Around the World – 6 & 8 March 2022


SliceAudio and FerryFM, and Radio Larne, and Armagh City Radio plays-out Around the World on Sundays from 10.00 pm – midnight local time. The show is also available Tuesdays from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Lisburn’s 98 FMBangor FM and Down Community Radio

You can hear the show anytime on MixCloud.

You can sign up for the weekly preview on Substack. This week’s edition is below the running order.

Programme notes and videos follow the running order.


Artist Track  Album
C. Tangana, Omar Montes & Daviles de Novelda La Culpa (feat. Canelita) La Culpa (feat. Canelita) – Single
Elephant Stone La Fusée du Chagrin Le Voyage de M. Lonely dans la Lune – EP
Femi Kuti Na Bigmanism Spoil Government Legacy +
Kateřina Göttlichová Cedulička Zimnice
Mariel Mariel & Lido Pimienta De los Límites De los Límites – Single
Riccardo Tesi, Elena Ledda, Lucilla Galeazzi, Alessio Lega, Nando Citarella & Maurizio Geri Il trenino che parte e va A sud di Bella Ciao
Howlin’ Wolf Spoonful Blues Giants (Deluxe Edition)
Imarhan Temet Aboogi
Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn Who Says Women Aren’t as Good as Men Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn
San Salvador Lo Mes de Mai La Grande Folie
Talisk Surya Dawn
Liraz & Kamufle Remotely Close: Azizam Remotely Close: Azizam – Single
47SOUL Dabke System Semitics
Part 2    
Piers Faccini The Damned and the Saved The Damned and the Saved – Single
Urban Village Marabi Udondolo
Dowdelin Simé Love Lanmou Lanmou
Antonio Castrignanò Taranta World Babilonia
Sacred Heart of Bon Tempi Vanished into Air Single
Viguela Y te digo lo que siento A la manera artesana
Alessia Tondo   Sita
Alenti Fthinoporina Syrta Jasmine
Black Flower Blue Speck Magma
Midlake Bethel Woods For the Sake of Bethel Woods
Moonshye Lisa (feat. Joanna Szczęsnowicz & Pavel Smid) Curtain of the Moon
Combo Chimbita Babalawo IRE

Greetings! In this week’s show we hear music from Algeria, Belgium, Canada, China, Colombia, Czechia, France, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Texas, Turkey, and USA.

Hear last week’s show and see the running order here on my blog.

But first, what is the instrument in the photo below?


Kateřina Göttlichová is the musician, but I can’t find out what the instrument is called – and no it’s not a competition. If you know, please tell me.

Kateřina Singer is a composer and multi-instrumentalist and Zimnica (Chills in Czech and Winter in several Slav languages such as Slovenian, Bosnian and Croatian) is her first solo album.

This is what has to say about her and her first album. “One of the founders of the award-winning BraAgas-awarded Anděl opens a new life and music stage with the single Družička from the upcoming album called Zimnice. The album will be released on November 26 by the Czech publishing house Indies Scope.

“[Družička] The bridesmaid combines a combination of traditional music and modern electronics with the text of a Slavic folk song. The artist contrasts the old story with today’s society. The use of acoustics of instruments such as nyckel harps in the creation of percussion and ambient surfaces also preserves folklore authenticity …”

Kateřina Göttlichová , together with the predominantly female band BraAgas, which performs folk music from Spain to the Balkans, is the holder of several Anděl awards in the world music genre category. Their latest album O ptácích a rybách appeared on June 2018 at the top of the World Music Charts Europe.”

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On the Web:  Slice AudioFerry FM,  Radio Larne and Armagh City Radio on Sundays at 10:00 pm to midnight.

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On Tuesdays at 7:00 pm on the air (FM) and on Radio Garden

The 3 year archive and running orders are on my blog and Mixcloud

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No one is more surprised than me that I’ve become something of a fan of C. Tangana in recent months. It’s not just the music. It’s the high standards of the videos, the humour and the ability to combine something traditional with new interpretations that make it so interesting and entertaining. I’ll be starting the show with his new single (and video) La Culpa (The Blame). In the line up are Omar Montes – like Tangana from Madrid, Daviles de Novelda from Alecante, and featuring Spanish flamenco singer Canelita from Algeciras on the shored of the Medetarian just opposite Gibraltar on the Bay of Gibraltar.

Here’s the official video of La Culpa:


One of the best performances I saw last year was from Italian Antonio Castrignanò. It was a powerful performance with an enthusiastic audience who would have been dancing in the isles – but there was plenty of room in front of the stage. Taranta World is from his first album in several years Babilonia. “Antonio Castrignanò is a tambourine player [and he’s a pretty good guitar player, too] and singer rooted in Salento’s musical culture, combining raw energy and pure emotion while moving from gentle chanting to the explosive rhythm of the Pizzica Tarantata” And there’s more here

This is the video of Taranta World:

Last week I played Vanished Into Air by Sacred Heart of Bontempi. Paul Burgess a friend for around 40 years and former creative force behind one of the best punk bands from anywhere Ruefrex, contacted me on Twitter and asked me to play it. And I did. It’s only since then I discovered the significance of the song and overall project.

“’Vanished Into Air; …a song for the disappeared’ is the 2nd single from Sacred Heart of Bontempi. The band are TP Burgess; Davy McLarnon; Keith McVeigh; Donal McCann and Ali Mackenzie. Video by Alastair & Angus Graham, Ringfield Productions. Wave Victims Group support this music initiative and continue to appeal for information leading to the discovery of the remaining ‘disappeared’. Details at the end of the video.”

If you don’t know about The Disappeared, one of the most horrific parts of our history here – and for some it is not yet history – then this video is a good place to start.


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