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Songs of Darkness and Light
Sept. 22 is the Autumnal Equinox, a perfect time to ruminate musically about darkness and light.

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September 28Bollywood Style
This is not the Junglee Hour (you can catch that Saturdays on KAOS from 4-6pm). What this is, is a show celebrating Bollywood music and the musicians and music it has influenced around the globe.

October 5: Mediterranean Music
Diverse sounds from the nations bordering
the Mediterranean: Spain, France, Monaco, Italy, Malta, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. Your requests are welcome: call during the show at 360-259-1682, or leave a note on the STG Facebook page at facebook.com/spintheglobe

October 12: Branches of Fela’s Tree
Fela Kuti (born Oct. 15, 1938) planted the root of what became Afrobeat music. Today, many are carrying on his work including his sons Femi and Seun, former bandmates including Tony Allen, and countless worldwide afrobeat bands from the Warsaw Afrobeat Orchestra to Brazil’s Bixiga 70. We’ll go from the roots to the branches on this week’s show.

October 19: Top 10 World Music Albums, October edition
Hear a song from each of the ten best new world music CDs this week. Plus other new releases and old faves in hour 2.

October 26: 1998 v 2018: 20 Years of Globe Spinning
STG first aired in September 1998. Today we’ll celebrate being on the air for 20 years by alternating songs from then and now, along with some segments of interviews and live performances on STG over the years. If you have a favorite memory — or a request — call during the show at 360-259-1682, or leave a note on the STG Facebook page at facebook.com/spintheglobe

November 2: Día de los Muertos
Songs of the ancestors this week for Day of the Dead. Your requests are welcome: call during the show at 360-259-1682, or leave a note on the STG Facebook page at facebook.com/spintheglobe

November 9: Global Songs of Horses
Dogs may be man’s best friends, but horses are arguably more useful companions, and are popular all over the planet. Songs from Tuva, Georgia, Kurdistan, Brazil and wherever equines gallop.

 

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