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2020-07-10 Musical Collaborators + Ed Hanley interview

Ed Hanley’s short tabla film, Mushroom

We’ll focus on some of the most fascinating cross-cultural musical collaborations this week: South African meets India; Tuva meets Italy; Pakistan meets Canada; Senegal meets Wales. You get the idea. Plus an interview with Ed Hanley, who plays tabla with Autorickshaw and has a new short film out called Mushroom. (for a 50% off code to view “Mushroom,” visit STG on Facebook.) To view Ed’s photos of The Longest Train in India, click here.

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2020-05-22 Songs of Better Days + Kobo Town Interview

Drew Gonsalves and Calypso Rose

We talk with Drew Gonsalves of Kobo Town about his music, and what he’s doing during lockdown. Also, we hear songs about brotherhood, togetherness, and unity. Why are there so many of these? Because we’re better together, clearly. Even if right now we have to stay a bit apart.

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2020-04-24 iyatraquartet interview

New tunes, old favorites, cover songs, and listener requests, all neatly bundled into this week’s show. Plus an interview with not one, not two, but all four members of iyatraQuartet. 

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2020-04-17 World Music Mix-World Music in a Time of Quarantine, Part 5: Trad.Attack! interview + Top 10

Trad.Attack!

Hear a song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums. Plus an interview with Sandra Vabarna of the Estonian group Trad.Attack!
(check out Trad.Attack!’s videos)

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2018-11-16 Daniel Kahn interview + Top 10 World Music CDs, November edition

Daniel Kahn & the Painted BirdThis week we talk with Berlin-based radical klezmorim Daniel Kahn, whose new album “The Butcher’s Share” has just come out. Check out the video for his song “Freedom Is a Verb.”  Plus we count down the Top 10 world music albums with a track from each one.

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2018-11-09 Sean Gaskell on Kora live at KAOS

Sean Gaskell at KAOSHas it been too long since STG has had a kora player in the KAOS performance studio? I’m thinking yes. So this week, Sean Gaskell  plays the West African harp for us, and catches us up on his musical adventures.

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2016-10-28 Halloween & Day of the Dead Music + Derek Gripper interview

Derek GripperMusic of ghosts, full moons, ancestors, and other things that go bump in the night or illumine the darkness. Plus an interview with South African kora-style guitarist Derek Gripper about his new album “Libraries on Fire” and his current tour.

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2016-10-14 – World Music Top 10 + Leyla McCalla interview

leyla-mccallaYour monthly top 10 countdown featuring a track from each of the ten best new global releases of the last couple months as compiled by STG’s crack team of statisticians. Plus an interview with cellist Leyla McCalla, a Haiti-rooted, New-Orleans-based former Carolina Chocolate Drop, and a few other tunes.

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2016-10-07 – Songs of Colors + Nordic Fiddlers Bloc live

Songs about colors and colorful things this week, from Afro Blue to Pink Wasabi. Plus live in-studio music by The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc. All this and it’s the KAOS fall membership drive, so be sure to make your pledge of support (do it online). Your favorite community radio station thanks you!

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2016-09-30 – Music of the Indian Subcontinent + Eljuri Interview

eljuriKnown as the Indian Subcontinent, the Asian Subcontinent, or just The Subcontinent, the region encompassing India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka is rich in many ways, including musically. We visit the region and hear a selection of styles and artists. (Remember that you can hear more of this kind of music on KAOS’s The Junglee Hour, Saturdays 4-6pm every week.) Plus, an interview with Ecuador-born singer-songwriter/guitarist Eljuri about her new album and related topics.

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