Wandering Rhythms Future Playlists:

Wandering Rhythms playlist for 12/26/2022
Artist Title Album Label Link
El Michels Affair & Piya Malik Kabhi
Rokia Koné & Jacknife Lee Bi Ye Tulonba Ye
TIGRIS Factorino
Odezenne San Pellegrino
Gentle Party 2 Little 3
Aesop Rock x Blockhead ft Lupe Fiasco Pumpkin Seeds
Geir Sundstøl Dogg
Alabaster DePlume Don't Forget You're Precious
Surprise Chef Winter's Theme
Julmud Harti
SVIN ft Kasper Tranberg Årring
Flock My Resonance
Wallgrin Yet Again the Wheel Turns
Zombie Zombie Vae Vobis
Kubasonics Arkan
Program Audio: 

The most eclectic genre-busting tunes of 2022 featured on Wandering Rhythms!

  • Posted on: 29 December 2022
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 12/26/2022
Artist Title Album Label Link
EABS Lucifer (The New Sun)
Nu Genea Tienaté
Lady Aicha & Pisko Crane's Original Fulu Miziki of Kinshasa Tuyende
Zombie Zombie Nusquam et Ubique
The Comet is Coming CODE
Ibibio Sound Machine Protection from Evil
O.B.F. ft Nazamba Lava
Uwulmassa Rantas
Bon Voyage Organisation Yuseef
Horace Andy Watch Over Them
Lalalar Abla Deme Lazım Olur
Combo Chimbita Memoria
Electric Mamba Zingo
Super Krystal Brnjica
La Pambelé Traigo el Bongo
Kobo Town One by One
Program Audio: 

The wild free range international dance mix to unite all weirdos.

Featuring artists from Poland, Italy, DR Congo, France, England, Nigeria, Jamaica, Indonesia, Turkey, Colombia, Canada, Serbia...

  • Posted on: 29 December 2022
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 12/27/2021
Artist Title Album Label Link
Bloto Mitomania POLAND
Àbáse Onire HUNGARY/BRAZIL
Electric Kif Sonar USA
Jaubi Raga Gurji Todi PAKISTAN
Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band Les Fleurs GERMANY
MAUGLI Baksheesh GERMANY
The Bug ft Irah Demon ENGLAND
Luna Li Cloud Castle CANADA
Jupiter & Okwess Muba DR CONGO
Maistah Aphrica Maistah Aphrica ITALY
Electric Jalaba Briando MOROCCO/ENGLAND
Timbuktu Daylight CANADA
of Tropique Woooo JAPAN
Msafiri Zawose ft Saranya Sababa TANZANIA
Populous Luna Liquida ITALY
Program Audio: 

Uncut dance mix of wild and crazy global music from 2021. All bangers no flangers!

  • Posted on: 28 December 2021
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 12/27/2021
Artist Title Album Label Link
Zenmenn The Magic Eye
Altin Gün Sevda Olmasaydi
Kasai Allstars Olooh a War Dance for Peace
La Femme Cool Colorado
Homeboy Sandman No Beef
Rey Sapienz Minzoto
Aesop Rock x Blockhead All the Smartest People
Meridian Brothers / Conjunto Media Luna En Teusaquillo te Pueden Partir la Cara
Wau Wau Collectif Yaral Sa Doom
Louis-Jean Cormier L'ironie du Sort
El Michels Affair Dhuaan
Quantic & Nidia Gongora Balada Borracha
Cedric Burnside I Be Trying
Bryan Rahija Eight of Wands
Program Audio: 

A continuous mix of the greatest globally-minded songs of 2021 as featured on Wandering Rhythms. No hits, only the finest experimental obscurities (Honestly I have no idea what normal people listen to anymore).

  • Posted on: 28 December 2021
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 12/13/2021
Artist Title Album Label Link
Dirty Bellows Kat Lamb Jean
Quantic & Nidia Góngora Pronto Alivio
Dirty Bellows Final Frog Bonita
Russian Tim and Pavel Bures ATAS ft Alexey Kalinin
Normal People Normal People
The Hologram People Floating in Space
Àbáse O Fim
Super Krystal Corndog Consequence
Dirty Bellows GoT
запой! [The Zapoy!] Там [There]
Super Krystal Brnjica
Dirty Bellows Mamma Mia [LIVE in-studio]
Dirty Bellows Bad Venus Enter Alice
Program Audio: 

Bringing bayan to the strange new world! From Vancouver's freshest accordion-led party rockers Dirty Bellows (born summer 2021), we have Alexey Kalinin (bayan aka chromatic accordion) and Alex Reid (bass) live on Wandering Rhythms in the CJSF studio, sharing the first recordings of Dirty Bellows, their other bands (Super Krystal and Normal People), and an impromptu bayan performance of Mamma Mia!

