2018-02-23 Let’s Balkan!

keep-calm-and-listen-to-balkan-musicBalkan tunes of varied flavors today, from modern to traditional, from strings to vocals to brass bands.

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2018-02-16 Top 10 World Music CDs, February

Indialucia - AcataoHear a track from each of the 10 best new global albums. Plus other new and old global sounds in hour 2. And one song about gun violence.

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2018-02-02 Fabulous Global Voices

Hukwe ZawoseHear some of the most powerful, stunning, and distinctive vocalists from around the world this week.

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2018-01-26 Tunes from the Crypt

Hugh MasekelaThis week, I pull some things from the music library that haven’t been played on KAOS in years — most of them not in 10 years or more. Join me as we rediscover some older and neglected global sounds.We also take a moment to remember South African musician Hugh Masekela, who passed away on January 23.

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2018-01-19 Top 10 World Music Albums

Autorickshaw - MeterFeaturing a track from each of the 10 best new global albums. Plus other new and old global sounds in hour 2.

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2018-01-12 Music of Kings & Queens for MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr.Jan. 15 is the birthday of Martin Luther King. While the USA doesn’t have a monarchy, he was certainly moral royalty. So we’ll celebrate with music about him and other kings and queens of the world. Plus a few other global tunes, new and old, in hour 2.

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2018-01-05 All-New Global Tunes

New World Music TunesSongs from the best new world music albums of the last month or two or three … and specifically tracks that haven’t been aired on KAOS before. Tune in to hear something new for the new year.

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2017-12-29 Favorite & Overlooked Global Songs of 2017

Happy New YearSpin The Globe’s favorite (and most requested) songs of the year, all in one place. Plus some overlooked gems released in 2017. Happy New Year! May 2018 bring you light, inspiration, connection, community, growth, and a lot of great global music.

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2017-12-22 Music of Immigrants, Migrants, Refugees, and the Holidays

immigrationDecember 18 is International Migrants Day. STG observes the occasion with songs of migrants and immigrants (and maybe a few refugees) from around the planet. Plus a few holiday songs thrown in for good measure. Happy Hanukkah, Solstice, Kwanzaa, and/or Christmas to all!

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2017-12-15 Top 10 World Music Albums, December edition

Stratman - Borders of paradiseHear a track from each of the 10 best new global albums. Plus other new and old global sounds in hour 2.

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