Special Archives for Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg on WFMU

Interviews, Live Music and other specials, all available on demand.
Most of the links below take you to the beginning of the program, and live sets usually start later on in the program.

This page last updated April 16, 2014


Options Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg

Options (New!) Feedel Band - Washington DC's All-Star Ethio-Jazz Band. From April 12, 2014. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options (New!) Tipsy Oxcart: A New Generation of Balkan Musical Mayhem! From April 5, 2014. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Frank London & Lewis Kahn talk Judeo-Latin Music + a visit with Chinese fiddle master Guo Gan. From March 22, 2014. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Live from the Golden Festival. From January 18, 2014. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options The Bombay Royale: Australia's Retro-Bollywood Idols
Plus Highlights from Golden Fest 2013.
From January 11, 2014. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options DakhaBrakha Live at CUNY Elebash Hall
Plus more APAP / Globalfest Showcase Previews.
From January 4, 2014. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options La Sabrosa Sabrosura. From December 28, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Sound: The Encounter: New Directions in Iranian and Syrian Bagpipes, Drums and Woodwinds. From December 7, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Décimas: Music and Poetry of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, with Raquel Z. Rivera and Bryan Vargas. From November 30, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Garifuna music trailblazer Chichi Sosa. From November 2, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live From Barbes in Park Slope, Brooklyn:
Grupo Chonta, Mariachi Flor de Toloache, Uri Sharlin & Kinan Azmeh, Frank London & Deep Singh's Sharabi.
From October 26, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options HONK! NYC: Brazilian Activist Brass Band Os Siderais. From October 19, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Stirring Sounds of Multi-Culti Paris:
Aziz Sahmaoui and University of Gnawa
at Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors.
From October 12, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Noura Mint Seymali & Jeiche Ould Chighaly - Electric Roots Music from Mauritania. From September 28, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Earlybird Stringband - bluegrass with a Norwegian twist . From September 14, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Innovative Iranian singer Mohsen Namjoo + Adam Pogoff & Bryan Chang, co-producers of Balkan music doc Brasslands. From September 7, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Jaranatambo. From August 24, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Accordions Around the World / Vitor Goncalves. From August 10, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Festival au Desert Caravan for Peace Tour:
Tartit, Imharhan, Mamadou Kelly.
From July 13, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Parno Graszt, Hungary's Romani Roots Powerhouse. From June 29, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Invasion of the Italian Roots Bands: Taluna + Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino. From June 22, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Fanfare Ciocarlia Live at Pace. From June 8, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options <a href="http://dmitrislepovitch.com/">Dmitri Slepovitch</a> is an ethnomusicologist, author, educator, composer and musician - leader of the klezmer bands <a href="http://litvakus.com/">Litvakus</a> and <a href="http://minskerkapelye.narod.ru/">Minsker Kapelye</a>. If anyone knows about Litvak musical traditions - klezmer and Yiddish music from Lithuania and Belarus and the vicinity - it's Dmitri. In fact he wrote the book on it - <i>Traditional Jewish Music in Eastern Europe</i>. The book is in Russian though... So, we've invited Dmitri to FMU tonight to translate the story into English, illustrating with lots of recorded examples from his extensive collection. From June 1, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Ghalia Benali Interview + Previews, New Music, Mixed Bag. From May 11, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Sonia M'Barek in concert, FIAF World Nomads Tunisia Festival Opening Night. From May 4, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Season of Cambodia:
Kong Nay Live from the Asia Society, New York +
World Music Boston.
From April 20, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes: Sumptuous Song Stylings of Turkey, Eastern Europe & Central Asia. From April 13, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Mavrothi Kontanis and Mild Mannered Rebel. From March 30, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Martin Koenig's Vintage Balkan Village Vinyl. From February 16, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Alejandro Zuleta on Vallenato Music of Colombia. From January 26, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live from the Golden Festival. From January 19, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Golden Festival FMA Hits of 2012 + APAP, Globalfest, More 2012 Faves. From January 12, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Fatoumata Diawara Live at Pace + APAP, Globalfest Previews. From January 5, 2013. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Colombian Music Encuentro Pt 2 - plus a little Hanukkah. From December 15, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options African Music for the Holidays - Four Bands Live from Barbes. From December 8, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options WOMEX Greece 2012. From November 17, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live Broadcast of the Encuentro NYC Colombian Music Festival. From November 10, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis:
Greekadelia - the WFMU WOMEX Session.
