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2013-11-22 Worldwide Whatever, or, Songs from Across the Globe

Rokia TraoreFrom Zimbabwe to Canada to Brazil to Belgium, we covered a lot of ground in this weeks show. We sampled new albums from Autorickshaw, Chambao, Barika, Badi Assad, and others, along with some older releases and requests (thanks, Sarah!).

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2013-11-15 Global Goulash, Malian Melodies, and Balkan Madness

Bucharest Drinking Team - photo ©Scott Allan Stevens, www.NWexposure.comThis week, a goulash of global sounds, old and new, far and wide. With some sparkling fresh releases from the likes of Autorickshaw, Chambao, and Flavia Coehlo, and a special NW Balkan set previewing a show happening tonight at Ballard’s Oddfellows Hall (see Calendar).

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2013-11-08 World Music Mix + KAOS Membership Drive

Spin The Globe on KAOS-fmThis week, a mix of global sounds, new and old, and a request for you to support KAOS Community Radio, the station in Olympia, WA where Spin The Globe originates. If you’re familiar only with Spin The Globe, check out the rest of the KAOS lineup, including local and syndicated music, news, and public affairs shows. It’s a mix you’ll only get on a grassroots-grown community station, commercial-free and programmed by humans, not corporations. Make a pledge of support today by calling 360-867-6894 or visiting www.KAOSradio.org and clicking the “pledge” button. You can also “like” KAOS on Facebook

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2013-10-25 – World Music Mix

earth-with-headphonesNo clever theme this week, just two hours of fun, amazing music from different cultures and different regions of the world. Enjoy listening, and have a great weekend! Back next week with a Dia de los Muertos / Halloween themed show.

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2013-05-31 World Music in the 1980s

1980s global music sowetoThe first in a series of STG shows highlighting the world-music sounds of different decades. The 80s were when I really began discovering global sounds, so the show includes some of my early favorites plus many 80s artists & songs I’ve discovered since.

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2013-03-29 New and Old Global Music

Bembeya Jazz, way back when
Bembeya Jazz, way back when

Old and new this week. New world music releases alternating with tunes 20, or 30, or 40 years old. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the old stuff — would you like to hear future shows dedicated to music from specific decades? All 1960s music / 1970s music? Earlier? Later? Let me know your thoughts, and you might hear this on a future episode.

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2013-01-11 World Music Mix

planet-earth-with-headphonesWe wandered all throughout time and space today, spinning tunes from artists worldwide, from old Colombian music to brand new South African music. Thanks as always for the calls and requests during the show.

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2011-11-25 Global Songs About Birds

This week’s show is dedicated to our flying friends. Not to exclude flight-challenged birds (kiwi, ostrich, Thanksgiving turkey), but most of these songs are about wilder birds. Then it was on to new releases, concert previews, and other featherless songs in hour 2. Enjoy!World  Music about Birds

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Hour 1
Kobo Town  –  Corbeaux Following  –  Independence
Yma Sumac  –  Chicken Talk  –  Mambo!
Zulya and the Children of the Revolution  –  Children’s Bird Song  –  3 Nights
Rabih Abou-Khalil  –  Maltese Chicken Farm  –  The Cactus of Knowledge
The Shin  –  Pigeon Sirba  –  Black Sea Fire
Think of One  –  Een Dooi Vogeltje  –  Naft
Ladysmith Black Mambazo  –  Vuka (Wake Up Little Chicks)  –  Songs From a Zulu Farm
Rim Banna  –  Fly and Slow Down, Goose  –  A Time to Cry: A Lament over Jerusalem
Talitha Mackenzie  –  Funky Bird  –  Solas
Mariah Parker  –  First Flight  –  Sangria
Forro in the Dark  –  Asa Branca feat. David Byrne  –  Bonfires of Sao Joao
Varttina  –  Musta Lindu (Black Bird)  –  Musta Lindu (Black Bird)
Tito Puente  –  Mambo Birdland  –  The Complete 78s Vol. 2 (1949-55)
Lord Tanamo  –  Yellow Bird  –  I’m in the Mood for Ska

Hour 2
Hazmat Modine  –  Mocking Bird  –  Cicada
Howard B. Hayes & Malinda Parker  –  Chicken Is Nice  –  Songs of the African Coast: Café Music of Liberia
Awale  –  Merhaba  –  Just Have to Grow
Zafa  –  Wasmaee  –  Funky Grooves of Yemen
The Klezmatics  –  Nign  –  Jews With Horns
Fredy Massamba  –  Zonza  –  African Beat
Lightsweetcrude  –  A Call to You, Piloo  –  Listen to the Colour
Raya Brass Band  –  Arkabarka  –  Dancing On Roses, Dancing On Cinders
Sola Rosa  –  Del Ray  –  Get It Together
Sia Tolno  –  Aya Ye  –  My Life
Istiklal Trio  –  Suz-nak Oyun Havasi  –  Istiklal Trio
Shazalakazoo  –  Plus 49 (feat. Wikluh Sky)  –  Karton City Boom
Ocote Soul Sounds  –  Cumbia La Magdalena  –  Taurus

2011-11-04 Faves, New Releases, Concert Previews, Requests

And there arose a great music in the land, and behold voices and instruments from many nations were gathered together, and gave voice to a great diversity of sounds, though they were in one accord together for the glorification of the creative spirit.

And that just about sums things up this week. The show features some old faves, new releases, and a healthy serving of concert previews. Explore, enjoy, and return next week when we’ll take you on a new audio adventure.global music grab bag

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Hour 1
Boom Pam  –  Gross  –  Boom Pam
Gipsy.cz  –  Cokolada  –  Desperado
Kadola  –  Bazuka Dance  –  Ethnojazz
Les Freres Smith  –  Afro!  –  Contreband Mentality
Eric St-Laurent Trio  –  Wild Intent  –  Ruby
Baka Beyond  –  Ybunga  –  Kisumani
Neco Novellas  –  Yeke Yo  –  New Dawn / Ku Khata
Achanak  –  Kuria Ne Suniya (Beautiful Woman Listen To Me)  –  The Rough Guide to the Best Music You’ve Never Heard
Tribeqa  –  Sun  –  Qolors
Mauricio Velasierra  –  Hay Simona  –  Rodar
Pistolera  –  Escucha  –  El Desierto y la Ciudad
Vusi Mahlasela  –  Say Africa  –  Say Africa

Hour 2
Seckou Keita Quartet  –  Ke Djulo  –  Afro-Mandinka Soul / Tama-Silo
Nawal  –  Zim Spirit  –  Embrace the Spirit
Sean Johnson & the Wild Lotus Band  –  Calling Genesha  –  Devaloka
Kiran Ahluwalia  –  Mustt Mustt Redux  –  Aam Zameen / Common Ground
Gaelic Storm  –  Punjab Paddy  –  How are we getting home?
Theodosii Spassov Trio  –  Tatovata Rabotilnitsa  –  The Fish Are Praying for Rain
Djelimady Tounkara  –  Diaoura  –  Sigui
Rajery  –  Mahafinaritra  –  Volotany
Lightsweetcrude  –  Ahir / Now  –  Listen to the Colour
Jadid Ensemble  –  Tango Arabe  –  Sigh of the Moor
The Lijadu Sisters  –  Amebo  –  Danger
Albino!  –  Democracy  –  Rhino