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Worldwide FM Upfront Playlist: May 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 and after our daily live broadcasts, 9-10AM and 6-7PM on weekdays. Sample some of the music from our Spotify Playlist below, listen on Soundcloud or grab the full list at the bottom of the page.

To keep up to date with future Upfront Playlists, follow us on Spotify and Soundcloud.


10LEC6 – Bedjem Mebok [Ed Banger Records] // France
79rs Gang – Wrong Part Of Town [Not on Label] // USA
Abstract Orchestra – Two Can Win [ATA Records] // UK
Abstract Orchestra – Wrokinonit [ATA Records] // UK
Actress – Falling Rizlas [Ninja Tune] // UK
Al Massrieen – Asef Gedan [Habibi Funk] // Egypt
Alfa Mist – Breathe (Feat. Kaya Thomas-Dyke) [Pink Bird] // UK
Alice Coltrane – Om Rama [Tummy Tapes] // USA
Anderson .Paak – Room In Here ft The Game [Steel Wool] // USA
Arca – Desafío [XL] // Venezuela
Arnheim – Would You Tell Me About You [Barbara Recordings] // UK
Arthur Blythe – Faceless Woman [CBS] // USA
BADBADNOTGOOD – Lavender (Nightfall Remix) feat. Kaytranada & Snoop Dogg [Innovative Leisure] // Canada
Bangkok paradise molam international band – India Chia Muay (Thai Boxing Re-fix) [Studio Lam] // Thailand
Bastien Keb – The lug [Not on Label] // UK
Battagon – Battagon Symphony Cosmotone 117 [Atlantc Jaxxx] // Unknown
BB Boogie – Nakayo [R2 Records] // UK
Bill Evans Trio – Milestones [Riverside Records] // USA
Binker & Moses – Intoxication From The Jahvmonishi Leaves [Gearbox Records] // UK
Blood Wine or Honey – Anxious Party People [Plastic Pagan] // Hong Kong
Blood Wine or Honey – The Young Ones (CLEAN) [Plastic Pagan] // Hong Kong
Bruce – Post Rave Wrestle (Mosca’s Dead Leg Version) [Timedance] // UK
Camille – Le Fontaine de Lait [Because Music] // France
Chip Wickham – La Sombra (Spaceways Radio Edit + Additions By Carlos Niño) [Lovemonk] // UK
Chip Wickham – Red Planet [Lovemonk] // UK
Clap! Clap! – Hope (Jun Kamoda Remix) [Blac Acre Records] // Italy
Congi – Contours [Font Plates] // UK
Criolo – Calçada [Not on Label] // Brazil
Danay Suarez – Preguntas ft. Roberto Fonseca [Universal Music International Ltda] // Cuba
Daniel Brandt – On The Move (Live WWFM Version) [Erased Tapes] // Germany
Daniel Casimir – Close And Slow [Jazz Re:freshed] // UK
Dark Sky – Angels [Monkeytown Records] // UK
Davy Kehoe – Storm Desmond [Wah Wah Wino] // Ireland
Daymé Arocena – Asking Eyes [Brownswood] // UK
Deadboy – Caballero [Not on Label] // UK
DIAL 666 8100 – UBER SPLIFF TO GATWICK [Ninja Tune] // UK
Die & Addison Groove – Morro Dub (Dismantle Remix) [Gutterfunk] // UK
Doja Cat – Lie Down [Not on Label] // USA
Dona Onete – No Meio Do Pitiu [Na Music] // Brazil
Dwight Trible – Tryin’ Times [Gondwana Records] // USA
Elan Mehler – Elvis Presley Blues [Brownswood] // USA
Emanative & Ahmed Abdullah – Love In Outer Space (Celestial Love Mix) [Brownswood] // USA
Eureka the Butcher – The Slow Rise [Alpha Pup] // Puerto Rico
Fabiano Do Nascimento – Baião [Now Again] // Brazil
Frank Ocean – Biking (feat. JAY Z & Tyler, the Creator) [OFWGKTA] // USA
