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

Hear 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 […]

2016-04-15 Top 10 World Music CDs, April 2016

Hear a song from each of the top 10 new global albums, plus new releases, your requests, old faves, and concert previews in hour two. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook — please like and share! FB algorithms […]

2015-07-24 Top 10 World Music CDs, July 2015

This episode starts with a countdown of the top 10 global albums for July — with a track from each one — then moves in to a globehopping second hour with tunes from Madagascar, Tuva, Pakistan, Mali, Scotland, Zimbabwe, and beyond. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get […]

2015-06-12 Selections from the Top 10 World Music CDs, June ’15

Listen for a tune from each of the CDs on the World Music Top 10 chart for June — and keep listening for more new releases, favorites, and a few concert/tour previews. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook […]

2015-04-24 – A Musical History of Sergio Mendes

Sergio Mendes started playing in Brazilian nightclubs in the late 1950s, just as bossa nova was being born of its famous parents, jazz and samba. So Sergio and bossa grew up together, and they’re still going — Mendes is on tour now, playing at Seattle’s Jazz Alley 23-26 April. This show will be a celebration […]

2014-08-15 – Musics of Brazil

To warm up for this weekend’s annual BrazilFest at the Seattle Center, we spin many flavors of Brazilian music this week, new and old. Plus a few sounds from elsewhere late in the show, including a Cuban Devo cover, new-old music from Kenya, and some very tasty flamenco. Remember to get your free Daily Spin […]

2014-06-06 : Music of Brazil. Or Brasil.

The sports world’s attention will turn to Brazil next week; we set the stage with two hours of Brazilian sounds that will transport you to one of the world’s greatest incubators of music and culture. Samba, funk, bossa, choro, forro, and more. Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook — […]

2012-09-07 Choro Tomorrow Live! Brazilian Music Day! 13 Years of Spin The Globe!

What a beautiful day for a celebration! Early September, and the forecast is for sun with a high of 86 degrees. Perfect for an on-air party celebrating STG’s 13th Anniversary and with Brazilian Music Day. We celebrated with a live performance from Olympia-based Choro Tomorrow and many other Brazilian sounds. You’ve been an integral part […]

2012-08-03 Back to Brazil

The Brazil women’s soccer team may be out of the Olympics, but that won’t put a damper on this Sunday’s Brasilfest at the Seattle Center… and it didn’t rain on this radio show either. We heard all manner of Brazilian music, from forro to funk, for some two-thirds of the show. Plus new releases and […]

2012-06-22 World Music Top 10, June 2012

This week, a countdown of the Top 10 chart of global CDs –topped by the party-friendly Brazilian sounds of Maga Bo! Plus a variety of old favorites, new releases, and concert previews in hour 2. Enjoy, and happy summer! Remember to get your Daily Spin at http://facebook.com/spintheglobe Find current and past episodes of Spin The […]