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Worldwide FM Upfront Playlist: April 2017

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The Worldwide FM Upfront Playlist is a carefully curated run-down of Gilles’ favourite new music. While Gilles’ Top 10 show reminisces on some favourite moments, the Upfront Playlist looks forward to the tacks that’ll make an impact in the month ahead.

Catch these tracks on rotation in the hour before and after our daily live broadcasts, 9-10AM and 6-7PM on weekdays. Sample some of the music from our Spotify playlist, listen on Soundcloud or grab the full list at the bottom.

To keep up to date with future Upfront Playlists, follow us on Spotify and Soundcloud.

Acid Pauli – Baris [Ouïe] // Germany
Alessandro Alessandroni – Afro Discoteca [Four Flies Records] // Italy
Alfa Mist – Keep On [Self Released] // UK
Alphabets Heaven – Caravan [Lost Note] // UK
Alphabets Heaven – Far Beyond [Lost Note] // UK
Amp Fiddler – No Politics Feat Neco Red [Mahogani Music] // US
Anchorsong – Mother [Tru Thoughts] // Japan
Andy Mac – 10 [Idle Hands] // UK
Arnaldo – Ceramics [Naturist Recordings] // Germany
Arnold Blair – Is It Real Love [Gemico Records] // Unknown
Art Alfie – Llamada 911 [Studio Barnhus] // Sweden
Arthur Verocai – No Voo do Urubu [Selo SESC SP] // Brasil
Ary Lobo – Nego Sao [RCA] // Brazil
B & G Rhythm – Hibaros [Polydor] // US
Baba Ali – Cog In the Wheel [Ways and Means] // US
BADBADNOTGOOD – Lavender (Nightfall Remix) Ft Kaytranada & Snoop Dogg [Innovative Leisure] // Canada
Bakery – Perceive Pursue [Unknown] // Unknown
Battagon – Narc [White Label] // Unknown
Black Classical – Jeje [On The Corner] // UK
Black Flower – Bones [Sdban] // Belgium
Blood Wine or Honey – Anxious Party People [Plastic Pagan] // China
Bonobo – Grains [Ninja Tune] // UK
Brass Fever – Time Is Running Out [Impulse!] // LA
Broadstrokes – Clean [Future Bubblers] // UK
Byron The Aquarius – Nights in Jakarta [In-beat-ween records] // USA
Charlie Calello Orch – Sing Sing Sing [EMI] // US
Childish Gambino – Me and Your Mama [Glassnote] // US
China Moses – Whatever [MadeinChina] // US
Chip Wickham – La Sombra [Lovemonk] // Spain
Clap! Clap! – Oriens Oriri [Black Akre] // USA
Coby Sey – All Change [Whities] // UK
Congi – City Tales [Fent Plates] // UK
Dane Belany – Complexium [Sahara Records] // US
Daniel Casimir – Really for Always [Jazz Refreshed] // UK
Dave Valentin – Clove And Cinnamon [Arista] // US
Dayme Arocena – It’s Not Gonna Be Forever [Brownswood] // Cuba
Deoke – Kamby Version [Tiffs Joints] // UK
Diggs Duke – He Wants To Live Like You [Brownswood] // UK
Domenico Lancellotti – Tudo Ao Redor [PR] // Brazil
