Global Music Mixtape (#1228)Global Music Mixtape (#1228)

A mix of new and old tunes from all around the planet. Hour 1 Ana Alcaide – Ecstasi – RitualDoctor L – Ibedji – Time TravellingDavid Hillyard & The Rocksteady Seven – Maracatu Atômico – Plague DoctorBaroque Jazz Trio – Delhi Daily – Pierre Barouh & The Saravah SoundMadalitso Band

Brass Attack! (#1227)Brass Attack! (#1227)

Consider this show a warm-up to this weekend’s HonkFest West in Seattle. Both are a great collection of brass bands, street bands, and miscellaneous musical ruffians and anarchists. Hour 1Tokyo Brass Style – Suki Suki Song – Brasta GhibliRaul De Barros – Na Gloria – Brasil TromboneLaBrassBanda – Kaffee vs.

Global Songs of War and Peace (#1226)Global Songs of War and Peace (#1226)

Originally assembled as a collections about war and peace for Memorial Day in the USA, this playlist works just as well in light of the smaller but no less devastating violence of school shootings. Violence is a problem in many cultures, as these songs illustrate. We need to do better,

Diverse Groups in World Music (#1225)Diverse Groups in World Music (#1225)

While “world music” seems diverse by nature, within it are collaborations and groups that bring together different musical traditions and create entirely new sounds. This show is a celebration of those fresh groupings. Hour 1Terrakota – World Massala – World MassalaRegis Gizavo, Louis Mhlanga and David Mirandon – International Rumba

Top 10 World Music Albums, May edition (#1224)Top 10 World Music Albums, May edition (#1224)

Hour 1Congotronics International – Tita Tita (feat. Deerhoof, Juana Molina, Kasai Allstars, Konono No 1, Wildbirds & Peacedrums & Skeletons) – Where’s the One?Somi – Umhome – Zenzile: The Reimagination of Miriam MakebaHorzines Stara – Les bords de terre – Bord de Terres – DubheYungchen Lhamo – Nature’s Tears –

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 –