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2019-10-18 Top 10 World Music Albums, Oct Edition

Boban Markovic Orkestar - Mrak

Hear a song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums. Plus other global sounds, new and old.

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2015-06-19 – Honk! A celebration of brass, street, and marching bands

Honkfest west 2015Honk!Fest West takes over the streets of Seattle this weekend, and STG kicks things off with a raucous two hours of global brass, street, marching, drum, and other such groups.

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2014-06-20 Global Brass / Warmup for HonkFest West

honkfestwestJune 19-22 sees brass bands from near and far invading the fair streets of Seattle for HonkFest West ( http://honkfestwest.com ). We kick things off with global brass tunes from Serbia, New Orleans, Ghana, Belgium, and many spots in between.

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2013-03-15 Balkan Music + Artesian Rumble Arkestra live at KAOS

Artesian Rumble ArkestraThanks to David and Seamus of the Artesian Rumble Arkestra for coming in today to share some background on the band, community-based music in general, and the general sexiness of the tuba. The show included some exclusive ARA tunes recorded live in the KAOS performance studio, along with lots of Balkan music to get you all ready for this weekend’s Balkan Night Northwest.

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9 April 2010: Sacred Music & Marching Bands

Spin The Globe playlist for 9 April 2010: Sacred Music & Marching Bands

This week’s show includes music previewing and celebrating two great events this weekend: HonkFest West in Seattle (http://honkfestwest.com), and the World Sacred Music Festival’s presentation of the Al-Andalus Ensemble here in Olympia (http://olysacredmusic.org). Plus other fun music and a few words about why you should be supporting community radio and its diverse programming, since the KAOS spring membership drive begins April 10. Pledge online (http://kaos.evergreen.edu/membership/join.html) or call 360-867-5267.

Artist – Song – Album

Hour 1
Dhol Foundation  –  Colours of Punjab (theme)  –  Big Drum Small World
Mahala Rai Banda  –  Balkan Reggae  –  Ghetto Blasters
Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band  –  Jai Hanuman (Faith)  –  Devaloka
Red Baraat  –  Dum Maro Dum  –  Chaal Baby
Bapi Das Baul / Baul Bishwa  –  Jaibon Amar (Sitting on the Love Branch)  –  Madness & happiness
Balkan Warehouse Orchestra  –  Ah Yabibi  –  Balkan Warehouse Orchestra
Unni Lovlid  –  Den Fyrste Song  –  Vita
Hungry March Band  –  Red Box  –  Portable Soundtracks for Temporary Utopias
Al-Andalus  –  Portrait of Zahra  –  Genetic Memories
Cicala Mvta  –  Rajamati Kumati  –  Ching-Dong The Return Of Japanese Street Music
VM Bhatt & Matt Malley  –  Rainbow in My Heart  –  Sleepless Nights
Soweto Gospel Choir  –  Mangisondele Nkosi Yam  –  Grace
Bollywood Brass Band  –  Love is Sweeter than Sugar  –  The Bollywood Brass Band

Hour 2
Bela Fleck  –  Salam Aleikum  –  Throw Down Your Heart Africa Sessions Part 2
Chicago Afrobeat Project  –  Fix and Release  –  (A) Move to Silent Unrest
Boban Markovic Orkestar  –  Mesecina  –  Live in Belgrade
King Sunny Ade  –  Merciful God  –  Seven Degrees North
Mary McHenry  –  Zominamina  –  World Vol. X #1
Ali Hassan Kuban  –  Leila  –  Nubian Magic
Three Ality  –  Wij Meiskens Net  –  ‘t Minne
Al-Andalus Ensemble  –  Baghdad (excerpt)  –  21 Strings
Girish  –  Hanuman 2  –  Shiva Machine
Andrew Oliver Kora Band  –  Jarabi  –  Just 4 You
Stella Chiweshe  –  Cachimurenga  –  Talking Mbira
Nawal  –  Dunia Udjissa / the World Is Beautiful  –  Kwel

 

26 March 2010: Serbian Brass

Spin the Globe Playlist for 26 March 2010
Serbian Brass

Sure, brass bands are worldwide, but somehow Serbians seem a few steps ahead of the rest of the planet. Check out this playlist, and you’ll hear what I mean.
Plus new releases and concert previews in hour 2.

Artist – Song – Album

Hour 1
Dhol Foundation – Colours of Punjab (theme) – Big Drum Small World
Boban Markovic Orkestar – The Promise – The Promise
Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra – Was Romeo Really a Jerk – The Best of Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra
Saban Bajramovic – Pena / Soap Foam – Gypsy Caravan
Sanja Ilic & Balkanika – Bottle Rhythm – Balkan Koncept
Gaetano Fabri vs. Kocani Orkestar – Siki, Siki Baba – Electric Gypsyland
Orkestar Slobodana Salijevica – Stani, stani Ibar vodo – Srbija Sounds Global All Stars
Goran Bregovic & his Wedding & Funeral Band – Trucker’s Song – Alcohol
Duvacki Orkestar – Kristijanov vatreni c¹oc¹ek – Bakija Bakic
Slavoljub Bogojevic´ Kale – Kad sveci marsiraju – Serbian Brass Bands Play Serbian & World Music Hits Vol. 2
Slobodan Salijevic Orchestra – Prekodolski Cocek – Golden Brass Summit
Gypsy Groovz Orchestra Goes TuttiMundi – Hot Water Festival (part 3) – Night Train For Lovers And Thieves
Boban Markovic Orkestar – Disko-Dzummbus – Rough Guide to the Balkans
Giorgios Dalaras & Goran Bregovic – Sou Aksize Mia Kalyteri Agkali / You Deserve A Better Love – Yannena With Two Canvas Shoes

Hour 2
Lila Downs y La Misteriosa – La Linea – En Paris – Live a Fip
Al-Andalus Ensemble – Confluence – 21 Strings
Cecilia Noel – Asi Se Compone – Latin Party
Lo’Jo – Je prends la nuit – Cosmophono
Burlakat – Astuin Kulas / Mandzoimarja – Magie
Cuchata – Asuncion (Radio Edit) – Amor, Cambio, Y La Verdad
Susana Baca – Lundero – Travesias
Irka Mateo – Liborio – Anacaona
The Spam Allstars – Charanga E-350 – RG2 World Music For Children
Angelique Kidjo – Afia – Oyo
Te Vaka – Tolu Afe – Haoloto
Naby Camara & Lagni Sussu – Fon Moneba – Kanteli