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Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!! This playlist is filled with exclusive rare tracks & new grooves that are guaranteed to make you move!
This week, Jason has a whole slew of post-Decemberween toons to get you in the mood for returning all of your unwanted stupid presents for refunds or the cash equivalent, or selling them on Ebay if need be. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!! You’ll feel this playlist in your soul! Don’t miss this incredible lineup of new artists and rare tracks!
This week, Jason has a whole slew of pre-Decemberween toons to get you in the mood for stuffing yourself stupid with too much food, and pretending that you like your relatives. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!! It’s time to groove to new artists, rare tracks, and the best rhythms!
This week, Jason has a plethora; yes, that’s right, a plethora, of healing sounds to soothe your weary soul. And also, as if that isn’t enough, there’s his usual aimless drivel, or as some might call it; chat.. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!! Get your dancing shoes ready for new artists, rare tracks & tons of amazing grooves!
This week, Jason has presents for everyone! Including himself! He’ll be un-wrapping a gift from his sister, live on the air! How exciting! And you, dear viewer, get to unwrap the gift of music, in handy little chunks, throughout the show. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!! Get ready for new artists and rare tracks, as I take you on a journey through sound & time!
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!! Don’t miss new artists and rare tracks, as I take you on a journey through sound & time!
This week, Jason’s heart is beating a mile a minute, because of some exciting tracks by Eddie Cano, Joe Shinall, Destruments and the incredible Waltel Branco. As well as the as yet un-released early 80s brit-funk of Afrika. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!! If you have a pulse, this playlist will make you move!
This week, Jason’s got a pile of clasics, and Gemma has a pile of drunken tales to tell. Same as any other week. But, different. Also, listen out for the first 3 clues to our MILLION DOLLAR GIVEAWAY!
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Don’t miss new artists and tracks as the rhythm pumps through your speakers!
This week, Jason’s got a stack of stock to stick it to you with. Including, but not limited to, Ruth & The Adelians, The Droptones, New Juggler Sound, and The Pepper Smelter. All your favourites!
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Travel through time & sound with this infectiously energetic mix!
This week, Jason’s got a whole lorra great songs for you, from the likes of Breakdown Brass, The Putbacks, Los Sospechos, and many more than you can stick a big shake at! Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Get ready to dance with these infectious beats!
This week, Jason’s flying solo, and is licensed to thrill you with some great new toons by Calibro 35, Grace Love, Orgone, The Milk, Emma Donovan and Geno Washington, and some classics by the likes of Camille Lil Bob and Sharon Jones. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Let the rhythms pump through your speakers and get ready to dance!
This week, Jason & Gemma play the hits, including new stuff from The Limboos, and The Excitements. Also, some excellent stories from Gemma about cliffs, rocks, the wild, wild sea, and that kind of thing.
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Get your dancing shoes ready for these new and rare tracks from around the world!
This week, Jason & Gemma discuss at least 85% of the important issues of the day, and maybe even less! Also, they find time to play you the hits, including new stuff from The Limboos, and The Excitements. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Travel on a journey through sound & time with this mix that will take you around the world!
This week, Jason cooks up a soul omelette, using flower, sugar, grease, buffalo wings, all dapped into a bowl, of, erm, flavour? Yeah, that sounds fine. Basically, what I’m trying to tell ya, is that there’s lots of great music on today’s show. OK? Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Don’t miss this mix of new artists & rare tracks that are guaranteed to make you move!
This week, Jason drinks soup, or possibly tea, and guides you through the choppy waters of music, to a serene island that he likes to call, Seal Of Approval. We have new stuff from The Cactus Channel & The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, and lots of would-be classics. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Get the dance party started with these new & rare tracks! 00:00 DJ Meredith 03:19 No Better Bed Than The Floor – NMB Brass Band 10:25 Survival Of The Fittest – London Afrobeat Collective 17:49 Dem People Go – Dennis Ferrer 23:00 Mic Break 24:03 Envy No Good – Mercury Dance Band 28:52 Battle Of The Species – Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra 35:18 Cross Examination – Fela Kuti 47:05 Mic Break 48:06 Oyimbo – Femi Kuti 51:53 Root to the Fruit – Kokolo 57:19 Mac Gordo – Tragavenao Afrobeat 62:32 Mic Break 63:46 Oh Why? – Zongo Junction 68:54 Me Ho Asem – Pat Thomas, Kwashibu Area Band 75:22 Golden Dunes – Tailcutters 78:41 Egbe – Yankari Collective 88:15 Mic Break 89:05 Great Wide Open – Jungle By Night 94:34 Expensive Shit – Collectif Obo 104:51 Journey to the Center of the Floor – Kerwin Young 108:44 Mic Break 109:56 Bahia Beatz – Afrobeat Makers 113:35 Finish London Afrobeat Collective / Photo by London Afrobeat Collective Dennis Ferrer / Photo by Dennis Ferrer Jungle By Night / Photo by Jungle By Night
This week, Jason & Gemma give you a “Secret Special”. The idea being, that they don’t disclose any of the song titles or artistes to you, the listener. Unfortunately, the idea is foiled by being able to read the titles below, on your very screen. Oh well, it’s the thought that counts.
