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4th January 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

Tamaris

Sally Nyolo Bonne Annee Beti Lusafrica
Jabu Khanyile The Prince The Prince Gallo Record Company
Jabu Khanyile Khanyisa So Why? CICR
Lebo Mathosa Ma Africa Drama Queen CCP WORLD/EMI
Eccodek Calling the Rain More Africa in Us White Swan Records
Kakatsitsi & Greg Hunter Gbehee (A New Path) Sub Signals Vol 1 (selected and mixed by Gaudi) Sub Signal / Interchill
Ba Cissoko Silani (feat K’Naan) Electric Griotland 2006 Totola Limited
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba Jonkoloni Segou Blue Out | Here records
Cheb Nacim Khalouni, Khalouni Algerian Rai ARC
Rachid Taha Ah Mon Amour Diwan 2 Wrasse Records

11th January 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm: Click on the speaker to listen

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

Tamaris

Femi Kuti & Rachid Taha Ala Jalkoum Definitive Collection Wrasse
Orchestre Essono La Vie Sally Nyolo and the Original Bands of Yaounde: Studio Cameroon Riverboat Records/World Music Network
Ismael Lo Le Jola Senegal Wrasse
Live music in the studio: Kadialy Kouyate playing kora
Zao Cheri Ani L’Aiguille Lusafrica
Coumba Gawlo Pata Pata Yo Male Rendez-vous Music
Live music in the studio: Kadialy Kouyate playing kora
Papa Wemba Esclave First Twenty Years Sterns

18th January 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm: Click on the speaker to listen

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

Tamaris

Urban Trad ft N’Faly Kouyate Diama Den   Universal Music Belgium
Kate Murdoch Salome Under Redwood © Kate Maembe
Percussion Discussion Africa Nakawunde The Last King of Scotland Soundtrack Decca
Interview with Alex Heffes, music producer of ‘The Last King of Scotland’
Afrigo Band Kasongo The Last King of Scotland Soundtrack Decca
Ndere Dance Troupe Acholi Pot Song The Last King of Scotland Soundtrack Decca
Peter Miles ft Menshan One Time Urban Africa Club Out | Here Recs
Tinariwen Imidiwan Winkalin
Aman Iman (Water is Life)
Independiente
HajaMadagascar (& the Groovy People)(pron HazaMadagascar)
Seriko
Promo
© HajaMadagascar
Papa Wemba J P Walter Tendances Sonima

25th January 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

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Mose Fan Fan Mama yeye Congo Acoustic  Triple Earth
Renato Mondele La Rumba Congolaise Na Lembi Libala Dagelfish
Mory Kante Mama Sabou Riverboat records
Studio guests Claude Deppa and Karin Fofana
Paul Simon Diamonds on the soles of her shoes Graceland Warner
Manu Dibango Duke in Bushland Live 91 Sterns Africa
Dobet Gnahore Palea Acoustic Africa Putumayo
Elvis Kemayo African Music Non-Stop
30 Ans de Musique Africaine
Sonodisc
Mory Kante
Yeke Yeke
30 Ans de Musique Africaine

Sonodisc

1st February 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm: Click on the speaker to listen

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

Tamaris

Aicha Kone Kanawa No Child Soldiers O+ Music
Gnonnas Pedro Muisiqueclinique Agbadja Syllart
Pierre Akendengue Rondomori Africa Never Stand Still Ellipsis Arts
Abdul Tee-Jay Rokoto Frenzy Africa Never Stand Still Ellipsis Arts
Ndere Troupe Wondo Wondo Africa Never Stand Still Ellipsis Arts
Bhundu Boys Jit Jive Mundo Afrika Sony Music Entertainment
Onyeka Onwenu Iyogogo Golden Songs volume 2 Premier Music
United Artists
Bemamou
No Child Soldiers

O+ Music
Grand Kalle Bolingo Suka Te Success des Annees 50/60 Sonosdisc
Kanda Bongo Man Muchana Le Rendez-Vous des Stades Air B.Mas

8th February 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm: Click on the speaker to listen

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

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Africando Kekutuba Kekutuba Sterns
Laba Band Tombia My Drum African Chill Apace Music
Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars Ankala Blood Diamond Soundtrack Colosseum
Richard Bona O Sen Sen Sen Tiki Universal Music France
Live studio performance: Kate Murdoch singing and playing ilimba
Lord Ekomy Ndong ft Sally Nyolo Exile Urban Africa Club Out | Here
Nyota Ndogo Take Care World 2003 Hemisphere
Dakin Dakino Yuda Sound Affects Mr Bongo Records
Papa Noel Soukous Son Café Noir Tumi Music

17th May 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

Tamaris

Mariem Hassan Maga Milkitna Dulaa Rough Guide to World Music Africa and Middle East World Music Network
Mokhtar Samba Ouaga Saga AfricaVision Vol. 1 Buda Musique
Green Arrows Mwana Waenda 4-Track Recording Session Analog Africa
Seckou Keita Sabu Nginma Mali ARC Music
Studio interview: Biyi Adepegba, Artistic Director, London African Music Festival
Omar Pene Tane Le Blues est Ne en Afrique Syllart Productions
Hugh Masekela Ibala Lam Revival

Chissa Records

Pre-recorded interview: Hugh Masekela
Original cast King-Kong Sad Times, Bad Times Amandla Ato Records



