Sound Tracker | KCET
The world-touring rock star and musician Sami Yaffa explores the music of our little blue planet floating in space. Sami will travel to locations where rhythm and melody are essential to the cultures and meet people whose identities are inseparable from music. He will document sceneries and soundscapes, smells and flavors, and habits and emotions all while meeting people who are given purpose by music - just like he is - although with very different backgrounds. Music is the only universal language — the richness and humanity of it all.
The magical greyhound runs through deep south and wild borderlands of Mexico and U.S. as Sami bites hard into the bones and marrow of the American roots music.
"Sound Tracker" is a travel program where music is the destination. In Jamaica, host Sami Yaffa finds that the doors to the most interesting cultural scenes open on a street level.
In this episode "Sound Tracker" travels to Senegal to learn how this cradle of music has influenced western pop music, among others.
The rhythm knows no borders, and you don't need a backstage pass to the world of sound. After three decades since his last visit with his band Hanoi Rocks, Sami Yaffa returns to the musically multicultural cornucopia of India.
In the 1950s, Giant Rock became a UFO airport, according to George Van Tassel, who claimed to be contacted by aliens there.KCET Original
On the May 22 edition of the Reporter Roundup, KPCC reporters discuss rising unemployment numbers, COVID-19 deaths and changes in traffic patterns on some of L.A.’s streets.KCET Original
On the May 21 edition of the Reporter Roundup, KPCC reporters examine the role race plays in nursing home deaths, news on the SAT and ACT tests and reducing the prison population to slow down COVID-19’s spread.KCET Original
"Shetland" star Douglas Henshall sits down with KCET's Nic Cha Kim to talk about the new series.KCET Original
"Artbound" looks at the dinnerware of Heath Ceramics and a design that has stood the test of time since the company began in the late 1940’s.KCET Original
"Mother of the Earth" takes a look at Hayedeh Shirzadi and her husband's attempts to put an end to the dumping and burial of urban garbage in their city.
Huell visits the Oasis Camel Dairy east of San Diego where he gets to milk a camel and learns about camel milk products.
The southwestern Ontario city of Windsor has always lived in the shadow of its big American neighbour, Detroit, only 3.6 kilometres away.
When a prize-winning scientist is found murdered on the same night the man intent on murdering Henry Fisher escapes police custody, Phryne must put all misgivings aside to protect her father.