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De verplichte leerstof: de ultieme playlist van 2016


2016 was weer eens een exquis wereldmuziekjaar: het kwam zeer traag en weifelend op gang maar aan het eind werd u rijkelijk verwend met o.m. deze 22 toppers hors catégorie (in willekeurige doch weliswaar chronologische volgorde):

ORCHESTRE INTERNATIONAL DU VETEX - Fifavela
ANGÉLIQUE IONATOS - Reste La Lumière
LAS HERMANAS CARONNI - Navega Mundos
CANZONIERE GRECANICO SALENTINO - quaranta
KONONO N°1 meets BATIDA
AFRO CELT SOUND SYSTEM - The Source
YO-YO MA & THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE - Sing Me Home
FAMILY ATLANTICA - Cosmic Unity
GAMBARI BAND - Kokuma
TIPPA LEE - Cultural Ambassador / Dub Them With Reality
(QUANTIC presents) FLOWERING INFERNO - 1000 Watts
CONSTANTINOPLE & ABLAYE CISSOKO - Jardins Migrateurs
‘BEYOND ADDIS VOL.2 Modern Ethiopian Dance Grooves Inspired By Swinging Addis’
ORKESTA MENDOZA - !Vamos a Guarachar!
SÖNDÖRGÖ - Live Wires
BLACK FLOWER - Artifacts
METÁ METÁ - MM3
I KONG - Pass It On
OSAMA ABDULRASOL QUINTET - Jedid
ROBERTO FONSECA - ABUC
AMIRA MEDUNJANIN - Damar
KARIM BAGGILI - Apollo You Sixteen


De keuzevakken


Ook in de breedte was het weer prijs en was het smullen geblazen met een karrenvracht (68) net-niet-grand crus.
Dit zijn de subtoppers:

Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood And The Rajasthan Express (Junun), Kroke (Ten), Värttinä (Viena), Grupo Fantasma (Problemas), Rokia Traoré (Né So), Ayub Ogada (Kodhi),The Nile Project (Aswan), Manuel Volpe &Rhabdomantic Orchestra (Albore), Bombino (Azel), Faith I Branko (Gypsy Lover), Afrika Mamas (Afrika Mamas), Lakou Mizik (Wa Di Yoi), Sainkho Namtchylak (like a bird or spirit, not a face), Snowboy & The Latin Section (New York Afternoon), Djelimady Tounkara (Djely Blues), Michael Messer’s Mitra (Call Of The Blues), Fanfare Ciocârlia (Onwards To Mars!), Katerina Tsiridou (Aman Katerina - a tribute to Panayiotis Toundas), Eliades Ochoa & Alma Latina (Guajira Mas Guajira), Yom (Songs for the Old Man), Marcel Khalifé (Andalusia of Love), Imarhan (Imarhan), Robert ‘Robi’ Svärd (Pa’kì Pa’ka), Refugees For Refugees (Amerli), Jungle By Night (The Traveller), Melt Yourself Down (Last Evenings On Earth), Kel Assouf (Tikounen), Mahsa Vahdat (the sun will rise - A Cappella), Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra (A.H.E.O), Elza Soares (The Woman At The End Of The World - A Mulher do Fim do Mundo), Adama Dramé (Dakan), Harrison Stafford & The Professor Crew (One Dance), Mykal Rose (Rasta State), Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna (Rey Loj), Ana Alcaide (Leyenda -World Music Inspired By Feminine Legends-), Calypso Rose (Far From Home), Anthony Joseph (Caribbean Roots), Rising Tide (Rising Tide), Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano (“Heritage”), Constantinople (Passages), Vieux Kanté (The Young Man’s Harp), Sarathy Korwar (Day To Day), Noura Mint Seymali (Arbina), Dhafer Youssef (Diwan of beauty and odd), Ialma (Camiño De Bruxelas A Santiago), Vaudoo Game (Kidayú), Money Chicha (echo en Mexico), Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis (NYN), Jorgos Dalaras (Afieroma Ston Vasili Tsitsani), Kepa Junkera & Sorginak (Maletak), Xylouris White (Black Peak), Addys Mercedes (Extraña), Cigdem Aslan (A Thousand Cranes), Okra Playground (Turmio), Youssou N’Dour (Africa Rekk), Balkan Beat Box (Shout It Out), Justin Thurgur (No Confusion), Black String (Mask Dance), A-WA (Habib Galbi), Thrace (Sunday Morning Sessions), Dawda Jobarteh (Transitional Times), Kaia Kater (Nine Pin), Bob Marley (The Legend Live - cd / dvd), Bollywood Brass Band featuring Jyotsna Srikanth (Carnatic Connection), Mark Ernestus’ Ndagga Rhythm Force (Yermande), (AFRICA EXPRESS presents…) The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians & Guests, Tanya Tagaq (Retribution), Voxtra (The Encounter Of Vocal Heritage).


Compilaties van het jaar

LA-33 - La Ruta de la Pantera
MEI HAN and RED CHAMBER - Classical & Contemporary Chinese Music


Re-issues van het jaar

AUGUSTUS PABLO - This Is Augustus Pablo
A HAWK AND A HACKSAW - “The Way the Wind Blows”
OUMOU SANGARE - Moussolou
REVOLUTIONARIES - Dub Off Her Blouse & Skirt Volume 3
YABBY YOU & The Prophets - Beware Dub


Songs van het jaar

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino - Solo Andata
IMARHAN - Imarhan
TIPPA LEE - Dubbler
(QUANTIC presents) FLOWERING INFERNO - 1000 Watts
ORKESTA MENDOZA - Caramelos
VAUDOO GAME - La Dette
I KONG feat. RAGING FYAH - Pass It On
OSAMA ABDULRASOL QUINTET - Mezaj
BALKAN BEAT BOX feat. A-WA - Kum Kum
METÁ METÁ - Corpo Vão
METÁ METÁ - Oba Koso
A-WA - Ya Shaifin Al Malih
KARIM BAGGILI - Al


Covers van het jaar

LAS HERMANAS CARONNI - Spanish Caravan (The Doors / Isaac Albéniz)
DAWDA JOBARTEH - Transition (John Coltrane)