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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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Night Moves

Night Moves features music videos from Bulgarian rapper DENA, L.A. producer Valentino Khan, U.S. artists Kneebody and Daedelus, British band Vanishing Twin, Saharan group Tinariwen, German producer Roosevelt, Nigerian one-man band Eli Fola, and German producer Thore Pfeiffer.

  • 2018-06-22T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-06-24T21:00:00-07:00
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Illuminate

Illuminate features music videos from British-Sudanese artist Sinkane, Japanese artist Shugo Tokumaru, Brazilian psychedelic rock band Boogarins, U.S. latin band Buyepongo, Noregian singer Farao, Seattle hip-hop group Shabazz Palaces, Mexican-French duo Adan and Xavi, and Dutch band Shaking Godspeed.

  • 2018-06-29T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-07-01T21:00:00-07:00
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City Streets

City Streets features music videos from French producer/director duo The Blaze, NY singer Yaeji, South African artist Petite Noir, Japanese polymath Cornelius, US musician Frank Maston, and Spanish singer Rosalía.

Playlist

The Blaze - Territory

Yaeji - Drink I'm Sippin On

Petite Noir - Best

Cornelius - In a Dream

Maston - "Tulips" pt. 1: Swans

Rosalía - De Plata

  • 2018-07-03T17:00:00-07:00
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Tableau

"Tableau" features music videos from Japanese-born duo Cibo Matto, Mexico City punks Los Blenders, New Zealand artist MADEIRA, Italian producer Clap! Clap!, Brazilian psych band Tagore, Sierra Leonian band Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang, and American guitarist Dustin Wong and Japanese musician Takako Minekawa.

Playlist

Cibo Matto - Deja Vu

Los Blenders - Amor Prohibido II

MADEIRA - Come on Thru

Clap! Clap! - Hope Feat. OY

Tagore - Mudo

Jana Nabay & the Bubu Gang - Sabonah

  • 2018-07-06T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-07-08T21:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-07-10T17:00:00-07:00
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Something's Up

"Something's Up" features music videos from Berlin-based artist Perera Elsewhere, Chilean singer Alex Anwandter, Jamaican project Inna de Yard, Tijuana-born singer-songwriter Ceci Bastida, Israeli trio A-WA, Ugandan group Ennanga Vision, and South African artist Umoja.

Playlist

Perera Elsewhere - Something's Up

Alex Anwandter - Cordillera

Inna de Yard - Let the Water Run Dry Feat. Ken Boothe

Ceci Bastida - Un Sueño Feat. Aloe Blacc

A-WA - Habib Galbi

Ennanga Vision - Otim's War

  • 2018-07-13T20:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-07-15T21:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-07-17T17:00:00-07:00
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