Gerry Read – Man From The Moon Came Down Too Soon [RAMP] // UK
Gilles Peterson’s Havana Cultura Band – Think Twice (4hero Remix) [Brownswood] // UK
Glenn Astro & Ajnascent – Диско [Money $ex] // Germany
Hanna – Stranger [Waella’s Choice] // USA
Harriet Brown – Cybernetiplegia [Innovative Leisure] // USA
Heliocentrics – Made Of The Sun [Soundway] // UK
Henry Wu – Just Negotiate feat. Simeon Jones (Kaidi Tatham Remix) [Not on Label] // UK
Howling – Phases II (Dub) [Innervisions] // USA
Ibu Selva – Babosa [Tropical Twista Records] // Brazil
Idrissa Soumaoro et L’Eclipse de L’Ija – Nissodia (Joie de l’optimisme) [Mississippi Records] // Mali
Jaimeo Brown – Accra [Motéma Music LLC] // USA
Jaimeo Brown – Hidden Angel [Motéma Music LLC] // USA
Jaimeo Brown – Power Of God [Motéma Music LLC] // USA
Jaimeo Brown – Safflower [Motéma Music LLC] // USA
Jaimeo Brown Transcendence – The Valley [Motéma Music LLC] // USA
Jon Sable – Light Transportation feat. Kroba [Banoffee Pies] // New Zealand
Jonwayne – Afraid of Us (feat. Zeroh) [The Order Label] // USA
José James – Spirits Up Above [Brownswood] // USA
Jose Marquez – Mali Blues [Tribe Records] // USA
Jowee Omicil – Chaplin BasH! [Jazz Village] // Canada
Juana Molina – Paraguaya [Crammed Discs] // Argentina
Jun Kamoda – Blind Disco [Black Acre] // Japan
K15 – Look (Beyond You) [Wild Oats] // UK
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Tides I [Not on Label] // USA
Kamasi Washington – Truth [Young Turks] // USA
Kan Kick – Incisions [Not on Label] // USA
Kendrick Lamar – PRIDE. [Interscope] // USA
Kendrick Lamar – YAH. [Interscope] // USA
Kid Katharsis – Je T’aime [Not on Label] // UK
Kid Katharsis – ZeRØ [Not on Label] // UK
Kondi Band – Titi Dem Too Service [Strut] // Sierra Leone
Kutiman and Princess Shaw – Falling [Not on Label] // Israel
Kutmah – Roll It Up [Not on Label] // Germany
Lars Barkhun – Elysium [Unknown] // Unknown
Laura Misch – This Road (Live WWFM Session) [Vinyl Moon] // UK
Lee Morgan – Search for the New Land [Blue Note] // USA
Little Dragon – Butterflies [Because Music] // Sweden
Lord Echo – Life On Earth [Soundway] // New Zealand
Lord Echo feat. Mara TK – Just Do You [Soundway] // New Zealand
M’Bamina – Mosi Zole (EVM128 Edit Overdub) [Light in The Attic] // Unknown
Madison Washington – Code Switchin’ [Unknown] // Unknown
Makadem – Nyako (Daisho Remix) [On The Corner] // Kenya
Mala – Cunumicita [Brownswood] // UK
Marianne Ito – Makings of You (Live From WW Nola) [Unknown] // Unknown
Maurice Brown – Destination Hope (feat. Chris Turner & J. Ivy) [Mobetta Music] // USA
Midori Takada – Crossing [We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want] // Japan
Mieux – Shenzhen [Mieux Music] // Austria
Mount Kimbie – We Go Home Together ft. James Blake [Warp Records] // UK
Mr Jukes – Angels / Your Love (feat. BJ the Chicago Kid) [Island] // UK
Nan Kolè – Bayefal [Black Acre] // Italy
Nia Andrews – From Here [Not on Label] // USA
Nicholas Payton – Jazz is a Four-Letter Word [Ropeadope] // USA
Nick Hakim – Green Twins [ATO] // USA
Nkodo Si-Tony – Mininga Meyong Mese [Analog Africa] // Unknown
