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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! Listen to past episodes […]

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

Danish 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 […]

2014-12-12 Antti & Arto Jarvela

New “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. Listen to this and […]

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

It’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 […]

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 releases. Plus a bit of Japanese music, since that nation and it’s current struggles are so much on our mind these days. Remember, you […]