Check out their new live EP here: https://dirtybellows.bandcamp.com/

  • Posted on: 17 December 2021
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 10/25/2021
Artist Title Album Label Link
Program Audio: 

The Wandering Rhythms Halloween special, featuring experimental dark music from around the world... Also the historic first show broadcast live from the new CJSF radio station in the Student Union Building at SFU!

  • Posted on: 29 October 2021
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 05/10/2021
Artist Title Album Label Link
Yosui Inoue Pi Po Pa 1990
Group from Fukuoka The coal miner's song in Kyushu 1970
TA2MI Wakuchin 2020
Sheena & the Rokkets Ukabino Peach Girl 1990
Ostiola Amalgamating Receptive Fields 2019
Guitar Wolf Fireball Red Legend 2019
Minamo ある情景 2020
VOID msM 2020
Nori the Funk Band DGA25 2019
Nostola いつかの終わり 2019
The Mother Tongue Project Noosphere 2020
QUE?ST ft S-LOW Da Jiggle 2018
SOEURS Deep Unicorn 2021
Program Audio: 

Exploring the eclectic music scene of Kyūshū Island in southern Japan! Left-field pop, jangly rock, jazzy hip hop, electronic oddities - they've got it all and more! 

  • Posted on: 13 May 2021
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 02/22/2021
Artist Title Album Label Link
Program Audio: 

For Black History Month, Wandering Rhythms explores the music scene of Bahia State, Brazil - where the capital city Salvador is often called the blackest city outside of Africa because of its demographics and deep African culture. Predictably, music is amazing!

  • Posted on: 26 February 2021
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 01/11/2021
Artist Title Album Label Link
Delicate Steve Proud Elephants
SBTRKT ft Jessie Ware & Sampha Sanctuary
Alamaailman Vasarat Luu Messingilla
A Tribe Called Red Electric Pow Wow
Omar Souleyman Wenu Wenu
Zoo Owl Nemesis
Souljazz Orchestra Kingdom Come
Karl Hector & the Malcouns Karadeniz
Boogát Los Tabarnakos
Jojo Abot To Li
Moulettes Hidden World
Noura Mint Seymali Ghlana
Msafiri Zawose Nazala Urugu
Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca, Tamer Abu Ghazaleh Nefsif Akli
Gaye Su Akyol Sahmeran
King Coya ft Iara Nardi Pachama
Minyo Crusaders Kushimoto Bushi
Electro Hafiz & Grup Ses Mega Hafiza 2
Nihiloxica Bwola
Siti Muharam Nyuki
Program Audio: 

The Wandering Rhythms global music radio show celebrates 10 years with this whirlwind retrospective of non-hits from far and wide played over the past decade. If you missed the first 10 seasons, this will catch you up!

  • Posted on: 18 January 2021
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 12/28/2020
Artist Title Album Label Link
Kunming Bros ft Didjelirium International
Commodo Stakeout
Minyo Crusaders & Frente Cumbeiro Cumbia del monte Fuji
J.Pool Camino Lejos
Souleance l'Opuleance
Mora Prokaza Check It
Terror/Cactus Churro vs. Crow
Lettuce Moksha
Ammar 808 ft Susha Geeta Dunkik
Takuya Kuroda Do No Why
Lido Pimienta Te Quieres [Chancha Remix]
RJD2 Indoor S'mores
Jungle Fire Quemalo
Bosq Wake Up
Program Audio: 

A weird global dance mix for a weird year!

  • Posted on: 18 January 2021
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 12/21/2020
Artist Title Album Label Link
Randolph's Leap Stay Away this Christmas
George Spratz Afehyiapa / Merry Christmas
Randolph's Leap One More Sleep 'til Christmas
Hadag Nahash Middle Finger
El Negro La Antinavideña
Los Wawanco Anunciando la Navidad
Alfonzo Vélez El Jolgorio / Wepa Wepa Wepa
Los Shapis En Navidad
Sinkari Melam Jingle Bells
Renny Mathew's School of Music Melle Mele Mele / Christmas Song
Baron Oh Little Town of Bethlehem
Sandpebbles of Barbados Sunshine Christmas
Dead Meadow Mele Kalikimaka
Program Audio: 

The Wandering Rhythms tradition of non-traditional holiday music continues, with music from Latin America, India, Africa, and more. 

  • Posted on: 22 December 2020
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 12/30/2019
Artist Title Album Label Link
Yanga Encendemos Volume 1 & 2
Supersan Seer ft. Ilias Mantikos Enter the San
Penya / Msafiri Zawose Heyyeh Heyyeh
Lettuce Shmink Dabby Elevate
Agfa Park Macaroni Shuffle
Miss Red Loco Loco
Ultrazvuk Ultrazvuk Ultrazvuk
ARCYNIEGAS Makia MOTO 3
MAKU Soundsystem Culebra Coral Single
Souljazz Orchestra Charlie Foxtrot Chaos Theories
Minyo Crusaders Kushimoto Bushi Echoes of Japan
Onipa Makoma Onipa
Bantou Mentale Papa Jo Bantou Mentale
Jus Now Awesome Bad ft. Swappi Single
Canalon de Timbiqui Malvada De mar y rio
Program Audio: 

Some of the grooviest tracks that aired on Wandering Rhythms radio this year // Designed to make all Earthlings move.

