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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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Open Scope

Open Scope features music videos from Norwegian/Brazilian singer Charlotte Dos Santos, Australian outsider artist Kirin J Callinan, Peruvian pop singer ANIA, L.A.-based musician Ariel Pink, Russian artist Anton Kubikov, and Japanese producer Sugai Ken.

Playlist

Charlotte Dos Santos - Watching You

Kirin J Callinan - S.A.D.

ANIA - Danza Animal

Ariel Pink - Another Weekend

Anton Kubikov - North

Sugai Ken - Wochikaeri to Uzume

Balance

Balance features music videos from Brooklyn musician Helado Negro, Belgian duo Véronique Vincent & Aksak Maboul, L.A. artist Vex Ruffin and hip hop legend Fab 5 Freddy, Dutch/Ukrainian producer Antenna, UK musician Never, and Japanese group Networks.

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.

Playlist

Liars - Cred Woes

Aquaserge - Tour du Monde

Phum Viphurit - Long Gone

Ifriqiyya Electrique - Stombali

Waju - If U Wanna ft. Phantom Thrett

Kate Tempest - Tunnel Vision

Macroscopic

Macroscopic features music videos from German group Kreidler, Cincinnati violinist Sudan Archives, U.S. artist Nels Cline Singers, Japanese producer Seiho, Brooklyn duo Javelin, Portland-based musician Schaus, and Dancehall record label Duppy Gun.

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

Perspective

Perspective features music videos from Chilean artist Alex Anwandter, L.A. band Bouquet, U.S. producer Mdsign, Japanese artists Asa-Chang and Junray, and German artist Jeff Ozdemir’s Halloumi Express.

Tapestries

Tapestries features music videos from Texas band Khruangbin, South African producer Jumping Back Slash, Israeli group Tigris, Mexican artists Shiro Schwarz, Catalan veterans Hidrogenesse, and UK band The Comet is Coming.

Playlist

Khruangbin - A Calf Born in Winter

Jumping Back Slash - The Sirens Call ft. Nonku Phiri

TIGRIS - Chupchik Disco

Shiro Schwarz - Together

Hidrogenesse - Aquí y Ahora

The Comet Is Coming - Space Carnival

No Regreso

Music includes NYC's Combo Chimbita, Portugal's Pongo, Guatemala's Rebecca Lane and Lebanon's Yasmine Hamdan.