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2017-11-17 Top 10 World Music Albums, Nov. edition

Hear a track from each of the 10 best new global albums. Plus other new and old global sounds in hour 2. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and […]

2016-09-30 – Music of the Indian Subcontinent + Eljuri Interview

Known as the Indian Subcontinent, the Asian Subcontinent, or just The Subcontinent, the region encompassing India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka is rich in many ways, including musically. We visit the region and hear a selection of styles and artists. (Remember that you can hear more of this kind of music on KAOS’s […]

2014-10-10 The Khan-Do Show!

October 13 is the birthday of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, but he’s not the only musical Khan out there. This show will feature music from him, and also from other artists such as Rahat Fateh Ali Khan (Nusrat’s nephew), Amjad Ali Khan, Sultan Khan, Shafqat Ali Khan, Badar Ali Khan, Surjit Khan, even the Ali […]

2014-09-05 : India Meets Hawaii, plus other global sounds

This weekend brings the Live Aloha festival to the Seattle Center. September 8 is the birthday of legendary Bollywood playback singer Asha Bhosle. Mash them together, and you’ve got a radio show alternating sounds from Hawaii and India. Plus new releases, concert previews, and other global sounds in hour 2. Remember to get your free […]

2014-03-14 Indian Fusions (and happy Pi Day!)

In honor of the 14 March birthday of world-music pioneer Sheila Chandra, we hear music from her and other artists fusing Indian music with jazz, rock, blues, and other musical flavors. Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook — you can also subscribe to STG’s weekly email update (and we […]

2013-09-06 Indiaspora

You can find music with its roots in India now spread all over the planet. And not just the Roma-flamenco path; today there’s Bollywood music erupting from Australia (The Bombay Royale), Indo-jazz from Toronto (Autorickshaw) and the India-rock sound of Seattle’s own Manooghi Hi. Check out this episode of SpinTheGlobe for many samples of this […]

2013-04-05 Shankarmania!

April 7 is the birthday of Ravi Shankar, the first he won’t be around to celebrate with us. So we celebrated a few days early with songs by the sitar master performing with a variety of other musicians in the first hour of the show. Plus new releases and requests in hour 2. The KAOS […]

2012-09-28 Italy Meets India

Another of our famous ping-ponging shows. Do Italy and India share more than the initial letter of their names? We find out in this show. Plus new tunes from Portland forro band Z Bumba and Seattle Afrobeat band Cascadia ’10. Remember to get your Daily Spin at http://facebook.com/spintheglobe

2012-05-25 Top 10, May edition

This week, our monthly Top 10 countdown of the best new global music CDs, from Caramelo’s Peligroso at #10 to The Bombay Royale at #1. Plus other new releases, a very special request for Egyptian music, and some concert/Folklife Festival previews in hour 2.

2011-12-02 India Meets Nigeria

Inspired by a couple of upcoming shows on the Calendar, we ping-ponged this show between music from India and Nigeria. Curious similarities and contrasts emerged, which you’ll hear along the way. And in hour 2, more global explorations and new releases. Enjoy! You can catch the archive of this show for a limited time at […]