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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.
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.
Combo Chimbita, PONGO, Rebeca Lane, OKZharp & Manthe Ribane, Leon Vynehall and Yasmine Hamdan.
El Haru Kuroi, Ibon Errazkin, Cornelius, DJ Raff, Bombino and Kata.
Little Jesus, Sassy 009, Acid Arab, Los Punsetes, Lord Echo, Kemialliset Ystävät and Tune-Yards.
Turbotito, Cesare Basile, Prophet, Sidi Touré, Emmanuel Jal and Nyaruach, Juana Molina and Max Cooper.
Liraz, Chancha via Circuito, Kohinoorgasm, Ry X, Nosizwe, Desert and O Te.
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Season 6, Episode 6
"Affirmations" features music videos from British producer Bonobo, Latinx artist Helado Negro, Irish singer Róisín Murphy, Costa Rican rapper Macha Kiddo, Iranian-British producer Ash Koosha, and Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara.
Season 5, Episode 2
"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.
Season 6, Episode 7
"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.
Season 5, Episode 3
"Visions" features music videos from Spanish garage rockers The Parrots, Cuban jazz singer Daymé Arocena, L.A. singer Nite Jewel, New Zealand-based rapper Raiza Biza, Chilean techno artist Sanfuentes, and Japanese artist Chihei Hatakeyama.
Season 6, Episode 8
"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.
Season 5, Episode 4
"Synesthetics" features music videos from Japanese indie band Mitsume, German group Lali Puna, French artist Magic Island, Cuban rapper el tipo este, Congolese group Konono No. 1, Argentine singer Juana Molina, and US artist Visible Cloaks.
Season 6, Episode 9
"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.
Season 5, Episode 5
"Until Later" features music videos from Mali’s Songhoy Blues, New Zealand artist Nadia Reid, Colombia's Meridian Brothers, Lebanese artist Yasmine Hamda, South Africa's DJ Lag, and Austrian group Radian.
Season 6, Episode 10
"Catharsis" features music videos from U.S. rapper of Nigerian heritage Tobe Nwigwe, French-Chilean singer Ana Tijoux, U.S. group Khruangbin, South African guitarist Sibusile Xaba, Icelandic singer Kristín Anna, Japanese duo Young Juvenile Youth, and Puerto Rican artist Bairoa.
Season 5, Episode 6
Rhythmic Rituals features music videos from L.A. violinist and vocalist Sudan Archives, Puerto Rico-based artist ÌFÉ, Mexico City sextet La ReDaDa, Swedish band Junip, visionary Brazilian musician Arto Lindsay and U.S.-based soul man Doug Hream Blunt.
Season 6, Episode 11
"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.
Season 5, Episode 7
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.
Two young men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, discover they were accidentally switched at birth.KCET Original
This episode explores how two Ohlone chefs Louis Trevino and Vincent Medina are revitalizing Ohlone language, food practices and adapting them for a modernist palate.KCET Original
A look into one of Europe's human trafficking capitals, where African, Asian and Eastern European women are prostituted.KCET Original
“5 Broken Cameras” is a deeply personal, first-hand account of life and non-violent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village surrounded by Israeli settlements.
Forecasts are dire for Louisiana to experience the second-highest sea level rise in the world. How is the region adapting?KCET Original
Claudia is assigned to a case that could damage the reputation of Energreen.
It's famed as the city of peace and love, but San Francisco is digging in for a fight over President Trump's order to expel millions of undocumented migrants.
Stuart Ramsay travels to Mexico, where newly released figures indicate 2017 has been the deadliest year in the country's history.
Russia’s environment of suppression infuses the underground art scene with a strong desire to challenge, subvert and disrupt the status quo.
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