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Around the World 3 April 2020 – running order & listen on demand

Around the World is available live on Slice Audio every Friday from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Around the World 6 March 2020 – Audio and show notes

Around the World is available live on Slice Audio every Friday from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm (repeated with a couple of extra tunes from 3:00 to 5:00 am on Saturday).

Video for today – 3 March 2020

A classic golden oldie

Video for today 24 February 2020

Pintandwefall : Ah-Ah-Ah

Video for Today 23 February 2020

Gaye Su Akyol – İstikrarlı Hayal Hakikattir

Around the World 17 January 2020

This is the planned playlist for tonight Friday 17 January. I will add links and notes before, during and after the show.

Around the World 10 January 2020 – Playlist and show notes

This is the planned playlist for tonight Friday 10 January. I will add links and notes before, during and after the show.

This week I have been listening to …

Music have come across during the week.

Recommended restaurants around Lake Bled

I’ve not eaten in every restaurant – but I have tried the majority. Here’s my list

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

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)

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 →

This week I’m listening to … Week beginning 8-9-19

Building a playlist as I go

Around the World 23 August 2019 – Playlist

Before I go on air, this was the planned running order. Things change and the two “extra” tracks are to be added. The 03h00 repeat has no news which allows me to add a couple of shorties.

Henry McDonald – Two Souls – book review

Exciting, strong characters, envy, treachery, David Bowie, football violence, navigating around Belfast’s ring of steel. Bad decisions. Realistic and believable. Caroline Music carrier bags.

This week I’ve been listening to …

I’m listening to about five albums a week, usually when out walking. This week …

Charles Cumming – The Man Between

The central character “Kit” Carradine, is a writer of espionage novels and has a notion of himself as a spy. He is picked up by a man from the secret service, who inducts him into the darker hall of mirrors world to deliver a message. That’s when the paranoia begins.

Around the World 14 June 2019 – Playlist

This is the playlist and the audio. Includes Afro Celt Sound System, Officina Zoe, La Bottine Souriante, Mostar Sevdah Reunion

Around the World 24 May 2019

Here is the planned running order for the show – you can hear it on Slice Audio every Friday at 7:00 pm UTC (8:00 pm BST/IST 9:00 pm CEST). 

Around the World Playlist 5 April 2019

Here is the playlist for tonight (7:00 pm UTC 8:00 pm GMT) Downloadable programme to follow.

Hrdza’s new album Neskrotený

“Welcome to Slovakia” they sing on Hit, a track on Hrdza’s new album Neskrotený. It is a thrill of an album using wit, style and excellent musicianship.

Community Podcasters are the new Punks

Three chords and a guitar? Community podcasters have an audio recorder and a determination to have their voices heard. Just like punks in the 1970s who demystified the record industry.

My new Mixcloud channel

After much messing about I have signed up to Mixcloud to try it out. Not so many clever mixes, more a playlist. 

This is a Song from Europe part 1 (there may be more) and the first episode on what I call Davy Sims’s World Music Radio.

Janez Fajfar re-elected Mayor of Bled

Župan Janez Fajfar has been re-elected mayor of Bled once again. He was standing unopposed. Here is an interview he did for the Firsthand Guide to Bled.

Pod Lipo Restaurant Ljubljana

Staying in an Air B&B on Rimska cesta Ljubljana took us from our usual patch in the old town and led us to do what I enjoy most, exploring.

Total Slovenia News

A new English language news and current affairs website Total Slovenia News has recently launched.

5 books I’m reading now (or about to read)

The Woman in the Woods John Connolly, Three Daughters of Eve – Elif Shafak, Uncommon Type – Tom Hanks, The Anonymous Venetian – Donna Leon, The Bridge over the Drina – Ivo Andrić

Returning to Podcasting

After much thought and deliberation (i.e. dithering) I have decided to revive my tech and media podcast – and extending it to music. Testing for the bathroom effect in the kitchen. (Audiophiles will get that one). 

First recording next week with Popup (Ross Moffett) and musicians Sonja Sleator and Chase the River). That should be available Thursday 8 March. Subscribe here.

First recording next week with Popup (Ross Moffett Sonja Sleator and Chase the River)

New podcast coming soon

Starting at the beginning of March, I will be launching my new podcast. I will be talking about Technology, media, innovation, creativity and investment. Whatever tickles my fancy really – really. In the first episodes., guests will include people who are involved in creating virtual reality, there will be games developers, and I’ll be talking to some innovators – people who have struck out to do something new.

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