2017-12-08 Global Songs of Walls and Bridges

musical bridgeMusicians love singing about the things that unite and divide us. This week we hear some of both, but with an ear toward building bridges more than erecting walls.

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2017-12-01 World Music Mix

Smadj - SolotronicNo theme this week, just a spicy blend of old faves, new global music, and listener requests.

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2017-11-24 World Music of Gratitude and Blessing

gratitudeOn the day after the USA celebrates Thanksgiving Day, we’ll keep the gratitude flowing with songs of praise and gratitude from around the world. Plus other uplifting tunes. Apologies for not getting finding a global version of “I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing” into the mix, as a listener requested. Does anyone know of a “world music” version on that tune?

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2017-11-17 Top 10 World Music Albums, Nov. edition

Autorickshaw - MeterHear 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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2017-11-10 World Music Covers of Popular Songs

Yat-KhaHappy Veterans Day to those of you who have served. This show has nothing particular to do with veterans, unless they’re the kind of people who enjoy cover songs. ‘Cause have we got cover songs for you today! Nothing but global versions of pop and rock and reggae classics for the full two hours of the show. I hope you enjoy.

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2017-11-03 World Music of the 1940s

Juanito SanabriaFifth in a series of STG shows highlighting the global music sounds of different decades. Global music as it sounded in the 1940s, plus new releases, old faves, and listener requests.

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2017-10-27 Ancestors, Ghosts, and Other Things that Go Bump in the Night

Halloween / Day of the Dead - world music from Spin The Globe radioAs Halloween and Dia de los Muertos approach, STG has rounded up dozens of songs about family, and about those ancestors that linger (sometimes past long after their welcome runs out).

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2017-10-20 Music of the Cities of the Americas

Buenos Aires musicThis week, songs about the cities of the Americas this week, including Orishas waxing hiphoppy about Havana, Boyoyo having a Boston special, and Metá Metá shaking up Sao Paulo. Plus a variety of new releases and old faves in the second hour of the show.

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2017-10-13 World Music Top 10 + KAOS pledge drive

Ladama - LadamaHear a song from each of the Top 10 (actually 13, in honor of Friday the 13th!) new world music albums. In hour 2, more global sounds + concert previews. It’s the second week of the KAOS pledge drive, so if you’re not a member yet (you aren’t? really?), now’s the time to go online and join.

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2017-10-06 World Music Mix + KAOS Pledge Drive

KAOS 89.3FM COMMUNITY RADIOA mix of favorite old tunes, new releases, and requests from pledging KAOS members. If you’re not a member, now’s the time to go online and join.

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