World Music

GQ Playlist: Burudu’s Zardin Zetwal is the music video to watch right now

GQ Playlist: Burudu’s Zardin Zetwal is the music video to watch right now<p>“We like to play music that we’d dance to,” says Nakul Sharma, one half of …

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Du Bartàs, voice of the south of France - RFI

Thursday, June 22, 2017<p>With her mix of folk, funk rock and electrified desert blues, Noura Mint Seymali has done more than anyone to bring her country's traditional music to new audiences. …<p>Thursday, June 15, 2017<p>Songhoy Blues is an exciting young guitar quartet from northern Mali. As they release …

European News

How Bonnie Raitt's pursuit of the blues led her to world music

The phrase "world music" was first coined as a marketing term about 30 years ago. Initially it was just a way to organize music from around the globe so people could find it and buy it. Since then, a lot of people have developed a dislike for the term; critics say it ghettoizes foreign music, …

Music

Atlas Festival - The Ultimate Festival For Globetrotters

For those with a love of music and travel, the Atlas Festival is the one festival that you should add to your diary. Coming to the UK on the 29th and …

Soul Bang's: RFI discovery prize winner

World Music Matters features Guinean R'n'B singer Soul Bang's, winner of the RFI 2016 Discovery Prize. He talks to RFI about the 'cosmobeat' sound on his recently released second album Cosmopolite.<p>Souleymane Bangoura, alias Soul Bang’s, is known 'the boss of Guinean R'n'B' back in Conakry. Now …

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10 shows not to miss at Upstream Music Fest

Three hundred and forty-five acts are on deck for the Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2017, a three-day celebration of Seattle music and visiting guests …

Music

The World music features this week: Jah9 and Café Tacvba

Each week on The World, we feature a unique selection of music, and every week, we put together the highlights for you here.<p><b>Reggae star Jah9</b><p>Jamaican reggae artist Jah9 is a woman who embodies the title of a track on her latest CD, "Unafraid." Women have long been eclipsed on the reggae scene by …

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BBC Radio 3 - World on 3, Lopa Kothari - Tinariwen in Concert

Listen now<p>You must enable JavaScript to play content<p>Lopa Kothari - Tinariwen in Concert<p>World on 3<p>Lopa Kothari presents a concert from Liverpool by Tuareg desert rock band Tinariwen. The band formed in the mountains of the Sahara over 30 years ago, and their distinctive guitar grooves have spawned a …

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Icons Of Soul, R&B, Hip Hop, Blues, World Music, And Rock 'N Roll Converge At Tribeca

<i>Stars of the stage talk it out and rock it out at a series of discussions and performances at Tribeca 2017. Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson, Earth</i> …

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Juno win has cabbie hoping for a new direction

Daniel Nebiat, 44, hopes a JUNO Award win may someday mean no longer having to drive a taxi.

Canadian News

BBC Radio 3 - World on 3, World on 3 at Uproot Festival

Listen now<p>You must enable JavaScript to play content<p>World on 3 at Uproot Festival<p>World on 3<p>Kathryn Tickell introduces a concert by the Arms Wide Orchestra, recorded last night at Hull Truck Theatre as part of Radio 3's Uproot festival for Hull 2017.<p>Eliza Carthy leads the band in contemporary …

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BBC Radio 3 - World on 3, Freetown Connections at Uproot Festival

Listen now<p>You must enable JavaScript to play content<p>Freetown Connections at Uproot Festival<p>World on 3<p>Kathryn Tickell introduces a concert from Hull Truck Theatre with Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars plus Martin Simpson, as part of Radio 3's Uproot festival for Hull 2017.<p>Sierra Leone Connections …

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Vancouver World Music Festival finds its groove

<b>Vancouver World Music Festival, April 6-8 at various venues. For more information visit worldmusicfest.ca.</b><p>Musician Tom Landa says the upcoming third …

Festivals

Roc Nation's Young Paris Could Be Afrobeats' First Big Breakout Star in America

Debates are ongoing about Drake's claim to the African sounds of "One Dance" and "Madiba Riddim," but there’s no denying Young Paris’ status as a …

