Global A Go-Go presents:

In the current era of home studios, direct-to-consumer distribution, mobile listening and streaming, the single is no longer just for Top 40 music. If you’re not following singles and EPs in whatever genres you listen to, much of today’s most compelling music is breezing right past you.
 
I’ve made a concerted effort in recent years to play singles and EPs on Global A Go-Go, and for the past 4 years I’ve done a year-end recap of the best singles and EPs of the year. This year’s recap (Sunday January 1, 1:00-3:00 PM on WRIR, for two weeks afterwards at wrir.org/listen, check your local listings for airing on other radio stations, and any old time at my podcast site) once again has some killer material, just as good if not better than what I played on the top albums of 2022 episode two weeks ago. Tune in and hear for yourself.

Without further ado, here are my top singles and EPs of 2022:
 
Top 10 New Singles & EPs of 2022
1. Systema Solar (Colombia) | “Comer De Verdad” | self-released
2. Amaru Tribe (Australia-Colombia-Chile) | “Candela Viva” | Vibrating Planet
3. Cumbiamuffin (Australia) | Cumbiamuffin EP | Peace & Rhythm / Hyperopia / Sounds & Colours
4. Renee Goust (México-USA) | “La Muchacha Alegre” (feat Nancy Sanchez) | self-released
5. The Hempolics meet Macka B (England UK) | “One Law Fi Dem” | Zee Zee
6. João Selva (Brazil-France) | Se Acabou EP | Underdog
7. Lucidvox (Russia) | “Burn The Grief” / “Swarm” | Glitterbeat
8. Bomba Estéreo & Manu Chao (Colombia-France-Spain) | “Me Duele” | Elegancia Tropical
9. La Sonora Mazurén (Colombia) | “Charanga Mazurén” / “Cachicha” | Names You Can Trust
10. Reggaesta (Italy-Jamaica-England UK) | “Cocaine” (feat Earl 16) | Echo Beach

Honorable Mention
Balimaya Project (England UK-Nigeria-Gambia-Guinée Conakry) | “Seasons Of Baraka” | Jazz Re:freshed
Captain Planet (USA-Brazil-France) | “Moqueca” (feat Zuzuka Poderosa & Raphael Futura) | Bastard Jazz
Cigarbox Man (Chile) | “Mírame” | self-released
El Combo Batanga (Spain-Cuba) | “Ají Gua Guao” / “El Barrio En La Mirada” | Lovemonk
Kimi Djabaté (Guinée Bissau-Portugal) | “Alidonke” | Cumbancha
Fanfare Ciocărlia (Romania-Germany-Austria) | “First Aid Klezmer (Dunkelbunt remix) | Asphalt Tango
Marco Flores Y La Jerez (México) | “Ahora Es Cuando” (feat Grupo Legítimo) | Nacional
Yohan Le Ferrand (France-Mali) | Yeko EP | self-released
Superfónicos (USA) | “Primera Luz” | self-released
Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek (Turkey-Germany-France-England UK) | Dost 2 EP | Bongo Joe / Catapulte

My top 20 singles & EPs of 2022 are available as a Spotify playlist: bit.ly/3YZpT5F
 
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Playlist:

    Time: January 1 - 9:00:00 am
  • Matador Of 1st & 1st

    Oliver Lake, “Separation”

    from Matador Of 1st & 1st

    Passin Thru - 1996

    USA

  • Time: January 1 - 9:01:00 am
  • Global a Go-Go

    Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros, “Global a Go-Go”

    from Global a Go-Go

    BMG Rights Management (US) LLC - 2001

    England UK

  • Time: January 1 - 9:06:00 am
  • Cocaine (Remix) - EP

    Reggaesta Productions & Earl 16, “Cocaine”

    from Cocaine (Remix) - EP

    Echo Beach - 2022

    Italy-Jamaica-England UK

  • Time: January 1 - 9:09:41 am
  • Shootie Shootie - Single

    Richie Spice, “Shootie Shootie”

    from Shootie Shootie - Single

    Riddim Force Records - 2022

    Jamaica

  • Time: January 1 - 9:12:20 am
  • Jah in My Corner (feat. Kabaka Pyramid) - Single

