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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.