Author: SpinTheGlobe

Top 15 World Music Albums, May 2022Top 15 World Music Albums, May 2022

Kobo Town – Carnival of the Ghosts – Stonetree Records Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita – Echo – bendigedig New Asia – Chorchok – CPL-Music Maga Bo – Amor (É Revolução) – Kaxambu Records Oumou Sangare – Timbuktu – World Circuit Julian Belbachir – Babdoukkala – Julian Belbachir Yungchen Lhamo

A Musical Celebration of Mothers (#1223)A Musical Celebration of Mothers (#1223)

Music for Mothers’ Day. Perhaps you know that Mothers’ Day in the US dates back to the Civil War period, and a movement by women to exert more control over their lives and over the politics of the nation. We’re still working on that, but there’s no shortage of great

A Soundtrack for Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month (#1222)A Soundtrack for Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month (#1222)

A collection of tunes to usher in Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, along with some other global music — new and old — to round out the show. Hour 1 Moana and the Moahunters – Ancestors – Ruagamelan angklung, Peliatan village (Banjar Tengah) – Galang Kangin – From

Sacred Music of the World (STG #1221)Sacred Music of the World (STG #1221)

In addition to Passover, Easter and Ramadan, holy days occurring in April this year include the Sikhs’ and Hindus’ Vaisakhi, the Jains’ Mahavir Jayanti, the Baha’i festival of Ridvan, and the Theravada Buddhist New Year. We celebrate with music of these and other faiths, at a time when the world

Top 10 World Music Albums, April (#1220)Top 10 World Music Albums, April (#1220)

Hear a track from the freshest and best new global albums, plus other tunes new and old. For more global music and culture, like and follow STG on Facebook. Hour 1#10 Seiva – Chula Cega – Murmúrios e Outros Rumores#9 Jason Tamba – Maasai – Don’t Give Up#8 Pape Nziengui –

Top 15 World Music Albums, April 2022Top 15 World Music Albums, April 2022

Kobo Town – Carnival of the Ghosts – Stonetree Records Oumou Sangare – Timbuktu – World Circuit David Krakauer Feat. The Mazel Tov Cocktail Party Orchestra – Mazel Tov Coctail Party – Label Bleu/Table Pounding Records Al Jawala – I Way To Äl – Jawa Records Somi – Zenzile: The

New Releases & Old Favorites (STG #1219)New Releases & Old Favorites (STG #1219)

Newly released global sounds and a few older faves and such mixed in for enhanced flavor. I’m very excited about the new Kobo Town album and Somi’s tribute to Miriam Makeba. Remember to get The Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural

Global Songs of Fools & Games (STG #1218)Global Songs of Fools & Games (STG #1218)

Songs of fools and games from around the planet to celebrate this April Fool’s day. Remember to get The Spin by liking and following STG on Facebook — you’ll also get other global music and cultural news, and it’s a great place to make requests and suggestions for future episodes. Hour 1Sierra

Global Songs of Time & Light (STG #1217)Global Songs of Time & Light (STG #1217)

Hour 1Metismatic – Out of Time (feat. Amina Mezaache) – Bad SafariBriganthya – Clockwork (feat. Eric Rigler) – SamhainKobo Town – Tick Tock Goes the Clock – Jumbie in the JukeboxEric Bibb & Habib Koité – 03 – Touma Ni Kelen ~ Needed Time – Brothers In BamakoYungdrung Gyal &

Top 10 World Music Albums, March (STG #1216)Top 10 World Music Albums, March (STG #1216)

Hour 1#10 Ruth Tafebe & the Afrorockerz – Corrupt (clean version) – Republicafrobeat vol. 5 – Mujeres 2#9 Lucia De Carvalho – Somahaka (feat Sañaelle) – Pwanga#8 Gonora Sounds – Madhiri – Hard Times Never Kill#7 Mitsune – Sakura – Hazama#6 Rokia Koné & Jacknife Lee – Anw Tile (It’s