A Gil Scott-Heron tribute with Gilles Peterson, Dave Okumu, Lemn Sissay, The Last Poets, Jono McCleery & Roger Robinson // 30-03-17

Two days before what would have been his 68th birthday, we celebrate the life and legacy of jazz musician and spoken word artist Gil Scott-Heron. Gil Scott-Heron Tribute Show: Dave Okumu with Jono McCleery and Lemn Sissay // 30-03-17 // 12-2PM BST Viennese DJ Dave Okumu hosts poet Lemn Sissay and vocalist... continue reading

Worldwide FM mobile app goes live

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: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/worldwide-fm-us-canada/id1199074379?ls=1&mt=8 (US... continue reading

Worldwide FM Upfront Playlist: March 2017

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... continue reading

Sound System Culture Special // 16-03-17

A day of appreciation and celebration of sound system culture, with new and familiar selectors. Sound System Culture Special: David Rodigan & Gilles Peterson // 12-2PM GMT Gilles Peterson is joined by Reggae selector David Rodigan following the release of his new autobiography My Life In Reggae. Rodigan... continue reading

A celebration of Piano Day throughout March on Worldwide FM

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,... continue reading

Jazz Special with Paul Bradshaw, Mr G, K15 & Nubya Garcia // 02-03-17

We turn to Worldwide friends and family to explore the history, current scenes and future of jazz music for a six hour special. Paul Bradshaw with Orphy Robinson // 12-2PM GMT Paul Bradshaw, founder of Straight No Chaser, is joined by Warriors Int. vibes-master, Orphy Robinson to talk about his... continue reading

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