NSDOS – Réification [Upton Park] // France
Nubya Garcia – Hold (Alternate Take) [Jazz re:freshed] // UK
Oscar #Worldpeace – That’s Alright (feat. Ragz Originale) [Worldpeace] // UK
Osunlade – Crazy You [Ubiquity] // South Africa
Osunlade – Same, Same… [Ubiquity] // South Africa
Oumou Sangare – Kamelemba (Radio Edit) [No Format] // Mali
Oumou Sangaré – Yere Faga (Natureboy Flako Remix) [No Format] // Mali
Owiny Sigoma Band – Vitamin C [Brownswood] // Kenya/UK
Penguin Cafe – Bird Watching in Silent Forest (Live WWFM Version) [Virgin] // UK
Penguin Cafe – Cantorum [Virgin] // UK
Penya – Karachi (What Could Have Been) prod. Magnus P.I [On The Corner] // Unknown
Prins Thomas vs Bugge – Bobletekno (WWFM Live World Premiere) [Unnown] // Norway
R. Lyle – EIGER [Unknown] // UK
Rasmee Isan Soul – Maya [White Label] // Thailand
Red Astair – Reaching Out To You [Homegrown Records] // Sweden
Revenu – Disbanded [White Label] // UK
Richard Spaven feat. Jordan Rakei – The Self [Fine Line Records] // UK
Ryuichi Sakamoto – Fullmoon [Milan Records] // Japan
Sam Gellaitry – Acres [XL] // UK
Sango feat. Monte Booker – Bem-estar [White Label] // USA
Sango – Esperado [White Label] // USA
Scott Xylo feat. Obongjayar – Ayaba [White Label] // UK
Steve Lehman & Sélébéyone – Are You In Peace [Brownswood Recordings] // Senegal
Silent Jay And Jace XL – Just Waking Up [Rhythm Section] // Australia
Slim feat. Merryn Jeann – Time Will Let Us Go [Banoffee Pies] // UK
Slowthai – Jiggle [Bone Soda] // UK
Smino feat. Bari – Flea Flicka [Downtown Records] // USA
Soil & “Pimp” Sessions – A Wheel Within a Wheel [Brownswood Recordings] // Japan
Sonzeira – Southern Freeez [Brownswood Recordings] // Brazil
Spirituals – Breathe [Doumen] // USA
Split Decision Band – Say Woman [Now Again Records] // USA
Steve Lacy – MORON [Unreleased[ // USA
Stevie Wonder – Tuesday Heartbreak (The Reflex Revision) [Unreleased] // UK
Syd – All About Me [Columbia] // USA
Syd – Treading Water [Columbia] // USA
Taylor McFerrin & Amp Fiddler – Live Jam (WW NOLA Nola Session) [Unreleased] // USA
The Mulholland Free Clinic – F1. Dr. Leary [Away Music] // Germany
The Predietons – Gotta Get Out [Unreleased] // Unknown
The Williams Fairey Brass Band – Pacific 202 [Blast First] // USA
Thornato feat. Kongo Elektro – Deux a Deux (WW LA LIVE EXCLUSIVE) [Unreleased] // USA
MG – Kasheyr [Torben] // Germany
Vanishing Twin – Tip Toe [Soundway] // UK
WaqWaq Kingdom – Oh It’s Good [Jahtari] // Unknown
Wayne Snow – Rosie [Tartelet Records] // Nigeria
Wayne Snow – The Rhythm [Tartelet Records] // Nigeria
Will Sessions feat. Coko – Run, Don’t Walk Away [Funk Night] // USA
William Florelle – Next Time I’ll Learn (K15 Remix) [Wotnot] // UK
Yazz Ahmed – Inhale [Naim] // UK
Yazz Ahmed – Jamil Jamal [Naim] // UK
Yazz Ahmed – Organ Eternal [Naim] // UK
Yazz Ahmed – The Space Between The Fish and the Moon [Naim] // UK
Yosi Horikawa – Song for NOLA [Unreleased] // Japan
Yusef Lateef – Like It Is [Atlanta] USA
Zara McFarlane feat. Leron Thomas – Angie La La [Brownswood Recordings] // UK

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