Tag Archives: african

2018-11-09 Sean Gaskell on Kora live at KAOS

Sean Gaskell at KAOSHas it been too long since STG has had a kora player in the KAOS performance studio? I’m thinking yes. So this week, Sean Gaskell  plays the West African harp for us, and catches us up on his musical adventures.

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2017-03-03 Music of the Balkans + Mazigazi Band live

Mazigazi Band live on KAOSMarch 4th brings the sixth annual Balkan Night Northwest, so we warm things up with accordion tunes, brass blasts, and Balkan fusion from the Balkans, the USA, and across the world. Plus a live set from Afro band Mazigazi, direct from the KAOS performance studio.

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2016-07-15 Top 10 World Music Albums, July edition

Nakany Kante - NakaYour monthly top 10 countdown featuring a track from each of the ten best new global releases of the last couple of months. Plus other tunes and requests in hour 2.

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2012-06-29 Afro-Latin Tunes

Afro-Latin music on Spin The Globe world music radioThis week we explore the musical styles that sailed from Africa to the Americas, and have been bouncing back and forth ever since. Latin music from Africa, African percussion underlying Latin songs — and other twists on Afro-Latin music this week. Plus cuts from new released by Erev Rav, Lara Bello, Andra Kouyate, Chicago Afrobeat Project, and more. Continue reading 2012-06-29 Afro-Latin Tunes

2010-11-05 Music of Southern Africa

Music of Southern Africa on Spin The GlobeSouth Africa is a musical powerhouse, but other nations in southern Africa — including Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, and Botswana — also have great musicians. This show explored the region’s sounds, and it comes to you from KAOS’s brand new (really, still under construction) studios. Photos coming soon to the Spin The Globe Facebook page — check them out!

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Hour 1
Vambozha Vauya    Patrick Mkwamba & the Four Brothers    Spirit of the Eagle: Zimbabwe Frontline Vol. 2
Shungu    Andy Brown & the Storm    Passage of Time
Jo’burg Style    Dark City Sisters    South African Jive Vol. 1 – Zulu Vocal Jive
Rosa    Francisco Mahecuane    The Rough Guide to Marrabenta Mozambique
Chomba Malaila    Los Comrados    Sounds of Zambia Vol. 2
Telela    Ngatu    Hand-full of Namibians
Totutuma (We Celebrate)    Oliver Mtukudzi    Tsivo / Revenge
Mambo (The Snake)    Qwii    Ancient Civilizations of Southern Africa
Mthandazo    Ipelegeng Ensemble    Ancient Civilizations of Southern Africa
Karimbo    Mabulu    Karimbo
Mbijane    Black Roses    Love Is More than Just…
Ndiwe Muroyi (Stop, Witch)    Mahube    Music from Southern Africa

Hour 2
Nufeko Disole    Batida feat. Bras Firmino    The Sound of Club Secousse Vol. 1
Gidamba    Woima Collective    Tezeta
Fulaninha (Maga Bo Remix)    Luisa Maita    Maita Remixed
Tweet Tweet    Abraham Inc.    advance single
Arooss-e-Aftaw    Farhad Darya    Listen to the Banned
Lo Mesahek Itah    Axum    Auxm
Arugula    Carne Cruda    Oakland’s Tight
Gela Phuro    Balval    Le Ciel Tout Nu
Bird in a Web    Pickpocket Ensemble    Memory
Qaasim    Rahim AlHaj    Little Earth
Mosquito    Flaming Souls    Next Stop…Soweto Vol. 2
Negus Negast    The Souljazz Orchestra    Rising Sun