Border Blaster | Link TV
"Border Blaster" is a new 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.
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.
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.
“Emergence” features music videos from Bahraini/UK psychedelic band Flamingods, Italian electronic producer Clap! Clap!, Los Angeles R&B songstress Jimetta Rose, British DJ Mark Barrott, Japanese musician Shintaro Sakamoto, and Spanish rapero El Guincho.
Elevation features music videos from UK pop band Landshapes, Spanish duo Storms, French composer Chassol, French-Canadian producer Tiga, Austrailian “heat beat” band NO ZU, Nigerien keyboardist and electronic music composer Hama, and Los Angeles-based musician Thundercat.
"Connectivity" features music videos from folk musicians Steve Gunn & Mike Cooper, NYC audiovisual duo Georgia, UK producer Quantic, Los Angeles-based blues rocker Hanni El Khatib, and British producer Lapalux.
Resolution features music videos from Sudanese-American songstress Alsarah and the Nubatones, Swedish "antinational cabaret" group Europa Europa and the Knife, Los Angeles producer The Gaslamp Killer, U.K. beatmaker Commodo, Nigerian band Tal National, and Polish chamber musical duo Sza/Za.
“Vanishing Coral” presents the personal story of scientists and naturalists who are working with local communities to protect coral reefs that are being destroyed by warming seas, pollution, and destructive fishing practices.
Ericka Huggins, the renowned former Black Panther, political prisoner, human rights activist advocates for "restorative justice" and the role of spiritual practice in sustaining activism and promoting social change.