2013-08-16 – Live in-studio set with Techung + World Music Top 10, August 2013

Techung performing live at KAOS-fmTibetan musician/activist Techung brought his band by the KAOS studios this week for a live performance and interview — you can find out more about his music and current tour at techung.com — big thanks to them for bringing such deep-spirited music to share! This show also featured a countdown of the Top 10 World Music Albums of August, from #10 Felix Lajko to #1 Oliver Mtukudzi. You can view the complete chart here.

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2013-08-09 Sacred Global Music

sacred world music on spin the globe - KAOS-fmThis episode features sacred music from diverse global spiritual traditions including Sufi, Rastafarian, Christian, Javanese, Hindi, Shona, Aboriginal, and many more. Thanks for the callers and those who got in touch via the STG Facebook page — your requests and feedback are great to hear! Have a great weekend…

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2013-08-02 East Bloc Party + Oliver Mtukudzi interview

Community Radio's Big GunsEast Bloc meets Zimbabwe? That’s kind of what this week’s show turned out to be, with music from Russia & its neighbors, along with an interview with the touring Oliver Mtukudzi, who’ll be here in Olympia on August 9. We talked a little about his tour and his new album Sarawoga (despite the poor phone connection). And we heard a few new releases in the last half-hour of the show. Have a great weekend!

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2013-07-26 New Global Music + Remembering Ondar & Chiwoniso

Ondar & Chiwoniso

Farewell to Ondar and Chiwoniso…

It’s been a see-saw week — the highs included seeing Fanfare Ciocarlia play live; the lows included learning of the passing of Chiwoniso and Kongar-ol Ondar. These artists are all included in this week’s show, along with lots of other new global sounds.

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2013-07-19 World Music Top 10

Red Baraat - Shruggy JiAfter a month of interviews and what-not, we finally have an all-music episode of Spin The Globe. Follow along as we count down the ten best new global albums:  — and in hour 2, other new music and concert previews. (Birthday greetings to that special someone; the song “Halleluja Hair” was just for you.)

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2013-07-12 LoCura live at KAOS + other global tunes

LoCura live on Spin The Globe at KAOS-fmGreat show this week, featuring a lot of new releases, then an in-studio performance by Bay Area band LoCura. Catch them on their current tour of the west coast, or at the very least check out their great Latin/flamenco/ska/rock sound on their latest album Semilla Caminante.

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2013-07-05 Calypsos + Kobo Town interview

Kobo TownA celebration this week of Trinidad’s calypso roots and the various global branches of calypso today, plus an interview with Drew Gonsalves, leader of Kobo Town, on his contemporary take on this music and Kobo Town’s new album Jumbie in the Jukebox. Plus some new releases and concert previews in hour 2.

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2013-06-28 Music of North Africa + Moh Alileche interview on Matoub Lounes

Lounes MatoubMusic from North Africa this week, with a special focus on Berber musician/activist Matoub Lounes. We got Algerian-born, Portland-based musician Moh Alileche’s perspective on this North African icon. And we heard a variety of new releases in hour 2.

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2013-06-21 Global Horns + Red Baraat Interview

STG-HonkfestHONK! Fest West returns this weekend, and we set the tone with brass / street band music of many styles on this week’s show. Plus, and interview with Sunny Jain of Red Baraat, who visit Seattle’s Neptune Theater on June 26. Thanks for listening, and congrats to the ticket winners!

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2013-06-14 Global Dance Music

STG- Global Dance MusicWe celebrated various dance sounds from around the planet this week, from Ethiopia to Turkey to Senegal to India to Brazil, with lots of detours along the way.

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