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! If you have a pulse, these rhythms are sure to make you move!
This week, Jason is ever so relieved at the return of Gemma, who helps steer this musical ship through the murky waters of soul, funk, r&b, and some other rivers that link them.
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Continue enjoying tons of new tracks from newly featured bands as well as some truly rare songs as well!
This week, Jason ponders the chances of some of tonight’s artistes getting together to open a firm of lawyers. I bet you were thinking the same thing, right? There’s allsorts on today’s show. It really is packed full of jam. So, put on your radio gloves, and settle in for a sticky ride! Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Don’t miss tons of new tracks from newly featured bands as well as some truly rare songs as well!
This week, Jason interferes with your ears, and whichever other orifices he can get his hands on. There’s plenty of entertaining tea-based chat, inspirational concepts and ideas etc.. Oh, and there’s also more of Venazualan early 70s group “Spiteri”, a pair of tasty morsels from the new Brian Auger comp, and more from the debut LP by The Sorcerers. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Don’t miss special rare tracks on this week’s show!
This week, we start the show off with a load of animals. Herd of animals? “Of course we have!” I hear you cry. The animals in question are courtesy of Venazualan early 70s group “Spiteri”. We also have more from the new Brian Auger comp, and more from the debut LP by The Sorcerers.
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Let the rhythm take over your airwaves and get ready to dance!
This week, Jason’s flying solo (not literally flying), and has a variety of themes covered in the songs of his choosing. There’s more from the debut LP by The Sorcerers, and and more from the new Brian Auger anthology & the awesome Chicha Libra. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Check out new artists and classic favorites!
This week, it’s an especially relaxed show, both in the choice of music, the atmosphere in the studio, and the angle of reclinement of Mr Jason throughout the show.. Excellent tunes all the way, from the likes of Brian Auger & the awesome Chicha Libra. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Don’t miss the one of Jungle By Night’s latest singles, along with new artists and rare tracks!
This week, it’s another packed full of jam show. Gemma has been drinking for three days, as part of her friend’s Hen weekend. Let’s see if that affects her ability to be entertaining. It could go either way. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Ready to dance? Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Enjoy this high-energy mix that covers the 70’s thru current times and get ready to dance!
This week, it’s another packed full of jam show. Gemma has been drinking for three days, as part of her friend’s Hen weekend. Let’s see if that affects her ability to be entertaining. It could go either way. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Ready to dance? Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Get your dancing shoes ready for this high-energy mix!
This week, it’s another packed full of jam show. With super hits from Jimmy Bo Horne (and his sheep?), Marta Baizan (oh boy!), Pekeniques (let’s hope Yogi Bear doesn’t steal it!), and a new one by The Sorcerers, which we’re very excited about. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Ready to dance? Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Continue to enjoy new bands and artists on this high-energy mix!!
This week, Mr Jason takes you on a journey. A journey with ups and downs, mainly due to you wanting to only listen to music, and the downs are caused by having to listen to him waffle on and on about reel to reel tape recording machines all the time. Still, look on the bright side; it’s a packed full of jam show!
Ready to dance? Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Don’t miss new artists and bands such as the Tailcutters, Zav, AJOYO, Lakuta, Afrofunk Experience, Gold Band, and Lamine Cissokho!!
This week, the weather is hot, and so is Jason, and Gemma. They’re both very attractive. That’s final! OK, so let’s move on from that. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Ready to dance? Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! With recent album releases, be sure to tune in for new tracks from Dele Sosimi and Shokazoba! Don’t miss new artists as well!
This week, Gemma’s back, and Jason couldn’t be happier. He tried, but it didn’t work.. They bring you more stunning music, of various styles, old and new. And they gossip, which is always undertaining.
Ready to dance? Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! With recent album releases, be sure to tune in for new tracks from Dele Sosimi, Shokazoba, Combo Makabro, and new bands as well!
This week’s set is ECLECTIC! We feature hits of soukous, funk, afrobeat, reggae, pop, electro, palmwine music, AND a touch of home-taper weirdness for good measure. I hope you like it! And if you like this one, be sure to check out Worldwide Hour and the Afrobeat Show every week on BTR!
This week, Jason has more Spanish bands than you can stick a shake at! And some awesome afrobeat, solid soul, and funk of the jazzy and greasy varieties. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
Ready to dance? Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! With recent album releases, be sure to tune in for new tracks from Dele Sosimi, Shokazoba and Combo Makabro!
This week, Jason has a show filled with crisps, and lots of Spanish music, plus he’s still featuring Saun & Starr’s debut LP. What else? Well, there’s weirdness from The Sign Of Four, and some squidgy synth-led Chicha from Los Mirlos, and a newbie from Grace Love & The True Loves for starters!
