Hector Gachan music video still: a VHS tape on a fuschia background. Tape reads "Untitled 91," which is the name of the song.

"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

Inner Anthems

"Inner Anthems" features music videos from U.S. indie rock group Hurray for the Riff Raff, Brazilian singer Dona Onete, French artist Tshegue, Bosnian indie artist Hector Gachan, UK rap trio Young Fathers, and Japanese rapper Kid Fresino.

 

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Spectacles

"Spectacles" features music video Congolese band Jupiter & Okwess, U.S. artist Cola Boyy, Brazilian cantora Tulipa Ruiz, Japanese hip hop artist Evisbeats, Sundanese singer Hiba Elgizouli, Norwegian singer-songwriter Hanne Hukkelberg, Ghanian visionary Jojo Abot, and French artist Christine and the Queens.

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.

Parties and Parables

"Parties and Parables" features music videos from French disco group L'Impératric, New York based ensemble Okonkolo, Dutch-Iranian artist Sevdaliza,  Congelese collective KOKOKO!, British R&B artist Tirzah, and Spanish singer Rosalía.

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

No Regreso

Music includes NYC's Combo Chimbita, Portugal's PONGO, Guatemala's Rebeca Lane, OKZharp & Manthe Ribane from South Africa, British producer Leon Vynehall and Lebanon's Yasmine Hamdan.

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.

Wild Communion

Music in this episode includes El Haru Kuroi, Spanish artist Ibon Errazkin, Japanese musician Cornelius, DJ Raff from Chile, Niger’s Bombino and Kata from Russia.

Sounds of Earth

Sounds of Earth features music videos Kinshasa’s KOKOKO, Colombian-Canadian artist Lido Pimiento, L.A. band La Chamba, Portuguese producer Populous, Australian musician A.r.t. Wilson, and New Zealand singer Julien Dyne.