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Worldwide FM Upfront Playlist: April 2018

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 tracks 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 upfront playlist on Soundcloud or the Spotify Playlist below, you can also grab the full list at the bottom of the page.

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1977 – Jdlf [RDV Music]
40 Winks – Outside the Box [Project: Mooncircle]
Aleman – Tantas Veces (feat. Yung Sarria & Fntxy) [Homegrown Entertainment]
Aleqs Notal – Sweet Rotation [RDV Music]
Alxndr London – Jury Judge Executioner [The Spectacular Empire]
Beatchild & The Slakadeliqs – In My Arms [BBE]
Bernard Estardy – Asiatic Dream [Tele Music]
Blaze – My Beat (Original) (feat. Palmer Brown) [3way Music]
Blue Lab Beats – Say Yes [Society of Sound Music]
BLVCK SPVDE – A Toast to the Quiet Life [Growfarm]
Bobby Oroza – This Love Pt. 1 [Big Crown Records]
Cecil Taylor – African Violets [London Records]
Chip Wickham – Barrio 71 [Lovemonk]
Chris Bowden – Pollock Painting [UK Vibe]
Chris Dave And The Drumheadz – Spread Her Wings Ft. Bilal & Tweet [Blue Note]
Cícero – Um Arco [White Label]
Clap! Clap! – Ode To The Pleiades (Clap Clap Live Band Version) [Black Acre]
Clap! Clap! – Ode to the Pleiades (Photay remix) [Black Acre Records]
Cleo Sol – Why Don’t You [Forever Living Originals]
Crayon – Pink Ft. Lossapardo [RocheMusique]
Czarface & MF Doom – Close Talker [Silver Age]
Czarface & MF Doom – Don’t Spoil It [Silver Age]
Dabrye – Lil Mufukuz feat DOOM [Ghostly International]
Dabrye – Pretty feat Jonwayne [Ghostly International]
Dave Grusin – Theme from the Friends of Eddie Coyle [Film Score Monthly]
Deke Tom Dollard-Na You – Beant [Hot Casa France]
Detroit Swindle – Flavourism ft. Seven Davis Jr. [Heist Recordings]
DJ Nigga Fox – KRK [Warp Records]
Domenico Lancellotti – Pare De Correr [Luaka Bop]
Domenico Lancellotti – Shanti Luz [LAB 344]
Dos Santos – Cordva [Unknown]
Dos Santos – Sole Party [Unknown]
Ebo Taylor – Mumudey Mumudey [Mr Bongo]
Elias Akadiri & Sunny Black’s Band – L’enfance [Impressions Sonores Du Bénin]
Fntxy and Yoga Fire – Exclusive freestyle for Global Roots (WWFM) [Unreleased]
Generation Next – Jungle [7 Days Ent.]
