The Rhythm Atlas

Series produced by Denis McGilvray

Series image

The Rhythm Atlas, a weekly program hosted by Denis McGilvray, explores the vast array of folks, roots, and fusion musical styles that can be heard all over the globe, from Afrobeat to Zouk. New episodes uploaded to PRX each Friday.

The Rhythm Atlas world music program is hosted and produced by Denis McGilvray in the studios of 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 uploaded to PRX each Friday, generally aimed for airing from the following Saturday-Friday. 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.

Website: www.rhythmatlas.com

I'd love to connect with you if you're interested in carrying The Rhythm Atlas on your station! Hide full description

The Rhythm Atlas world music program is hosted and produced by Denis McGilvray in the studios of 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 uploaded to PRX each Friday, generally aimed for airing from the following Saturday-Friday. 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. Website: www.rhythmatlas.comI'd love to connect with... Show full description


220 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Piece image
The playlist for this week’s show features a variety of artists from Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, Angola, Ghana, and Spain. You’ll also hear mandolin pl...

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


  • Added: Sep 04, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
This week’s program features mostly new releases by artists from all over the globe - including kora player Dawda Jobarteh, flamenco guitarist Igna...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Sep 11, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
On this week’s show, you’ll hear some fantastic West African guitar music by Ali Farka Touré and King Sunny Ade, Afro-Colombian singer Totó La Momp...

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


  • Added: Sep 18, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
This week on The Rhythm Atlas, we’ll celebrate 5 years of being on the air with a special show featuring an all vintage vinyl playlist. You’ll hear...

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


  • Added: Sep 26, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
On this week’s special edition of The Rhythm Atlas, we’ll celebrate Halloween and Día de los Muertos. The playlist includes joyful songs in remembr...

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


  • Added: Oct 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
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 Spokane Public Radio and KAMU


  • Added: Dec 18, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
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