07-29 16:52

From Amy to Basement Jaxx goes classical there is a lot of UK music in this show plus all the funky, afro, latino,... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 62Tue, 2011-07-26 18:38

HGT in the mix. A special party world wide, genre bending, funky dj selection. 1.Dreadsquad & Ward 21, Jump & Skip... See details

Hackney Globetrotter Episode 61Mon, 2011-07-18 15:29

Mix up, mash up, global music Hackney madness. Russ Jones back in the studio for another Hackney Globe Trotter radio... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 60Mon, 2011-07-11 03:00

Today we go to Argentina, Persia, Staten Island NYC, California, Puerto Pico, Congo, Bollywood, Mexico, Colombia, ... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 59Thu, 2011-06-30 19:33

From Norway to SA and Tokyo to New York. The vapour trails from this weeks HGT musical excursion make for one big sky... See details

Hackney Globetrotter Episode 58Fri, 2011-06-24 17:06

Its all about the Hackney Jungle Fever with a bit of Mental Remedy, Bata Tea, Shadow Kissing, Brazilian Skies, Upbeat... See details

Hackney Globetrotter Episode 57Tue, 2011-06-21 16:40

HGT 57- Representing all corners of the globe with a few twist thrown in . Highlights include vintage Somali funk, A... See details

Hackney Globetrotter Episode 56Fri, 2011-06-17 12:08

HGT 56. Gil Scott-Heron tribute. Big band funk, moombhaton, Pernambuco pysch, classic British r 'n'b, cumbia ravers,... See details

Hackney Globetrotter Episode 55Sun, 2011-05-22 03:00

Today the HGT goes to Brazil, Ghana, UK, Colombia, Brazil, Sierra Leone, UK, USA and Arabia. That must be about zone... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 54Wed, 2011-05-18 16:36

Tropical, skanking, dubtastic , grime, cumbiaaaaaaa, swing, afro trance, afro disco, afro beat, balkan mexicano,... See details

Hackney Globetrotter Episode 53Wed, 2011-05-11 17:07

HGT show number 53:- As Ebo Taylor says 'What is Life'. Well today it's all about another sunny day in London town... See details

Hackney Globetrotter Episode 52Tue, 2011-05-03 03:00

HGT returns somewhat battered from the excellent Winter Sessions in Chamonix to try and soothe out the aches and pain... See details

Hackney Globetrotter Episode 51Fri, 2011-04-29 03:00

From Tamil rock to Arabic nu pop, Thai funk, classic latin, latin dubstep to jazz, afro house and beyond. HGT mixing... See details

Hackney Globetrotter Episode 50 - 2 Hour SpecialSat, 2011-04-09 22:00

HT goes 50. Yes yes yes , 50 shows young and this time round a 2 hour special. The biggest mix up of global raver,... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 49Tue, 2011-04-05 13:50

Big mix up as always from classic gospel to the latest moombhaton ravers spiced with a bit of congolese secousse,... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 48Thu, 2011-03-31 03:00

The sun is truly shinning in London town. Its a new season and new energy burst fourth from the studios of SOAS... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 47Mon, 2011-03-28 20:59

Heavy and turbulent times in the world. Thoughts go out to Japan and people of the middle east. Hackney Globe Trotter... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 46Sat, 2011-03-26 18:02

World wide selection as ever and crossing all musical boundaries: Raver merengue, SA jazz, original latin garage punk,... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 45Sat, 2011-03-26 02:08

Another week of too much music and not enough time. Where does it end? After checking the brilliant Reggae Britannia... See details

SOAS Radio Live - Hackney Globe TrotterFri, 2011-03-04 16:44

Live DJ Set by Hackney Globetrotter Russ Jones at the SOAS Radio Live event at Favela Chic in January. See details

Hackney GlobeTrotter 44Wed, 2011-02-16 11:00

Special guest in the studio: Mais Un Gringo talking about and playing tracks from his great new compilation Oi! A Nova... See details

Hackney Globetrotter 42Wed, 2011-02-16 10:50

Hackney to the world. Mambo to new forro, Japan and Jamaica via Hackney for some reggae offerings, classic Talking... See details

Hackney GlobeTrotter 43Fri, 2011-02-11 17:08

Up up and away flying in my beautiful balloon.............. across the infamous marshes, London, Africa, Eastern... See details

Hackney Globe Trotter Episode 41Sat, 2011-01-22 02:00

HGT is go for 2011 and on this trip traveling to to Cuba, Colombia, UK, Hackney, Brazil, SA, Hackney (again),... See details

Hackney Globetrotter Vs Movimientos: The Best of 2010Sun, 2010-12-19 02:00

HGT vs Movimientos, Russ Jones and Cal Jader 2010 end of year round -up. Great music, chat , debate and banter for an... See details

Hackney Globe Trotter Episode 39Mon, 2010-12-13 14:27

Disco to Argentina electro avante-garde with plenty in-between. An arabic influenced 3 in a-row, more Thai funk and... See details

Hackney GlobeTrotter Episode 38Tue, 2010-11-23 20:30

1.True Blues, The Last Poets, This is Madness 2.Mad Bangra , artist unknown 3.The African Look , Philip... See details

Hackney Globe Trotter 37: Get On Train, Go With Bus, Elephant Ride, Put Up Tent. Sun, 2010-11-07 14:51

(All will be apparent...regarding that title...) 1. I Believe In Miracles (Stereo), Mark Capanni, I Believe In... See details

Hackney Globe Trotter Episode 36 - Tropical SpecialFri, 2010-10-22 18:54

HGT 36 Tropical Special with guest DJ Sonido Martinez: a lil' bit of cumbia crunk plus the normal mix-up, mash-up... See details

Hackney GlobeTrotter 35Fri, 2010-10-15 17:50

Jazz, electronica, rhumba, ragga, tropical disco, dancehall, mali/cuba music, George Benson, avant-garde pop, ethiopian... See details

Hackney GlobeTrotter 34Fri, 2010-10-15 15:11

Special guest in the studio - La Chusma Collective from Berlin. Previewing releases from their new label, Sistema... See details

Hackney GlobeTrotter 33 Fri, 2010-09-17 11:37

A round up the albums that that have dropped through the postbox of HGT HQ over the last few months and been waiting... See details

Hackney GlobeTrotter 32 Mon, 2010-07-26 13:02

After too long a break the Hackney Globe Trotter is back. Trips to Lebanon , Spain, Denmark, Glastonbury festival and... See details

Hackney Globetrotter Episode 31 Thu, 2010-05-27 17:39

Man seeks the Future, Russ Jones the HGT on a mission . The future of global music. Indo electronica, thai beat, LDN... See details

Hackney GlobeTrotter Episode 30 Fri, 2010-05-21 13:15

HGT is 30! Thirty episodes and going strong. Included in this show, Thai Funk, Japanese death jazz, 'new' Jimi... See details

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