The Shed: A Whole New World Of Music

Series produced by Mark Coles

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The best new music releases and demos from around the planet, presented weekly from his garden shed by the award winning former BBC broadcaster Mark Coles.

After 25 years at the BBC ("Today", "World Of Music","The Strand"), the award winning British broadcaster Mark Coles goes back to basics for his new weekly programme, bringing listeners the best new music from around the planet...presented in wonderful informality from the shed at the bottom of his garden.
A unique show packed full of anecdote and humour, each week, Mark brings you his personal pick of the best new music from all over the world: from Lebanese punk and Chinese folktronica to African rock n roll...even the occasional Japanese recorder quartet.
Dont just take our word for it. This is what the musician and producer Brian Eno had to say: "I always hear something surprising and new. His intelligent, unpatronising embrace of global modern culture is the sort of thing Britain should be proud of."


31 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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The best new music on the planet. This week; Cambodian rock n roll, wild Italian accordions, Indian fusion, rap from Burkina Faso and a wonderful n...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2011
  • Length: 54:02
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The best new music on the planet. This week, debt crisis blues, a Turkish diva, 17 German Hippies, some galloping Mongolian horses and a Japanese r...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2011
  • Length: 53:58
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From his shed at the bottom of the garden, award winning broadcaster Mark Coles brings you Bulgarian choirs, Tuareg rock'n'roll, Brazilian indie an...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2011
  • Length: 53:56
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The best new music from around the planet. This week trance music from Morocco, Lebanese folk rock, Persian lullabies, Kenyan house and a jam in a ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
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From the shed at the bottom of his garden, award winning broadcaster Mark Coles brings you South African house, Finnish folk and Chinese new wave. ...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
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From the shed at the bottom of his garden, Mark Coles brings you Chinese folktronica, Icelandic piano and a honky tonkin' playhouse boogie. The bes...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
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The best new music from around the planet. "I always hear something surprising and new" (Brian Eno, July 2011)

  • Added: Nov 17, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
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A shed-load of wonderful new music, another visit to A+E and my last will and testament - just in case ! Award winning former BBC broadcaster Mark ...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2011
  • Length: 53:59
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From the shed at the bottom of his garden, award winning broadcaster Mark Coles brings you the very best new music from around the planet. This wee...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 53:56
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Award winning broadcaster Mark Coles lights the fuse paper for another global music party in his garden shed. This week: a funky Gambian space prog...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 53:59
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Mark Coles remembers blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin on this week's The Shed. You can hear Mark's interview with him from 2003 and an impromptu jam w...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2011
  • Length: 53:57
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The best new music from around the planet. This week our top 20 albums of 2011

  • Added: Jan 10, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
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The best new music from around the planet. This week our look back at the best compilations and debuts of of 2011

  • Added: Jan 10, 2012
  • Length: 53:59
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The best new music from around the planet. This week we celebrate some of the music and voices we lost in 2011.

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jan 10, 2012
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Mark Coles brings you his pick of the best new music releases from around the world. This week; French/Egyptian fusion, a four valve trumpet from ...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2012
  • Length: 54:03
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Mark Coles brings you his pick of the best new music releases from around the world. Sat in the sub-zero temperature of his garden shed, he tries t...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2012
  • Length: 53:59
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Award winning ex-BBC broadcaster Mark Coles brings you his pick of new music from around the world. This week; treacherous orchestras, songs about ...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2012
  • Length: 53:56
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Bagpipes to the fore on "The Shed" this week as Mark Coles brings you punk pipes from China and a bit of Scottish bagpipe rave. Plus...gong music f...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
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Award winning British broadcaster Mark Coles brings you his pick of the best new music releases from around the planet. This week, holed up in his ...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
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Award winning BBC broadcaster Mark Coles ("The Strand" BBC World Service) brings you his pick of the best new music releases from around the planet...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2012
  • Length: 54:01