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Caption: Gao Hong w/pipa, Credit: Photo Provided by World Music Professionals
Gao Hong came from China to America in 1994. Already established as a world-class player of the Chinese pipa, she has gotten interested in the west...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:40
Caption: Joko Suttrisno at home, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
We talk to Joko Sutrisno, leader of the Sumunar Gamelan and Dance Ensemble since 1995. He tells us a little about gamelan music, getting us ready f...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Singer-songwriter Josh Vasa, Credit: Tanner Latham
Birmingham, Alabama, singer-songwriter Josh Vasa of the band Sanyasi talks about his Indian heritage, writing, and the value of cheesy lyrics.

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A photo of the Beijing rock band Hedgehog, taken from the book "Sound Kapital.", Credit: Matthew Niederhauser
A look at a fast-changing China through the lens of youth culture and rock music.

  • Added: May 03, 2010
  • Length: 06:59
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A classical group from Korea called the Ahn Trio and a rock band from Texas called Balmorhea converge on a similar, ambient chamber music sound.

  • Added: Apr 15, 2008
  • Length: 03:31
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Maori group called 'Wai" blends traditions with a hip hop sound in New Zealand.

Bought by WNJR and KSUT


  • Added: Oct 06, 2006
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma talks about his journeys east with the Silk Road Ensemble.

Bought by WHQR


  • Added: Jun 09, 2005
  • Length: 07:57
  • Purchases: 1