This week, the best songs from the best global albums of the year. I’ve combed through 2015’s playlists, requests, and my own favorites and come up with two hours of compelling listening — and perhaps a few great suggestions for last-minute holiday gifts!
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Cuban Beats All Stars “Cubañol” from La Receta
Baro Drom Orkestar “Fanfara ciociara” from Genau!
Alune Wade & Harold Lopez-Nussa “Guajira” from Havana Paris Dakar
Amsterdam Klezmer Band “A Sheine Velt” from Benja
Karim Nagi “Oriental Magic Carpet” from Detour Guide
Flavia Coelho “Passou Passou” from Mundo Meu
Te Vaka “Amataga” from Amataga
Bolo “Nah Ee Nah” from Bolo
Vivalda Dula “Henda Mua Ngola” from Africa
Set break — KAOS Community Billboard
Alif “Al-Khutba Al-Akhira (The Last Declamation)” from Aynama-Rtama
Kora Jazz Band “Nha corçon” from Back to Africa
Folknery “Tadi, shuhay, tadi” from Useful Things
Karavan Sarai “Schirin” from Woven Landscapes
Karimouche “Princes et princesses” from Action
Novalima “Beto Kele (Nosotros Somos)” from Planetario
Seckou Keita “Atongo” from Sabaru
Gangbe Brass Band “Yoruba (feat. Fémi Kuti)” from Go Slow to Lagos
Daktarimba “Adidja” from D’Afrique (feat. Marco Lobo, Walter Lang, Wolfgang Lackerschmid & Njamy Sitson)
Ba-Boom “Oxossi” from Somos Um
Bixiga 70 “Martelo” from III
Lura “gore” from Herança
Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar
Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal “Passa Quatro” from Musique de Nuit
Ester Rada “Feeling good” from I wish – EP
Nes “Ahlam” from NES
Kandia Kouyate “Mandjala” from Renascence