A World In London – SOAS Radio
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DJ Ritu's show A World in London has long been a much-loved institution, recognized as the essential meeting point for world music fans and a hub for the industry. Originally broadcast on the BBC London, Ritu’s show has an unrivalled reputation for presenting a rich cultural mix that truly reflects the diverse musical tastes of London and its people. Whether she's interviewing one of the leading lights of world music (past guests have included A R Rahman, Angelique Kidjo, Jah Wobble, Tinariwen, and Tarkan) or introducing listeners to new talent, Ritu’s down-to-earth approach demystifies world music, presenting it as a user-friendly genre which unites cultures and denies barriers. For the very best sounds from all 4 corners of the globe, to hear the freshest (and often exclusive) new releases, to know who’s who, and what’s happening in town, check out A World In London every Tuesday at 4pm online and podcast!
||CleanA World in London 256 – Paul Fisher||We invited Far Side Radio’s Paul Fisher to give us a beginner’s introduction to new music from Asia – as widely as he could take us in under an hour. A formidable task, given that Indonesia alone has around 17,500 islands, and Japan nearly 7,0||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAWIL 255 – The Sophie Darling Takeover||With Ritu in India, SOAS Radio’s Sophie Darling makes a selection of her favourite tracks from A World In London. You Need Love – Ebo Taylor – Ghana Mo Light – 47 Soul – Palestine Laissez Passer – TootArd – Syria||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA World in London 254 – Garth Cartwright||Going For A Song with author Garth Cartwright on this A World in London! Who doesn’t love records? That’s like asking who doesn’t love chocolate, right? There is something permanently irresistible about those succulent discs of acetate loaded with||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAWIL 253 – Lucie Caswell||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 s||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAWIL 252 – Blood Tub Orchestra||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 proj||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAWIL 251 – Amanda Noar||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,||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA World In London 250 – Afla Sackey!||Percussion maestro & exceptional music-maker, Afla Sackey dropped in to this A World in London! Afla will be performing with his super band Afrik Bawantu at The Empire Bar in Hackney THIS Saturday February 24th and is set to dazzle Mare Street wi||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAWIL 248 – Trip Around The Globe!||A trip around the globe with the freshest new international CDs on this A World in London! Listen in anytime, anyplace with Sophie Darling, Norman Druker, and DJ Ritu! ARTIST TRACK||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA World in London 247||Percussion queen, Elizabeth Nott on this A World in London! Click here: https://soasradio.org/music/episodes/a-world-in-london-247-elizabeth-nott Talented Venezuelan musician Elizabeth Nott returned to AWIL with news about her forthcoming Middle East||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA World In London 246 – New Year Music!||The finest selection of New Year global music on this A World in London! Brand new CDs for 2018 by international artists like the Afrika Mamas, Luar Na Lubre, Jyotsna Srikanth with Nordic Raga, and many more, previewed by Sophie Darling, Norman D||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|