2020-02-14 Love, Factually

Heart made of national flags

Love is complicated. So we observe Valentine’s Day with songs of love, heartache, hope, dating, breakups, fleeing from graveyards, and other complications. Wherever you are, we’ve got you covered, musically speaking.

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2020-02-07 Happy Birthday Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Bob Marley’s birthday is actually February 6, but we kept the celebration going with classic sounds from him along with a heap of Marley covers from other great global artists.

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2020-01-31 Revisiting Alan Lomax

Alan Lomax in Haiti

January 31 is the birthday of pioneering ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax, so we’ll trace his travels through sound, spinning mostly newer sounds from the places he visited along with sounds he recorded in his travels from the Bahamas in 1935 to Morocco in 1967. Plus other great global music in hour 2.

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2020-01-24 Songs for the Chinese New Year

Year of the Rat - Chinese New Year 2020

Yes, another New Year to celebrate. I’m told we’re starting the year of the White Metal Rat — so… music from China and Chinese artists, other new year tunes, and a few songs about rats. And one song about a mouse.

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2020-01-10 All New Global Sounds

Baro Drom - Nisba cover

Only new releases this week, so tune in to hear some of the freshest sounds coming from all corners of the planet. Plus… a few cuts from new-to-me albums.

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2019-12-27 Favorite Global Songs of the Year

Well, some of our favorite global songs of the year, anyway. It’s a problem when one gets to the radio station and realizes that half of his music didn’t make the journey. So consider this a fun, unranked collection of great tunes from 2019. If you have other favorites, feel free to leave a comment and let us know!

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2019-12-20 Songs of Winter Holidays

DJ Santa

Global songs this week of the winter holidays: Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the Solstice. All lovingly curated into a spicy Spin The Globe gumbo for your listening pleasure.

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2019-12-06 Seffarine Live in-studio + New Music

Seffarine live in the KAOS performance studio

Seffarine dropped by the KAOS studios for a chat and some fantastic live music. Plus more of  the best new songs we’ve heard recently, from all over the planet.

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2019-11-29 Global Tunes for Black Friday

Black Friday KAOS!

For Black Friday, I chose to abstain from shopping. Instead, I selected some great tunes about black birds, black voices, black magic women, and black presidents and put together a radio show for you. It’s your global Black Friday soundtrack!

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