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2013-02-22 Top 10 World Music CDs, February 2013 edition

Lots of new names on the chart this month — if my math is right, there are just three holdovers from January, including the bhangra stylings of #1 Red Baraat. More Indian flavors follow with the new release from raga slide-guitar virtuoso Debashish Bhattacharya. Also included: Oratnitza updates Bulgarian folk, Vusi Mahlasela sings to the […]

2013-01-18 Top 10 Global Albums, January 2013

We count down the best new (and new to us) global music albums this month — including flavors from Brazil, Israel, South Africa, The USA, and beyond. When the show isn’t on the air, we’d love to hear from you via the website or Facebook page, where you can also get your free Daily Spin:  […]

2012-11-09 Top 10 Global CDs, November edition

I love music. And I love sharing it with you. And this month’s Top 10 chart is full of amazing albums that are well worth sharing. Listeners seemed to especially dig the cuts by Samuel Yirga, Bollywood Brass Band, Yannick Noah, and Fanga & Maalem Abdallah Guinea. But check out the show for yourself; you’re […]

2012-10-19 Global Top 10, October edition

This week, a countdown of the best global CDs in the first hour, and new releases and concert previews in the second hour. Thanks again to everyone who showed support for commercial-free, community-supported radio station KAOS during our fall membership drive last week. If you didn’t have a chance to pledge your support, you still […]

2012-09-14 Top 10 Global CDs, September edition

Our usual joy at spinning global sounds for you was diminished this morning upon learning of the passing of Obo Addy. Born in Ghana, Addy became a master drummer at age 6, and more recently made his home in Portland, Oregon. He was at the center of so much performing, teaching, and cultural educating that […]

2012-07-20 Leni Stern interview + July Top 10

We counted down the best new global sounds from the July Spin The Globe / SoundRoots Top 10 chart this week, with a break in the middle for a fascinating conversation with guitarist Leni Stern, who has recently found a great groove in collaborating with West African musicians. She’s currently on tour as well. If […]

2012-06-22 World Music Top 10, June 2012

This week, a countdown of the Top 10 chart of global CDs –topped by the party-friendly Brazilian sounds of Maga Bo! Plus a variety of old favorites, new releases, and concert previews in hour 2. Enjoy, and happy summer! Remember to get your Daily Spin at http://facebook.com/spintheglobe Find current and past episodes of Spin The […]

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.

2012-04-13 Top 10 Global CDs

This week, a journey across borders and up the monthly global music chart, from New Orleans at #10 to the Israeli-Malian collaboration at #1. Plus new releases and show previews in hour 2. Good luck for all, even on Friday the 13th. Enjoy the ride!

2012-02-23 World Music Top 10, February

This week, a romp through the sounds of our monthly Top 10 chart, featuring the best new music on Planet Earth. Full reviews of many of these albums coming soon at SoundRoots.org —