Drake – Get it Together [Feat Black Coffee & Jorja Smith] [Young Money] // US
Drake – Passionfruit [Young Money Entertainment] // USA
Edu Lobo – Memórias de Marta Saré [Phillips] // Brazil
El Michaels Affair – Tearz feat Lee Fields & The Shacks [Big Crown Records] // USA
El Michels Affair – Iron Man [Big Crown Records] // US
Elsa Hewitt – Birthday Roof Party [ERH] // UK
Elsa Hewitt – Golden Moment [ERH] // UK
Elsa Hewitt – Snowmilk [ERH] // UK
Ephemerals – Cloud Hidden [Jalapeno Records] // UK
Ephemerals – Things-Part 1 [Jalapeno Records] // UK
Esa & Narch Beats – Blast Feat Pendo Zawose [Dekmantel] // South Africa
Ethio Cali – Zelesegna feat Kibrom Birhane [Live] // US
Fernando Falcão – 7º Cavaleiro [Carmo] // Brazil
Fiium Shaarrk – The Last Common Sense [Not Applicable] // UK
Focus – Rock Batlanga [Crown Ruler Records] // South Africa
Frank Ocean – Chanel [Blonded] // USA
Gab’iel – Molly [Unreleased] // Unknown
Gabriel Garzon-Montano – Cantina [Stones Throw] // US
Gaussian Curve – Breath [Music From Memory] // Netherlands
George Benson – The World Is A Ghetto [Warner Bros. Records] // US
God Colony – Turn My G Down [White] // UK
Goro Ito – Land – Automobile [Song X Jazz] // Japan
Hector Plimmer – Bulb [Albert’s Favourites] // UK
Hector Plimmer – Eastern System [Albert’s Favourite’s] // UK
Hejira – I Don’t Belong To Anyone (Lay Rework) [Self Released] // UK
Henry Wu – Just Negotiate (Kaidi Tatham Remix) [Eglo] // UK
Howard Maple – Soul Music [So Real International] // UK
Ijahman Levy – I am a Levi [Concrete Jungle] // UK
Inga – Less but Better
Ishmael Ensemble – Kito’s Theme [Banoffee Pies Records] // UK
J.Cole – Foldin’ Clothes [Dreamville] // US
J.Cole – Ville Mentality [Interscope Records] // US
Jamire Williams, Chassol & Carlos Ni̱o РExclusive Improvised Session [Live] // US
Jean-Michel Blais & CFCF – Spirit [Arts & Crafts] // Canada
Jens Kuross – Steadier [Aesop Label] // UK
John Horler – More of Five [White] // UK
Jonwayne – Wonka [WWFM Live Version] // US
Juana Molina – Paraguaya [Crammed Discs] // Argentina
Karavan – Lebanon [New Los Angeles] // US
Karavan – Wallah [New Los Angeles] // US
Karavan – West [New Los Angeles] // US
Karriem Riggins – Chop Chop [Stones Throw Records] // USA
Kasai Allstars – Drowning Goat (Esa Remix) [Crammed Discs] // Congo
Kiki Hitomi – Yellow Story [Jahtari] // Germany
King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard – Melting [Flightless] // Australia
Laura Marling – Soothing [More Alarming] // UK
Leifur James – Time [AWAL] // UK
Lena D’Agua – Tao [CBS] // Portugal
Little Simz – Shotgun (Feat Syd) [Age 101] // UK
Livy Ekemezie – Friday Night [Odian] // UK
