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2016-02-19 – Top 10 World Music Albums, February edition

Listen in for a track from each of the 10 best newly released global albums. In hour 2, your requests, old faves, concert previews, and other wandering musics. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook — please like and […]

2016-02-12 – Songs of the Heart – Global tunes of love and heartbreak for Valentine’s Day

The heart is an enigma, and we’ll delve into the mysteries of the heart both wonderful and devastating this week, with songs of love, heartbreak, longing, and bliss. Happy Valentine’s Day! Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook — […]

2016-02-05 Carnival! Mardi Gras! Carnaval!

Carnival season is officially underway, and we celebrate with festive music from wherever Carnival is celebrated — particularly Brazil, Trinidad, and New Orleans. Plus new releases and requests in hour 2. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook — […]

2016-01-29 – Songs About African Cities

Sure, there are lots of songs about food and love and nature, but I’ve been collecting songs about the places where most people live: the cities. The first installment of this series of shows highlights songs about cities in Africa, from the bustling capitols to small but mighty places. From Cape Town to Cairo, the […]

2016-01-22 Top 10 World Music Albums, January edition

This week, our (usually) monthly run-down of the best music on the planet, with a selection from each of the top 10 world music albums around. At the top of the chart is the stunningly sharp album by Benin’s Gangbe Brass Band. Seriously, you need to check this one out for yourself. And the rest […]

2015-01-15 – Music of Refugees, Immigrants, & Borders + Yogoman live in-studio

Politicians have been having a field day talking about refugees and immigrants, but I’m thinking musicians have a better idea of what the experience of refugees and immigrants actually is, since many of them have experienced it first-hand. We hear their songs this week. Plus a live in-studio set from Yogoman as they kick off […]

2016-01-08 – New Global Tunes for the New Year

Happy New Year! Celebrate the beginning of 2016 with great global sounds from all corners of the planet. Two hours of fresh tunes you probably haven’t heard yet. How’s your Year of the Monkey going so far? Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin […]

2015-12-25 – Christmas, Solstice, and Winter Songs

Merry Christmas! My present to you is two hours of global, non-annoying tunes about the winter solstice, Christmas, and winter in general. And don’t worry about getting me anything; your gift is that you listen to Spin The Globe, love global music, and (perhaps?) are a listener-member of KAOS Community Radio. I’m away next week […]

2015-12-18 – Best World Music of 2015

This week, the best songs from the best global albums of the year. I’ve combed through 2015’s playlists, requests, and my own favorites and come up with two hours of compelling listening — and perhaps a few great suggestions for last-minute holiday gifts! Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember […]

2015-12-11 Songs from and about Mountains

Dec. 11 is International Mountain Day, and to prove that mountains are as integral to music as they are to climate and culture, I curate some lofty songs about Earth’s highest places. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook […]