Latitudes A series devoted to our favorite global sounds.

Sudanese-American singer Alsarah brought her band, The Nubatones, to globalFEST this past Sunday in New York City. Kevin Yatarola/globalFEST hide caption

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Amid Political Change, A World Music Festival Reaffirms Its Mission

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Relatives comfort Mujjudid Sabri (front, center), son of Pakistani singer Amjad Sabri, who was killed Wednesday in an attack by gunmen in Karachi. Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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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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Senegalese drum master Doudou N'Diaye Rose performing in Dakar in April 2013. Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Latitudes: The Music You Must Hear In August

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Galician singer Davide Salvado enchanted the audience at his WOMEX showcase in Santiago de COmpostela, Spain in October 2014. Anastasia Tsioulcas/NPR hide caption

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Latitudes: 10 Musical Discoveries From Around The World

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