AWIL 236 - Global Music Bonanza

A Global music bonanza on this A World in London as Sophie Darling & DJ Ritu check out the best new international CDs! ARTIST TRACK COUNTRY Joji Hirota Chikyu Japan/UK Ruben Blades La Flor De La Canela Panama Kan Beng Unity UK/Gambia/Libya/Israel Ajay Srivastav Between The Cracks...Read more..

A World In London 226 - Scalper

Speaking words of wisdom and rapping from his Book of Humanity, Scalper was live in the studio on this A World in London! Scalper, aka, MC Nad, toured the world with Nation Records feisty band Fun-Da-Mental, lyrically & vocally leading their global music revolution. We caught him back in...Read more..

A World In London 222 - Strong n Stable

A strong and stable selection of great global CDs on this A World in London. Listen in to Sophie Darling, Norman Druker & DJ Ritu anytime, anyplace! ARTIST TRACK COUNTRY Joji Hirota Chikyu Japan/UK Dominic Halpin & The Honey B’s Che La Luna Italy Ifriqiyya Electrique Qaadrii...Read more..

A World in London 221 - Full swing!

The AWIL team are back after their holidays and in full swing with the latest global CDs on this A World in London. Listen in to Sophie Darling, Norman Druker & DJ Ritu anytime, anyplace! ARTIST TRACK COUNTRY Joji Hirota Chikyu Japan/UK Yuly Tovar Tus Desprecios Mexico Divanhana...Read more..

A World in London 220 - New Global

New global CDs on this A World in London with Sophie Darling & DJ Ritu! ARTIST TRACK COUNTRY Joji Hirota Haru No Ibuki Japan/UK Battle of Santiago El Viajes del Bata Cuba/Canada Afrikan Boy One Day I went to Lidl UK/Nigeria Raka Lenorije Chaje UK/Slovakia/Turkey Chico Chica...Read more..

A World in London 217 - Non-BrexitDay

DJ Ritu & Norman Druker foil the Brexiteers with a global gathering of music on this A World in London. ARTIST TRACK COUNTRY Yamato Drummers Sen-Nari Japan Elida Almeida Era Mintira Cape Verde King Ayisoba Wekana Ghana Emel Mathlouthi Layem Tunisia Southern Cone Quintet La...Read more..

A World In London 209 - Koral Society!

Packets of throat lozenges lay scattered around the table in the SOAS studio last Wednesday, lying in wait for any unplanned or spontaneous coughing fit. Two of the Koral Society, were unwell with colds, as was the show host, while the third band member had wisely stayed away to avoid any passing...Read more..

A World In London 208 - Global music marches ahead!

Global music marches ahead on A World In London! Fresh releases from Senegal, Spain, and Egypt previewed by DJ Ritu, Norman Druker, Sophie Darling, and Maisie Fitzmaurice. Plus, Oxford Maqam vocalist Yara Salahiddeen introduces the group’s much anticipated debut album – ‘Wax Cylinder...Read more..

A World In London 207 - Turns the heat up on new global albums!

Turning the heat up on A World In London! Glowing global albums from Vietnam, Serbia, Iran, Italy, +++ previewed by DJ Ritu, Norman Druker, and Maisie Fitzmaurice. ARTIST TRACK COUNTRY Hossam Ramzy Sabla Tolo IV ...Read more..

A World In London 206 - Nu global music for the New Year!

A World In London welcomes in 2017 with fresh new global CDs! Listen in to our amazing international music selection featuring artists from Honduras, Turkey, Poland, India, and more, previewed by DJ Ritu, Norman Druker, and Maisie Fitzmaurice. Click here!: Record labels represented include...Read more..

A World In London 199

So lovely to welcome back Johnny Mooney to A World In London! We’ve known him until now as one half of the impressive dubby Asian fusion  band Tiger Blossom which he set up with marvellous vocalist Ishrat Al-Mazi. On this occasion Johnny came to the studio to introduce his excellent new record...Read more..

A World in London 198

Time to turn on the heating, or, turn up the volume on our global winter warmers! New albums from Luisa Maita, Bonga, and Dhafer Youssef in the mix, an extract from fRoots Magazine’s compilation by Alsarah & The Nubatones, plus your essential Goin’ Global Gigs Guide on this AWIL with DJ...Read more..

A World in London 197

The new CDs just keep coming! – From the entire planet! Check out some super treats from Turkey, Brasil, and Guinea-Bissau plus the Goin’ Global gigs Guide on this AWIL with DJ Ritu, Sofia Gaetani-Morris & Adriana...Read more..

A World in London 196 - The Autumn global collection!

A World in London is back at SOAS Radio with a magnificent autumn collection of global music! Listen in for some of the amazing international CDs that have piled in through the letterbox over the summer break from bands like Pink Martini, Sondorgo, and Orkesta Mendoza, with DJ Ritu in the mix and...Read more..

The Story of UK Bhangra Part 1 - Kuljit Bhamra

In this new Mini series Isuru will be exploring the origins and production philosophy of UK Bhangra. In this episode he is joined by Producer and Tabla player KULJIT BHAMRA to talk in detail about his work and production methods. Written, Recorded and Produced by Isuru Perera for SOAS...Read more..

A World in London 185

A mega-mix of global music on this A World In London with DJ Ritu! Tracklist: Hossam Ramzy - Sabla Tolo IV M.A.K.U. Soundsystem - Positivo Flux - Hush Abel Lima - Corre Riba The Sachal Ensemble + Meryl Streep - Speak 3 Argentinas -...Read more..

A World in London 184

Cross-cultural capital music on this A World In London with DJ Ritu! AWIL Goin? Global Gigs Guide: May 13 ? Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas & Eduardo Martin @ London Guitar Studio, Sounds of the Sufis @ Nehru Centre, Flux @ Rich Mix. May 14 ? Don Kipper @ St. Ethelburga?s, May 20 ? Oysland & 42...Read more..

Talk: The Future, Women & Internet Radio

Awesome radio presenters Goldierocks (British Council), DJ Ritu (SOAS Radio/Resonance FM), Martha Caidan (BBC 1Xtra, Radar Radio) and Ros Fraser (Grassroots Radio Network) came together to talk about working for internet radio, specialist music programmes, women's voices on radio and much more!...Read more..

20 Years of Asian Underground

20 Years ago a genre known as Asian Underground emerged in the UK Dance music scene. Join NAJMA AKHTAR, AKI NAWAZ (Fun-Da-Mental), DJ RITU and AJAY SRIVASTAV (Swaraj) in a special roundtable discussion as they talk about the records, labels and club nights of this forgotten genre. Hear the true...Read more..

AWIL 156

Awesome global mix on this A World In London including new CDs from Niraj Chag and The West African Blues Project with Ramon Goose & Modou Toure! http://soasradio.org/content/awil-156 This FRIDAY! A World In London-LIVE at The Southbank Centre, June 19th, with Ganga Thapa & Namlo, and Mosi Conde...Read more..

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