Worldwide FM Upfront Playlist: June 2018

The Worldwide FM Upfront Playlist is a carefully curated selection of new music from around the world. It looks forward to the tracks that’ll make an impact in the month ahead, including both new and unreleased music and some old unearthed gems.

Catch these tracks on rotation daily; 9-9.45AM 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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Otis Sandsjö – YUNG [We Jazz Records]
Juan Pablo Torres – Y Que Bien [Areito]
Connie Constance – Yesterday [AMF/Virgin EMI]
Heaven – Yazmin Lacey [First Word Records]
MPB (Missin’ Persons Bureau)(Folk Version) – Womack & Womack [Island Records]
Simbad & Gilles P – Without Christ (Simbad & Gilles P Edit) [White Label]
Tsvia Abarbanel – Wings of Love [Fortuna Records]
Smokey Robinson – Why You Wanna See My Bad Side [Motown]
Kalima – Where Is The Sunshine Pt. I [Chuwanaga]
Yazmin Lacey – Body Needs Healing [First Word Records]
Kiefer – What A Day [Stones Throw]
The Sylvers – We Can Make It If We Try [Solid Records]
Eliza – Wasn’t looking [White Label]
Tunde Mabadu – Viva Disco (Instrumental) [Strut Records]
El Michels Affair – Unathi [Big Crown Records]
Disclosure – Ultimatum feat. Fatoumata Diawara (Extended Mix) [Island Records]
Dexter Wansel – TSP – JN Extedned Disco Mix [Unreleased]
Subelo Cuba – Traketeo [Brownswood Recordings]
DJ Koze – This is my rock (feat. Sophia Kennedy) [Pampa Records]
Childish Gambino – This Is America [clean] [RCA]
Âme – The Line ft Matthew Herbert (Radio Edit) [Innervisions]
SOS Band – The Finest [Tabu Records]
Freeez – Stay [Pink Rythm]
Miles Dvis & John Coltrane – So What [Live] [Lone Hill Jazz]
MJ Cole x Kojey Radical – Soak It Up [892 Recordings]
Ric Wilson – Sinner (feat. Kweku Collins, Rane Raps & Nick Kosma) [Innovative Leisure]
Zed Bias – Selectah (feat. DJ Principal) [Biasonic]
Motu – Screwball [Roska Kicks & Snares]
BlueLabBeats – Say Yes (NameBrandSound Mix) [AllPoints]
Cidinho – Samba Carinha e Amor [Polydor]
Makaya McCraven – Run ‘Dem [International Anthem]
Roy Ayers – The Black Five [Polydor]
The Maghreban – Revenge [R&S Records]
Dos Santos – Return Y Regreso [International Anthem]
Childish Gambino – Redbone [Glassnote]
Change Of Tone – R+R=NOW [Blue Note]
Daniel Avery – Quick Eternity (Four Tet remix) [Phantasy Sound]
Ariwo – Pyramid [MANANA//Records]
Sylvester – Over & Over (Kon Remix) [Kontemporary]
Caetano Veloso – Olha O menino [Philips]
Clarice Labbe & Charlie Hampton – No Other Love But You [J.M.T.]
Maga Bo – No Balanço da Canoa (Chico Correa Remix) [Jazz & Milk]
Kuniyuki – Newwave Project 2 (Call Super Mix) [Mule Musiq]
Jon Hassell – Ndeya [Ndeya]
Kool & Together – Nassau Beat [Big Crown Records]
Akua Naru – My Mother’s Daughter (Clean Edit) [Code Black]
Hareton Salvanini – KM [Mr Bongo]
Leon Vynehall – Movements Chapter III [Ninja Tune]
Kadhja Bonet – Mother maybe [Fat Possum Records]
Puma Blue – Moon Undah Water [Blue Flowers Music]
Planet Battagon – Moon of Dysnomia [On The Corner]
Mombassa Roots – Mezea Tu (Lele Mama) [Polydor]
Veence Hanao x Le Motel – Mélusine [Speakeasy]
Kamaal Williams – Medina [Black Focus]
Emma Jean Thackery – Make Do [The Vinyl Factory]
Ezra Collective – Mace Windu Riddim [Enter The Jungle Records]
Leroy Hutson – Lucky Fellow (Disco Freaks Edit) [Acid Jazz Records]
Arthur’s Landing – Love Dancing (You Got Me Version) [BUDDHIST ARMY]
George Cables – Little B’s Poem [HighNote]
Emma-Jean Thackray – Ley Lines [The Vinyl Factory]
Shea Face – Koncrete Apple (North Street Vocal) [Ramrock Red Records]
Heem – Keep God On Your Side [Super Disco Edits]
Kandace Springs – Kandace Springs [Unknown]
Kali Uchis – Just A Stranger (feat. Steve Lacy) [Virgin EMI]
Slowly Rolling Camera – Juniper [Edition Records]
Balako – Jungle Music [Greco-Roman]
Akiko Kiyama – JABARA [JABARA RECORDS]
