2018-09-14 Top 10 World Music Albums, September edition

Minyeshu - Daa DeeHear a song from each of the ten best new world music CDs this week. Plus other global music — new and old — in hour 2.

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2018-09-07 World Music Mix

earth-with-headphonesA mix this week of new releases, old favorites, and whatever else wandered by.

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2018-08-31 Songs of the Sea, Ships, and Fish

Giant Squid & SHipThis weekend brings the Harbor Days festival to Olympia, so I’m in a maritime mood. Listen to global songs about oceans, the critters in them, and the people who bob about on their surface. And yes, it will be much more than just sea shanties.

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2018-08-25 Songs of Immigrants & Refugees

Immigrants Get the Job DoneAs long as immigrants and refugees are being used as political scapegoats, we’ll keep highlighting their music (and if you want to join me for lunch, I’d be happy to highlight their food!).

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2018-08-17 Top 10 World Music CDs + The Debaucherauntes interview

The Debaucherauntes at KAOS-fmThe bad news: due to an excess of airborne smoke and road fatigue, The Debaucherauntes weren’t able to play a live set on today’s show. The good news: they came in anyway, and we had a long chat about their music, their tour, and the various ways a radio host can mangle their name. Plus, the monthly countdown of the 10 best new global albums.

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2018-08-10 Global Music to Inspire & Uplift

Beloved Festival 2018The Beloved Festival is taking place in Oregon this weekend. STG takes the opportunity to spin some of the global music — both secular and sacred — that we find inspiring.

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2018-07-27 African Jazz (aka Afrojazz)

African Jazz #9 (Michael A. Cummings)This week, we engage in  a wildly varied exploration of African jazz, from Ethiopia to Nigeria to South Africa.

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2018-07-20 The Sound of French Football: Music from French Africa

France's African World Cup

This week we celebrate the French World Cup victory,  particularly  highlighting the music of the countries from which the immigrant players came or to which they have family ties: Congo, Cameroon, Guinea, Algeria, Mauritania, Senegal, Togo, Mali, Angola, and Morocco. Plus a few other gems in the last segment of the show.

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2018-07-13 Top 10 World Music Albums, July 2018

red_baraat_sound_the_peopleHear a song from each of the ten best new world music CDs this week. Plus other new releases and old faves in hour 2.

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