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! With recent album releases, be sure to tune in for new tracks from Dele Sosimi, Shokazoba and Combo Makabro!
This week, Jason has a summery show of the highest quality. I know we say some similarly bold claim every week, but this time we really do mean it. And don’t forget, Gemma & Jason’s band Rope Store will be playing at their Seal Of Approval night at The Playhouse Bar in Norwich, UK on Wednesday 10th June, along with superb DJ sets from Jason and Mauro Berini.
Enjoy this journey through sound and go on a trip to the farthest corners of the Earth! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Get your dancing shoes ready for this week’s powerful mix!
This week, Jason & Gemma have been at an all-dayer gig. And for the 5 days until now, Gemma has been in Paris with her oldest daughter, living the high life, while Jason (Mr) has been doing all the hard work at Seal Of Approval HQ. Don’t forget, Gemma & Jason’s band Rope Store will be playing at their Seal Of Approval night at The Playhouse Bar in Norwich on Wednesday 10th June, along with superb DJ sets from Jason and Mauro Berini. Oh! And they play some great music too!!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! Don’t miss the opening track from Dele Sosimi’s latest album, along with other amazing Afrobeat tracks from around the world!
This week, Jason & Gemma tell the absolute truth about many of life’s mysteries and conundrums. So, nothing new there then.. Also, they put up wth a neighbour’s very loud lawnmower, and make it part of the show, rather than letting it frustrate them. Or do they??? Oh! And they play some great music too!!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
This week, Jason & Gemma talk about circuses, and the training involved in being in them. Tightropes, contortionism, that kind of thing. Cos Gemma went to circus school, so, she knows. It’s all news to Jason though. Oh! And they play some great music too!! Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
On this special day, celebrate the 5-year anniversary of the Afrobeat Show and travel on a special journey through sound! BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in with DJ Meredith!
This week, Jason & Gemma have a special guest animal, live in the studio. Also, new tracks, old tracks, even older tracks, and some chat that just can’t be scripted. What would be the point?
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
This week, Jason & Gemma have a whale of a time, talking about whales, and various other animals. They also do the Accent Challenge, with patchy results.. Oh, and they play you some of the toppermost sounds around.
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week, Gemma & the Jayman play some spanish female singers, an Australian female singer, who also happens to be an artiste on Hope Street Recordings, a fantastiche label that we’re featuring. Also, listen out for classic tracks from the likes of Charles Blackwell and Brian Auger.
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week, Gemma & the Jayman play some spanish female singers, an Australian female singer, who also happens to be an artiste on Hope Street Recordings, a fantastiche label that we’re featuring. Also, listen out for classic tracks from the likes of Charles Blackwell and Brian Auger. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week, Gemma & the Jayman have another top class show for you, featuring all your faves. Satin Bells, Dayton Sidewinders, and many, many more. We were gonna try to make the show even BETTER, but it just wasn’t possible. So, we didn’t. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week, Gemma & the Jayman (sounds like a great name for a TV series) have a packed full of jam show for you. We kick of with some excellent 60s-style beat music, and follow it with all sorts of stuff over the course of the hour.
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week, it’s great to have my trusty sideboard Gemma by my, erm, side, again. Oh Gemma, why have you been a wafer so long? So, we have genuinely tanfastic music today from the likes of Fred Hughes, Ronny Kae, and The Budos Band. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Seal Of Approval with Mr Jason – March 3, 2015
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week, Gemma has shaken off the flu, directly onto Jason! Dawww… But that doesn’t stop him from carefully selecting hit after hit for your appreciative ears. It really is a packed full of jam show today, so we’d better get started right away. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week, Gemma has a hangover, or “flu” as she calls it. And Jason is loading up on psych-influenced funk, soul, tropicalia, with a very Brazilian thread running through it. Sounds good, right? The answer is an emphatic “YES!” Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you? How will it all turn out???
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week, Jason and his biggest fan, Georgie, have a bag full of all the best songs for your delectation. Hopefully they won’t damage any of the songs whilst pulling them out of the bag. Or get bits of fluff all over them..
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week, Jason & Gemma attempt to cheer themselves up with some funky, funky music. Do they succeed? Well, the answer is obvious yes, as Jason has the best taste in music in the whole world. So..
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week, Jason & Gemma thrill you, possibly, with tracks that have been tickling both of their fancies recently, and Jason surprises Gemma in a very real and scary way. No change there then. Will the Police be called? You have no choice but to listen in and find out. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! There’s so much jam packed into this week’s show, that it’s all leaking out of the edges. Oh well, I guess I’ll just have to lick it up! Mmmmmmmm… Deeeelovely! We’ve got Tony Fox, who as far as we know, isn’t a real fox. We’ve got Lucky Brown, who isn’t even very brown, apart from in the summer. And we have more stuff too.
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!

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