From October 27, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Dva + Jana Vébrová:
Imaginative New Music from Czech Republic.
From October 6, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Musicians for Mali. From September 15, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Labor of Love - Ping Pong Planetary Rock with Katie Gentile. From September 1, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Istanbulive: Selda, Wonderland, SecretTrio @ Lincoln Center Out of Doors. From July 28, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Choban Elektrik. From June 30, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Msafiri Zawose + Kabbalah. From June 16, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Mitra Sumara. From June 9, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Sarah Aroeste. From May 19, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Barbès 10th Anniversary Live Broadcast w/ 5 Bands. From May 5, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Charanams. From April 21, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Attwenger. From March 31, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Erlend Viken. From March 24, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Shanren. From March 17, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Mali Yaro and Goumbé Star with special guest Hadiza Mangou. From March 10, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options The Sway Machinery. From February 11, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options From the Mississippi to the Capibaribe with Scott Kettner of Nation Beat. From February 4, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live from the Golden Festival. From January 14, 2012. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Ljova (Lev Zhurbin) and Inna Barmash. From December 17, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbès: Sanda Weigl + Alexandros Papadakis + TriBeCaStan + Raya Brass band. From December 10, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Sol Okarina. From December 3, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Kardeş Türküler with Arto Tunçboyacıyan and Ara Dinkjian. From November 12, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Dikanda. From November 5, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options 45 RPM Love Battle with Katie Gentile. From October 29, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Cosmas Magaya. From October 22, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Matthias Loibner & Nataša Mirković - de Ro. From October 15, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino. From October 8, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options The Unheard Music of the Uyghurs with Guest DJ Andrew Demetre. From October 1, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes - Ben Holmes & Patrick Farrell, Freak Fandango, Forward Kwenda, CHIA's Dance Party. From September 17, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal Live +
other Cross-Cultural Collaborations.
From September 10, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Labor of Love Ping Pong Planetary Rock with Katie Gentile. From September 3, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Sexteto Tabalá de Palenque. From August 6, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Things We Did On Our Summer Holiday:
Beautiful Western Norway's Førde Festival.
From July 16, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Anasma & Ranya Renée of NY Theatrical Bellydance Conference + Wedding Songs. From June 25, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Pistolera. From June 18, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Zülfü Livaneli Interview + Concert Previews & Mixed Bag. From June 11, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Oran Etkin and Yakouba Sissoko. From June 4, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Hadar Noiberg + 'Ndiaz w/ Bill Cole + Barou/Pellen Duo. From May 21, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options M.A.K.U Sound System. From May 14, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Copal. From May 7, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Banda de los Muertos - the lost Barbès tapes... From April 30, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Duo Jalal. From April 23, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Elikeh + New Releases / Mixed Bag. From April 16, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options DJ Afro of Los Amigos Invisibles. From April 9, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbès with Banda de los Muertos, Maeandros, Spanglish Fly. From March 26, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Ljova and Kontraband Purim Spectacular + Japan + Previews. From March 19, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Cristina Pato. From February 19, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Crate Digging Expeditions: Colombia (with Yale Evelev) From February 12, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Real Vocal String Quartet. From February 5, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Sandra Velasquez from Pistolera + Egypt. From January 29, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Two Ensembles From Siberia:
Huun Huur Tu & Sibirskaya Vechora.
From January 22, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live from the Golden Festival. From January 15, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band live / Golden Festival,
Globalfest & APAP Preview.
From January 8, 2011. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Pedrito Martinez Group + Seasonal Selections. From December 18, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Kobo Town Live From WOMEX Plus Lots More Good Stuff. From December 11, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Samuel Thomas of Asefa / Sephardic Music. From December 4, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options WOMEX Post-Mortem with Gerald Seligman and Olivier Conan. From November 13, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Lo'Jo. From October 9, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Awena Burgess & Daniel Mizrahi from Balval, Toot'N Blink. From October 2, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Guca Festival / Adam Pogoff. From September 25, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Ahmet Erdogdular / New York World Festival. From September 18, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Bibi Tanga and the Selenites. From August 28, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live in the Studio: Khaira Arby and her band. From August 21, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Catalina Maria Johnson:
The Spanish-Language Sounds of Chicago.
