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Rodrigo y Gabriela in a scene from their new video for the song "The Russian Messenger."

Watch Rodrigo y Gabriela, 'The Russian Messenger'

April 16, 2014 – The duo's latest video is a no-frills performance showcasing their phenomenal guitar work.

Members of the Silk Road Ensemble, founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, perform together at the ACME Studio in Brooklyn, New York in October 2013.

Watch Welcome To Yo-Yo's Playhouse

March 26, 2014 – Watch the world-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his close friends from all over the world in action.

Fanfare Ciocarlia performs at a Tiny Desk Concert in January 2014.

Watch Fanfare Ciocarlia: Tiny Desk Concert

February 8, 2014 – The joyous Balkan brass band plays at a pace that would make the Ramones burst into a sweat.

Congolese-Belgian artist Baloji started his globalFEST set at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 12, 2014 in high fashion — but by the end, he was working hard in rolled-up shirtsleeves.

Watch Baloji: globalFEST 2014

January 16, 2014 – A Congolese-Belgian hip-hop artist pairs lilting African soukous with the swagger of American soul.


The Ukrainian "punk-folk" band DakhaBrakha brought its singular style to globalFEST at Webster Hall in New York City on Jan. 12, 2014.

Watch DakhaBrakha: globalFEST 2014

January 16, 2014 – The group mixes punk-pop and traditional Ukrainian songs in cool yet beguiling textures.


Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan brought her cool, underground electro-pop to globalFEST at Webster Hall in New York City on Jan. 12, 2014.

Watch Yasmine Hamdan: globalFEST 2014

January 16, 2014 – Hear a beguiling singer from Lebanon wed French indie-pop with the Beirut underground.


Rokia Traore performs live on KCRW.

Watch Rokia Traore, 'Mama' (Live) KCRW

January 9, 2014 – Watch the revered Malian singer-songwriter perform a new, unreleased song on KCRW. KCRW

Van-Anh Vanessa Vo performs a Tiny Desk Concert in October 2013.

Watch Van-Anh Vanessa Vo: Tiny Desk Concert

January 4, 2014 – The musician unpacks an array of traditional Vietnamese instruments — and 1,000 years of culture.


Christine Salem performs a Tiny Desk Concert on October 14, 2013.

Watch Christine Salem: Tiny Desk Concert

December 14, 2013 – Salem sings work songs and chants from the maloya tradition on Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean.


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