MUZIEKNIEUWS 2015: de erelijst

De verplichte leerstof: de ultieme playlist van 2015

2015 was weer eens een exquis wereldmuziekjaar: u werd rijkelijk verwend en dat resulteerde o.m. in deze 23 toppers hors catégorie (in willekeurige doch weliswaar chronologische volgorde):

TARAF DE HAÏDOUKS - Of Lovers, Gamblers And Parachute Skirts
BOUBACAR TRAORÉ - Mbalimaou
SONGHOY BLUES - Music In Exile
ZION TRAIN - Land Of The Blind
GISELA JOÃO - Gisela João
SECKOU KEITA - 22 Strings
DJESSOU MORY KANTé - River Strings - Maninka Guitar
SAVINA YANNATOU & PRIMAVERA en SALONICO - Songs of Thessaloniki
BASSEKOU KOUYATÉ & NGONI BA - Ba Power
MBONGWANA STAR - From Kinshasa
NOZINJA - Nozinja Lodge
SPIRO - Welcome Joy And Welcome Sorrow
FARIS - Mississippi To Sahara
MARIA FARANDOURI – Chtes Archisa Na Tragoudo (cd/dvd)
ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION - More Signal More Noise
ANOUSHKA SHANKAR - Home
AFRICA EXPRESS – Presents… Terry Riley’s In C Mali
BALLAKÉ SISSOKO & VINCENT SEGAL - Musique De Nuit
BIXIGA 70 - III
JORGOS DALARAS – MikisTheodorakis “Kratisa Ti Zoi Mou”
ST GERMAIN – St Germain
ALIF - Aynama-Rtama
TIKEN JAH FAKOLY - Racines

De keuzevakken

Ook in de breedte was het weer prijs en was het smullen geblazen met een karrenvracht net-niet-grand crus.
Dit zijn de subtoppers:

Anouar Brahem (Souvenance), Moana & The Tribe (Rima), Yasmin Levy (Tango) (cd/dvd), Backbeat Soundsystem (Together Not Apart), Amsterdam Klezmer Band (Benja -Gangsters & Entertainers-), Samba Touré (Gandadiko), Rebel Tumbao (Rebel Tumbao), Onom Agemo And The Disco Jumpers (Cranes And Carpets), Debashish Bhattacharya (Slide Guitar Ragas From Dusk Till Dawn), Groundation (A Miracle), Françoise Atlan & Ensemble En Chordais (Aman! Serafad… -Kantigas De Selanika A Estambol-), Angélique Kidjo (SINGS with the Orchestre Philharmonique Du Luxembourg), The Skints (FM), Haytham Safia Qu4rtet (Fresh Moods), Ernest Ranglin & Avila (Bless Up), Balkan Clarinet Summit (Many Languages - One Soul), Ibeyi (Ibeyi), Niyaz (The Fourth Light), Tarek Abdallah & Adel Shams El-Din (Wasla -Suites Musicales Egyptiennes-), Tal National (Zoy Zoy), Fatoumata Diawara & Roberto Fonseca (At Home -Live In Marciac-), Namgyal Lhamo (Musical Offerings 2 An Anthology of Tibetan Classical Songs), Mahsa Vahdat (Traces Of An Old Vineyard), Alireza Ghorbani (Éperdument… Chants D’Amour Persans), Ibibio Sound Machine (Ibibio Sound Machine), Monoswezi (Monoswezi Yanga), Terakaft (Alone), Cheikh Lô (Balbalou), Barrington Levy (Acousticalevy), Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band (Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band), Khaira Arby (Gossip), Titi Robin Avec Mehdi Nassouli (Taziri), Dele Sosimi (You No Fit Touch Am), Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna (Busco Paraíso), Amir John Haddad (9 Guitarras), Dub Pistols (The Return Of The Pistoleros), Omar Souleyman (Bahdeni Nami), Amadou Balaké (In Conclusion), Juan Martín y Chaparro de Málaga (La Guitarra ~ Mi Vida), Lila Downs (Balas Y Chocolate), Pascuala Ilabaca (Me Saco El Sombrero), Ana Alcaide (Tales Of Pangea - Gotrasawala Ensemble), Soil (Nostalgic Moments), María Símoglou Ensemble (Minóre Manés), Vieux Farka Touré & Julia Easterlin (Touristes), Arifa & Voices From The East (Arifa & Voices From The East), Xaos (Xaos), Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano (Tradición, Arte Y Pasión), Sevval Sam (Toprak Kokusu), Les Cerveaux Lents (heiss und fürchterlich), John Renbourn (The Attic Tapes), Youssou N’Dour et le Super Etoile de Dakar (Fatteliku -Live In Athens 1987-), Bachar Mar-Khalifé (Ya Balad), Vula Viel (Good Is Good), Dexter Story (Wondem), Fat Freddy’s Drop (Bays), Karen Matheson (Urram), Tinariwen (Live In Paris 2014), Kandia Kouyaté (Renascence), ‘Lost In Mali’ (diverse artiesten), The Brothers Nazaroff (The Happy Prince), Congo Natty (Jungle Revolution in Dub), Bamba Wassoulou Groove (Farima), Mamadou Kelly (Djamila).

Compilaties van het jaar

JIMMY RILEY - Live It To Know It
KARDES TÜRKÜLER - Kerwanê (Best Of)
THOMAS MAPFUMO - Lion Songs (Essential Tracks In The Making Of Zimbabwe)
‘MR PERRY I PRESUME starring LEE PERRY as the UPSETTER’ (diverse artiesten)
JOI – Joi Sound System

Re-issues van het jaar

AMARA TOURÉ - 1973 - 1980
REVOLUTIONARIES - Musical Dub Attack

Songs van het jaar

MOANA & THE TRIBE - Whole World’s Watching
ARRINGTON LEVY - Times Hard
FARIS & LEO BUD WELCH - Ma Ihan Iman Nagadem (The Soul Of A Man)
ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION - Flyover 2015
LILA DOWNS - La Promesa

Covers van het jaar

MARIA FARANDOURI - Bella Ciao!
FARIS & LEO BUD WELCH - Ma Ihan Iman Nagadem (The Soul Of A Man)
ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION – Flyover 2015
VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ & JULIA EASTERLIN – In The Pines (Where Did You Sleep Last Night)