Lodger – Doin’ It [A-Z] // UK
Lord Echo – Life on Earth (feat. Mara TK) [Soundway] // New Zealand
Mali Hayes – Momma (Ft. Jermaine) [AWAL] // UK
Mantronix – Big Band B-Boy [Sleeping Bag Records] // US
Mark Barrott – Schopenhauer’s Garden [International Feel Recordings] // UK
Mark de Clive-Lowe & Nicole Mitchell – Improvisation 3 [Live] // US
Matt Martians – Alotta Woman/Useless (feat Karl Faux)
Moonchild – Cure [White] // US
Mudd & Pollard – Far Away (Ron Trent Mix) [CLAREMONT 56] // US
Nerija – Valleys [White Label] // UK
Neue Grafik feat. Wayne Snow – We Are Good [22a] // UK
Nia Andrews – Notes On A History [Live] // US
NtJam Rosie – Never Give Up [Gentle Daze] // Cameroon
Nubya Garcia – Lost Kingdoms [Jazz Re:freshed] // UK
O’Flynn – Oberyn [Blip Discs] // UK
Objekt – Theme From Q [Objekt] // Germany
Ossie – Space Odyssey [SuperCali] // USA
Oumou Sangare – Yere Faga [Natureboy Flako Remix] [No Format] // Germany
Paul Horn – Salvador [Epic] // US
Penguin Cafe – Cantorum [Erased Tapes Records] // UK
Prins Thomas – Bobletekno [Full Pupp] // Norway
Quantic & Nidia Gongora – Que Me Duele? [Tru Thoughts] // UK
Rohey – Can’t Get This [Jazzland Recordings] // Norway
Rohey – Responsibilities [Jazzland Recordings] // Norway
Romeo Elvis – Drole De Question [Daring Music] // Belgium
Romeo Elvis – Nappeux [Feat Grems] [Daring Music] // Belgium
Ruby Rushton – Prayer for Yussef [22a] // UK
Ruby Rushton – Trudis Mood [22a] // UK
RY X – Howling [Live] // Australia
Sampha – (No one Knows Me) Like the Piano [Young Turks] // UK
Sanza – Sounouh [Extraplatte] // Austria
Shankar Jaikishan – Bairagi [Outernational Sounds] // India
SJOB – Love Affair [Soundway] // Nigeria
Sleaford Mods – I Feel So Wrong [Rough Trade] // UK
SMBD – Backstreet [Lo Recordings] // UK
Snowy – Going On (prod by Lamont) [Mike Skinner Ltd] // UK
Stagga & Magugu – Stagga [Fat Fridge] // UK
Stuff – Strata [Sdban] // Belgium
Sudan Archives – Pay Attention (Unreleased) [Live] // US
The Blackbyrds – Gotta Fly [K-Wesindi Records] // USA
The Heritage Orchestra – Ballad for Strings [Brownswood] // UK
Thundercat – Drink Dat [Feat Wiz Khalifa] [Brainfeeder] // US
Thundercat – Friend Zone [Brainfeeder] // USA
Tony Allen – A Night in Tunisia [Blue Note] // Nigeria
Vulture St Gang – 1st World Problems Solved [White Label] // Australia
Wayne Snow – Rosie [Tartelet Records] // USA
William Florelle – As The Sun Sets [Wotnot] // UK
Winsome – Untitled 2b [SUGAR] // UK
Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet – Theme De Yoyo [Lanquidity Records] // Poland
Zara McFarlane – More Than Mine [Brownswood] // UK
Zimba – Baleka (Comet Is Coming Rmix) [Nyami Nyami Records] // Netherlands

