2012-05-04 Egypt Meets Mexico

May 4 marks the birthday of Oum Kulthoum, and May 5 is the Mexican-inspired global party known as Cinco de Mayo, so we celebrates the best of both with a show ping-ponging between Egypt and Mexico. Plus a heap of new releases in hour 2.  Mexico Meets Egypt - on Spin The Globe world music radio

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2012-04-27 Global Rhythm & Percussion

This week’s episode features all manner of rhythm from all corners of the Earth, from water drumming to vocal percussion to rhythms played on actual drums. All in honor of this weekend’s Procession of the Species here in Olympia, and the World Rhythm Festival a bit to the north of us. hand drumming

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2012-04-20 Global Mambo + Pledge Plea

It’s Tito Puente’s birthday! We celebrated the King of the Timbales by playing his music, and other music in the salsa-mambo vibe from all over the planet this week. Plus new releases and other groovy stuff in hour 2. Please give us the gift of your membership to your favorite community radio station during the KAOS spring membership drive. Pledge online, or call 360-867-5267 during the drive, and tell them Spin The Globe sent you.

Thanks for listening, and for supporting commercial-free public radio!

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2012-04-13 Top 10 Global CDs

This week, a journey across borders and up the monthly global music chart, from New Orleans at #10 to the Israeli-Malian collaboration at #1. Plus new releases and show previews in hour 2. Good luck for all, even on Friday the 13th. friday the 13thEnjoy the ride!

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2012-04-06 Songs of the Moon

Songs of the Moon - from Spin The Globe radioWith the full moon getting ready to make an appearance this evening, this show celebrates the moon through music. Plus new releases and concert previews in hour 2. Oh, and congrats to the winner of the tickets to the Makedonians show! Have a great weekend, all…

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2012-03-30 New Releases, Faves, Concert Previews

We shook the global tree this week, harvesting musical fruits from every corner of the planet. New releases, some old favorites, requests, and previews of upcoming tours. All that in two hours of fresh, fresh global sounds. Enjoy!

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2012-03-23: Water Music

Thirsty? This week’s show is here to quench that thirst. In conjunction with UN World Water Day, songs about water in many forms, from waves to waterfalls. Drink up!UN World Water Day - Water Music

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2012-03-16 Global Harmony + Irish Music

Global Harmonies show - Spin The GlobeThis week’s show featured a lot of global vocal harmonies, a few Irish tunes in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, and a sprinkle of new releases and show previews. See you at Playing For Change tonight?

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2012-03-09 Balkan Music + Goh Kurosawa live in-studio

Not one but two special features in this week’s show. First we heard from Christos Govetas about Seattle’s first annual Balkan Night Northwest, happening March 10 (http://www.balkannightnw.com) sandwiched amongst some tasty Balkan music.

Goh Kurosawa live on KAOS-fm

Goh Kurosawa plays live on Spin The Globe

Then in the second hour, we had live guitar music in the KAOS studios from touring musician Goh Kurosawa (http://www.happysad.org/goh/english/index.html). It was all over too quickly, alas.

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2012-03-02 Music of African Women

This week to celebrate Miriam Makeba’s 4 March birthday, music from her and other African women. Plus a couple of guys thrown in by request. miriam makeba

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