2017-04-28 World Rhythms

Tony AllenThis weekend brings the World Rhythm Festival to the Seattle Center, an amazing free festival of performances and workshops centered around global music and rhythms. STG celebrates with a playlist of some of the most fun, dance-able, and compelling rhythms the planet has to offer.

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Tony Allen
“Crazy Afrobeat” from Homecooking Continue reading 2017-04-28 World Rhythms →

2017-04-21 Global Music Mix

Jewish Monkeys CDA mix of global genres, artists, eras, and sounds this week. I dig into the archives, and also highlight some great new world music releases.

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Aurelio
“Sañanaro” from Darandi Continue reading 2017-04-21 Global Music Mix →

2017-04-14 Top 10 World Music CDs, April edition

Carmen Souza - CreologyHear a track from each of the best 10 new global CDs, plus some other (mostly new) world music.  It’s great to be back after missing the last couple weeks (big thanks to Maddie and DJ Kalambre for filling in!).

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2017-03-24 – Global Music of the Body

world music songs about the bodyHave you ever made up a song about your fingertips or your backside? If you have, you’re not alone! This week, a collection of songs about body parts, from hair to lips to shoulders to legs to feet. Plus new releases, old faves, and more in hour 2.

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2017-03-17 Top 10 World Music Albums, March edition

Red Baraat - Bhangra PiratesAn exploration of some fresh global sounds, with a track from each of the best 10 new releases. In fact, two tracks from one of them.

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2017-03-10 Music of Global Women

Lala Njava from MadagascarFollowing UN International Women’s Day (March 8), STG keeps the celebration going with a show of tunes from women worldwide., from Karelia to South Africa to Brazil to Madagascar.

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2017-03-03 Music of the Balkans + Mazigazi Band live

Mazigazi Band live on KAOSMarch 4th brings the sixth annual Balkan Night Northwest, so we warm things up with accordion tunes, brass blasts, and Balkan fusion from the Balkans, the USA, and across the world. Plus a live set from Afro band Mazigazi, direct from the KAOS performance studio.

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2017-02-24 Music of Carnival and Mardi Gras

trinidad-and-tobago-carnivalThis week we celebrate the end of the Mardi Gras season as Fat Tuesday approaches. Carnival music from Brazil, New Orleans, Trinidad, and other Carnival-celebrating corners of the planet.

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2017-02-17 Top 10 World Music Albums, February edition

Les Amazones d’Afrique - République AmazoneHear a track from each of the best 10 new global releases, plus some other noteworthy new sounds, old faves, and concert previews. Visit the Top 10 page for the current chart toppers.

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Diom De Kossa
“Djédjé Ayoka” from Wasso Continue reading 2017-02-17 Top 10 World Music Albums, February edition →

2017-02-10 Global Songs of Public Transportation

Thai Tuk TukPublic transportation isn’t just something to take; it’s also something to sing about. Songs this week about trains, planes, buses, autorickshaws, boats, taxis, and more. Plus old faves and some new releases in hour 2.

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