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AWIL 261 - Marcus Corbett

 Marlborough 2 Maharashtra with Marcus Corbett on this A World in London, plus new duo Stornelli! Click here:                 Marcus Corbett is a singer, acoustic guitarist and composer based between Marlborough, UK and Pune, Maharashtra, India. Gradually, during repeated expeditions in India over the last decade or more, having immersed himself in the fundaments of North Indian classical music Marcus has begun to reap the rewards of his involvement in the musical life of Pune, Maharashtra and Gadag in North Karnataka. Hear his fantastic new single Barometer on this AWIL, alongside tabla maestro Nitin Gaikwad, and see them on stage at The Union Chapel May 26th! Also on this show we sampled new duo Stornelli who revive songs & stories from Tuscany. Catch them on June 1st at the SOAS Radio Showcase in St Mary’s Music Hall Walthamstow!

ARTIST                                  TRACK                                   COUNTRY

Joji Hirota                   Akita                           Japan/UK

Eugenia Georgieva   Trugnala Rada  Bulgaria/UK

Stornelli                      Maremma Amara      Italy/UK

Geoff Berner  The Ghost of the Terry Fox   Canada

Marcus Corbett          Strung Deep               UK/India

‘           ‘                       Barometer                  ‘           ‘

‘           ‘                       Hell On Earth             ‘           ‘

‘           ‘                       Loving Kind                ‘           ‘

AWIL Goin’ Global Gigs Guide: May 24 Kongo Dia Ntotila @ Rich Mix, May 26 Nogabe Randriaharimalala @ Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre, May 26 Marcus Corbett @ Union Chapel, May 26 Kuch Kuch Bollywood Nights @ The Alice EC3A, May 30 Karsu @ Cadogan Hall, June 1 SOAS Radio Showcase incl Oxford Maqam @ St Mary’s Music Hall, June 1 Kal Lavelle @ St Giles In The Fields, June 2 Focus Africa Music Fest @ Rich Mix, June 2 Maya Youssef @ Kings Place, June 4 Bubble Schmeisis @ Soho Theatre, June 7 Raka @ The Islington, June 8 Attab Haddad @ Rich Mix, June 10 London Gypsy Orch @ Catford Fringe Fest, June 12 + 13 Yasmine Hamdan @ Jazz Cafe,  June 16 Raka @ Balabam, June 17 Eugenia Georgieva @ The Ritzy, June 20 Jubilee feat Kronos Quartet Bassekou Kouyate & Master musicians of the Aga Khan Initiative @ Royal Albert Hall, June 22 Don Kipper @ Wiltons, June 23 DJ Ritu @ Tate Britain, June 23 Daemonia Nymphe @ O2 Islington Academy, June 24 Tropicalia Calling w Nina Miranda @ Total Refreshment Centre...more at

23/5/18  AWIL 261  Also this week Kal Lavelle at Resonance, click:  Next week Focus Africa Music Fest at SOAS and Addictive TV at Resonance!  #AWorldInLondon is podcast on #Itunes & #Mixcloud:   A World In London – in its TWELFTH year! Live on Wednesdays, 4pm, from SOAS Radio:  and AWIL  at Resonance 104.4fm at 6.30pm, repeat Monday 8am, online, DAB  & on Resonance Extra 5pm Wednesdays.  Join us on Twitter @aworldinlondon  Twitter:@djritu1