From August 14, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Balkan Beat Box, Mucca Pazza, Asphalt Orchestra
Live from Lincoln Center Out of Doors.
From August 7, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Vagabond Opera + New Music, Concert Previews, Mixed Bag. From July 31, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options South American Cumbia Extravaganza:
El Remolon, Chancha Via Circuito, Tremor, Chico Trujillo.
From July 24, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options TP Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou feature + Sol Okarina live. From July 10, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Fool's Gold Live at the Bell House. From July 3, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Ilhan Ersahin's Istanbul Sessions. From June 26, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Tinariwen live at the Bell House (plus a South African set in honor of the World Cup) From June 12, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Charming Hostess Bowls Project. From June 5, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Music from Brittany: Diese3 + Louise Ebrel & Ifig Flatres. From May 22, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Bassekou Kouyate & Amy Sacko + Burkina Electric. From May 15, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes: Shusmo, Zikrayat & Falu. From May 1, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Scythian Stones / Kyrgyzstan vs. TriBeCaStan. From April 17, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Colombian Music in New York. From April 10, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live from PDX With Hova, Belinda, Tony Coulter & Special Guests. From April 3, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options SXSW World Music Review. From March 27, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Turkish Rock: Hayvanlar Alemi, Replikas. From March 20, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Rana Santacruz, New & Mixed. From February 27, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Pitom, New & Mixed. From February 20, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Tanya Tagaq, New & Mixed. From February 6, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options World Music Institute 25th Anniversary Archival Retrospective. From January 30, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Alan Lomax in Haiti + Cuban Cowboys. From January 23, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live from the Golden Festival! From January 16, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Namgar + Nuala Kennedy. From January 9, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Cumbia at the Bell House: Very Be Careful + Chicha Libre. From January 2, 2010. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Curumin & Christmas. From December 19, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Debo Band + Pharaoh's Daughter. From December 12, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Puerto Plata. From December 5, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Cyminology. From November 28, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Vlada Tomova's Balkan Tales. From November 21, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Ken Braun of Sterns Music on the great final years of Congolese legend Franco. From November 14, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Yale Evelev - Luaka Bop Turns 21. From November 7, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Pink Puffers + Halloween. From October 31, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Muerte a Lou Dobbs 45 RPM Bilingual Love Battle with Katie Gentile. From October 24, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Wu Man on the Ancient Paths, Modern Voices Festival. From October 17, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Rokia Traoré. From October 3, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes: Matuto, Djarara, Happyfunsmile, Smokey's Secret Family. From September 19, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Gato Loco de Bajo. From August 15, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options The Tel Aviv Show + Concert Previews. From August 8, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Alash Live + New Releases, Mixed Bag. From August 1, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Bomba Estéreo Live + New Releases, Mixed Bag. From July 25, 2009. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.

Options Youssou N'Dour. From June 13, 2009. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Brahim Fribgane / Muslim Voices Festival. From June 6, 2009. Listen to set "Brahim Frigbane LIVE on WFMU!": RealAudio or . Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Madame XD. From May 23, 2009. Listen to set "Madame XD Live in the WFMU Studio": RealAudio or . Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Abdoulaye Alhassane Toure with Banning Eyre. From May 16, 2009. Listen to set "Abdoulaye Alhassane Touré Live on WFMU": RealAudio or . Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options All-Night Indian Classical Concert Preview + Japan Golden Week. From May 2, 2009. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Pistolera. From April 18, 2009. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes: Conj. Guantanamo, Nikolay Kolev, Brazilian Brass, Gaida, Diabetela. From April 11, 2009. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Cordero Live + Zizek DJs. From April 4, 2009. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Lucia Pulido + Esau Mwamwaya. From March 28, 2009. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Mavrothi Kontanis. From March 21, 2009. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Bea Palya and friends. From January 31, 2009. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Live from The Golden Festival. From January 17, 2009. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Watcha Clan. From January 10, 2009. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options La Troba Kung-Fu. From January 3, 2009. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options 17 Hippies + Xmas. From December 20, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Timbila. From December 13, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Titubanda. From November 15, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Balval. From November 8, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Obama is Beautiful World! From November 1, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options 45 RPM Love Battle with Katie Gentile. From October 25, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Kal. From October 18, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or . See the playlist.