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Worldwide FM mobile app goes live

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Marking six months since our inception, we’re delighted to unveil a new mobile app. This marks our first foray into mobile, with more developments to come.

Designed by Next Empire, it is compatible on both IOS and Android and available to download from the App store and Play store.

iOS: (US / Canada) (Rest of World)
Android: (US / Canada) (Rest of World)

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Worldwide FM Upfront Playlist: March 2017

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The Worldwide FM Upfront Playlist is a carefully curated run-down of Gilles’ favourite new music. While Gilles’ Top 10 show reminisces on some favourite moments, the Upfront Playlist looks forward to the tacks that’ll make an impact in the month ahead.

Catch these tracks on rotation in the hour before and after our daily live broadcasts, 9-10AM and 6-7PM on weekdays. Sample some of the music from our Spotify playlist below, listen on Soundcloud or grab the full list at the bottom.

To keep up to date with future Upfront Playlists, follow us on Spotify and Soundcloud.


On the Upfront Playlist this month:

[List in alphabetical order, according to artist name]

Artist – Track [Label] // Country

A Tribe Called Quest – Solid Wall Of Sound [Epic] // US
Actress – X22RME [Ninja Tune] // UK
Ahmad Jamal – Stolen Moments [Impulse] // US
Alice Coltrane – Om Shanti [Avatar Book Institute] // US
Amp Fiddler – No Politics Feat Neko Red [Mahogani Music] // US
Andy Mac – 10 [Idle Hands] // UK
Arnaldo – Ceramics [Naturist] // Germany
Arnold Blair – Finally Made It Home [Super Disco Edits] // UK
Arnold Blair – Is It Really Love [White Label] // UK
Awanto 3 – This Is When We Met [Dekmantel] // Netherlands
Azymuth – May I Have This Dance (Arrop Roy Rework) [White Label] // UK
Badbadnotgood – Lavender (Nightfall Remix) ft. Kaytranada & Snoop Dogg [Innovative Leisure] // US
Billy Green and His Love Machine – Tubular Bells (Theme from The Exorcist) [EMI] // US
Blood Wine or Honey – Anxious Party People [Plastic Pagan] // Hong Kong
Blood Wine or Honey – The Forest Is Expecting [Plastic Pagan] // Hong Kong
Bottle Tree – Another Other [White Label] // US
Broadstrokes – Clean [White] // UK
Bunny Wailer – Black Heart Man [Island] // UK
Chaos in the CBD – Accidental Meetings [In Dust We Trust] // UK
Collocutor – Disappearance [On The Corner] // UK
Dave Valentin – Cinnamon & Clove [Arista] // US
Dayme Arocena – Negra Caridad [Brownswood] // UK
Dionne Warwick – Walk The Way You Talk [Scepter Records]// US
Dirty Projectors – Up In Hudson [Domino] // UK
Earth Wind and Fire – Brazilian Rhyme [Athens of The North] // US
El Michels Affair – Iron Man [Big Crown Records] // US
El Michels Affair – Tearz [Big Crown Records] //  US
Electric Wire Hustle – Aeons [Bastard Jazz] // New Zealand
Elusive – Annica [Alpha Pup] // US
Emanative – Ominous Shanti [White Label] // UK
Ennanga Vision – Otims War [Soundway] // UK
Ennanga Vision – Killing Ghosts [Soundway] // UK
Esa & Narch Beats – Blast Ft Pendo Zawose [White] // South Africa
Eye – Eye [White]  // Unknown
Filum Shaark – The Last Common Sense [White Label]
Flume – Weekend ft. Moses Sumney [Future Classic] // Australia
Focus – Hay-Hay [Crown Ruler] // Australia
Freddie Hubbard – Little Sunflower [Columbia] // US
Gabriel Garzon-Montano – Cantiga [Stone’s Throw] // US
