Join Alban Low on a journey across Africa, from Algeria to Zimbabwe, one country, one record at a time. Episode 3 Take a trip with me to Chad, The Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire/Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Djibouti. This week we listen to music from the ancient kingdom of...Read more..
We were joined by our live guest, Djanan Turan, who us about her support work with Middle Eastern refugee children in Turkey. She also treated us to a couple of live songs, accompanied by the sensitive playing of Fred, her guitarist/musical partner. Originating from Adana, south Anatolia,...Read more..
Drum disciple Srjdan Beronja on this A World in London! Ethnomusicologist, composer, and percussion maestro Srdjan Beronja released his superb second album Sounds of The East via ARC Music in February. Its fluidity is reflected in the eloquence of its creator and the album tracks are not simply...Read more..
On this A World in London, Norman Druker & DJ Ritu serve up the latest intercontinental music treats from across the globe!Read more..
In this show, Sophie Darling, Amy Thomson, and DJ Ritu review the best new global CDs that have landed through the AWIL letterbox! Plus, we feature a brand new season of charity gigs called Same Waves Musicians Series which raise funds for migrants & refugees – put November 23rd at The Post Bar...Read more..
Sizzling summer sounds on this A World in London! Click here: https://soasradio.org/music/episodes/awil-306-sizzling-summer Scorching hot new global CDs reviewed by artist Alban Low, Norman Druker and DJ Ritu including fresh albums by Senegal’s Youssou N’Dour, Pink Martini’s Thomas...Read more..
A kaleidoscope of new global music on this A World in London – previewed by Norman Druker & DJ Ritu! Read more..
Lucas Keen & DJ Ritu explore a global warming mix of CDs during the UK’s Winter-Summer on this A World in London!Read more..
Norman Druker & DJ Ritu peruse the best new global music offerings for 2019, including CDs by Dub Colossus, Kel Assouf, and Zaz! Plus there’s the essential Goin’ Global Gigs Guide to Londontown! ARTIST TRACK COUNTRY Joji...Read more..
DJ Ritu, Norman Druker, Sophie Darling, and Lucas Keen review the latest & best international CDs in this Diwali special, which includes albums by innovative producers Deep Forest & Gaudi, conscious Reggae giants Black Roots, and field recordings by someone called David Attenborough... Read more..
Bodhran & beyond with multi-faceted musician/singer and enigmatic educator, Aimée Leonard on this A World in London! Plus world cups of new music introduced by Norman Druker & DJ Ritu! Find all episodes of A World in London, and our definitive worldly gig guide at www.djritu.com Listen...Read more..
Scorching hot new global CDs rounded up by Norman Druker & DJ Ritu on this A World in London! Find all episodes of A World in London, and our definitive worldly gig guide at www.djritu.com Listen anytime,...Read more..
Exceptional & eloquent singer/songwriter Eliza Shaddad on this A World in London! Eliza Shaddad’s new single ‘My Body’ comes out this week, pointing to her fantastic debut album ‘Future’, which is scheduled for release in October. Aptly titled as Eliza’s own future beckons...Read more..
Superb singer/songwriters Bryde & Karima Francis on this A World in London! The Mayor of London’s new music month continues through June across our vibrant city, shining a light on female music-makers. Two artists supported by #SoundsLikeLondon dropped into our studio this week adding to...Read more..
Queen bee of Bulgarian folk music, Eugenia Georgieva on this A World in London! Click here: https://soasradio.org/music/episodes/awil-260-eugenia-georgieva London’s premier & most eloquent ambassador for traditional Bulgarian vocal music, Eugenia Georgieva, has just released her...Read more..
Fascinating Greek musical mythology with Daemonia Nymphe on this A World in London! Spyros G. and Evi S. conceived the notion of their music project almost 25 years ago on the steps of Athens’ Parthenon, inspired by its classical grandeur and gateway to the Greek gods. Since then Daemonia...Read more..
Sunlit guitar compositions with Branco Stoysin on this A World in London! Branco Stoysin unveiled his wonderful new studio album on this AWIL, marking the 20th anniversary of his label, Sun Recordings. Titled ‘Above the Clouds’, the CD features ten tracks each with an individual story...Read more..
Tips & tricks for musicians by Lucie Caswell from The FAC on this A World in London! Click here: https://soasradio.org/music/episodes/awil-253-lucie-caswell There’s no business like show business, and for many musicians this now means developing new skills in promotion, CD distribution,...Read more..
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...Read more..
Impact Theatre Company director Amanda Noar on this A World in London! For International Women’s Week we spoke with one of the most talented creatives working in our city. Amanda Noar has had a glittering career in dance, television, and stage, and now she leads the Impact Theatre...Read more..