Options Mamak Khadem. From October 4, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Electric Kulintang. From September 27, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes: A pre-Navratri South Asian musical spectacular! From September 13, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Tidawt + Polka Madre. From September 6, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Live from the Shores of Lake Owassa. From August 30, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Field Recordings from West Africa. From August 23, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options WFMU 50th Anniversary Radio Greats Weekend. From August 9, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Habib Koite. From July 26, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Andrea Kalima Zawose + Okello Kelo Sam + Robert Ajwang'. From July 19, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Mehmet Dede of Drom: Music from Turkey and beyond. From June 21, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Merita Halili & Raif Hyseni + CTMD. From May 31, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes with Pistolera, Metrofolk, Yan Yalego and more. From May 17, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Indian slide guitar visionary Debashish Bhattacharya + Chhandayan - Indian music in NYC. From May 10, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options The Balkan Situations + Japan's Golden Week. From May 3, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Najma Akhtar and Gary Lucas. From April 26, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Sami Abu Shumays of Zikrayat: Film Music of Egypt. From April 19, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Asha Bhosle. From April 12, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Garifuna music: Silvia Blanco and Aurelio Martinez. From April 5, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Roksonaki. From March 29, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Talat. From March 22, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Obo Addy. From March 15, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Brooklyn Maqam Arab Music Festival featuring Tareq Abboushi & Malika Zarra From February 23, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Kakande Live. From February 16, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble Live + Chinese New Year. From February 9, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options IASO Records / Dominican Roots / Globalfest / APAP showcases. From January 12, 2008. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Arctic Andalucia III: Svang at WOMEX + Global Xmas Faves. From December 22, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Arctic Andalucia II: Majorstuen Live at WOMEX. From December 15, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Transpacific Sound Paradise live from Barbes in Park Slope, Brooklyn. From December 8, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Arctic Andalucia I: Tanya Tagaq at WOMEX. From December 1, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Chonta Records / Colombian Encounter New York. From November 24, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options WOMEX 2007 Roundtable. From November 17, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Roots of Chicha with Olivier Conan of Barbes. From November 10, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Kiran Ahluwalia. From October 13, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Budos Band. From September 29, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Ken Braun of Sterns Music on Tabu Ley Rochereau. From September 22, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Dobet Gnahore. From September 15, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes w/ Chejere, Lucia Pulido & Jose Conde y Ola Fresca. From September 8, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Donne Roberts. From July 21, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options LAMC and alt.Latin with Claire Frisbie and Nuria Net of NYRemezcla. From July 7, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Jasmine Dellal, Director, Gypsy Caravan. From June 30, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Festival of World Sacred Music, Fes, Morocco plus Boom Pam Live. From June 23, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Roberto Rodriguez. From May 26, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Pablo Yglesias. From May 19, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Angelique Kidjo. From May 12, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Andrea Echeverri. From May 5, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Joe Boyd. From April 28, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes w/ Slavic Soul Party, Edmar Castaneda & Forro For All. From April 14, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Sounds of Taraab. From April 7, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Global Village Denmark New York. From March 31, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Antibalas. From March 3, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Erika Stucky. From February 24, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Andy Statman. From February 17, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Ansambl Mastika. From February 10, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Gamelan Dharma Swara. From February 3, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Bjornsdotter-Reid. From January 27, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Dengue Fever + Denmark-NY. From January 20, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Extra Golden. From January 13, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Nikitov + Golden Festival Preview. From January 6, 2007. