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"Border Blaster" is an original world music video series curated by renowned internet radio station Dublab. The 30-minute episodes are comprised solely of music videos from groundbreaking musicians from around the world. From Malian roots music to Norwegian electronica, from Mongolian hip-hop to Filipino indie rock, "Border Blaster" traces the transnational flows of music culture across every continent. Hosted by Dublab DJ Liz Warner, "Border Blaster" promises to expose viewers to the cross-fertilization of musical styles and genres defining contemporary music.

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Co-produced by KCETLink Media Group and dublab, a non-profit, online radio station dedicated to the growth of music, arts and culture. Broadcasting from Los Angeles since 1999, dublab's mission is to share freeform radio transmissions with an international audience.

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Balance

Balance features music videos from Brooklyn musician Helado Negro, Belgian duo Véronique Vincent & Aksak Maboul, L.A. artist Vex Ruffin and hip hop legend Fab 5 Freddy, Dutch/Ukrainian producer Antenna, UK musician Never, and Japanese group Networks.

  • 2018-05-20T21:00:00-07:00
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Macroscopic

Macroscopic features music videos from German group Kreidler, Cincinnati violinist Sudan Archives, U.S. artist Nels Cline Singers, Japanese producer Seiho, Brooklyn duo Javelin, Portland-based musician Schaus, and Dancehall record label Duppy Gun.

  • 2018-05-25T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-05-27T21:00:00-07:00
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Intergalactic Visions

Intergalactic Visions features music videos from Icelandic treasure Bjork, Canadian singer-songwriter Lou Canon, French musician Colleen, UK producer Bullion, and German/Ghanaian group OY.

Playlist

Bjork - The Gate

Lou Canon - Fever

Colleen - Winter Dawn

Bullion - Blue Pedro

OY - Made of Love

  • 2018-05-29T17:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-06-05T18:00:00-07:00
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Perspective

Perspective features music videos from Chilean artist Alex Anwandter, L.A. band Bouquet, U.S. producer Mdsign, Japanese artists Asa-Chang and Junray, and German artist Jeff Ozdemir’s Halloumi Express.

  • 2018-06-01T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-06-03T21:00:00-07:00
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Burn, Burn, Burn

"Burn, Burn, Burn" features music videos from Congolese band Mbongwana Star, L.A. producer Egyptian Lover, Peruvian band Kanaku Y El Tigre, Canadian indie rock band The Luyas, Danish electronic trio Lust for Youth, and US / Venezuelan musician Devendra Banhart.

  • 2018-06-08T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-06-10T21:00:00-07:00
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Tapestries

Tapestries features music videos from Texas band Khruangbin, South African producer Jumping Back Slash, Israeli group Tigris, Mexican artists Shiro Schwarz, Catalan veterans Hidrogenesse, and UK band The Comet is Coming.

Playlist

Khruangbin - A Calf Born in Winter

Jumping Back Slash - The Sirens Call ft. Nonku Phiri

TIGRIS - Chupchic Disco

Shiro Schwarz - Together

Hidrogenesse - Aquí y Ahora

The Comet Is Coming - Space Carnival

  • 2018-06-12T17:00:00-07:00
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Dreams

Dreams features music videos from U.S. pop artist Japanese Breakfast, French group Bleu Toucan, L.A. producer Frankie Reyes, U.S. musician Kevin Morby, N.Y. psychedelic cumbia band C.A.M.P.O.S., Russian artist Phillipp Gorbachev, and Spanish shoegaze band Linda Guilala.

  • 2018-06-15T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-06-17T21:00:00-07:00
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Sounds of Earth

Sounds of Earth features music videos Kinshasa’s KOKOKO, Colombian-Canadian artist Lido Pimiento, L.A. band La Chamba, Portuguese producer Populous, Australian musician A.r.t. Wilson, and New Zealand singer Julien Dyne.

Playlist

KOKOKO!  - Tokoliana

Lido Pimienta - La Capacidad

La Chamba - Marea de Lumbre

Populous - Azul Oro ft. Ela Minus

A.r.t. Wilson - Janine's Theme (Earth)

Julien Dyne - Hours feat. LADI6

  • 2018-06-19T17:00:00-07:00
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