  • Posted on: 4 January 2020
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 04/08/2019
Artist Title Album Label Link
Skalkeskjul Søndag Eftermiddag
Sjakket Grineren Nok
Vestbo Trio looking Sharp
Fusskalt Fire Breathing Dragon
Hvalfugl Mellem Bække og Bakker
The Courettes Voodoo Doll
Flod Joki
Black Dog Howl Low Moon
Blue Miami Lost Highway
Trio Tinus Hans Jensen hans stokk i Blavand
DJ Upik Kanzer & DJ Salmonella FL Churro
Program Audio: 

A trip through the rockin' mainland of Denmark, the phallic north! Jutland splits the Baltic Sea and North Sea, and includes the cities of Aarhus and Aalborg. Y'aall ready for some freaky music??

Playlist:
Skalkeskjul - Søndag Eftermiddag (2015)
Sjakket - Grineren Nok (2018)
Vestbo Trio - Looking Sharp (2019)
Fusskalt - Fire Breathing Dragon (2018)
Hvalfugl - Mellem Bække og Bakker (2019)
The Courettes - Voodoo Doll (2018)
Flod - Joki (2013)
Black Dog Howl - Low Moon (2017)
Blue Miami - Lost Highway (2014)
Trio Tinus - Hans Jensen hans stokk i Blavand (2005)
DJ Upik Kanzer & DJ Salmonella - FL Churro (2017)

  • Posted on: 7 June 2019
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 03/11/2019
Artist Title Album Label Link
Troker Nahual
Vicente Fernandez En la carcel de tu Adios
Francisco y Madero Dos la Dos (con Y La Bamba)
Sherele Klezmer Jazz Band Innovators Lebedik Un Freylekh
Surflamingo País de la chocolata
Cienfuegos La Serpiente
Conjunto Guayser El Taconazo
Skool 77 & Golpe el Ronin Esta Noche
Tolteck Paciencia Transforma
La Revolucion de Emiliano Zapata Ciudad Perdida
Alicia Juarez Sacaste Boleto
Program Audio: 

Music from the land of Mariachi and Tequila: ¡Jalisco, Mexico! Featuring mariachi, ranchera, rock, hip hop, and a new movement incorporating pre-hispanic Indigenous influences in music. 

  • Posted on: 24 April 2019
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 01/28/2019
Artist Title Album Label Link
Blasius To Una Turtavu Kunai Dumdum
Molachs Band Vunalaslas
Narox Vuvu Lalire
Painim Wok Sore Ma Lau
Outcast Crew Marit
Quakes Stringband Lulu
Electric Egypt Galaxie Oculaire
Silencer Band Iwar Vatut
Poor Home Boys Kerkero
Corney Nekor Rusgi
Program Audio: 

A musical trip to Bismarck Archipelago, eastern Papua New Guinea. A very unique and endearing musical landscape, including classics from the legendary Pacific Gold Studios in Rabaul. Somehow these remote islanders have created a hybrid of Polynesian folk music, country, 80s synth cheese, and reggae. And no one outside of PNG seems to have heard it.

  • Posted on: 24 April 2019
  • By: Nick Lagasse
Wandering Rhythms playlist for 12/31/2018
Artist Title Album Label Link
The Sorcerers Anderson Spectrum Single
Homeboy Sandman & Edan #NeverUseTheInternetAgain Humbie Pi
Charles Bradley Stay Away Black Velvet
Baba Commandant & the Mandingo Band Mantcha Mantcha Siri Ba Kele
Miss Red Dagga K.O.
Ana Frango Elétrico Farelos Mormaço Queima
Grup Şimşek Kurk Oy Oy Emine
Hugo Fattoruso Camdombelek Hugo Fattoruso y Barrio Opa
Dr. Octagon Flying Waterbed Moosebumps
Humunculus Res Faccio una Pazzia Della stessa sostanza dei sogni
Kommodo Leeroy Dyrge
La Mécanica Popular Visiones Roza Cruz
Last Poets What I Want to See Understanding What Black Is
Saodaj' Mimoz Pokor lèr
Uniting of Opposites Vortex Ancient Lights
Program Audio: 

Some of the greatest tunes of 2018, and not just English-language music from America and England like the other best-ofs (but we got em too).

  • Posted on: 24 April 2019
  • By: Nick Lagasse