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Back At The Control Tower 26

May 6, 2017 Back At The Control Tower, Current Shows Comments Off on Back At The Control Tower 26

1 Miriam Makeba: Quit it
2 Gang Starr: Lovesick
3 Girma Beyene: End Negn Bay Mahesh
4 Lijadu Sisters : Bobby
5 Jeff Parker: Executive Life
6 Duke Pearson: Stormy
7 The Lightmen: All Praises to Allah Part 1&2
8 The Pharcyde: Sunflower
9 Family Atlantica: Cumbacutiri
10 Etran De L’Air : Agrim Agadez

Back At The Control Tower 25

April 12, 2017 Back At The Control Tower Comments Off on Back At The Control Tower 25

Back At The Control Tower 25 with music from U.S, Sudan, Ghana, Mali, Romania, Brazil and of course, from the heart of the EU, in the UK

Imarhan Timbuktu: Aicha Talamont
Max Roach Quintet: Dr Free Zee
Milton Nascimento: Tudo Que Voce Podia Ser
Okyerema Asante featuring Plunky: Sabi
Homeboy Sandman: Real New York
Duke Ellington : Acht O’ Clock Rock
Alsarah and the Nubatones: Nar
The Comet is Coming: Journey Through the Asteroid Belt
Shukar Collective : The Wind

Back At The Control Tower 25

April 9, 2017 Back At The Control Tower Comments Off on Back At The Control Tower 25

Back At The Control Tower 25 with music from U.S, Sudan, Ghana, Mali, Romania, Brazil and of course, from the heart of the EU, in the UK

 

  • Aicha Talamomt – Aicha – Aicha by Imarhan Timbuktu
  • Tudo Que Voce Podia Ser by Milton Nascimento
  • Real New York by Homeboy Sandman
  • Nar by Alsarah & The Nubatones
  • Journey Through The Asteroid Belt by The Comet Is Coming

 

Back At The Control Tower 24

March 29, 2017 Back At The Control Tower Comments Off on Back At The Control Tower 24

A no huddle offence for this week’s BATCT. Jazz, Global and even some RnB obscurities pepper this week’s jaunt

Lucky Brown: Mesquite Beat
Chassol: Reich and Darwin
Yusef Lateef: Chang Chang Chang
Onra: Zoodiac
Kamasi Washington: Askim (excerpt)
Kutiman: Shine Again
Boco: Running the Mardi Gras
Willie Wright: Right on For the Darkness
Kamasi Washington: The Rhythm Changes

Back At The Control Tower 23

March 20, 2017 Back At The Control Tower Comments Off on Back At The Control Tower 23

Oscar,s selection of jazz and global beats this week encompasses tracks from Romania , Niger, Togo Norway and of course, the US. HeeHaw from Scotland this week. How no ya bas?

Vaudou Game: Natural Voudou
Black Sheep: Try Counting Sheep
Josef Leimberg: The Awakening
Mdou Moctar : Sididoul
Lucky Brown: Chicken Rock
Karin Krog: The Meaning of Love
Yuseef Kamal: Wing Tai Drums
Taraf de Haidouks: Dumbala Dumba

Back At The Control Tower 21

November 17, 2016 Back At The Control Tower Comments Off on Back At The Control Tower 21

Oscar returns with another Back At the Control Tower. Hidden amongst this week’s mix of Jazz and Global tracks is, against all the odds, a pretty damn strange one from Paul McCartney. Check it and see.

Tracklist

Bitori : Cruz di Pico
Ramsey Lewis : Hey Mrs Jones
Ahmed Jamal : Poinciana
MoodyMann : Hold It Down
Cymande : The Message
Paul McCartney : Check My Machine
The Mighty Ryeders : Evil Vibrations
Ken Boothe : Is it Because I’m Black
Lloyd McNeil : Dig Where Dat’s At
Cannonball Adderley : African Waltz

Back At The Control Tower – Iceland Airwaves Special

November 10, 2016 Back At The Control Tower Comments Off on Back At The Control Tower – Iceland Airwaves Special

On this week’s Back at The Control Tower, Oscar picks a few of his personal highlights from last weekend’s Iceland Airwaves festival.

Anna Meredith: Nautilus
Mammut: Blood Burst
Kate Tempest: Europe is Lost
Let’s Eat Grandma; Deep Six Textbook
Digable Planets: Rebirth of Slick
Mum: Green Green Grass of Tunnel
AmabAdamA: Gaia
Vok: Show Me
PJ Harvey: Community of Hope

Back At The Control Tower 20

November 1, 2016 Back At The Control Tower Comments Off on Back At The Control Tower 20

Another great set list from Oscar who constantly uncovers some absolute gems

Tracklist

Willie Bobo ; Evil Ways
Tim Maia : Nobody Can Live Forever
Linton Kwesi Johnson : Want Fi Go Rave
Joe Henderson : Mode For Joe
Last Poets : When The Revolution Comes
Orchestra Baobab : Utros Hurus
Dizzy Gillespie : Dizzy’s Atmosphere
Cortex : La Rue
Gabor Sazbo : Some Velvet Morning

Back At The Control Tower 19

October 24, 2016 Back At The Control Tower Comments Off on Back At The Control Tower 19

Oscar returns to the studio with an eclectic selection of CD’s And vinyl presented in his own inimitable style.

Tracklist

Scott Walker : The Old Man’s Back Again
Afro 70 : Libondela
Clark Terry & Thelonius Monk ; Pea Eye
Terrakaft : Itilla Ihene Dagh Aitma
Rift Valley Brothers : Mucang ‘Ang O Ugiraga Mukindirio
Thiago Franca : Picardia Bancanco
Paul Desmond : Take 10
Tribe : What We Need
Mos’ Def : Sun, Moon and Stars

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