Read Antibalas: Cooking Up Afrobeat In A Sweltering Kitchen
January 6, 2013 – The band relies on two things to play well: tropical temperatures and a relaxed pace.
Watch Emel Mathlouthi: Voice Of The Tunisian Revolution
Listen New Year, New Music: Songs From Puerto Rico, Argentina And More
January 3, 2013 – A globe-spanning mix features a stunning bolero from a Puerto Rican singer known for her rap hooks.
Read First Listen: Original Soundtrack, 'Hecho En Mexico'
December 30, 2012 – The documentary film features a mix of traditional sounds and modern Mexican alternative artists.
Watch 'Kuduro,' The Dance That Keeps Angola Going
Read Ensemble Galilei Shares Essential Songs Of The Season
December 20, 2012 – The Celtic folk band shares holiday favorites from the Renaissance, Ireland, Scotland and Sweden.
Read Top 10 World Music Albums Of 2012
Read 5 Essential Ravi Shankar Recordings
Watch Ravi Shankar, Who Brought Eastern Music To Western Legends, Dies
December 12, 2012 – The sitar master and composer worked with George Harrison, Yehudi Menuhin, Philip Glass and more.
Read Two Malian Guitar Greats, Gone But Still Wailing
Watch 3 Strings And A Snakeskin: Okinawa's Native Instrument
December 6, 2012 – In subtropical Japan, the simple-looking, tough-to-master sanshin is a ubiquitous part of life.
Read Argentine Funk, Mexican Pop And Puerto Rican Hip-Hop
November 25, 2012 – The hosts of NPR's Alt.Latino podcast share new favorites from the Latin music world.
Read The Mix: ThistleRadio's 100 Essential Celtic Songs
November 16, 2012 – Discover the 100 songs Fiona Ritchie considers the bedrock of any Celtic music collection.
Watch Iran To Israel And Back To Iran: Rita's Music Goes Home
November 12, 2012 – The singer's album, My Joys, has successfully crossed borders to her homeland, despite being banned.
Read Radio Tanzania: A Disappearing History On Tape