Anoushka Shankar's new album, Traces of You, comes out Tuesday. Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Traces Of You': Anoushka Shankar's Memorial To Her Father

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Who Is William Onyeabor? is being released by the Luaka Bop record label. It comes out Oct. 29. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Who Is William Onyeabor?

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Anoushka Shankar's new album, Traces of You, comes out Tuesday. Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Anoushka Shankar And Norah Jones: Half-Sisters Collaborate At Last

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Kaani is Tal National's third studio album. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tal National: The Rock Stars Of West Africa

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Omar Souleyman's new album, Wenu Wenu, comes out Oct. 22. Hisham Bharoocha/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Wenu Wenu

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Singer Alsarah, whose life has taken her from Sudan to Yemen to Brooklyn and who is part of The Nile Project. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi performs a Tiny Desk Concert for NPR Music in Washington, D.C. Erica Yoon/NPR hide caption

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Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi: Tiny Desk Concert

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Kronos Quartet performs with Sahr Ngaujah (front) and Abena Koomson (center) at New York's Lincoln Center. Red Hot + Fela, a compilation album, comes out Oct. 8. David Andrako/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Red Hot + Fela

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Van-Anh Vanessa Vo plays the dan tranh zither, a Vietnamese string instrument, in the song "3 Gnossiennes: Gnossiennes No. 3." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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California Love: West Coast Musicians With International Sounds

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Rokia Traoré's latest album is titled Beautiful Africa. Mathieu Zazzo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rokia Traoré On Taking Up Music, And Mali's 'Iron Women'

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Sidi Touré's new album, Alafia, is his third international release. Johnathan Crawford/Courtesy of Thrill Jockey Records hide caption

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Honoring A Duty To Make Music In Silent Mali

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New York musician Dan Kaufman (third from right) traveled to Rome to learn more about the city's Jewish community and the Italian resistance during WWII. The result is a new album by his band Barbez, based in part on the lost melodies of Roman Jewish music. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Barbez Mines Resistance And Tradition Of Italian Jews

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