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2016-10-07 – Songs of Colors + Nordic Fiddlers Bloc live

Songs about colors and colorful things this week, from Afro Blue to Pink Wasabi. Plus live in-studio music by The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc. All this and it’s the KAOS fall membership drive, so be sure to make your pledge of support (do it online). Your favorite community radio station thanks you!

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2015-10-16 – Jensen & Bugge live in-studio plus music from Turkey, Finland, and Beyond

Jensen-&-Bugge-at-KAOS fmDanish folk duo Jensen & Bugge drop by STG for a live set of music and talk about folk music and how they found old Danish tunes forgotten at home but alive in the American midwest. You’ll also hear music from Finland, and tunes from Turkey as a  warmup for this weekend’s Turkfest at the Seattle Center.

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2014-12-12 Antti & Arto Jarvela

Antti & Arto JarvelaNew “world music” releases mixed in with my old favorites and your requests, and a little holiday music. A global gumbo sure to satisfy your musical hunger. Plus a live music set with Finnish fiddlers Arto & Antti Järvelä who are currently on tour for their new album Os Fera Liluli.

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2012-05-18 New & Old + Kaivama & Arto Järvelä live!

kaivama & Arto Järvelä playing live on KAOS-fmIt’s another ping-ponging show, but this time instead of across international boundaries, we bounced between musical eras. Our arbitrary dividing line is 1987 — the year some record executives got together and coined the term “world music” for the exotic non-western recordings that didn’t have another place to reside on store shelves. (Spin The Globe uses that term less and less these days as multicultural sounds find their way into more and more mainstream genres.) The question is… The show also included a live set from Arto Järvelä and Kaivama (pictured), currently on tour (and at Traditions Cafe in Olympia May 18).

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2011-03-18 Music of Nordic Lands

To honor the last gasps of winter, we heard music from the Nordic lands today in the first hour of the show, then music from warmer places and selections from new Winter Sunreleases. Plus a bit of Japanese music, since that nation and it’s current struggles are so much on our mind these days.

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Hour 1 (artist – song – album)
Burlakat  –  Ei Tee Mieli (I Cannot Sing)  –  Tsastuska
Mari Boine  –  Mielahisvuohta (Lunacy Lunacy)  –  Leahkastin (Unfolding)
Wimme  –  Fadnu  –  Barru
Hoven Droven  –  Kjellingen  –  Groove
Rhythm Funk Masters  –  Arctic Rainforest  –  Afro-American-Arctic
Mynta  –  Ganglat Fran Laggars  –  First Summer
Lepistö & Lehti   –  Helsinki  –  Helsinki
Hurdy-Gurdy  –  Tok Jons  –  Prototyp
Rhythm Funk Masters  –  Frantic Activity  –  Afro-American-Arctic
Unni Lovlid  –  Morketid (Polar Night)  –  Rite
Jienat  –  Sissel  –  Mira
Vasen  –  Mordar Cajsas Polska  –  Vasen Street

Hour 2
Varttina  –  Tumma (Dark)  –  Iki
Nuriya  –  Pagar  –  Tanita
Amsterdam Klezmer Band  –  Desert Banjo  –  Katla
Oliver Mtukudzi  –  Nhaka  –  Sugar Pie
Yoshida Brothers  –  Storm  –  Yoshida Brothers
Federico Aubele  –  Efemera feat. Ka)  –  Berlin 13
Susheela Raman  –  Vel Undu  –  Vel
Guy Kark & Between Times  –  Asif  –  4 Quarters
Turlu Tursu  –  Turban Dance Squad  –  The All Weathers Country
Randy Raine-Reusch  –  A Sleeping Rain  –  Bamboo Silk & Stone
Sidiki Camara Band  –  Uwele  –  Tolerance
Los Chicharrons  –  Ma Do Nar  –  Roots of Life
Vinicius Cantuaria & Bill Frisell  –  Calle 7  –  Lagrimas Mexicanas