Kaidi Tatham – It’s A World Before You (ft. Dego) [First Word Records]
Mica Paris & Omar – I Should’ve Known Better [4th & Broadway]
Prophet – I Do Love [Stones Throw]
Jackson Sisters – I Believe in Miracles [Tiger Lily Records]
Seaquence – Life [RON RUSH]
Detroit Swindle – HighLife [Heist Recordings]
Nat Birchall – Higher Region In Dub [Tradition Disc]
Herbie Hancock – Around The Corner [CBS]
KDA Beats – Hate Me (Feat. Patrick Cash) (DVA Hi:Emotions Remix) [BMG]
Subelo Cuba – Hasta Pronto [Brownswood Recordings]
Soccer 96 – Harmonious Monk [Slowfoot]
James Holden – Go Gladly Into The Earth [Border Community]
Ulysses Crockett – Funky Resurgence [Tramp Records]
Nat Birchall – Freedom Skank [Tradition Disc]
Kamasi Washington – Fists of Fury [Young Turks Recordings]
Trio 000 – Fire In The Flint [New Atlantis Records]
Paul Ramos – Fence Walk [Big Crown]
Subelo Cuba – Enciendelo! [Brownswood Recordings]
Ammar 808 – El Bidha Wel Samra (feat. Cheb Hassen Tej) [Glitterbeat Records]
Miss Red – Dust [Pressure]
Quiet Dawn – Drums&Bruk&FeelTheVibe [First Word Records]
Khalab – Dense ft. Shabaka Hutchings & Tommaso Cappellato [On The Corner]
Abu Obaida Hassan – Daweena [Ostinato Records]
Terry Callier – Dancing Girl [Cadet]
Czarface & MF Doom – Close Talker [Silver Age]
Fatima – Caught In A Lie [Eglo Records]
Anderson .Paak – Bubblin [Aftermath Entertainment]
Nebraska – Vocoder Around The World [Friends & Relations]
Renata Rosa – Brilhantina [Jazz & Milk]
Alfa Mist – Brian [Pink Bird Recording Co.]
Oscar #Worldpeace – Brave Face (feat. Sharlene Klarice) [#Worldpeace]
Subelo Cuba – Bomba! [Brownswood Recordings]
Boillat Therace Quintet – Gibraltar [M Records]
Mereba – Black Truck [Interscope Records]
Ben Vince – Sensory Crossing (feat. Rupert Clervaux) [Where To Now?]
Bakar – All In [bash*]
Leon Bridges – Bad Bad News (Radio Edit) [LisaSawyer63]
Royce Da 5’9 – Anything-Everything [Heaven Studios Inc]
Leyla Arab – Anyone [Unknown]
Luna Metz / Dave Okumu – Anxious Atoms [Unknown]
Nat Birchall – Ancient Wisdom [Tradition Disc]
Skye – Ain’t No Need (DJ Nick The Record Part 1 & 2 Re-united Re-Edit) [Z Records]
Orlando Cachaito Lopez – A Gozar El Tumbao [World Circuit]
Shina Williams & His African Percussionists – Agboju Logun [Earthworks]
Henrietta Smith-Rolla – Afrodeutsche [Skam Records]
Mehmet Aslan – Efsun ft. Idil Mese [Fleeting Wax]
Henry Wu – Boards And Skins [Eglo Records]
Ego Ella May – Table For One [White Label]
Yazmin Lacey – 90 Degrees [First Word Records]
Funk Factory – Rien Ne Va Plus [ATCO Records]
Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge – Dans Un Moment D’errance feat. Laetitia Sadier, Questlove & Keyon Harrold [Linear Labs]
The Last Poets – This Is Madness Chant [Douglas]
J Dilla – Nothing Like This [Stones Throw]
Rim Banna – My Song Will Sound [Kirkelig Kulturverksted]
Mo Kolours – Go To Sleep [Five Easy Pieces]
Oscar Brown, Jr. – Afro-Blue [Columbia]
The Willow Band – Willow Man [Epic]
Orchestre Esperanza & Jean Leroy – Ou Pas Bel [Disques Debs]
The Last Poets – The Music [Studio Rockers]
Kamaal Williams – The Awakening [Black Focus]
Sunny & The Sunliners – Soul Power [Key-loc]
Mike Nyoni – Africa [Zambia Music Parlour]
Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions – Sea Of Stars [Nublu Records]
Gitkin – Zone Jumper [Wonderwheel Recordings]
Quin Kirchner – Together We Can Explore the Furthest Beyond [Astral Spirits]
Foster Sylvers – Swooperman [Pride]
Level 42 – Starchild (Edit Version) [Polydor]
DJ Jazzy Jeff – Its June Already Interlude [Playlist Music]
Pariah – Drug The Lake [Houndstooth]
David Axelrod – The Mental Traveler [Capitol Jazz]
Blood Wine or Honey – The Forest Is Expecting You [Plastic Pagan]
Mo Kolours – Real With You [One-Handed Music]
J Dilla – Make’em NV [Stones Throw]
Lucrecia Dalt – Axis Excess [RVNGIntl.]