    Black-Am-I, “Jah in My Corner (feat. Kabaka Pyramid)”

    from Jah in My Corner (feat. Kabaka Pyramid) - Single

    Ghetto Youths International - 2022

    Jamaica

  • Time: January 1 - 9:16:13 am
  • One Law Fi Dem - Single

    The Hempolics & Macka B, “One Law Fi Dem”

    from One Law Fi Dem - Single

    Zee Zee Records - 2022

    England UK

  • Time: January 1 - 9:24:09 am
  • Ají Gua Guao - Single

    El Combo Batanga, “Ají Gua Guao”

    from Ají Gua Guao - Single

    Lovemonk - 2022

    Spain-Cuba

  • Time: January 1 - 9:28:17 am
  • Superfónicos, “Primera Luz”

    from Primera Luz - Single

    self-released - 2022

    USA

  • Time: January 1 - 9:31:52 am
  • Cumbiamuffin

    Cumbiamuffin, “Cabezona”

    from Cumbiamuffin

    Peace & Rhythm - 2022

    Australia

  • Time: January 1 - 9:36:36 am
  • La Sonora Mazurén, “Charanga Mazurén”

    from Charanga Mazurén / Cachicha - Single

    Names You Can Trust - 2022

    Colombia

  • Time: January 1 - 9:44:57 am
  • Alma Carnavalera - Single

    Stephanie Santiago, “Alma Carnavalera”

    from Alma Carnavalera - Single

    Movimientos Records - 2022

    England UK

  • Time: January 1 - 9:48:41 am
  • Me Duele - Single

    Bomba Estéreo & Manu Chao, “Me Duele”

    from Me Duele - Single

    Elegancia Tropical LLC - 2022

    Colombia-France-Spain

  • Time: January 1 - 9:51:57 am
  • Comer de Verdad - Single

    Systema Solar, “Comer de Verdad”

    from Comer de Verdad - Single

    self-released - 2022

    Colombia

  • Time: January 1 - 9:55:12 am
  • Candela Viva - Single

    Amaru Tribe, “Candela Viva”

    from Candela Viva - Single

    Vibrating Planet - 2022

    Australia- Colombia-Chile

  • Time: January 1 - 10:04:30 am
  • Mwen Vlé Maché - Single

    Delgrès, “Mwen Vlé Maché”

    from Mwen Vlé Maché - Single

    [PIAS] - 2022

    France

  • Time: January 1 - 10:06:44 am
  • La muchacha alegre - Single

    Renee Goust & Nancy Sanchez, “La muchacha alegre”

    from La muchacha alegre - Single

    677794 Records DK2 - 2021

    México-USA

  • Time: January 1 - 10:09:41 am
  • Ahora Es Cuando (feat. Grupo Legítimo) - Single

    Marco Flores Y La Jerez, “Ahora Es Cuando (feat. Grupo Legítimo)”

    from Ahora Es Cuando (feat. Grupo Legítimo) - Single

    Casa Nacional - 2022

    México

  • Time: January 1 - 10:12:22 am
  • First Aid Klezmer (dunkelbunt Remix) - Single

    Fanfare Ciocărlia & [dunkelbunt], “First Aid Klezmer”

    from First Aid Klezmer (dunkelbunt Remix) - Single

    Asphalt Tango Records - 2022

    Romania-Germany-Austria

  • Time: January 1 - 10:16:28 am
  • Lapikasta lattiaan - Single

    Jaakko Laitinen & Väärä Raha, “Lapikasta lattiaan”

    from Lapikasta lattiaan - Single

    Playground Music - 2022

    Finland

  • Time: January 1 - 10:24:46 am
  • Se Acabou - EP

    João Selva, “Bozo Vaza”

    from Se Acabou - EP

    Underdog records - 2022

    Brazil-France

  • Time: January 1 - 10:29:25 am
  • Moqueca - Single

    Captain Planet, Zuzuka Poderosa & Raphael Futura, “Moqueca”

    from Moqueca - Single

    Bastard Jazz Recordings - 2022

    USA-Brazil-France

  • Time: January 1 - 10:33:28 am
  • Dost 2

    Derya Yildirim & Grup Simsek, “Bal”

    from Dost 2

    Les Disques Bongo Joe - 2022

    Turkey-Germany-France-England UK

  • Time: January 1 - 10:38:39 am
  • Mírame - Single

    Cigarbox Man, “Mírame”

    from Mírame - Single

    Cigarbox Man - 2022

    Chile

  • Time: January 1 - 10:42:22 am
  • Burn the Grief - Single

    Lucidvox, “Burn the Grief”

    from Burn the Grief - Single

    Glitterbeat Records - 2022

    Russia

  • Time: January 1 - 10:49:20 am
  • Yeko - EP

    Yohann Le Ferrand Yeko, “Konya (feat. Mamani Keita)”

    from Yeko - EP

    Back2Bam Production - 2021

    France-Mali

  • Time: January 1 - 10:53:00 am
  • Dindin

    Kimi Djabaté, “Alidonke”

    from Dindin

    Cumbancha - 2023

    Guineé Bissau-Portugal

  • Time: January 1 - 10:57:22 am
  • Seasons of Baraka - Single

    Balimaya Project, “Seasons of Baraka”

    from Seasons of Baraka - Single

    Jazz re:freshed - 2022

    England UK-Nigeria-Gambia-Guinée Conakry

    Global A Go-Go    January 1st, 2023

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