Pandemic Pulse finds the World's beatNanaimo's Pandemic Pulse the music of the world
to your radio each week.
Host Nathalie Santema or Thalie presents Pandemic Pulse as “a pleasant place where you can listen to groovy beats from all over the globe: interesting, funky, and mind expanding.” She first decided to get into radio on the I'd rather play lots of music than come up with good lines. encouragement of a radio DJ friend in Europe who thought she had the personality and the extensive musical knowledge to do it. “I'm not sure about the personality part though, says Thalie, ‘I'd rather play lots of music on the airwaves than come up with good lines.” And so the emphasis is squarely on the music, where Pandemic Pulse promises “exhilarating global artists and beautiful beats that will leave you breathless.” Some recent favorites include Thomas Mapfumo’s Toi Toi and Techari’s Ojos de Brujo. Occasional special features, especially around important events and anniversaries, dig deeper into the music with programs focusing on a particular genre or the music of specific ethnic groups.
With a literal world of music out there, a single weekly show like Pandemic Pulse can’t hope to cover everything. You’ll want to seek out other world music shows available in your area or online like the ones listed below. And to see what is new and hot, check out !earshot’s International chart monthly in Exclaim! or the weekly chart on line at www.earshot-online.com.More International programming across the land.
Planet Mainstage on UMFM 101.5 in Winnipeg, MB
Basabasa Soukous Soukous Soundz on CKUT 90.3FM in Montreal, QC
Chewing Gum in the Shower on CKXU 88.3FM in Lethbridge, AB
Rick Around the World on 92.5theX in Kamloops, BC
Planet Beat on CFCR 90.5FM on Saskatoon, SK