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theartsdesk Radio Show 35 - with writer/composer Amit Chaudhuri

Peter Culshaw

Welcome to one of Peter Culshaw’s occasional global radio shows, hosted by Music Box. Today’s...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 34 - with post-punk visionary Lu Edmonds

Peter Culshaw

Welcome to the latest edition of Peter Culshaw’s occasional radio show, which normally has a global music focus. This week’s guest for the entire two hours is the...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 33: Ukraine special - musicians and artists direct from Ukraine, with co-host Anastasia Piliavsky

Peter Culshaw

The latest edition of Peter Culshaw’s occasional global radio shows focuses totally on Ukraine,...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 32: a conversation with Matt Johnson of The The

Peter Culshaw

Peter Culshaw’s occasional global music...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 31 - special guest: TV soundtrack maestro Dominik Scherrer

Peter Culshaw

Peter Culshaw’s periodic global themed radio show is...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 30 - podcast on Malcolm McLaren with Paul Gorman, his biographer

Peter Culshaw

This episode of Peter Culshaw’s episodic global...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 29 - Morricone, Moroccan psychedelia and Sudanese techno

Peter Culshaw

Peter Culshaw’s periodic global music radio update is back...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 28 - Tony Allen tribute with guest Stephen Budd

Peter Culshaw

Peter Culshaw’s occasional global radio music show comes blinking into the light after...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 27 - direct from Sāo Paulo with guest stars including Chico César

Peter Culshaw

The latest edition of Peter Culshaw’s global music radio update was recorded...

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theartsdesk Radio Show 26 - with guest from the Amazon, the latest Brazilian star Arthur Nogueira

Peter Culshaw

This edition of Peter Culshaw’s global music radio show has a great guest – the hugely talented Brazilian...

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