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World Music

2017-09-08 Global Songs of Geography

From fires to floods to earthquakes to hurricanes, the Earth seems to be trying to send us a message. Perhaps we can sooth it with a collection of songs about streams, odes to oceans, jingles about jungles. Plus new releases and old faves from around the planet in hour 2. Listen to past episodes of […]

2017-09-01 Music of Work & Labor

September 4 is Labor Day here in the USA, and STG contributes a musical celebration of work and workers, jobs and joblessness. And in the second hour of the show, a mix of new releases and some dusty things I pulled out of the KAOS music library. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe […]

2017-08-25 Music of Mali

August 25 is the birthday of Salif Keita, “The Golden Voice of Africa.” We celebrate the occasion with music from him and many other artists from his native Mali. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — […]

2017-08-18 Top 10 World Music CDs, August edition

Hear a song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums. In hour 2, more global sounds + concert previews +  requests. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global […]

2017-08-11 Uplifting and Inspirational Global Tunes

Music isn’t just entertainment, of course. It tells stories and makes comments, heals and inspires. With the annual Beloved Festival taking place this weekend, STG presents its own collection of inspirational, uplifting, re-heartening tunes from around the planet. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily […]

2017-08-04 Songs of Traveling

For many, summer is a season of travel. STG has your road-trip soundtrack, with global songs about adventurous journeys, both literal and metaphorical. Even if you’re staying home, this will take you on a vicarious trip you won’t soon forget. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your […]

2017-07-28 Free Range World Music

No theme this week, just a great mix of new releases, old favorites, and listener requests. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great […]

2017-07-21 Global Songs of Fruit

It’s summer — which means it’s fresh fruit season! Exactly which types of fruit depends on your location, of course. But people around the world love fruit so much, they’ve penned songs about cherries and mangoes and papayas and peaches and durians. Lots of those songs in this week’s episode, plus some new releases and […]

2017-07-14 Top 10 World Music Albums, July 2017 edition

Your monthly World Music Top 10 countdown, with a song from each of the best new global albums. In hour 2, more global sounds + concert previews + requests. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — […]

2017-07-07 Sounds of Poland + Old & New World Music

Prompted by the the June 8 Polish Festival at the Seattle Center, today’s episode features the musics of Poland from klezmer to club beats to ???. Plus a mix of the old and new in the second hour of the show. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get […]