MUZIEKNIEUWS 2017

De verplichte leerstof: de ultieme playlist van 2017

Ook 2017 was weer eens een exquis wereldmuziekjaar met een overdadige oogst: aan het einde werd u rijkelijk verwend met o.m. deze 22 toppers hors catégorie (in willekeurige doch weliswaar chronologische volgorde):
WARSAW VILLAGE BAND - Sun Celebration
GISELA JOÃO - Nua
RHIANNON GIDDENS - Freedom Highway
MOKOOMBA - Luyando
LA MAMBANEGRA - El Callegüeso Y Su Malamaña
ORCHESTRA BAOBAB - Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng
KASAI ALLSTARS & ORCHESTRE SYMPHONIQUE KIMBANGUISTE - Around Félicité (original soundtrack)
VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ - Samba
75 DOLLAR BILL - Wood / Metal / Plastic / Pattern / Rhythm / Rock
RAFIKI JAZZ - Har Dam Sahara
MARJAN VAHDAT - Serene Hope
MARK WONDER - Dragon Slayer
RIO MIRA - Marimba Del Pacífico
DULCE PONTES – Peregrinação
TRIO DA KALI and KRONOS QUARTET - Ladilikan
ANTIBALAS - Where The Gods Are In Peace
GORAN BREGOVIC & THE WEDDING and FUNERAL ORCHESTRA - Three Letters From Sarajevo (opus 1)
LEE ‘SCRATCH’ PERRY + Subatomic Sound System - Super Ape Returns to Conquer
QOTOB TRIO - Entity
JIVAN GASPARYAN DUDUK ensemble - Yeraz
BOUBACAR TRAORÉ - Dounia Tabolo
DUB SYNDICATE - Displaced Masters


De keuzevakken

Ook in de breedte was het weer prijs en was het smullen geblazen met een karrenvracht (53) net-niet-grand crus. Dit zijn de subtoppers:
Debashish Bhattacharya (Hawaii To Calcutta: A Tribute To Tau Moe), Young Iranian Female Voices (Songs in the Mist), Baba Zula (Dub), Eléonor (Vive), Érik Aliana & Picket (Just my soul), Tinariwen (Elwan), Dreadzone (Dread Times), The Nile Project (Jinja), Bargou 08 -Front Musical Populaire- (Targ), Vicente Amigo (Memoria de los Sentidos), Les Amazones d’Afrique (République Amazone), Tamikrest (Kidal), Ondatrópica (Baile Bucanero), Daymé Arocena (Cubafonía), The Bongo Hop (Satingarona pt.1), Vibronics meets Conscious Sounds (Half Century Dub -Five Decades In The Mix-), ‘Inna de Yard - The Soul Of Jamaica’, Jupiter & Okwess (Kin Sonic), Guo Gan & Aly Keïta (Peace In The World), Shishani & The Namibian Tales (Itaala), Amine & Hamza -The Band Beyond Borders- (Fertile Paradoxes), Duo Sabîl / Elie Khoury / Hubert Dupont (Zabad, l’écume des nuits), Quantic & Nidia Góngora (Curao), Awa Poulo (Poulo Warali), Oumo Sangaré (Mogoya), Afrikän Protoköl (Beyond The Grid), Keith & Tex (Same Old Story), Dona Onete (Banzeiro), Iffriqiyya Électrique (Rûwâhîne), Ricardo Ribeiro (Hoje é assim amanhã não sei.), Songhoy Blues (Résistance), She’Koyokh (First Dance On Second Avenue), Rocqawali (Sufi Spirit), Droop Lion (Ideologies), Ghalia Benali & Mâäk (Mw’SOUL),Justin Adams (Ribbons), Pixvae (Pixvae), Nikos Tsiachris featuring Bandolero (Alcance), Lila Downs (Salón, Lágrimas y Deseo), Gogol Bordello (Seekers And Finders), Togo All Stars (Togo All Stars), Monoswezi (A Je), Meïkhâneh (La Silencieuse), The Souljazz Orchestra (Under Burning Skies), Makan Badjé Tounkara (Daba), Tamala -Bao Sissoko, Mola Sylla & Wouter Vandenabeele- (Tamala), Orchestre Les Mangelepa (Last Band Standing), Mahsa Vahdat | Coskun Karademir (Endless Path), BKO (Mali Foli Coura), Saz’iso (At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me -The Joys and Sorrows of Southern Albanian Song-), Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (Canzoniere), Emeterians (The Magic Touch), Kries (Selo Na Okuke / Village Tracks)

Compilaties van het jaar

BALUJI SHRIVASTAV - Best Of
SKATALITES - Independence Ska And The Far East Sound

Rereleases van het jaar

JACKIE MITTOO - Striker Showcase (Showcase / The Keyboard King / Hot Blood)
DOCTOR PABLO & THE DUB SYNDICATE - North of the River Thames

Songs van het jaar

WARSAW VILLAGE BAND - Bridal Wreath Song
GISELA JOÃO - Llorona
RHIANNON GIDDENS - Freedom Highway
RHIANNON GIDDENS - At The Purchaser’s Option
RHIANNON GIDDENS - Better Get It Right The First Time
MOKOOMBA - Vimbe
VIBRONICS meets CONSCIOUS SOUNDS - Blaze A Fire Dub
ORCHESTRA BAOBAB - Woulinewa
QUANTIC & NIDIA GÓNGORA – Muévelo Negro
KASAI ALLSTARS - Mabela
VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ - Ouaga
OUMOU SANGARÉ - Mogoya
75 DOLLAR BILL - I’m Not Trying To Wake Up
MARK WONDER - Militancy (extended dubwize)
RIO MIRA - Andarele
DAMIAN JR.GONG MARLEY - Everybody Wants To Somebody
DULCE PONTES - Grândola Vila Morena
PIXVAE - El nazareno
TRIO DA KALI and KRONOS QUARTET - Tita
TRIO DA KALI and KRONOS QUARTET - God Shall Wipe All Tears Away
TRIO DA KALI and KRONOS QUARTET - Ladilikan
MEÏKHÂNEH - Pluies
GORAN BREGOVIC & THE WEDDING and FUNERAL ORCHESTRA - Duj Duj
GORAN BREGOVIC & THE WEDDING and FUNERAL ORCHESTRA - Mazel Tov
LEE ‘SCRATCH’ PERRY + Subatomic Sound System - Underground Roots
LEE ‘SCRATCH’ PERRY + Subatomic Sound System - Super Ape (dubinstrumental mix)
QOTOB TRIO - Cone
BOUBACAR TRAORÉ – Dis Lui Que Je L’aime Comme Mon Pays (Radio Edit)
DUB SYNDICATE - Honey Version

Covers van het jaar

GISELA JOÃO - Llorona (traditional)
RHIANNON GIDDENS - Freedom Highway (The Staple Singers / Roebuck “Pop” Staples)
LLOYD PARKS - Slaving (Lloyd Parks)
ORCHESTRE SYMPHONIQUE KIMBANGUISTE - Fratres (Arvo Pärt)
RAFIKI JAZZ - Jhooli Laal Qalandar -Mustt Mustt- (Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan)
DULCE PONTES - Grândola Vila Morena (José Afonso)
TRIO DA KALI and KRONOS QUARTET - God Shall Wipe All Tears Away (traditional)
GORAN BREGOVIC & THE WEDDING and FUNERAL ORCHESTRA - Mazel Tov (traditional)
LEE ‘SCRATCH’ PERRY + Subatomic Sound System - Underground Roots (Lee Perry)
KRIES - Dodole (traditional)

Reportage van het jaar

RUDI VRANCKX – Imagine Mosul

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