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SMS episode 42

SMS episode 42

Playing tracks by

Benji Boko, Bob Marley, Rough Fields, Tamikrest, Nicolas Jaar and more.

Is the term World Music redundant? Should we call it something else? Should we have a heated debate? The term was allegedly coined approximately 20 years ago by super star DJ/broadcaster/ throughly nice guy Charlie Gillett (RIP) as a way of defining music that was essentially not Western Rock & Pop. More here:
But now that all popular music has been properly blended and enhanced as a result of the internet...and definitely not diluted in my humble opinion... is it time to re categorize? Answers on a postcard.
Meanwhile, we tuck into some tasty slabs of new and old music, with a vague reggae thread flowing through proceedings. And a tough mix edit from SMS 2011 DJ Paul Pre. Sun is shining after all...