Ghost Note – No More Silence (ft. Kamasi Washington & Prudence The Auset Sneed) [RSVP Records]
Girls Of The Internet – When U Go [Classic Music Company]
Glenn Astro – Ze Regal [Apollo Records]
Glenn Astro & Hodini – Magic America [Apollo Records]
Grant Green – Don’t Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing (Open the Door, I’ll Get It Myself) [Blue Note]
Hailu Mergia – Yefikir Engurguro [Awesome Tapes From Africa]
Hi & Saberhägen – Loveless [GRADED]
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids – Land Of Ra [Strut]
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids – Warrior Dance [Strut]
Ignace de Souza & The melody Aces – Asaw Fofor [Original Music]
Innov Gnawa – Baniya [Pique Nique]
JD Reid – Just Know (ft. Henry Wu, Venna & D Double E) [Baby Gravy]
JD. Reid – Root (ft. Mr. Mitch) [Baby Gravy]
Jeigo – Lord Buck Jazz [Shadow City Records]
Jimi Tenor – Quantum Connection [Philophon]
Joe Armon-Jones – Almost Went Too Far [Brownswood Recordings]
Joe Armon-Jones – Starting Today ft. Ras Asheber [Brownswood Recordings]
Johnny Cash / Robert Glasper – Goin Goin Gone [Legacy Recordings]
Jonny Drop – All This Trouble [Albert’s Favourites]
Jungle Brothers – How Ya Want It We Got It (Native Tongues Remix) [Gee Street]
Kali Uchis – Just A Stranger (feat. Steve Lacy) [Virgin EMI Records]
Kassin – As Coisa Que Nos Nao Fizemo [Luaka Bop]
Knxwledge. – 4 100[!][P]MDC [White Label]
La ReDaDa – Danzón para Tres [White Label]
Laolu & Mr Raoul K – Djougou Yah feat. Ahmed Sosso (Original Mix) [Compost]
Laura Taglialatela – Take Me Back [Atlanta Records]
Lee Dodou & The Polyversal Souls – Sahara Akwantuo [Philophon]
Leon Vynehall – Envelopes (Chapter VI) [Ninja Tune]
Les Sympatics de Porto-Novo – A Min We Vo Nou We [Analog Africa]
Lindigo – Tany Be (Alma Negra Dub) [Alma Negra Records]
Lokonon André et Les Volcans – Glenon Ho Akue [Les Volcans]
Lunchmoney – Unlimited Ice Cream Palace [Unknown]
Maajo – Mansaba [Queen Nanny]
Marcello Napoletano presents Anthony Parasaula – Crumarjay [Roots Underground]
Mark Pritchard – Come let us Feat. Gregory Whitehead [Warp Records]
Mark Pritchard – The Four Worlds [Warp Records]
Max Roach – Garvey’s Ghost [Impulse!]
Me’Shell Ndegéocello – The Believer [Unknown]
Medikul & R Lyle – Nevermind [Homemade Music]
Medikul & R Lyle – Objects [Homemade Music]
Men I Trust – Show Me How [White Label]
Meshell Ndegeocello – May This Be Love [Maverick]
Miko & Mubare – Komoma Ya-Ya-Ya [Dean Records]
Mildlife – The Gloves Don’t Bite [Research Records]
Mildlife – The Magnificent Moon [Research Records]
Miles Davis – Rubber Band Of Life [Rhino]
Mint Condition – Spanish Eyes [Elektra]
Mint Field – Para Gali [Innovative Leisure]
Model86 – I Don’t Give a F*ck What You U Say, Which Means I Do [White Label]
Molly – Spring [Unknown]
Moodymann – Got Me Coming Back Rite Now [KDJ]
Moonchild – Run Away (Eric Lau & Kaidi Tatham Remix) [Tru Thoughts]
Mr Assister – Side Mambala [BEAM]
Mr Fingers – Full Moon [Alleviated Records]
Nona Hendryx – I Feel Joy (Feel the Spirit) [Soul Clap Records]
Nu Guinea – Parev’ Ajere [NG Records]
Nubya Garcia – When We Are (K15 remix) [Nyasha Records]
Olsen – Feminine [Mister Saturday Night Records]
Onward International – Foot In The Door [Paladin Records]
Orchestre Poly Rhythmo de Cotonou – Moulon Devia [Disc-Orient]
Orquestra Akokan – La Corbata Barata [Daptone Records]
Oscar #Worldpeace – No White God [#Worldpeace]
