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2016-01-22 Top 10 World Music Albums, January edition

This week, our (usually) monthly run-down of the best music on the planet, with a selection from each of the top 10 world music albums around. At the top of the chart is the stunningly sharp album by Benin’s Gangbe Brass Band. Seriously, you need to check this one out for yourself. And the rest […]

2015-11-27 World Music Top 10, November 2015

Herewith, the final Spin The Globe monthly top 10 world music chart of 2015 (in December, we’ll do the best music of the year). Listen for selections from fantastic new releases from all corners of the planet. Plus a few artists who didn’t quite make the top 10, and concert previews. Listen to past episodes […]

2015-10-23 – Top 10 World Music CDs, October Edition

A countdown of the ten best global albums of the month, with a track from each one. Plus other great wide-ranging new releases and concert previews in hour 2. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook — please like […]

2015-08-21 Top 10 World Music CDs, August edition

This week, a countdown of the top 10 global albums of the month, with a track from each. Plus other new and favorite and requested music. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook — please like and share! FB […]

2015-07-24 Top 10 World Music CDs, July 2015

This episode starts with a countdown of the top 10 global albums for July — with a track from each one — then moves in to a globehopping second hour with tunes from Madagascar, Tuva, Pakistan, Mali, Scotland, Zimbabwe, and beyond. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get […]

2015-06-12 Selections from the Top 10 World Music CDs, June ’15

Listen for a tune from each of the CDs on the World Music Top 10 chart for June — and keep listening for more new releases, favorites, and a few concert/tour previews. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook […]

2015-05-08 — Seckou Keita live in-studio plus May Top 10

Hear a song from each of the ten best new global releases. Plus a live interview with Senegalese kora virtuoso Seckou Keita, whose newest release “22 Strings” comes out 26 May. And a few other tasty tidbits as well. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free […]

2015-02-27 Top 10 World Music Albums, February Edition

This week’s show includes a track from each of the current Top 10 global albums — plus more new sounds, concert previews, and, you know, the usual. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook — please like and share! […]

2015-01-23 Top 10 World Music Albums, January edition

Hear a song from each of the ten best new global releases, plus other new releases, a remembrance of Bo Dollis of the Wild Magnolias, and a few older favorites tossed in. Note: I was out of town again last Friday, and while Anch subbed the show skillfully, there’s alas no audio archive available. That’s […]

2014-11-21 Top 10 World Music Albums, November 2014

This week, a song from each of the albums from the Top 10 World Music Chart in hour 1, plus more great music from around the planet in hour 2. Listen to this and past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook […]