Entries by World Music Director

World Charts and Preview of Wouter Kellerman

In Wouter Kellerman’s album Love Language, he focuses on classical flute styles intertwined with Roots music. Kellerman’s mixture of contemporary music, and traditional musical styles from South Africa, brings a refreshing new spin on classical flute instrumentation. He’s worked with many types of styles and has been influenced most by regions such as Senegal, Spain, […]

New World Charts!

“Junun” is still our number one for the top ten new world tracks. Even so, stay tuned for new artists climbing up the ranks. Such as Carla Morrison, Grupo Fantasma, and Wouter Kellerman. Stay Worldly Slugs. Top Ten: Jonny Greenwood/Shye Ben Tzur/Rajastahan Express-Junun Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet-Intercambio Karavan Sarai Project-Woven Landscapes Wouter Kellerman-Love Language […]

New World Charts- 2016!!!

El niño is approaching and KZSC has a storm of its own! Here are the new musical releases to look for as we enter the new year. Stay worldly. Jonny Greenwood/Shye Ben Tzur/Rajastahan Express-Junun Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet-Intercambio Karavan Sarai Project-Woven Landscapes Sanjay Chitale and Sandeep Chowta-American Pilgrimage Gayasi Ross-Isskootsik (Before Here Was Here) Sean […]

New World Charts: First Week of December

UCSC students, (Including our World DJS), are busy studying for finals. Why not crank up some Chilean Folk tunes? We have a song by Nano Stern that will soothe your nerves, and may give you “La confianza” you need to ace your exams. Stay worldly. 1 NANO STERN- Mil500 Vueltas 2 DABY TOURE- Amonafi 3 […]

World Charts- last week of October

Finally, at the end of the tenth month, it looks like we’re getting some beautiful little rain drops here and there! Luckily, KZSC is always getting beautiful little drops of new world music for all types of weather. In fact, in our top spot, we have duo Ballake Sissoko and Vincent Segal with “Musique De Nuit”, […]

New World Charts- start of September

When will the weather cool!? Here I remain with a craving for sweet, cold ice cream at the beach and the shops are prepping for spooky nights yet to come. What a mismatch! Well, in the meantime, you can enjoy the coolness of these new top picks in world music! Zooming into our top spot in […]