2016-03-04 Balkan Morning Northwest

Balkan Night Northwest 2016Saturday brings the 5th Annual Balkan Night Northwest to Seattle…  but why wait until the weekend? We start the festivities off this morning with Balkan sounds from bands you’ll see in Seattle, and other great Balkan flavors. Plus new releases and concert previews in hour 2.

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Boban i Marko Marković Orkestar
“Rromano bijav (Romany Wedding)” from Go Marko Go! Continue reading 2016-03-04 Balkan Morning Northwest

2016-02-26 Music of European Cities

Istanbul

The second edition of STG’s shows on the music of cities takes us to Europe: Paris, Berlin, Istanbul, Moscow, and beyond. European musical styles, plus sambas, calypsos, reggae, Balkan brass, and more. Plus concert previews, new releases, and more in the second hour.

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2016-02-19 – Top 10 World Music Albums, February edition

Debo Band - Ere GobezListen in for a track from each of the 10 best newly released global albums. In hour 2, your requests, old faves, concert previews, and other wandering musics.

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2016-02-12 – Songs of the Heart – Global tunes of love and heartbreak for Valentine’s Day

Heart shaped globeThe heart is an enigma, and we’ll delve into the mysteries of the heart both wonderful and devastating this week, with songs of love, heartbreak, longing, and bliss. Happy Valentine’s Day!

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2016-02-05 Carnival! Mardi Gras! Carnaval!

Carnival-in-TrinidadCarnival season is officially underway, and we celebrate with festive music from wherever Carnival is celebrated — particularly Brazil, Trinidad, and New Orleans. Plus new releases and requests in hour 2.

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2016-01-29 – Songs About African Cities

Spin The Globe: African CitiesSure, there are lots of songs about food and love and nature, but I’ve been collecting songs about the places where most people live: the cities. The first installment of this series of shows highlights songs about cities in Africa, from the bustling capitols to small but mighty places. From Cape Town to Cairo, the sounds of African cities.

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2016-01-22 Top 10 World Music Albums, January edition

Gangbé Brass Band - Go Slow to LagosThis week, our (usually) monthly run-down of the best music on the planet, with a selection from each of the top 10 world music albums around. At the top of the chart is the stunningly sharp album by Benin’s Gangbe Brass Band. Seriously, you need to check this one out for yourself. And the rest are great, too. Hour 2 was mostly a free-for-all of newish releases. Thanks for listening and supporting your volunteer-powered, commercial-free community radio station!

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2015-01-15 – Music of Refugees, Immigrants, & Borders + Yogoman live in-studio

Yogoman live at KAOS-fmPoliticians have been having a field day talking about refugees and immigrants, but I’m thinking musicians have a better idea of what the experience of refugees and immigrants actually is, since many of them have experienced it first-hand. We hear their songs this week. Plus a live in-studio set from Yogoman as they kick off a USA tour.

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2016-01-08 – New Global Tunes for the New Year

2016 - Year of the MonkeyHappy New Year! Celebrate the beginning of 2016 with great global sounds from all corners of the planet. Two hours of fresh tunes you probably haven’t heard yet. How’s your Year of the Monkey going so far?

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2015-12-25 – Christmas, Solstice, and Winter Songs

christmas-around-the-worldMerry Christmas! My present to you is two hours of global, non-annoying tunes about the winter solstice, Christmas, and winter in general. And don’t worry about getting me anything; your gift is that you listen to Spin The Globe, love global music, and (perhaps?) are a listener-member of KAOS Community Radio. I’m away next week and Sy (of KAOS’s Junglee Hour) will be filling in. I’ll be back with you on January 8 for my first broadcast of the new year. So also, Happy New Year!

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Triakel
“Knalle juls vals (The Christmas Tree Seller’s Waltz)” from Vintervisor Continue reading 2015-12-25 – Christmas, Solstice, and Winter Songs

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