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Nili Belkind + Tom Pryor. From December 23, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Pistolera. From December 16, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes in Park Slope, Brooklyn: Art Bailey, Coba, Kaiku. From December 9, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Koliadnyky of Kryvorivnia + Julian Kytasty. From December 2, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Mr Bongo II. From November 25, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Los Amigos Invisibles. From November 18, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Brooklyn Qawwali Party. From November 11, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Kaleta + Concert Previews / Mixed Bag. From October 21, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Nation Beat. From October 7, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes w/ Coumba Sidibe + Rachid Halihal + La Cumbiamba. From September 16, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Mexico Now / Ernesto Villa-Lobos. From August 26, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Nomo Live. From August 19, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Guest DJ George Sempepos: Greece etc... From July 29, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Rirkrit Tiravanija, Bruce Gaston + Fong Naam Live. From July 22, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Kyrgyz Musicians. From July 8, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Zarandea plus. From June 17, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Goran Bregovic. From June 3, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes: Lamazi Kolektsia + Luminescent Orchestrii + Musette Explosion. From May 13, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Guest DJs Paula Jaakkola and Jaana Kantola of Kaiku. From April 29, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Raul Rothblatt / African Xylophone Fest Preview. From April 22, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Akis Perdikis and George Sempepos. From March 25, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Bryan Vargas y ¡Ya Está! From February 4, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Niyaz + New & Mixed. From January 21, 2006. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes in Park Slope, Brooklyn! From December 17, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Zemog El Gallo Bueno. From December 10, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Motion Trio + Mixed Bag. From November 19, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Guest DJ Dave Buttle of Mr Bongo Records. From October 15, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options A Moving Sound Live. From October 1, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Kiran Ahluwalia with Rez Abassi plus New Releases, Mixed Bag. From September 24, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Forro For All and Nation Beat: Live Performance. From July 30, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Guest DJ Pat Longo. From July 16, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Kind of a rock show: Contramano live. From July 9, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Brass Band Spectacular starring Hungry March Band live! From May 21, 2005. Listen to set "The Hungry March Band performs live": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Percussionist Raquy Danziger & friends. From May 14, 2005. Listen to set "Raquy Danziger and the Cavemen perform live": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Live from Barbes in Park Slope, Brooklyn! From April 30, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Kaiku live + new releases / mixed bag. From April 16, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options African Xylophones: Famoro Dioubate & Raul Rothblatt + Bernard Woma. From April 9, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Klezmer violin great Alicia Svigals with Pablo Aslan & Alan Watsky. From March 26, 2005. Listen to set "Alicia Svigals, Pablo Aslan, and Alan Watsky perform live (second set)": RealAudioRealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Mariana Sadovska, Mixed Bag & Bollywood. From February 26, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Globetrotting Guitarist Bob Brozman Live! From February 19, 2005. Listen to set "Bob Brozman performs live": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Guest DJ Corinna Snyder of Yasna Voices: Bulgarian vocal music and more. From February 12, 2005. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Akoya Live + New and Mixed. From January 29, 2005. Listen to set "Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble performs live": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Jose Conde. From January 22, 2005. Listen to set "Interview with Jose Conde": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Henri Guedon and African/Latin with Guest DJ Gregoire de Villanova. From January 15, 2005. Listen to set "Guest DJ Gregoire de Villanova": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Xmas 2004. From December 25, 2004. Listen to set "Christian Marclay live from the Tate Modern": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options
Två live plus new releases / mixed bag.
From December 18, 2004. Listen to set "Två performs live": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Mory Kante / Kora Plus / African Mix. From December 11, 2004. Listen to set "Interview with Mory Kante": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Gilles Peterson + Mixed Bag. From December 4, 2004. Listen to set "Interview with Gilles Peterson": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Golem live plus mixed bag. From November 20, 2004. Listen to set "Golem performs live": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options WOMEX: New World Music via Europe. From November 13, 2004. Listen to set "WOMEX: a peek into the future of world music": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Yasna Voices: Vocal music from Bulgaria and beyond, via Brooklyn. From October 16, 2004. Listen to set "Yasna voices live segment": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Klezmer for Change with guest Elizabeth Schwartz. From October 9, 2004. Listen to set "Freylakh the Vote (Klezmer for Change) performs live": RealAudio. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Pure Flamenco with Brook Zern. From October 3, 2004. Listen to set "Brook Zern performs live": RealAudio or MP3 - 128K or . Listen to the whole show: RealAudio or MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Vocal Polyphony from the Republic of Georgia with Jodi Hewat. From September 26, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Charlie Gillett / Radio Ping-Pong. From September 12, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Greece: An Alternative Olympic Soundtrack with George Sempepos. From August 15, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options
70s Brazilian Funk and Soul-tinged music
Guest DJ: Sean Marquand.
From August 1, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Music of Cuba with Guest DJ Ned Sublette. From July 18, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Guest DJ Akenataa. From June 27, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Luis Dias and friends. From May 16, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Yoel Ben-Simhon. From May 9, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options
Japanese Music Special including an interview with Oki Kano.
