2017-09-08 Global Songs of Geography

Antique World MapFrom fires to floods to earthquakes to hurricanes, the Earth seems to be trying to send us a message. Perhaps we can sooth it with a collection of songs about streams, odes to oceans, jingles about jungles. Plus new releases and old faves from around the planet in hour 2.

Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud

Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great place to make requests and suggestions for future episodes.

Hour 1
Barika “River Niger” from Remember Continue reading 2017-09-08 Global Songs of Geography

2017-09-01 Music of Work & Labor

African-worker - songs of work and laborSeptember 4 is Labor Day here in the USA, and STG contributes a musical celebration of work and workers, jobs and joblessness. And in the second hour of the show, a mix of new releases and some dusty things I pulled out of the KAOS music library.

Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud

Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great place to make requests and suggestions for future episodes. Continue reading 2017-09-01 Music of Work & Labor

2017-08-25 Music of Mali

August 25 is the birthday of Salif Keita, “The Golden Voice of Africa.” We celebrate the occasion with music from him and many other artists from his native Mali.

Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud

Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great place to make requests and suggestions for future episodes. Continue reading 2017-08-25 Music of Mali

2017-08-18 Top 10 World Music CDs, August edition

 Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet - Ladilikan Hear a song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums. In hour 2, more global sounds + concert previews +  requests.

Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud

Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great place to make requests and suggestions for future episodes. Continue reading 2017-08-18 Top 10 World Music CDs, August edition

2017-08-11 Uplifting and Inspirational Global Tunes

Bobi CéspedesMusic isn’t just entertainment, of course. It tells stories and makes comments, heals and inspires. With the annual Beloved Festival taking place this weekend, STG presents its own collection of inspirational, uplifting, re-heartening tunes from around the planet.

Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud

Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great place to make requests and suggestions for future episodes. Continue reading 2017-08-11 Uplifting and Inspirational Global Tunes

2017-08-04 Songs of Traveling

World Travel - Spin The GlobeFor many, summer is a season of travel. STG has your road-trip soundtrack, with global songs about adventurous journeys, both literal and metaphorical. Even if you’re staying home, this will take you on a vicarious trip you won’t soon forget.

Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud

Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great place to make requests and suggestions for future episodes. Continue reading 2017-08-04 Songs of Traveling

2017-07-28 Free Range World Music

meikhanehNo theme this week, just a great mix of new releases, old favorites, and listener requests.

Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud

Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great place to make requests and suggestions for future episodes. Continue reading 2017-07-28 Free Range World Music

2017-07-21 Global Songs of Fruit

melondrumsIt’s summer — which means it’s fresh fruit season! Exactly which types of fruit depends on your location, of course. But people around the world love fruit so much, they’ve penned songs about cherries and mangoes and papayas and peaches and durians. Lots of those songs in this week’s episode, plus some new releases and old tunes thrown into the mix.

Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud

Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great place to make requests and suggestions for future episodes.

Hour 1
Sidestepper
“Mas Papaya” from 3AM (In Beats We Trust) Continue reading 2017-07-21 Global Songs of Fruit

2017-07-14 Top 10 World Music Albums, July 2017 edition

They Must Be Crazy - Mother NatureYour monthly World Music Top 10 countdown, with a song from each of the best new global albums. In hour 2, more global sounds + concert previews + requests.

Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud

Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great place to make requests and suggestions for future episodes.

Hour 1
10- Duo Sabîl
“Awalem” from Zabad, L’écume Des Nuits . Zabad, Twilight Tide

9- Rio Mira “Guarapo” from Marimba del Pacífico Continue reading 2017-07-14 Top 10 World Music Albums, July 2017 edition

2017-07-07 Sounds of Poland + Old & New World Music

Warsaw Afrobeat OrchestraPrompted by the the June 8 Polish Festival at the Seattle Center, today’s episode features the musics of Poland from klezmer to club beats to ???. Plus a mix of the old and new in the second hour of the show.

Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud

Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great place to make requests and suggestions for future episodes. Continue reading 2017-07-07 Sounds of Poland + Old & New World Music

World Music Radio, Reviews, Charts