Gabriel Garzon-Montano – Fruitflies [Stone’s Throw] // US
Galliano – Twyford Down [Talking Loud] // UK
Ganga Kru – Super Sharp Shooter [Parousia] // UK
Hector Plimmer – Eastern System [Albert’s Favourites]  // UK
Hector Plimmer and Drahla – Kalimba [Albert’s Favourites]  // UK
Heralds of Change – Spotted [All City] // Ireland
Horace Parlan – Congalegre [Blue Note] // US
Inga – Less But Better [White] // US
Ishi Vu – Is This Love [Studio Barnhus] // Sweden
Jackie Wilson – This Love is Real [Brunswick] // US
Jaco Pastorius – John and Mary [Warner Brothers] // US
Jaimeo Brown – Safflower [Motema Music] // US
Jeb Loy Nichols – Never Too Much [City Country City] // US
John Coltrane – The Sun [Coltrane Recording Corporation] // US Johnny One Drop – Travelings [X Project Remix) [White] // UK Kelsey Lu – Dreams [True Panther Sounds] // US
Kenny Burrell – Midnight Blue [Blue Note] // US
Kyoto Jazz Sextet – We Are One [White Label] // Japan
Laura Marling – Soothing [More Alarming] // UK
Leon Ware – I Want You (Him & Piano Live Recording) [White Label] // US
Leon Ware – Why I Came To California [Warner] // US
Leroy Hutson – Cool Out [Curtom] // US
Lord Echo ft Mara TK – Just Do You [Soundway] // New Zealand
Los Pirañas – La Diversion Que Hacia Falta En Mi Pais [Miscellaneous Discográfica] // Colombia
Maria Rita – Lamento Africano [Acorde] // Brazil
Matt Martians – Alotta Women / Useless ft Karl Faux [Three Quarter] // US
Modern Life Is Rubbish – Mania [White]
Mystica Tribe – New Beginnings [Silent Season] // Japan
Nao – DYWM [Sony] // UK
Nicholas Britell – The Middle Of The World [Lakeshore] // US
Niels Broos – With Y [Alphapup] // Netherlands 
Ossie – Wires [Super Cali] // UK
Objekt – Needle and Thread [White] // Germany
Omar [Ft Ty & Robert Glasper] – Vicky’s Tune (Freestyle) // UK
Oumou Sangare – Kun Fe Ko [World Circuit] // Mali
P.Jam – Calm Ft Hannah Rae & Capo Lee [White] // UK
Peter Vogel and his Band – Mrs Sunshine [Meilton] // Germany
Philip Lassiter – Cheers 2 Life [Independent] // UK
Photek – In the 90s [Metalheadz] // US
Red Rack’em – Mad House [Bergerac] // UK
Sam Gellaitry – Jungle Waters [XL] // UK
Sampha – Kora Sings [Young Turks] // UK
Sango – Dance For Blessings [Last Gang] // US
Scott Xylo – Mothership Connekt [Bandcamp Download] // UK
Sega Bodega – CC (ft Shygirl) [Crazylegs] // UK
Sherwood & Pinch – Jazzy Jeff Cakes [On U Sound/Tectonic] // UK
Sjob Movement – Love Affair [EMI] // Nigeria
Skinny Pelembe – Should You Go (Skinny’s Echo Mix) [White] // UK
Spank – Love Sample [Bandcamp] // US
Stagga & Magugu – Back It Up [Fat Fridge] // UK
Stagga & Magugu – Back It Up [White Label] // UK
Stuff – Strata [Sdban Records] // Belgium
Sunny And the Sunliners – My Dream [RPR] // US
Superpoze – For We The Living [Combien Mille Records] // UK
Tanzania Soundsystem – Msichana [Highlife] // Tanzania
The Blackbyrds – Gotta Fly [K-Wesindi Records] // US
The Lightmen Plus One – All Praises To Allah (Parts 1 and 2) [Jazzman] // US
The Pendletons – Gotta Get Out [Voltaire] // US
Thundercat – Friend Zone [Brainfeeder] // US
Thundercat – Uh Uh [Brianfeeder] // US
Thundercat – Walk On By (Feat Kendrick Lamar) [Brainfeeder] // US
Tommy McGee – Now That I Have You [TMG] // US
Tony Allen – Moanin’ [Blue Note] // Nigeria
Vex Ruffin Ft Fab 5 Freddy – The Balance (Peaking Lights Rmx) [Stone’s Throw] // US
Wojtek Mazolewski – Theme De Yoyo [Lanquidity Rec] // Poland
Yusef Lateef – Morning [Jazzman] // US

