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

As 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). Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on […]

2016-10-28 Halloween & Day of the Dead Music + Derek Gripper interview

Music of ghosts, full moons, ancestors, and other things that go bump in the night or illumine the darkness. Plus an interview with South African kora-style guitarist Derek Gripper about his new album “Libraries on Fire” and his current tour. Thanks for your support during the recent KAOS fall membership drive — if you happened […]

2015-10-31 Halloween + Dia de Muertos

Music of things spooky, scary, ancestral, and otherworldly this week, as we celebrate holidays of the season. 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 are constricting the love and fewer people are […]

2014-10-31 Happy World Music Halloween!

It’s the time of the year for goblins, spooks, and other things that go bump in the night. STG’s Halloween / Day of the Dead show features frightening and wonderful music from all over the planet. If you missed the recent KAOS fall membership drive, you can still become a KAOS member or renew your […]

2013-11-01: Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos + Halloween

This episode is a celebration of ancestors for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), with a bit of the spookiness of Halloween thrown in just for fun. Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook — you can also subscribe to STG’s weekly email update (and we never share/sell/spam […]

2012-11-02 – Day of the Dead + Global Mix

This week… music to honor the ancestors in observance of Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos, heavy on the Latin sounds — plus lots of other great tunes, including a brand-spankin’-new single from Cascadia ’10 and a track from Correo Aereo, who play here in Olympia tonight and tomorrow. Hope you all […]

2012-10-26 – Halloween & Day of the Dead

Spooky songs and ghoulish grooves in this week’s show, a global soundtrack to Halloween and Day of the Dead. Dance with demons, sleep with vampires, and enjoy the haunting howls of vocalists from Serbia to Congo to New Orleans to Mexico to India and beyond. Remember to get your Daily Spin at http://facebook.com/spintheglobe Find current […]

2011-10-28: Halloween & Dia de los Muertos music

Like zombies digging their way out of the cemetery, spooky global tunes this week to celebrate Halloween, plus some perhaps less spooky songs about ancestors and the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Things didn’t work out for the planned interview with Cuban jazz innovator Omar Sosa, but we still spun […]

2010-10-29 Music of Mexico, Halloween, Day of the Dead

Halloween may not be a truly global holiday, but between Day of the Dead, general spooky world music, and music specifically about the ghoulish US version of this autumn celebration, we rounded up some great tunes for your listening pleasure. Including zombie songs by special request. Plus new releases in hour 2. Have a happy […]