Music

What is local? Making music in a hyper-connected world

At the most recent Loop event in Berlin, music makers from all over the world came to share experiences and explore new ideas and approaches at the …

Music Production

Folk Music, Traditional Music, Celtic Music, and World Music - Irish Music Side Stream

<b>Recently Played:</b><p>:46 Bridge Street<br>Colin Farrell<br>On the Move<br>self CFCD0012<p>:43 Breton Gavottes<br>Kevin Burke<br>Portland(look on front)<br>GreenLinne 1041

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ESALEN Spring Detox Retreat ~ "Fire in the Belly, Honey in the Heart"

The Details<p>Join us for a spring detox immersion into the healing depths of your own yoga practice, contemplative meditation, live music and …

Yoga

SXSW 2017: Around the World in 5 Days: Saturday, March 18

For the next week, it will be possible to go on a global musical journey without leaving Austin. We teamed with Michael Crockett, host of …

Music

SXSW 2017: Around the World in 5 Days: Friday, March 17

For the next week, it will be possible to go on a global musical journey without leaving Austin. We teamed with Michael Crockett, host of …

Music

SXSW 2017: Around the World in 5 days: Tuesday, March 14

For the next week, it will be possible to go on a global musical journey without leaving Austin. We teamed with Michael Crockett, host of …

As Womadelaide turns 25, what counts as 'world music'?

Adelaide's pioneering music and arts festival has long celebrated international artists. But in an internet age, what's the point of the genre?

Music

#3644: Another World Music Edition

For this New Sounds, sample some recent releases of world music, including a recent offering from Chancha via Circuito, the Argentine DJ and producer who merges Brazilian rhythms, Paraguayan harp, Andean mysticism and remixes South American folksong - all focused through his own futuristic lens of …

Music

Drummer Mickey Hart recalls 30 years of 'world music'

"There's no such thing as world music." That's what drummer Mickey Hart told us when we asked him about the term "world music," which was coined 30 years ago.<p>This year, we're touching base with artists who were attracted to global sounds or who became champions of those sounds and to reflect on …

Music

#3640: More All Over the World Music

Listen to music that brings together sounds of the Mediterranean, Southern Italy, and India, with Morocco, and the sounds of Balkans and Scandinavia. There’s music from the NYC-based band Dálava and their arrangements of folk songs, folksongs meticulously transcribed over 100 years ago by biologist …

Music

Symphony announces lineup for Bayside Summer Nights 2017

The San Diego Symphony’s Bayside Summer Nights 2017 concert series promises such established stars as Tony Bennett and New Orleans legend Dr. John, …

San Diego

#3638: Psychedelic World Music

Listen to world music that veers into psychedelic territory on this New Sounds, with Native-American inspired percussive drone music and Afrobeat from Brazil in music by Bixiga 70. Hear a mix of Afro-Ethiopian rock and jazz from the Brazilian band, Bixiga70, whose name is clearly a nod to the …

Music

Watch: A Patna musician has won a Grammy for Yo-Yo Ma's world music album

Sandeep Das played the tabla on The Silk Road Ensemble's 'Sing Me Home'.<p>Celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s group The Silk Road Ensemble won the Grammy …

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#3946: Some Recent World Music

Sample new music from Finland by kantele artist Pauliina Syrjälä, along with music by Awa Poulo from Mali near the border with Mauritania, & music from Poland from the most recent Warsaw Village Band record. Plus hear music from Burkina Faso by the Kanazoé Orkestra, a song from Bosnia by Damir …

Music

The SoundChaser Invests In Antelope Audio

Recording<p>Sponsored by<br>PreSonus<p>Graham Leftwich adds Goliath interface to mobile recording collection to capture FriendZ World Music concert.<p>By PSW …

Music

Austrian orchestra showcases world music diva; CSO shines in Tchaikovsky ballet

It was a weekend of symphonic serendipity for classical music lovers in downtown Chicago.<p>The Chicago Symphony Orchestra favored Orchestra Hall audiences with its first subscription concerts since its return from last month's European tour. Meanwhile, over at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, …

Classical Music