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Singer-songwriter Amos Dolce on the set of the video for his song "Haiti, Haiti," which Konbit Mizik produced.

Watch Haitian Musicians Get By With A Little Help From Their Friends

February 17, 2013 – Natural disasters have wracked the tiny nation, inspiring a few survivors to speak out in song.


Sidi Touré performed live at KEXP in Seattle.

Watch Sidi Touré: Magic Music From Mali KEXP

February 16, 2013 – Watch the Bamako musician and his band perform "Maïmouna," from his latest album Koïma, on KEXP. KEXP

Tinariwen at Mali's Festival in the Desert.

Read Festival In The Desert On World Cafe WXPN

February 5, 2013 – Hear organizer Chris Nolan discuss the decision to postpone the Mali-based festival this year. WXPN


Marcos Valle in Los Angeles in 1968.

Read Reissued And Relevant, Marcos Valle's '70s Bossa Nova Returns

February 5, 2013 – Four of the Brazilian singer-songwriter's classic records are being re-released this week.


Ballake Sissoko's new album, For Peace, comes out Feb. 5.

Read First Listen: Ballake Sissoko, 'At Peace'

February 3, 2013 – The Malian kora player again works with French cellist Vincent Segal in sweet and soulful ways.

Vusi Mahlasela's new album, a live recording of his 20th-anniversary show in Johannesburg, is titled Sing to the People.

Read Two Decades On, Vusi Mahlasela Still Sings 'To The People'

January 24, 2013 – The South African singer's new recording is a live concert featuring his most powerful anthems.


Watcha Clan lead singer Sista K.

Listen It's A Trap! 7 New Songs That Will Capture You

January 24, 2013 – This week's episode of Alt.Latino is all about shining a light on unusual and stunning vocalists.


Sunny Jain (center, with drum) leads Red Baraat. The band's latest album, Shruggy Ji, came out this month.

Read Red Baraat: A Bhangra-Powered Party Starter

January 20, 2013 – Bandleader Sunny Jain discusses the group's new album and its sweaty, explosive live shows.


Fatoumata Diawara and some of her musical collaborators on "Voices United for Mali" at a press conference held in Bamako, Mali on Jan. 17, 2013.

Watch Watch A Supergroup From Mali Sing For Peace

January 18, 2013 – In a new song, 40 top musicians from Mali demand peace for their shattering country.

Mucca Pazza

Read Discoveries From globalFEST 2013

January 16, 2013 – Hear some of the amazing bands we discovered at the most recent world-music festival globalFEST.


Kayhan Kalhaor and Erdal Erzincan perform live for globalFEST 2013.

Listen Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan: globalFEST 2013

January 16, 2013 – Iran's Kayhan Kalhor joins Turkish artist Erdal Erzincan for an intimate performance in New York.


Guitarist Stephane Wrembel performs live at globalFEST 2013.

Listen Stephane Wrembel: globalFEST 2013

January 16, 2013 – Hear the jazz guitarist and his band, recorded live in concert from New York City's Webster Hall.


Christine Salem performs live at globalFEST 2013.

Watch Christine Salem: globalFEST 2013

January 16, 2013 – Watch an extraordinary singer from a tiny island, recorded live at Webster Hall in New York City.


Lo'Jo performs live at globalFEST 2013.

Listen Lo'Jo: globalFEST 2013

January 16, 2013 – Hear the French worldbeat group, recorded live in concert from New York City's Webster Hall.


Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi performs live at globalFEST 2013.

Watch Oliver Mtukudzi And The Black Spirits: globalFEST 2013

January 16, 2013 – Hear one of Zimbabwe's greatest artists, recorded live in concert with his band The Black Spirits.


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