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2018-03-23 Songs of Slavery & Freedom

Songs of Slavery & FreedomMarch 25 is the UN International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. STG observes the day with songs of slavery and freedom from around the planet. Plus new global sounds and a few concert previews in hour 2.

Slavery has been outlawed, but it isn’t gone. To find out more about modern-day slavery and how you can help end it, visit antislavery.org

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2018-03-16 Top 10 + Red Baraat Interview + Pledge

red baraat at KAOSJust how much can be crammed into two hours of radio? This show pushes the laws of physics by giving you a countdown of the Top 10 world music CDs of the month, plus an extended interview with Sunny Jain and Chris Eddleton of Red Baraat.

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2018-03-09 Women of World Music

Brenda NavarreteGlobal music by women this week, and many of the songs are about women as well. All in celebration of UN International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month here in the USA.

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2018-03-02 World Music by the Numbers

World Music by the NumbersGlobal songs about numbers, from 1 to 23. Like painting by numbers, but easier to dance to.

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2018-02-23 Let’s Balkan!

keep-calm-and-listen-to-balkan-musicBalkan tunes of varied flavors today, from modern to traditional, from strings to vocals to brass bands.

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2018-02-16 Top 10 World Music CDs, February

Indialucia - AcataoHear a track from each of the 10 best new global albums. Plus other new and old global sounds in hour 2. And one song about gun violence.

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2018-02-02 Fabulous Global Voices

Hukwe ZawoseHear some of the most powerful, stunning, and distinctive vocalists from around the world this week.

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2018-01-26 Tunes from the Crypt

Hugh MasekelaThis week, I pull some things from the music library that haven’t been played on KAOS in years — most of them not in 10 years or more. Join me as we rediscover some older and neglected global sounds.We also take a moment to remember South African musician Hugh Masekela, who passed away on January 23.

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2018-01-19 Top 10 World Music Albums

Autorickshaw - MeterFeaturing a track from each of the 10 best new global albums. Plus other new and old global sounds in hour 2.

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2018-01-12 Music of Kings & Queens for MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr.Jan. 15 is the birthday of Martin Luther King. While the USA doesn’t have a monarchy, he was certainly moral royalty. So we’ll celebrate with music about him and other kings and queens of the world. Plus a few other global tunes, new and old, in hour 2.

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