Piano Day

A celebration of Piano Day throughout March on Worldwide FM

Piano Day

Started by Nils Frahm and a group of likeminded people, Piano Day is a worldwide event that celebrates the piano in all its glory. Taking place on the 88th day of the year (to match the number of keys on a piano), it is marked by a series of events that celebrates the performers, composers, builders, tuners, movers and listeners.

This year we’ve teamed up with FLOAT, who host one the London events on 29th March – an evening of piano, grime, jazz and dance, joined by Norwegian composer Bugge Wesseltoft, MC Trim & Matthew Bourne and Berlin-based percussionist Andrea Belfi with Dead Light.

Piano Day Preview: Sofia Ilyas with Francis Redman // 06-03-17 // 2-4PM GMT

Sofia Ilyas of FLOAT presents two hours of piano music spanning hip-hop, soundtrack, traditional and everything in between.

Piano Day Preview: Matthew Bourne // 10-03-17 // 12-2PM GMT

Visionary pianist and composer Matthew Bourne ventures south from his rural Yorkshire home to present two hours live from London.

Piano Day Review: Bugge Wesseltoft, Andrea Belfi (Live), Dead Light (Live) & Piano Day Highlights // 31-03-17 // 12-2PM GMT

Exclusive interviews and performances with Bugge Wesseltoft, Andrea Belfi and Dead Light, alongside some highlights from the London event, hosted by FLOAT at Union Chapel.


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Gilles Peterson presents ‘Cape Town Sounds’

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Gilles Peterson presents ‘Cape Town Sounds’, an audio documentary exploring the music of the city and what makes it unique.

As part of Lufthansa’s City of the Month campaign, Gilles travelled to Cape Town in early February to speak to some key figures of the varied musical movements of the city, including the indigenous music of the Khoisan bushmen, Cape jazz, 80s kwaito, bubblegum pop, hip-hop and spoken word, all the way through to today’s burgeoning electronic music scene.

Gilles and Esa also hosted a Worldwide FM pop-up radio broadcast live from Cape Town, featuring many of the guests from the documentary, which you can listen to below.


WW Mexico: Thris Tian presents live from Bahidora Festival // 18 & 19-02-17


Thris Tian heads to Bahidora Festival, Mexico. He’ll be capturing exclusive interviews with some of the weekend’s biggest names. Headliners include Mac Miller, Leon Vynehall and Mayer Hawthorne.

Local talent include the likes of Wet Baes, Jubilee, Trillones, Agrupación Cariño, RJD2, Ali Gua Gua, Frente Cumbiero, Systema Solar and Mad Professor.

Broadcast Times

18-02-17 // 9PM-1AM GMT

19-02-17 // 4-8PM GMT 

Listen back to Thris Tian’s Bahidora preview mix via Mixcloud below.

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Photography Mariana Monroy.

Sounds System Culture

Sound System Culture Special with Channel One and Sherwood & Pinch // 16-02-17

Sounds System Culture

We delve into sound system culture with a four hour special, with shows from Channel One Sound System and Sherwood and Pinch.

Channel One Sound System
Channel One is one of the most significant and iconic crews in dub and reggae sound system culture. They joined us in the studio for two hours of education and classics.

Sherwood & Pinch
Two undeniable heavyweights in UK bass music, Adrian Sherwood of On-U Sound Records and Rob Ellis AKA Pinch, present two hours of music ranging from dub to jungle, as well as their new release Man vs. Sofa.



International Day // 15-02-17


Every Wednesday International Day samples local music scenes from around the world, presented by some friends who have helped put their cities on the map.

Listen back to all of our International Day sessions from the 15 February 2017 below.

WW Brussels: Earlybird presented by Lefto (10AM-12PM GMT) // 11AM-1PM CET

Lefto kicks off the day with a session with Chicago drummer Mikaya McCraven, a tribute to Al Jarreau and new music from Jonwayne, Onra and Clap! Clap! all from his studio in Brussels, Belgium.

WW Istanbul presented by Debora Ipekel (12-4PM GMT) // 3-7PM TRT

Debora Ipekel presents four hours from her Istanbul hometown showcasing fresh talent and local diggers, including Alpman, Mr Zula and Kerem Akdag.

WW Milano: MONO JAZZ presented by Rocco Pandiani & Denis Longhi (4-6PM GMT) // 5-7PM CET

Rocco Pandiani (founder of Right Tempo Records) and Denis Longhi (head of Milan’s Jazz:Re:Found festival) present MONO JAZZ, two hours centred on jazz from the 1950s to the present day.

