2019-03-29 Music Without Walls

This week we feature music by groups with members of different nations. What does it sound like when musicians with different passports (or none at all) get together to make music?

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita
Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

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Mamadou Diabate, Dramane Dembele, Claudio Spieler – Kuma Kelen – Baroka

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2019-03-22 Muslim & New Zealand Music

Last-minute change of topic this week due to current events. We’ll mix up music from Muslim musicians/nations and New Zealand groups. (Read about the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings here.) As-salāmu ʿalaykum.

canterbury-mosque-in-christchurch-new-zealand
Canterbury Mosque
Christchurch, New Zealand

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Moana & The Tribe – Ancestors – The Best Of Moana & The Tribe

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2019-03-08 Music for International Womens Day

Today is International Women’s Day, and we celebrate with music from women worldwide.

Amira Kheir - Mystic Dance

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Sia Tolno – Mama – African Woman

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2019-02-15 Top 10 World Music CDs, Feb. Edition

Oratnitza - Alter Ethno
Oratnitza – Alter Ethno

Hear a song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums. Plus other music, new and old, in hour 2.

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#10 Moiizah – Eo Anilanao – Ambarao

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2019-02-08 Chinese New Year & Songs About Pigs

Happy Year of the Pig!

As the Year of the Pig commences, we’ve gathered a diverse group of Chinese-flavored music, from traditional to jazz. And perhaps a few songs about the honored critter of the year. Plus other global tunes, new and old, in hour 2.

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Shanren – Thirty Years – Left Foot Dance of the Yi

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2019-02-01 World Music in Film Soundtracks

Some of our favorite music from global movie soundtracks.

Underground OST

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Zlatne Uste – Boki 13 – Brasslands

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2019-01-25 Remembering Oliver Mtukudzi + World Music Rarities

Oliver Mtukudzi live in concert

We begin with a remembrance of Zimbabwean great Oliver Mtukudzi, including selections from a 2003 interview on Spin The Globe. In hour two, enjoy an eclectic selection of singles and global music rarities from my own collection and the depths of the KAOS music library.

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2019-01-11 Top 10 World Music CDs

Hear a song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums. Plus other music — new and old — in hour 2.

Liraz – Naz
Liraz – Naz

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#10 Palankalama – Mylodom – Boca de Raia

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2019-01-04 New Global Sounds

We start the year off with a survey of the early global 2019 musical landscape.  Songs and albums fresh off the presses, and probably a few artists you haven’t heard before.

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