Radio Cosmopolis

Fridays at 9:00 p.m.

"Radio Cosmopolis: Music Without Borders" is a weekly program hosted by Shane Graham. It explores the musical traditions of a world in constant migration and transformation—where those traditions come from, and what happens when they intersect with others and become something new. Some episodes explore a particular region, theme, or musical style, while others roam the planet. On a given program, you might hear: afrobeat, gypsy punk, reggae, bhangra, Senegalese rap, Thai funk, Cuban jazz, Celtic electronica, tango, Bollywood, dubstep, trance, and much, much more. Tune in every Friday night at 9:00 p.m. and join the adventures among the hybrid musical offspring of globalization.



Radio Cosmopolis
4:25 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis- April 13

This week's episode is a global mix of new and newly reissued music by the likes of Youssou N'Dour, Bedouin Soundclash, Vieux Farka Toure, Delhi 2 Dublin, and many others.

Radio Cosmopolis
4:24 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis - March 30

This week brings you a special fund drive episode, including examples of Afro-Rock, classic reggae and dancehall, Cuban rumbero, gypsy punk, Texas folk blues, and much more.

Radio Cosmopolis
4:28 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis - March 23

Tune in this week for rebroadcast of an eclectic mix including music by Bomba Estereo, Boukman Eksperyans, Vieux Farka Toure, and other artists who performed live at the Living Traditions Festival in Salt Lake City last year.

4:39 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis - March 16

Tune in this week for a rebroadcast of an episode featuring cosmopolitan women--female singers and musicians from Brazil, Japan, South Africa, Hungary, Jamaica, India, and beyond.

Radio Cosmopolis
2:02 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis - March 9

Tune in this week for an eclectic mix of music, including songs by Baloji, the Funk Ark, DeVotchka,  the Chieftains, and many others.


Radio Cosmopolis
5:51 pm
Wed February 29, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis - March 2

Tune in this week for a special episode on the music of Ethiopia, featuring tunes by Mulatu Astatke, Tommy T, Gigi, the Addis Acoustic Project, and many others.


Radio Cosmopolis
6:55 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis - February 24

This week I roam the globe and bring you psychedelic rock from Turkey, trad music from Ireland, rap from Chile and Morocco, and much more.


Radio Cosmopolis
5:15 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis - February 17

This week I anticipate Mardi Gras with carnival music and songs about Carnival from Brazil, the Caribbean, Cape Verde, New Orleans, and beyond.


Radio Cosmopolis
2:33 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis - February 10

Tune in this week and roam the globe, taking in gypsy music, Mexican fresa, African blues, Moroccan jazz, and a whole lot more.


Radio Cosmopolis
3:47 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis - February 3

Tune in Friday for "Cosmopolitan Covers 3," featuring international versions of songs by the Beatles, Nancy Sinatra, James Brown, Charlie Brown, Fela Kuti, and many others.