MUZIEKNIEUWS 2018

De verplichte leerstof: de ultieme playlist van 2018

Ook 2018 was weer eens een exquis wereldmuziekjaar met een overdadige oogst: aan het einde werd u rijkelijk verwend met en was het smullen van o.m. deze 19 succulente toppers hors catégorie (in willekeurige doch weliswaar chronologische volgorde):

3MA (BALLAKÉ SISSOKO, DRISS EL MALOUMI, RAJERY) - Anarouz ​
EFRÉN LÓPEZ / STELIOS PETRAKIS / BIJAN CHEMIRANI - Taós
DIJF SANDERS - Java
DANAKIL meets ONDUBGROUND (reggaealbum van het jaar)
MAYA YOUSSEF - Syrian Dreams
LHASA - Live In Reykjavik
A HAWK AND A HACKSAW - Forest Bathing
CATRIN FINCH & SECKOU KEITA - Soar
KYLE CAREY - The Art of Forgetting
SAMBA TOURÉ - Wande
RIM BANNA with CHECKPOINT 303 & BUGGE WESSELTOFT - Voice Of Resistance
GURRUMUL - Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow)
CIMBALIBAND - Balkan Projekt
BIXIGA 70 - Quebra-Cabeça
BOKANTÉ + METROPOLE ORKEST conducted by Jules Buckley - What Heat
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO - Remain In Light (met voorsprong album van het jaar)
VARDAN HOVANISSIAN & EMRE GÜLTEKIN - Karin
AFRO CELT SOUND SYSTEM - Flight
ANTHONY JOSEPH - People Of The Sun

 

De keuzevakken

Ook in de breedte was het weer prijs en was het smullen geblazen van een karrenvracht (57) net-niet- grand crus. Dit zijn de subtoppers:

Ken Boothe (Inna de Yard), Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird (The Butcher’s Share), Soolmaan Quartet (Letters To Handenberg), Anouar Brahem (Blue Maqams), Tania Saleh (Intersection), ComboNations (Dunya), Amparanoia (El Coro De Mi Gente), Ibeyi (Ash), Xylouris White (Mother), Dirtmusic (Bu Bir Ruya), Ross Daly / Kelly Thoma (Lunar), Sirom (Lahko Sem Glinena Mesoedka -I Can Be A Clay Snapper-), Afrika Mamas (Iphupho -A Cappella from South Africa-), Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 (Black Times), Tal National (Tantabara), Nordic Raga (Nordic Raga), Amsterdam Klezmer Band & Söndörgö (Szikra), BCUC (Emakhosini), Sidi Touré (Toubalbero), Djénéba & Fousco (Kayeba Khasso), Mélissa Laveaux (Radyo Siwèl), Ebo Taylor (Yen Ara), Cross Club & Vibronics (present Woman On A Mission), Eugenia Georgieva (Po Drum Mome -A Girl On The Road-), Fatoumata Diawara (Fenfo -“Something To Say”-), Ammar 808 (Maghreb United), Cristina Branco (Branco), Sokratis Sinopoulos (Under the Rose Tree), Anandi Bhattacharya (Joys Abound), Invisible System (Bamako Sessions), Don Kipper (Seven Sisters), AmorromA (Moment in Time), Tribal Seeds (Roots Party), Alborosie meets The Wailers United (Unbreakable), Omar Perry (new dawn), Yiddish Glory (The Lost Songs of World War II), Trio Kymata (Kevin Seddiki / Maria Simoglou / Iacob Maciuca) (Kymata), The Congos & Pura Vida (Morning Star), Groundation (The Next Generation), Lokkhi Terra meets Dele Sosimi (Cubafrobeat), Gaika (Basic Volume), Harouna Samake (Kamale Blues), The Drop (Last Stand), Quest (Out of Nations), Alba Griot Ensemble (The Darkness Between The Leaves), Le Trio Joubran (The Long March), Alfredo Tejada (Sentidos del Alma), Luc Mishalle & Marockin’ Brass (Beats & Pieces), Mehdi Rostami & Adib Rostami (Melodic Cirlcles -Urban Classical Music from Iran-), Jean-Philippe Rykiel & Lansiné Kouyaté (Kangaba-Paris), Manou Gallo (Afro Groove Queen), Minyeshu (Daa Dee), Fofoulah (Daega Rek), Abu (Abu), Amira Kheir (Mystic Dance), Black Roots (Take It), Vaudou Game (Otodi)

 

Compilaties van het jaar

THE BULGARIAN VOICES ANGELITE - Passion . Mysticisme & Delight
TRANSGLOBAL UNDERGROUND FEAT. NATACHA ATLAS - Destination Overground
MÍSIA - Do Primeiro Fado ao Último Tango
RAVI SHANKAR - The Rough Guide to
ZAKIR HUSSAIN - The Rough Guide to
JOHNNY CLARKE - Creation Rebel
TOTÓ LA MOMPOSINA - Oye Manita
STELLA CHIWESHE - Kasahwa: Early Singles

 

Re-releases van het jaar

GROUNDATION - Each One Teach One
CHEIKH NDIGUËL LÔ - Né La Thiass
DUR-DUR BAND - Dur Dur of Somalia Volume 1 & Volume 2
MULATU ASTATKE - Mulatu Of Ethiopia

 

Songs van het jaar

EFRÉN LÓPEZ / STELIOS PETRAKIS / BIJAN CHEMIRANI Efrén’s Kondylies
MAYA YOUSSEF - Syrian Dreams
LHASA - A Change is Gonna Come
GROUNDATION - Jah Spirit
GROUNDATION - Dub Rome
GROUNDATION - If I Dub
A HAWK AND A HACKSAW - The Magic Spring
CATRIN FINCH & SECKOU KEITA - Hinna-Djulo
EBO TAYLOR - Krumandey
KYLE CAREY - Opal Grey
CALYPSO ROSE - Israel By Bus
SAMBA TOURÉ - Wande
ANANDI BHATTACHARYA - Maya’s Dream
INVISIBLE STREET - Bamako
TRIBAL SEEDS - The Garden
GURRUMUL - Wulminda (Dark Clouds)
BOKANTÉ + METROPOLE ORKEST conducted by Jules Buckley - Maison en Feu
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO - Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO - Crosseyed And Painless / Lady
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO featuring Tony Allen - Houses In Motion
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO featuring Ezra Koenig - Listening Wind
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO featuring Alicia Keys, Questlove and Blood Orange - The Great Curve
ANTHONY JOSEPH - On The Move

 

Covers van het jaar

KEN BOOTHE - You keep me hangin’ on (Brian Holland / Edward Jr. Holland / Lamont Dozier)
SOOLMAAN Quartet - Vivifice Spiritus Vitae Vis (Guido Morini)
AMPARANOIA feat. Fermin Muguruza & Broken Brothers Brass Band - La Semana (Police On My Back) (Eddy Grant / The Equals)
LHASA A Change is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke)
CALYPSO ROSE - Israel By Bus (Calypso Rose)
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO - Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO - Crosseyed And Painless
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO featuring Tony Allen - Houses In Motion
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO featuring Ezra Koenig - Listening Wind
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO featuring Alicia Keys, Questlove and Blood Orange – The Great Curve (Auteurs van deze vijf songs vertolkt door Angélique Kidjo zijn David Byrne, Brian Eno, Christopher Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Martina Weymouth. De originele versies staan op naam van Talking Heads.)