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2016-10-14 – World Music Top 10 + Leyla McCalla interview

Your monthly top 10 countdown featuring a track from each of the ten best new global releases of the last couple months as compiled by STG’s crack team of statisticians. Plus an interview with cellist Leyla McCalla, a Haiti-rooted, New-Orleans-based former Carolina Chocolate Drop, and a few other tunes. Thanks for your support during last […]

2016-07-08 World Music in the 1950s + Lakou Mizik Interview

Fourth in a series of STG shows highlighting the global music sounds of different decades. Plus an interview with Steeve Valcourt, guitarist/ vocalist/ co-founder of the multi-generational Haitian music collective Lakou Mizik, which recently released its debut album Wa Di Yo and is currently on tour in Canada and the USA. Listen to past episodes […]

26 February 2010: Haiti Meets the Dominican Republic

Spin the Globe Playlist for 26 February 2010 Haiti Meets the Dominican Republic In the aftermath of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, the nation is forging a new normal, including a new relationship with neighboring Dominican Republic. Spin The Globe ping-pongs between the musics of these two very different nations that share an island home. Plus new […]