Five shows to listen to this week on The Word Radio

After a two-week hiatus, we’re back on track with our five-point selection of recommended shows on The Word Radio. As usual, a bit of everything, plus the odd guest or two coming through from London and Los Angeles.

Inside & Around Crammed Discs with Marc Hollander – 05/01/2018

Crammed Discs head honcho Marc Hollander, whom we recently interviewed for our latest edition, came through the studio for the second instalment of his monthly residency on The Word Radio with a selection of tracks from his legendary record label’s considerable catalogue. Everything from the recently reissued Zazou Bikaye and the enigmatic Karl Biscuit to the lovely Juana Molina and an Aksak Maboul remix.

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Paola Laf – 05/01/2018

London-based NTS-affiliate Paola Laf, on a recent city trip to Brussels, dropped a gem of a mix that started off nice and smooth, only to pick things up a little midway through her set. Features an absolute stomper of a track by NHK yx Koyxen out on DFA.

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Dwalmacat – 03/01/2018

A recent addition to our roaster of residents, Dwalmacat goes wide with a debut, hour-long show of folk, psychedelic and alternative rock tendencies.

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Destination Earth Cube Transmissions with Cosmo Knex and Zoot Ruf Ski – 03/01/2018

Antwerp’s Cosmo Knex and Zoot Ruf Ski going in hard for their second show on The Word Radio, with a tracklist of funk, disco and new wave hitters. Downtempo delights that’ll have you running for the dancefloor.

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Ekster Hours with Scott Gilmore and Cate Kennan – 02/01/2018

For their second show on The Word Radio, the Ekster bunch came through with Los Angeles-based producers Scott Gilmore and Cate Kennan for a blissful two-hour live session, synth and all. More of the same please.

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