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01Mitokomon

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Jaranas, psalteries and other instruments in Guillermo Contreras' apartment. Courtesy of Betto Arcos hide caption

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With No Museum, Thousands Of Mexican Instruments Pile Into This Apartment

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The members of Melodika live in a group house together in Kigali, Rwanda. Percussionist Omer Nzoyisaba is far left, with singer Christian Ninteretse third from the left. Michael May/NPR hide caption

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In Exile, Burundian Musicians Create Out Of Crisis

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01Heathrow

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Members of the group Rumba Morena perform in Havana in November. Anastasia Tsioulcas/NPR hide caption

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Latitudes: Our Favorite Global Music Right Now

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Taraf de Haidouks, a Romanian group that recently celebrated 25 years together, performs at the 2015 Festival Internacional Cervantino in Guanajuato, Mexico. Betto Arcos hide caption

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New And Old Sounds From Mexico's Festival Internacional Cervantino

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Auntie Flo's Esa (L) and Brian D'Souza (R), flanking the singer, Anubley. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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10For Mihaly

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    For Mihaly
    Album
    Theory of Flo
    Artist
    Auntie Flo
    Label
    Huntleys & Palmers
    Released
    2015

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Buika's new album, Vivir Sin Miedo, is available now. JaviRojo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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03Carry Your Own Weight (Feat. Jason Mraz)

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    Carry Your Own Weight (Feat. Jason Mraz)
    Album
    Vivir Sin Miedo
    Artist
    Buika
    Label
    Warner Music Latina
    Released
    2015

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Jus Now's Cyah Help It EP is out Oct. 23. Elliot Francois/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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01Cyah Help It

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A-WA is an Israeli band featuring three sisters named Haim — who are not in the band called Haim. Tomer Yosef/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Latitudes: Our Favorite Global Music In September

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