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2018-11-23 Global Songs of Horses

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

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2018-11-16 Daniel Kahn interview + Top 10 World Music CDs, November edition

Daniel Kahn & the Painted BirdThis week we talk with Berlin-based radical klezmorim Daniel Kahn, whose new album “The Butcher’s Share” has just come out. Check out the video for his song “Freedom Is a Verb.”  Plus we count down the Top 10 world music albums with a track from each one.

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2018-11-09 Sean Gaskell on Kora live at KAOS

Sean Gaskell at KAOSHas it been too long since STG has had a kora player in the KAOS performance studio? I’m thinking yes. So this week, Sean Gaskell  plays the West African harp for us, and catches us up on his musical adventures.

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2018-11-02 Songs of the Ancestors for Day of the Dead

Dia de Muertos bandWe’re thinking of our ancestors this week as many celebrate Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos. So this week, songs of ancestors, spirits, and such things.

The planned interview with RAM’s Richard Morse didn’t pan out this week, sorry. Maybe later. We expect he got a little wrapped up in GedeFest.

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2018-10-26 20 Years of Spin The Globe + KAOS Pledge Drive

20th anniversary of Spin The GlobeSTG first aired in September 1998. Today we’ll celebrate being on the air for 20 years by sharing songs from then and now. And we celebrate KAOS Community Radio and ask you to renew your KAOS membership or become a new member.

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2018-10-19 Mamadou Diabate live + Top 10 World Music CDs

Mamadou Diabate at KAOSHear a track from each of the Top 10 new world music release. Plus, Balafon master Mamadou Diabate from Burkina Faso  performs live in the KAOS performance studio.

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2018-10-12 Branches of Fela’s Tree

Fela Kuti Lives!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 go from the roots to the branches on this week’s show.

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2018-10-05 Sounds of the Mediterranean

mediterranean musicDiverse 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.

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2018-09-28 Bollywood Style Worldwide

Bollywood in ChinaThis 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.

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