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theartsdesk Radio Show 10

peter Culshaw

Listen to the latest edition of Peter Culshaw’s peripatetic round-up of some recent hot global music releases, including some re-releases of old classics and yet-to-be unleashed tracks including a...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 9

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Been a while since you checked out the best and latest world music releases? theartsdesk’s global music expert Peter Culshaw's selects the best music released in the last month or so....

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The Seckerson Tapes: Schumann Quartet

Edward Seckerson

The brothers Erik, Ken, and Mark Schumann founded the Schumann Quartet in 2007 and it might well have been an all-family affair had the cellist’s twin sister chosen to switch from violin to viola...

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The New Arts Desk Radio Show 8

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Peter and Joe are back on MeatTransmission, and as ever their selection goes "Beyond Global" with quite a few voyages out of the world into territories cosmic, ambient and generally out there -...

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The New Arts Desk Radio Show 7

joe Muggs

After something of a schedule disruption due to the summer festival season (although watch out for some specials recorded over that period), Peter and Joe are back refreshed, renewed and ready to...

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The New Arts Desk Radio Show 6

joe Muggs

Due to summer festival mayhem and a technical glitch or two, June's show is here slightly belatedly - but it's more than worth waiting for as it's an absolute beast of a two-hour spectacular.

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theartsdesk exclusive: Chris & Cosey Live at Sónar

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We are very happy to present a stream of Chris & Cosey's live set recorded on the 12th June on the Red Bull Music Academy SónarDome stage at the Sónar festival in Barcelona.

As the duo...

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The Seckerson Tapes: Soprano Corinne Winters

Edward Seckerson

In February 2013 Corinne Winters created an absolute sensation in her operatic European debut when Peter Konwitschny’s starkly intense staging of Verdi’s La Traviata arrived at English...

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The New Arts Desk Radio Show 5

joe Muggs

Joe and Peter are back with another show of the exotic and out-there, with a heavy leaning towards the Lusophone this time.

Music from Brazil, Angola, Cape Verde and Portugal itself features...

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The New Arts Desk Radio Show 4

joe Muggs

Back on the air for their best show yet, Peter and Joe are here to take you round the world, and occasionally further afield still.

In the first half they focus on the groove, with Cambodian...

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