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A Firsthand Guide to Bled, Slovenia – Introduction

In 2017 and 2018 I published A Firsthand Guide to Bled, Slovenia. This is the 2018 edition.

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I see this nonsense meme is making the rounds again. It’s not true, and I wonder what the real motivation is.

Around the World 11 October 2019 – Playlist

This is the planned playlist for my show on Slice Audio Friday 11 October. 8:00 pm local time (19h00 UTC) repeated 03:00 Saturday morning.

The show will be available from sometime Saturday here and on MixCloud.com

A Firsthand Guide to Bled Slovenia

The 2018 editions of Firsthand Guide to Bled, Slovenia are no longer available . But you can download the book here.

Stories from Lake Bled Podcast Index

This is a list of the podcast episodes for Bled Stories – stories and people from Lake Bled.

Video for today: 9 October

Orange Blossom – HABIBI – Live à fip

This week I’m listening to …

Starting the week with Absque/Celt/folk/rock band Huntza

Video for today: 6 October

Toya Delazy – Funani (Official Music Video)

Around the World 4 October 2019 – Playlist

A little rushed today as I have a pressing Saturday. This will be updated over the weekend.

Video for today 5 October

Nermin Alukic – Cerkez live @ City Pub Sarajevo 24.07.2011

Video for today: 4 October

Gaye Su Akyol – Bir Yaralı Kuştum

Video for today: Tuesday 1 October

Karine Polwart – Chance (Official Video)

This week I’m listening to …

Quiero Creedence | Various, Don Keller | Fiesta, Maya Kamaty ! Pandiyé, Manu Chao | Clandestino / Bloody Border World

Video for today: Monday 30 Sept

Mostar Sevdah Reunion – Sto te Nema Live@Bimhuis Amsterdam

Video for today: Sunday 29 Sept

African Soukous Guitar – Nyboma-Zatcha + Langa Langa Stars Medley – Pf. by Don Keller

Video for today: Saturday 28 Sept.

(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay | Otis Redding 50th Anniversary | Song Around The World  

Around the World 27 September 2019 – Playlist

This is the running order and programme notes for my global mix of World Music “Around the World” on Slice Audio.

You can listen every Friday at 8:00 pm local time (Belfast, Dublin, Glasgow, Cardiff, London) and 19h00 Universal Time (UTC). The show is repeated at 3:00 am Saturday (02h00 UTC) 

Video for today: Friday 27 Sept.

The Weight | Featuring Robbie Robertson | Playing For Change | Song Around The World  

Video for today: Thursday 26 Sept.

All Along The Watchtower | Playing For Change | Song Around The World

Video for today: Wednesday 25 Sept.

DakhaBrakha — Yanky  

ATL Remembers… On The Radio, During The Conflict Friday 22 January 2016 – Archive link

From the BBC’s blog archive the story of The Bottom Line/Across the Line

Video for today: Tuesday 24 Sept.

Boban Marković Orkestar – Mrak Balkan Brass Band from Vladičin Han, Southern Serbia  

This week I am listening to …

Tura | Hipnoera – EP Love the idea of a night train from Harare to Connemara … African/Irish from Belfast and Zimbabwe. Which Way | Chase the River  New single from them. Classy (More to come)

Video for today: Monday 23 Sept.

Mostar Sevdah Reunion featuring Sreta – Skitnica  

Video for today: Sunday 22 Sept.

Mix the City Belfast – Hannah Peel and others.

Video for today: Saturday 21 Sept.

From Latvia, Aminata & Tautumeitas – “Dzīvot Citādāk”

Around the World 20 September 2019 – Playlist

This is the running order and programme notes for my global mix of World Music “Around the World” on Slice Audio.

Video for today: Friday 20 Sept.

Hunnu Guren – Batzorig Vaanchig & Auli

Throat singing from Mongolia & Bagpipe and Drum music from Latvia

Video for today: Thursday 19 Sept.

Saodsj’ from Reunion sing in Creole playing in Maloya is one of the two major music genres of Réunion Two albums Pokor Lèr, Saodaj’ 

This week I am listening to …

Flory Jagoda | Memories of Sarajevo I read today (17 September 2019) of the death of Jewish Bosnian singer, Flory Jagoda. Had not heard of her before, so a good reason to find some of her music . This 1989… Continue Reading →

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