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2019-08-09 World Music, Live!

Äl Jawala by Klaus Polkowski

It’s like your own personal music festival! Loads of great live performances by global artists, and you don’t even have to put on sunscreen.

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2019-08-02 Global Strings

Rajery (Madagascar) on the valiha

A curated collection of sublime stringed instrument performances from around the planet. Plus new music and other sounds in hour 2.

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2019-07-26 The World, Remixed

The World, Remixed
Composite Image ©2019 Scott Allan Stevens

Over the years, STG has amassed a large number of remixed tracks from artists including Celia Cruz, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Femi Kuti, Huun Huur Tu, Bob Marley, Ceu, Angelique Kidjo, and so many more. We don’t dust them off often, but this show is all about the remixes.

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2019-07-12 Top 10 World Music Albums

Kanazoé Orkestra - Tolonso

With a song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums. Plus some new releases, old faves, and listener requests in hour 2.

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2019-07-05 African Guitars

Rokia Traore

Some of the world’s amazing guitarists and guitar styles have emerged from Africa. Today we hear from Zimbabwe’s lyrical Louis Mhlanga, the electric Tuareg music of Mdou Moctar, and lots of sounds in between.

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2019-06-28 World Music Mashup

A mix of old favorites, new releases, and listener requests this week. And a photo in honor of fabulous footballer Megan Rapinoe, who let the USA to victory over France and a berth in the World Cup semifinal — while at the same time I was trying to do a radio show.

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2019-06-21 Global Songs of Summer

To celebrate the first day of summer, STG spins summery songs from around the planet. (Sorry, southern hemisphere.)

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2019-06-14 World Music Top 10 + Yale Strom Interview

A song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums. Plus an interview with klezmologist Yale Strom.

Grupo Fantasma - American Music Vol VII

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2019-06-07 Music of Friends & Neighbors

Good fences may make good neighbors, but so do good songs. We hear songs about neighbors and friends from around the world this week.

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