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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.

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Parade

"Parade" features music videos from Togolese group Vaudou Game, Egyptian producer Rozzma, Argentinian singer Corina Lawrence, British-Tanzanian artist 3rdCultureKid, and Indonesian band Jirapah, U.S. artist Sudan Archives. 

Resolution

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.

Kaleidoscope

"Kaleidoscope" features music videos from Taiwanese singer 9m88, Israeli bands Balkan Beat Box featuring A-WA, American singer Bells Atlas, Mexican artist Caloncho, and British-Argentine producer El Buho, Japanese-American collaboration Tashi Wada with Yoshi Wada and Friends. 

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Misfits

"Misfits" features music videos from Indian indie rocker Alluri, Brazilian band Boogarins, Japanese group The fin, Canadian rock band Destroyer, Swedish singer Fatima, Tunisian producer Ammar 808, and Egyptian artist Nadah El- Shazly. 

Refraction

Refraction features music videos from South African producer Nozinja, New York City musician Ziemba, Los Angeles multi-instrumentalist Dexter Story, U.S. band Bitchin' Bajas & Bonnie Prince Billy, Belgian producer debruit, Los Angeles musician Def Sound, and German/Japanese duo Masayoshi Fujita & Jan Jelinek.