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.
World Radio Day, all female selection special. World Radio Day this year is focusing on the empowerment of Women and gender equality through the medium of radio. So what better reason can there be to celebrate women in recorded music.
In anticipation of Hackney GT hosting the live music stage for three days at the London Coffee Festival from 3rd - 6th April today's show celebrates the coffee producing countries and continents of Brazil, Colombia and Africa.
Cal Jader & Russ Jones join forces for an epic 2 hour end of year throw down of some of the best tunes, albums and gigs in 2013 from future tropical sounds to dancehall, dub, funk, soul, proto afro-disco and of course plenty of cumbiaaaaaaa!!!
Diversity all the way from pro to electronic afro funk with William Onyeabor to vintage r 'n' b from the new Juke Box jam comp to new chicha jams, balkan bangers, new Brazilian tropicalia from Mais Um Disocs new signing Amabis and a whole lot more.
Tropical all the way from the esoteric to the the dancehall, from Spanish reggae to Colombian glitch cumbia. For the second half of the show it is a Vampi Soul special highlighting a few of the great releases on the label.
Ethereal to dub, jazz to bangers, electronic african to ragga., latin house to tropical …..Musical journeys around the world mixed up and mashed up. Hold tight.
Going live 4-5pm mixlr.com/soasradio and podcast at www.soasradio.com/hackney-globe-trotter
A call to global world music domination - Showcasing the finest of new releases and re-issues and what a treasure trove to choose from. Hi-life to mexican pop with some jazz, dub, forro, afro electronic, gypsy beats and more......
From old school uk hip hop with the London Posse, classic dub with Fred Locks, new jazz from The Sign of Four and rare as hen teeth african grooves from Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De Cotonou it is all in the bag for a 1 hour global excursion.
Spring has finally arrived in London and UK and it is time for some music to lift the spirit and spread the tropical vibes. There is new music from Omar, Kobo Town, Super Spanish Combo, reissues from Ebo Taylor, Nico Gomez and trips to Bollywood, Nigeria, Colombia and beyond..
A super big outing of downright global funk taking no prisoners. there are excursions to Brazil, Colombia, israel, Congo, Argentina, USA, Poland, paris and beyond. Mixing up electro bangers to vintage rockers it really is a box full of delights.
HGT Radio live and podcast via SOASRadio.org. Big and diverse selection today from new jazz, spoken word, classic jazz funk, Rolling Stones covers, cumbia bangers to Russian funk. A truly new to old, east to west and north to south strange but delightful selection.