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Riyaaz Qawwali represents the diversity and plurality of South Asia. The ensemble’s musicians, who are settled in the United States, hail from Indi...

Bought by KMXT, WMUU-LP, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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: Bora Yoon, Credit: Leslie Van Stelte.
Bora Yoon talks about building the sonic design of her album Sunken Cathedral.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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
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Conversations and live musical performance based on international themes. This program's focus is Asia.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:32
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Episode three explores the diversity of Beijing's underground music scene.

Bought by WNJR and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Episode two provides a frank appraisal of Maybe Mars, Beijing's most globally famous record label.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 23, 2011
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode one explores the old sounds that have influenced the new sounds of Chinese alternative music.

Bought by KUT and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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We're with two artists--musical and literary--working that busy space high above the old boundaries of East and West. Rana Dasgupta is the English-...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
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

  • Added: Feb 01, 2010
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 4
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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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Asian-American special features Don Ho in Hawaii in his last face-to-face Public Radio interview with singing, songs and music tunes from the beach...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2007
  • Length: 01:00:31
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The Ying Americans put the focus on new American music for string quartet through commissioned work.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2007
  • Length: 58:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Singer/Songwriter Jared Rehberg is perhaps the only transracial and international adoptee who sings about being an adoptee.

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Nov 07, 2006
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 1
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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