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Fête de la Musique // 21-06-17

We explore the tradition of Fête de la Musique, a nationwide day of musical celebration and appreciation across France. To mark the day, our friends and family contribute live shows, recordings and a four hour stream direct from a legendary street party taking place direct from Le Mellotron.

WW Paris: Fête de la Musique Special with Anders – Live from Le Mellotron // 10AM-12PM BST

Le Mellotron, a Parisian radio station located above a bar in the bohemian Republique district, present two hours headed up by Anders.

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WW Paris: Philippe Cohen Solal re-opens the doors of the Hash Club, a journey through the Paradis Artificiels // 12-2PM BST

Exploring a variety of live performances by the artists Gotan Project‘s Philippe Cohen Solal invited during his Hash Club of Paris two months ago.

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Gilles Peterson with Alain Mion (Cortex) // 2-3PM BST

Gilles Peterson presents a live session with Alain Mion of French jazz fusion group Cortex, recorded in the Brownswood basement.

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Lefto: Fête de la Musique Special // 3-4PM BST

Our Earlybird host Lefto presents an hour to celebrate Fête de la Musique.

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WW Paris: Block Party au Mellotron with Voilaaa Soundsystem // 4-8PM BST

Le Mellotron present four hours direct from the Fête de la Musique Block Party in Paris, with capable friends Voilaaa Soundsystem.

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Motor City Drum Ensemble, Roni Size, Channel One and more join Worldwide FM as new monthly shows

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Motor City Drum Ensemble, Roni Size, Channel One, Mr G & K15, CoOp Presents and The Brownswood Forum join Worldwide FM as new monthly shows.

Our Worldwide FM family is expanding, as we invite some brand new monthly shows to the station.

Chameleonic DJ, record collector and producer Motor City Drum Ensemble joins us on the second Wednesday of each month. Roni Size and Channel One will be curating a six hour Sound System Special every first Thursday, with Roni Size giving us Drum and Bass, and Channel One selecting dub. We’ll also be welcoming Mr G and K15 who will be digging deep every month, as part of our six hour Jazz Special every third Thursday. IG Culture is welcomed to the family too, with CoOp Presents Selectors Assemble, with friends and family on rotation every third Friday for an exploration of broken beat. Finally, The Brownswood Forum will be making a return, with the original members reuniting, reminiscing and rediscovering every fourth Thursday. From LA, Thalma de Freitas will be exploring Brazilian culture and music with live guests on the second Wednesday of every month.

You can catch our regular hosts and existing DJ’s in their usual slots, as they bring their global discoveries to Worldwide FM. Existing regular shows include Lefto, Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy, Bugge Wesseltoft, Soundway, Toshio Matsuura, Ennio Styles, Jeremy Sole, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Esa, Kate Hutchinson, 22aFrancis Inferno Orchestra, Jimetta Rose, Le Mellotron, Emma Warren, Prequel, Steve Nalepa, Andrew Jervis, Mark de Clive-LoweSeano, Jimetta Rose, Jeremy Sole and Jonny Rock.

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We’ve put together a special holiday schedule with the Worldwide Family

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New holiday schedule: 24th Dec – 2nd Jan

This Christmas and New Year the Worldwide Family will be going… worldwide. As a result our programming is going to be a little bit different, but very special this festive period, as we follow our crew venturing out to discover new and exciting artists and scenes from all over the globe.

This will replace our regular 10AM-6PM Monday to Friday programming, but we have we have in store is even better – we have an exciting programme of events over this festive period that we can’t wait to share with you.

We’ll be seeing in Christmas Day with a very special 24 hour Jazz mixtape from Jameszoo, moving through to a takeover in Brussels led by our own Lefto. From Belgium we travel to Tokyo for some Jazz to Club selections with some local friends of ours. Then it’s over to Downtown LA for some sunshine in our new home base that we launched in December, before heading to Seoul with Thris Tian for a live broadcast from the legendary club Cakeshop. We stop off in Istanbul to check out Turkish community radio culture with Deborah Ipekel, before rounding off our excursion with Gilles Peterson and friends for a massive Worldwide family bash at Nuits Fauves in the heart of bohemian East Paris.

Also, Cuban-born, Brooklyn-based pianist David Virelles (ECM) and Mighty Rainer Trüby have put together eclectic selection of music as exclusive WWFM New Year Mix!

And as always, you can tune in anytime of the day to hear a selection of carefully curated tunes, even outside of programmed shows. You can keep up with us and see what we’re up to by following our Future Shows and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, where we will be updating from around the globe.

WWFM Le Mellotron Pop Up // Paris

Gilles and Thris Tian join Le Mellotron for a Worldwide FM pop up in Paris. Since 2012, Le Mellotron has been been broadcasting live from Paris, and the community station is now located in a bar in République.

The Pop Up kicks off with Gilles in the mix, followed by digger Victor Kiswell, music mogul Busy P, and Thris Tian. Then Hugo Mendez from Sofrito Records is in selection followed by DJ, producer and vocalist Piu Piu and finally Ludivine.

Le Mellotron also host a regular breakfast show on Worldwide FM, listen back here.