Pan Amsterdam – Plus [Def Pressé]
Pan Amsterdam – Plus One [Def Pressé]
Park Jiha – Accumulation Of Time [Tak:til]
Park Jiha – Throughout The Night [Tak:til]
Paul White – Soul Reunion [R&S Records]
Pauline Croze – Tu verras [Un Plan Simple]
Pete Brandt – What You Are [Fried Egg Records]
Peter Zummo – Song II: Right; Off The Beat [Foom]
Please Will – Slow Odin [Tape Club Records]
Pletnev – Aztec Code [Fleeting Wax]
Pletnev – Babunde [needs]
Poppy Ajudha – She Is the Sum [White Label]
Prince Fatty – Sunshine Dub [Evergreen Recordings]
Project Pablo – Last Day [Technicolour Records]
Puma Blue – Moon Undah Water [Blue Flowers Music]
Quantic – Hotline Cumbia [Unknown]
Ras G & The Afrikan Space Program – The Arrival [Leaving Records]
Ras G & The Afrikan Space Program – Water Broken (The Opening Of The Stargate) [Leaving Records]
RDS – Vienna Airport Jam [De Lichting]
Roméo Elvis & Le Motel – Thalys (feat. Lomepal) [Daring Music]
Run Logan Run – Cleansing [Unreleased]
Ryan Porter – The Psalmist [World Galaxy Records]
Sean Khan – Montreux (feat. Hermeto Pascoal) [Far Out Recordings]
Serge Gainsbourg + Michel Colombier – Cadavre En Serie [Emarcy]
Serge Gainsbourg + Michel Colombier – Requiem Pour Un Con [Wewantsounds]
Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80 – African Dreams [Strut]
Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80 – Black Times ft Carlos Santana (alt mix) [Strut]
Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80 – Kuku Kill Me [Strut]
Shakarchi & Stranéus – Kungssten Bus Stop Riddim [Studio Barnhus]
Shungo Sawada – Footprint [Jazzman]
Sign Libra – Intro / Tropical Planatarum [Antinote]
Skinny Pelembe – Spit/Swallow [Brownswood Recordings]
Skinny Pelembe – Toy Shooter [Brownswood Recordings]
Slowthai – North Nights [TOYITOYI / BLACK DOLPHNN]
slowthai – The Bottom [TOYITOYI / BLACK DOLPHNN]
Soccer96 – Time Flows (feat. Fred Stidson) [Slowfoot Records]
Sonido Gallo Negro – Catemaco [White Label]
Sons of Kemet – My Queen Is Mamie Phipps Clarke [Impulse!]
Sorcerers – In Pursuit of Shai Hulud [ATA Records]
Space Afrika – oread [Sferic]
Steve Spacek – Garage Days [Eglo Records]
Subelo Cuba – Carambuko [Brownswood Recordings]
Subelo Cuba – Diaspora [Brownswood Recordings]
Sudan Archives – Come Meh Way [Stones Throw Records]
Sudan Archives – Nont For Sale [Stones Throw Records]
Sun Ra – Unmask The Batman [El Saturn Records]
Tariq Disu – Sunset 3 [Unknown]
Tee & Company – Spanish Flower [Three Blind Mice]
Tenesha The Wordsmith – Dangerous Women [On The Corner Records]
The Blackbyrds – Mystery Vibrations ( R _ S _ R edit) [Unknown]
ThE DiAboLIcaL LibERTieS – biGGeR ThAN yOU [White Label]
The Mauskovic Dance Band – The Opposite [Soundway Records]
Thundercat, OG Ron C & The Chopstars – Captain Stupido (Chopnotslop Remix) [Ninja Tune]
Tino Contreras – Safo la Sacerdotiza del Amor [Musart]
Toshiko Akiyoshi – Kisarazu Zinku [Jazzman]
Touchdown – Ease Your Mind (U.S. Remix) [Excaliber Records]
Vicktor Taiwó – Shovel Moonlight [Innovative Leisure]
WaqWaq Kingdom – Pure Love [Jahtari]
Wilma Archer – Cures and Wounds [Domino]
Wolf Müller & Niklas Wandt – Ahu [Growing Bin Records]
Wu-Lu – Habesha [White Label]
Wu-Lu – Storms [White Label]
Yazmin Lacey – 90 Degrees [First Word Records]
Zeitgeist Freedom Energy Exchange – Marcus Garvey [Wax Museum Records]

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