2019-08-30 Songs of Work & Labor

September 2 is Labor Day in the USA, and we observe the holiday with songs about work and workers from around the globe.

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2019-08-23 Effects of Slavery + choro Das 3 interview

Choro das 3

Songs about the stain of slavery — historic and contemporary — from around the world in observance of the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. Plus, an interview with Corina of Brazilian group Choro das 3, who are on tour in the USA.

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2019-08-16 Razia Said Live + Music of Madagascar

Razia Said with David Rajaonary, Zwelakhe-Duma Bell le Pere, and Harvey Wirht

Madagascar’s Razia Said and her band drop by the KAOS performance studio for a live set. And we hear music from other Malagasy musicians throughout the rest of the show.

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2019-08-09 World Music, Live!

Äl Jawala by Klaus Polkowski

It’s like your own personal music festival! Loads of great live performances by global artists, and you don’t even have to put on sunscreen.

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2019-08-02 Global Strings

Rajery (Madagascar) on the valiha

A curated collection of sublime stringed instrument performances from around the planet. Plus new music and other sounds in hour 2.

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2019-07-26 The World, Remixed

The World, Remixed
Composite Image ©2019 Scott Allan Stevens

Over the years, STG has amassed a large number of remixed tracks from artists including Celia Cruz, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Femi Kuti, Huun Huur Tu, Bob Marley, Ceu, Angelique Kidjo, and so many more. We don’t dust them off often, but this show is all about the remixes.

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2019-07-12 Top 10 World Music Albums

Kanazoé Orkestra - Tolonso

With a song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums. Plus some new releases, old faves, and listener requests in hour 2.

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2019-07-05 African Guitars

Rokia Traore

Some of the world’s amazing guitarists and guitar styles have emerged from Africa. Today we hear from Zimbabwe’s lyrical Louis Mhlanga, the electric Tuareg music of Mdou Moctar, and lots of sounds in between.

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2019-06-28 World Music Mashup

A mix of old favorites, new releases, and listener requests this week. And a photo in honor of fabulous footballer Megan Rapinoe, who let the USA to victory over France and a berth in the World Cup semifinal — while at the same time I was trying to do a radio show.

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