24th May 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

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Balla et ses Balladins Diaraby Authenticite: The Syliphone Years Sterns Africa
Dark City Sisters Ntombela    
  Arebaba Pakistani Dhow Crossing: A Taarab Voyage Kultur & Spetakkel
Studio interview with Andy Jones from Screen Station
Bi Kidude Ya Laiti Zanzibara 4 Buda Musique
Simphiwe Dana Ndiredi Zandisile

Gallo Record Company

Sona Diabate Mbore Ambiance du Sahara Desert Blues  

31st May 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

Tamaris

Zaiko Langa Langa Zaiko Wa Wa Zaire-Ghana 1976 RetroAfric
Transglobal Underground Cape Thunder Moonshout Mule Satellite Recordings
Daby Toure Banta Stereo Spirit Real World
Melokaan Alkana Sonko (pour la paix) African Jazz Blues Manjago Productions 
Stephen Osita Osadebe Nyem Obi Gi Kedu America Leader Records
Pre-recorded interview with Manu Dibango
Manu Dibango Ah Freak Son Fric  Very Best of Manu Dibango Manteca
Manu Dibango Soma Loba Lion of Africa

Global Mix

Wumni A.L.A A.L.A Documented
Coco Mbassi Laka Mba Sisea Tropical Music

7th June 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm: Click on the speaker to listen

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

Tamaris

Franco On entre OK, on sort KO Very Best of the rumba giant of Zaire Manteca
Safari Sisters Chereko Chereko Mapambano Safari Sisters
Wedding Bells Ihashi Sofa Silahlane Gallo Records
Funmilayo Walking on air promo © Funmilayo 
Breiss African Necklace promo © Breiss 
Studio interview with Elvina and Christina from ID:AFRIKA
Rasha Azara Alhai Rough Guide to African Blues World Muisc Network
Mayodi Habbibi Ya Eini Rough Guide to Belly Dance Cafe World Muisc Network
Chemical Brothers Do It Again We are the Night Virgin Music
Studio interview with DJ Eric Soul from Afrogroov
Max Cilla La Flute des Mornes La Flute des Mornes Hibiscus
Toure Kunda E'mma Live Paris - Ziguinchor Scenes Productions

14th June 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

Tamaris
Gigi Enoralehu Rough Guide to World Music Africa and Middle East World Muisc Network
Andy Palacio and the Garifuna Collective Miami Watina Cumbancha
Maryam Mursal Qax (Refugee) The Journey Real World
Studio interview with Carina Crawford from Refugee Week
Aziza & Yayabo Viva La Paz Celebrating
Sanctuary Promo
copyright control
Papa Noel & Bana Congo Cafe Noir Cafe Noir Tumi Music
Nsimba Foggis & Taxi Pata Pata Melesi Mama Makumba Nyrangongo Records
Studio interview with Tom Adams and Callum Simpson from Kalabash World
Kasai Masai Sondela Sondela Tribal Connection
Tiris Solstice   © Sandblast
Dele Sosimi Local Champion Identity © Dele Sosimi

21st June 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

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Bingui Jaa Jimmy Commerce Triangulaire Ligne De Front Vent d’Echange
Toumani Diabate & Symmetric Orchestra Mali Sadio Boulevard de L'Independance World Circuit
K'Naan Until the Lion Learns to Speak Dusty Foot on the Road Wrasse Records
Studio interview with Danielle Smith from Sandblast and Aziza Brahim
Live music in studio: Aziza Brahim
Tiris Istenfar Sandtracks  © Sandblast
Les Orientales Wayak Rough Guide to North African Cafe World Muisc Network
Errollyn Wallen Don’t Panic Meet Me At Harold Moores Wallen Music
Masters at Work ft Jocelyn Brown & Vincent Montana I am the Black Gold of the Sun The Very Best of World Duets Nascente

28th June 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

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Kenge Kenge Kenge Kenge Introducing Kenge Kenge World Music Network
Nasse El Ghiwane T'ale May Doum Hal Sacem
Diogal Sakho Massa Thiono Africa Vision Volume 2 Buda Musique
Rex Lawson and His Mayors Band of Nigeria Meking Wa Bo Te Rex Lawson's Greatest Hits Cardinal
Studio interview with sculptor Sokari Douglas Camp
Cesaria Evora Café Atlantico Paraiso di Atlantico BMG Lusafrica
Pierre Akendengue La Chanson de Goree Goree Lusafrica
Ayetoro From Benin to Belize Afrobeat Chronicles Vol 1 Funsho Ogundipe

6th July 2007 on Resonance 104.4 fm

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Aicha Kone

Kilimanjaro

Poro Dance

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Cesaria Evora Africa Nossa Rogamar Lusafrica
Pre-recorded interview with Dan Storper, director of Putumayo World Music
Aura Msimang Langa Mo African Playground Putumayo
Jose Hendrix Ndelo Nostalgie   © Jose Hendrix Ndelo
Abdou Diop Le Polotic Maaje Kawri © Abdou Diop
Pre-recorded interview with Audu Maikori, winner of British Council International Young Music Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 award.
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba Bassekou Segu Blu Out Here Records
Percussion Discussion Africa Buzaawa Omubala Far and Wide Music
M.I. Crowd Mentality   © Chocolate City
Massukos Muamwali Bumping Poo Productions