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

leyla-mccallaYour 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.

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

lakoumizikFourth 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.

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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 releases, concert previews, and more.

Artist – Song – Album

Hour 1
Dhol Foundation – Colours of Punjab (theme) – Big Drum Small World
Luis Vargas – Tranquila – Republica Dominicana
Fragyl – Kalekow – Kalonnen
Puerto Plata – Mujer Perjura – Casita de Campo
Boukman Experyans – Mariah Azaka – Revolution
La India Canela – La Culebra (The Snake) – Merengue Tipico from the Dominican Republic
Rara Machine – Bade – Voudou Nou
Tito Chicoma – Abuso – Africa in America
Boukan Ginen – Kouman Nap Fe – Global Voices Contemporary
Robert Drasnin – Mirage – Voodoo
Elvis Martinez – Serpiente – Rough Guide to Bachata
Tabou Combo – Chalè Lanmou – Caribbean Party
Chichi Peralta – Sin No Te Veo – Vuelta al Barrio
Marlene Dorcena – Mèsy Bondye – Mesy

Hour 2
Balkan Beat Box – Pachima – Nu Med
Lo Cor de la Plana – Nau Gojatas – Tant Deman
Mad Man Jaga – Hankuri – Nigeria Afrobeat Special: the New Explosive Sound In 1970s Nigeria
Vusi Mahlasela – Melodi Ya Mamelodi – The Voice
Razia – Omama – Zebu Nation
Iyasa – Ijongosi (The Maiden) – African Homeland
Radio Tarifa – La Tarara – Temporal
Tierra Negra & Muriel Anderson – Nosotros – New World Flamenco
Ernest Ranglin – Outernational Incident – Modern Answers to Old Problems
Herb Ohta Jr. – Pua Lokelau – Ukulele Romance
Fanfare Ciocarlia – Hora cu Strigaturii – Radio Pascani
Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate – Warbe – Ali and Toumani
Zakir Hussain & The Rhythm Experience – Balinese Fantasy – Zakir Hussain & The Rhythm Experience