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2015-09-25 Roma & Ladino Music + Guy Mendilow interview

Guy Mendilow ensembleThis week we explore the music of the Roma and Jewish diasporas, and include sounds ranging from Balkan brass to Ladino indie rock. Plus a live interview with Guy Mendilow, who is on tour with his diverse musical ensemble (with members hailing from Israel, Palestine, Argentina, Japan, the UK and the USA) in support of his “Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom” project and CD, a sonic journey from the Balkans to the Mediterranean to Jerusalem.

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2015-09-18 Global Swing Tunes + Lache Cercel interview

Lache CercelSlight change of plans this week. No Top 10 countdown, because our crack team of statisticians were busy making clocks in solidarity with #IStandWithAhmed. So instead, swing tunes from around the world. Plus… born in Romania and now calling Canada home, Lache Cercel and his Roma Swing Ensemble combine the flare and passion of traditional Eastern European melodies with swinging jazz harmonies. Learn about their music in advance of their appearance at DjangoFest NW in a live interview with Cercel.

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2015-05-22 – Interview with Joe Driscoll + New Global Tunes

Joe Driscoll & Sekou KouyateFollowing last week’s show of older world music, this week we spin some of the best new releases in recent weeks from every corner of the globe. Plus an interview with Joe Driscoll, who has been collaborating with Seckou Kouate on some fascinating West African flavored hip-hop (their latest album is Faya).

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

Seckou Keita

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.

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2015-01-30 Music of the Nile + The Nile Project interview

The Nile ProjectThe Nile is an “international” river as its water resources are shared by eleven nations: Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan and Egypt. This episode features music from the region plus an interview with Mina Girgis, co-founder and CEO of the Nile Project. The Nile Project musicians perform at Meany Hall in Seattle tonight.

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2014-10-03 – Real World Records at 25 + Interview with label manager Amanda Jones

Real World 25Real World Records and the associated WOMAD festivals around the world have been instrumental in bringing global music to a broader audience over the past quarter century. Think Toto La Momposino, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, AfroCelt Sound System, Hukwe Zawose…and the list goes on. Now Peter Gabriel’s label has released a 3-CD compilation, and a brand new album by Garifuna artist Aurelio Martinez. This week’s show features a wide variety of Real World tunes, and a conversation with Real World label manager Amanda Jones about the past and future of Real World and world music.

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2013-09-13 Four Shillings Short live on KAOS

Four Shillings Short at KAOS-fmThanks to Four Shillings Short for bringing some of their many instruments in for an extended live set in the KAOS performance studio. Playing the spoons, hammered dulcimer, sitar, even the bowed psaltry (pictured), they are a remarkable duo, rich in spirit, skill, and knowledge. The rest of the show featured new global music and a few choice oldies. Enjoy!

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2013-07-05 Calypsos + Kobo Town interview

Kobo TownA celebration this week of Trinidad’s calypso roots and the various global branches of calypso today, plus an interview with Drew Gonsalves, leader of Kobo Town, on his contemporary take on this music and Kobo Town’s new album Jumbie in the Jukebox. Plus some new releases and concert previews in hour 2.

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2013-06-28 Music of North Africa + Moh Alileche interview on Matoub Lounes

Lounes MatoubMusic from North Africa this week, with a special focus on Berber musician/activist Matoub Lounes. We got Algerian-born, Portland-based musician Moh Alileche’s perspective on this North African icon. And we heard a variety of new releases in hour 2.

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2013-06-21 Global Horns + Red Baraat Interview

STG-HonkfestHONK! Fest West returns this weekend, and we set the tone with brass / street band music of many styles on this week’s show. Plus, and interview with Sunny Jain of Red Baraat, who visit Seattle’s Neptune Theater on June 26. Thanks for listening, and congrats to the ticket winners!

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