Flight Paths 4: Australia & Nigeria

MixCloud, World Music Set

Welcome to the fourth Flight Paths. On this episode, I’m heading off to The Land Down Under for the first half with some mind blowing tracks from Australia including a special song introduced by Matt Wells, the co-Director of the hugely popular theatre company Rhum & Clay.

Then for the second half, I’m off to the musical engine room of West Africa, Nigeria to hear some powerhouse songs from them including a song personally chosen by my second guest, the inspirational Nigerian born poet and playwright Inua Ellams.

Also this week, as the Arts industry falls further into the coronavirus crisis, I do a shout out to a community of creative freelancers taking action - Freelancers Make Theatre Work (www.freelancersmaketheatrework.com).

And finally a special thanks also to Ben Ringham for putting the Flight Paths intro together..

Featuring Dead Can Dance, Fingers Mitchel Cullen, Emily Wurramara, Fela Kuti, Flavour, Tony Allen and more.

Aired: Sunday 21st June, 2020

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