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2013-08-16 – Live in-studio set with Techung + World Music Top 10, August 2013

Tibetan musician/activist Techung brought his band by the KAOS studios this week for a live performance and interview — you can find out more about his music and current tour at techung.com — big thanks to them for bringing such deep-spirited music to share! This show also featured a countdown of the Top 10 World […]

2013-07-19 World Music Top 10

After a month of interviews and what-not, we finally have an all-music episode of Spin The Globe. Follow along as we count down the ten best new global albums:  — and in hour 2, other new music and concert previews. (Birthday greetings to that special someone; the song “Halleluja Hair” was just for you.) Keep […]

2013-05-10 Top 10 Global CDs, May 2013 + Jujuba interview

We counted down the Top 10 recent world music albums, playing a tune from each until reaching the glorious pinnacle that is #1. With a brief interruption in the countdown for an interview with Portland-based Afrobeat band Jujuba, who play tonight at the Olympia Ballroom alongside Cascadia ’10. Reminder: I love to hear from listeners […]

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 […]