Note: KAOS-fm, the station that airs Spin The Globe, is closed (though still broadcasting mostly via automation). Spin The Globe is still fresh weekly, though, from our own self-isolated studio. Stay safe, global listeners!
STG #1137: Top 10 World Music Albums, September edition
Featuring songs from the ten best new global releases, plus other music old and new in the second hour of the show.
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STG #1138: (Sept. 18) Six Degrees of Mickey Hart
Mickey Hart was born this month in 1943. He had an early career with a modestly successful jam band, but is known to Spin The Globe listeners more for his work in collaborating with and recording musicians including Bela Fleck, The Gyuto Monks, Zakir Hussain, Jazayer, and Ustad Sultan Khan, to name a few. We’ll celebrate his global music connections this week.
STG #1139: (Sept. 25) The Titans of World Music
Three birthdays of note this week: King Sunny Ade, Oliver Mtukudzi, and Lata Mangeshkar. Each achieved some global success, and this week’s show features their music along with other artists who have found global success and influenced the path of popular music.
STG #1140: (Oct. 2) Music of Ahimsa (Soul-Force)
Oct. 2 is the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, and we celebrate with songs about the great leader and teacher of nonviolent resistance. Plus other inspiring global sounds in hour 2.
STG #1141: (Oct. 9) TBA
STG #1142: (Oct. 16) Top 10 World Music Albums, October edition
Hear songs from the ten best new global releases, plus other music old and new in the second hour of the show.
STG #1143: (Oct. 23) TBA
STG #1144: (Oct. 30) Halloween / Day of the Dead Music
We celebrate ancestors this week, along with some spooky and scary global sounds. Your requests welcome; email them or drop a note on the STG Facebook page in advance of the show.