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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 of music videos from groundbreaking musicians from around the world. Exploring a variety of genres ranging from experimental electronica, Afrobeat, cosmic jazz and funk to indie, ambient hip-hop and more, "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.

Full Episodes

Upcoming Airdates

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 and Nigerian one-man band Eli Fola.

Reframing

Reframing features music videos from Australian group Liars, French band Aquaserge, New Zealand-by-way-of-Thailand artist Phum Viphurit, Tunisian group Ifriqiyya Electrique, L.A. musician Waju, English poet Kate Tempest, and Japanese polymath Cornelius.

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 and Dutch band Shaking Godspeed.

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

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.

  • 2020-06-12T20:00:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2020-06-19T20:00:00-07:00
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