DJ Raph – The Boy from Digenethi [Noland Records]
Bernard Estardy – Super Angoisse [Born Bad Records]
Fatoumata Diawara – NEGUE NEGUE [Montuno Producciones Y Eventos, S.L.]
Born Free – Mwana [Now-Again Reserve]
Black Savage – Love for Peace [EMI]
Fit Of Body – Black Box, No Cops [2MR]
Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Volunteered Slavery [Atlantic]
Tenderlonious – The Shakedown [22a]
Yonatan Gat – Medicine [Joyful Noise Recordings]
Emanative – Spice Route Suite [Jazzman]
Angelo Ioakimoglu – Slide Break [Into The Light Records]
Goldie – Rift Valley [Unreleased]
Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge – Questions feat. CeeLo Green [Linear Labs]
Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions – Pris [Nublu Records]
Qhizzo – Plug [Akwaaba Music]
Roy Ayers – Oh What a Lonely Feeling [Rapster Records]
J Dilla – Nothing Like This [Stones Throw]
N.O.T.E. – En Route [Tartelet Records]
Deke Tom Dollard – Denou [Hot Casa Records]
808INK – Come Down [Island Records]
Kate NV – дуб OAK [Plancha]
K15 – You’re Alive (There’s Still Time) [WotNot Music]
Arthur verocai – Sylvia [Mr Bongo]
BIIG PIIG – Pink Sorbet [White Label]
The Meters – Just Kissed My Baby [Josie Records]
Swamp Dogg – I’ll Pretend [Joyful Noise Recordings]
George Duke – Games [Epic]
Otis Sandsjö – Den Näpne [We Jazz Records]
Rim Banna – Daughter of the desert [Kirkelig Kulturverksted]
Capitol K – Building Fire [Unknown]
Macondo – Why [Atlantic]
Maribou State – Turnmills [Counter Records]
Tarika Blue – Truth Is the Key [Athens Of The North]
Blood Wine or Honey – The Undying Overrated [Plastic Pagan]
30/70 – Slangin’ (Neue Grafik Rework) [Rhythm Section International]
Yonatan Gat – Post-World [Joyful Noise Recordings]
Ekiti Sound – Oba Oluwa feat. Prince G [Crammed Discs]
N.O.T.E. – Night Frames [Tartelet Records]
Jimi Tenor – My Mind Will Travel (Teen Party Edit) [Philophon]
Roisin Murphy – Innocence [The Vinyl Factory]
Tommy Tickle – God Chord [Ad Hoc Records]
Maribou State – Feel Good (feat. Khruangbin) [Counter Records]
Sami Baha – Discreet (ft. Dimzy) [Planet Mu]
Joyce – Die Siesta (Joakim Bouaziz/Bryce Hackford) [CROWDSPACER]
Larry Heard & Mr. White – You Rock Me (Long Version) [Alleviated Records]
The Last Poets – Understand What Black Is (Dego & Kaidi Remix) [Studio Rockers]
Joy O & Ben Vince – Transition 2 [Hessle Audio]
Mildlife – The Magnificent Moon [Research Records]
Girls of the Internet – Remember My Name (12″ Disco Edit) [Unreleased]
Retiree – Pumice Stone [Rhythm Section International]
Foster Sylvers – Misdemeanor [Pride]
Uniting Of Opposites – Mints [Tru Thoughts]
Matthew Herbert – The Swamp [Unknown]
James Alexander Bright – Mallorca [K7 Records]
Kanye West – Lift Yourself [G.O.O.D. Music]
Leroy Hutson – All Because of You [Curtom]
Tommy Tickle and Silent K – In The House [Ad Hoc Records]
Onyx Collective – FDR Drive [Big Dada]
Mndsgn – DAVIBE [Ringgo Records]
Fantaz – Climax [White Label]
LA REDADA – Calaboca [Unreleased]
Roisin Murphy – All My Dreams [The Vinyl Factory]
Yoshinori Hayashi – 0208 [Jheri Tracks]
Caldera – Ancient Source [Capitol Records]
Galcher Lustwerk – Wristbands (Instrumental) [Lustwerk Music]
Videotapemusic – Hong Kong Night View [180g]
94 East – If You See Me [Numero Group]

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