The Rhythm Atlas

Series produced by Denis McGilvray

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The Rhythm Atlas - a weekly program hosted by Denis McGilvray - explores the vast array of folk, roots, and fusion musical styles that can be heard all over the globe, from Afrobeat to Zouk and beyond.

The Rhythm Atlas world music program is hosted and produced by Denis McGilvray through Public Radio Tulsa. Each week, you'll hear an eclectic mix of global roots, folk, and fusion music. Some special episodes are also focused around a particular theme or holiday. The Rhythm Atlas airs on its home station - KWGS 89.5 FM / Public Radio Tulsa - on Sunday nights at 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. (Central Time, USA) and streaming live at PublicRadioTulsa.org online. The program is typically uploaded to PRX each Monday morning, aimed for airing from that Monday to the following Sunday. The audio files are split into two roughly 29-minutes parts with a 1-minute instrumental music bed break included. Other stations carrying the program: Spokane Public Radio, KAMU Public Broadcasting at Texas A&M University in College Station.

Website: www.rhythmatlas.com

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The Rhythm Atlas world music program is hosted and produced by Denis McGilvray through Public Radio Tulsa. Each week, you'll hear an eclectic mix of global roots, folk, and fusion music. Some special episodes are also focused around a particular theme or holiday. The Rhythm Atlas airs on its home station - KWGS 89.5 FM / Public Radio Tulsa - on Sunday nights at 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. (Central Time, USA) and streaming live at PublicRadioTulsa.org online. The program is typically uploaded to PRX each Monday morning, aimed for airing from that Monday to the following Sunday. The audio files are split into two roughly 29-minutes parts with a 1-minute instrumental music bed break included. Other stations carrying the program: Spokane Public Radio, KAMU Public Broadcasting at Texas A&M University... Show full description


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On this special program, we’ll celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day - which takes place on Monday, October 10th in 2022. The playlist includes a broad...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), Spokane Public Radio, and KAMU


  • Added: Oct 03, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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The playlist for this week’s show features all new releases by artists from Wales, Scotland, Cuba, Haiti, Ghana, and more. You’ll also hear a track...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), Spokane Public Radio, and KAMU


  • Added: Oct 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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This week’s program starts off in a Portuguese groove, with artists from Brazil, Cabo Verde, and Portugal. You’ll also hear Linda Ronstadt singing ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Oct 17, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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We hope you can tune in to The Rhythm Atlas Halloween and Día de los Muertos special. Host Denis McGilvray features a playlist with joyful songs in...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KAMU, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Oct 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s show you’ll hear a new song by the great Afro-Colombian singer Totó La Momposina, released as she’s had to retire from performing af...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Oct 31, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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The playlist for this week’s show features a handful of new releases and a couple of vintage tracks. You’ll hear pieces from the vibrant South Afri...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Nov 07, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s show, you’ll hear a new collaboration single from Colombian duo Bomba Estéreo and Spanish singer Manu Chao, the Afrobeat sounds of F...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Royalton Community Radio, and KAMU


  • Added: Nov 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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The playlist for this week’s show is full of fantastic recent releases. You’ll hear new songs from Mexican singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade, el...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KAMU, and Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 18, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s program you’ll hear new music by English folk trio Lady Maisery, Belgian band Duplex, and singer-songwriter Rachele Andrioli from so...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and KAMU


  • Added: Dec 05, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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In the first half of this week’s special edition of The Rhythm Atlas, we’ll celebrate Hanukkah. You’ll hear traditional klezmer-styled tunes, songs...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, Spokane Public Radio, KAMU, and WVPE


  • Added: Dec 12, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4
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This EVERGREEN special Christmas episode of The Rhythm Atlas weekly world music program is all new for 2022 and appropriate for airing any year. Yo...

Bought by WJAB, Spokane Public Radio, and KAMU


  • Added: Dec 18, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s special program, we’ll take a listen to some of the Best World Music Albums of 2022. You’ll hear artists that represent the wide var...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Dec 26, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s edition of The Rhythm Atlas, host Denis McGilvray features Part Two of his Best World Music Albums of 2022 selections. You’ll hear m...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Jan 04, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's episode of The Rhythm Atlas, you'll hear a set of music in celebration of Lunar New Year, a track from the debut album by Montreal g...

Bought by KHNS, Spokane Public Radio, and KAMU


  • Added: Jan 15, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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This week’s edition of The Rhythm Atlas features Scottish music for the birthday of Robert Burns and the famed Celtic Connections Festival taking p...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Jan 22, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s edition of The Rhythm Atlas, host Denis McGilvray features a playlist full of songs from recent, new, and forthcoming album releases...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Jan 30, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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On This week’s episode of The Rhythm Atlas, host Denis McGilvray features another big batch of recent and new releases. You’ll hear a set of artist...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Feb 06, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Join host Denis McGilvray this week for The Rhythm Atlas Mardi Gras & Carnival Special. You’ll hear festive music from across the Americas: brass b...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Feb 13, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s special edition of The Rhythm Atlas, host Denis McGilvray celebrates International Women’s Day with a playlist featuring bands whose...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Feb 27, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s special episode of The Rhythm Atlas, host Denis McGilvray celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a playlist full of Irish music - featuri...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Mar 06, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2