WW London presented by Gilles Peterson (6-8PM GMT)

Gilles live from our HQ in East London, with Paul Bradshaw, editor of Straight No Chaser, discussing upcoming new releases for the first time in 10 years.

WW LA presented by Jeremy Sole and Jimetta Rose (8PM-2AM GMT) // 12-6PM PST

Jeremy Sole & Jimetta Rose present a weekly six hour broadcast live from LA, this week welcoming Miles Mosley & Tony Austin of the West Coast Get Down, Sudan Archives, and Tommaso Cappellato.


Gilles reflects on the Worldwide Awards 2017

Gilles Peterson reflects on the biggest and sonically successful Worldwide Awards yet. 

“Not sure where the week went, but I’m sitting here in a Jet Airlines lounge in Mumbai waiting to fly down to Goa having missed my earlier connection. I spent most of yesterday looking for 2 USB keys that somehow hadn’t got lost in my jean pockets, hence an 8 hour flight spent rebooting.

“I have brought records with me but you never quite know what the conditions will be like when you play somewhere new. First up is the GOAT festival in Goa for 2 nights, then up to Summer House Cafe in Mumbai on Sunday, and then a day of Worldwide FM on Monday at Cotton Press Studios with Sarathy Korwar and guests… full on. Then I’m heading down to Cape Town to produce a documentary on the music scene there – a little like the Bristol documentary I did with my ex-Radio 1 producer Dave O’Donnell, who is a master at these things.


“I’ll probably do a gig there too, but next friday I’ll be live again on Worldwide FM. I’m also going to write up a proper review of last Saturday’s Worldwide Awards, another full on session which kicked the year off really well for me. The only annoying thing was that I didn’t get to interview Noname or Jimetta while they were here – but I’ll do that next time they come. The after show party at Jazz Cafe was really good too – great to see Noname in a closer situation. Shouts to Ezra collective and Poppy Adjuda, Hannah Faith and Oscar Jerome.

“I was delighted to hand out Lifetime Achievements to Matthew Herbert and Carleen Anderson who gave us a special ‘what’s going on’ moment on the piano just after the RIP section. We’d laid on a grand piano for Sampha who was meant to have been a surprise guest but unfortunately he fell ill on the day, but Carleen jumped on instead making full use of it – phew. Michael Kiwanuka also made a brilliant guest appearance on the receipt of winning best album and James Zoo won the John Peel award, and also recorded a heavy session at Maida Vale. Thanks to everyone who made it another memorable event.”


Here’s a list of the winners:

Footpatrol Track of the Year: Melanie De Biasio – ‘Blackened Cities’
Album of the Year: Michael Kiwanuka – ‘Love & Hate’
Breakthrough Act: Noname
Session of the Year: Lee Fields
Lifetime Achievement: Carleen Anderson
John Peel Play More Jazz: Jameszoo
Label of the Year: Soundway Records
Lifetime Achievement: Matthew Herbert


Worldwide Awards live broadcast on Worldwide FM // 21-01-17 // 8PM-3AM GMT

If you missed out on the chance of a ticket to this year’s Worldwide Awards, you haven’t missed out on catching the action yet. We’re broadcasting the whole event – from the DJ sets to the live performances to the awards themselves. We’re bringing it all to you, wherever you are.

See the full running order below, along with information about when you can tune in.

Running Order:

9PM GMT // Sarathy Korwar
9:30PM // Kalbata
9:45PM // Trim
10PM // Lefto
10:15PM // RIP section
10:20PM // Special Guest #1
10:35PM // Noname
10:50PM // Superband feat Ezra Collective / Jimetta Rose / Trim / Noname
11:35PM // Acid Arab
11:50PM // Awards Section
12:20AM // Special guest #2
12:50AM // Photay
1:30AM // Jameszoo
2AM // Matthew Herbert
2:30AM // Lefto

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