Dance music pioneer & trailblazing broadcaster

DJ Ritu, presents the UK’s definitive global music show, A World in London – weekly at SOAS RadioResonance 104.4FM. Her 32 year career includes twenty-two years at the BBC, co-founding cult label Outcaste Records, signing Nitin Sawhney and Badmarsh & Shri, touring in 35 countries with her own bands Sister India and The Asian Equation, plus performing at major venues and festivals like The Big Chill, WOMAD, Royal Festival Hall & Trafalgar Square. A Rough Guides CD compiler, Ritu also manages two London club nights: Kuch Kuch and Club Kali which are the longest running Bollywood events in the UK. A musical chameleon, her repertoire includes soul, disco, Motown, pop, drum n’ bass, as well as Turkish, Greek, African, Latin, and Middle-Eastern sounds. Ritu is also a voiceover artist, playlist compiler, and compere, hosting various festivals at The Southbank Centre, Rich Mix, and numerous nightspots! She is a member of the London Music Board, and the European World Music Charts panel. Read More>>>

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Music from the SOAS branch of London University tops the bill on BOTH #AWorldinLondon radio shows this Wednesday 20th February! Hear Polish & Indonesian folk music by multi-instrumentalist/composer aga ujma at 4pm on SOAS Radio and the mighty SOAS Klezmer Band with their traditional Eastern European sounds at 6.30pm on Resonance 104.4fm 😃
#livemusic on #AWIL #London #globalmusic #worldmusic #music #radio #Java #Indonesia #Poland #UK #klezmer #JewishMusic #YiddishSongs #band #composer
Sounds of the World Vivi Lachs John Macnaughton Gil Karpas SOAS Students' Union SOAS University of London Jewish Music Institute Norman Druker Sophie Darling Alban Low Lucas Keen
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Music from the SOAS branch of London University tops the bill on BOTH #AWorldinLondon radio shows this Wednesday 20th February! Hear Polish & Indonesian folk music by multi-instrumentalist/composer aga ujma at 4pm on SOAS Radio and the mighty SOAS Klezmer Band with their traditional Eastern European sounds at 6.30pm on Resonance 104.4fm 😃
#livemusic on #AWIL #London #globalmusic #worldmusic #music #radio #Java #Indonesia #Poland #UK #klezmer #JewishMusic #YiddishSongs #band #composer 
Sounds of the World Vivi Lachs John Macnaughton Gil Karpas SOAS Students Union SOAS University of London Jewish Music Institute Norman Druker Sophie Darling Alban Low Lucas KeenImage attachment

 

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In our global mix of new releases we'll be reviewing albums by Turkish Londoner Olcay Bayir, and this exclusive copy of 'The Mountain Path' by The Good Disciples - a unique Indian classical music collaboration between Kiranpal Singh (santoor), Shahbaz Hussain (Tabla Maestro), and Fabrice De Graef (bansuri flute), forthcoming on Suriya Recordings!

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