From May 2, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Hungarian music meets the world - with guests Kalman Magyar and Michel Montanaro. From April 18, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Ethnic/Electronic music with guest DJ: Ayo Osinibi. From April 11, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Reel Rhythms Film Festival. From March 28, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Hooray for Bollywood! From February 29, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Guest: Samite, plus mixed bag. From February 15, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Alicia Svigals with Pete Rushefsky and Susan Watts Hoffman. From February 1, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options La Cumbiamba performs live in the studio. From January 18, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Guest DJ: Gerald Seligman. From January 11, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Senegalese Hip-hop:
Ben Herson of Nomadic Wax and rapper Shiffai.
From January 4, 2004. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options
The Klezmatics perform the Jewish music of Woody Guthrie
live in the studio.
From December 14, 2003. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Dallam Dougou Live (plus a few new releases) From December 7, 2003. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Guest DJ: Author and journalist Ed Morales. From November 9, 2003. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Guest: Klezmer / bluegrass clarinetist Margot Leverett. From October 19, 2003. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options
Nikitov Live.
From October 12, 2003. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Gogol Bordello -- Unplugged. From December 29, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Smokey and Miho. From November 10, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Angele and Goce Dimovski. From November 3, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Musicians of The Festival of Mongolia Ensemble + New Releases. From July 28, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Rolando Alexandre: Timbila from Mozambique. From July 21, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Bastille Day with Bebe Eiffel Live. From July 14, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Lincoln Center Festival "Maghreb Mashreq" Preview. From July 7, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Music from Greece and beyond. From June 30, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Father's Day with Isle of Klezbos. From June 16, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Fula Flute with Sylvain Leroux and Bailo Bah. From June 9, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Music in "Spanglish" with guest DJ Ed Morales. From June 2, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options The Jawharp Show with Lena Strayhorn. From May 5, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options South African Freedom Day Special with Mel Puljic. From April 28, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Music & Censorship in Zimbabwe with Banning Eyre. From April 21, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Hatami Hoedown: It's Cherry Blossom time - Japanese roots and popular music. From April 7, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Bollywood Spectacular! An Academy Awards night salute to Bollywood: Wall-to-wall Indian Film Songs! From March 24, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Music from Scandinavia with Cliff Furnald. From February 17, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Lunar New Year: Music from Korea, Vietnam, China and Tibet. From February 10, 2002. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Kokolo: A great live set by the very multi-cultural Afrobeat/Afro-Cuban big band Kokolo. From November 18, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Ghanaian Xylophones Revisited: New Yorkers Valerie Naranjo and Barry Olsen return with Ghanaian xylophone music's elder statesman, Kakraba Lobi, to perform more riveting live xylophone and percussion pieces. From October 28, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Albert Kuvezin of Yat-kha and Esma: TSP's Pan-Slavic Correspondent Tristra Newyear chats with Russian / Tuvan musical maverick Albert Kuvezin. Plus, from the archives, a visit with Macedonian gypsy legend Esma. From October 7, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options The Mouth Show. Zimbabwean vocalist / throat singer / human beatbox Akim Ndlovu, founder of the group Dha-Fusion, demonstrates African and Asian traditional styles as well as vocal techniques of his own invention. And jawharpist Lena Strayhorn shows the many ways this portable yet powerful instrument is played around the world. From September 8, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Sussan Deyhim, the idiosyncratic Iranian-born singer talks about her life on the musical fringe and her latest works, the solo CD Madman of God and the video-soundtrack-montage Turbulent. In the 80s, Deyhim's work with partner Richard Horowitz foreshadowed today's electronica/world music hybrids. From June 23, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Ulla Pirttijrvi, Singer / Yoiker / Songwriter from Angeli in northern Finland. Yoiker? Yoik is the traditional vocalizing of the Sami, the indigenous people of Northern Scandinavia. From May 19, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Spotlight on Festival of Solitude, including performers such as homemade instrument artist Ken Butler and Ghanaian Master Drummer Kwaaku Kwaakye Obeng. From May 5, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options A preview of World Music Institute's Greek Music Festival, plus rare Euro-Med grooves with George Sempepos (of the legendary Greek-American band Annabouboula) From April 21, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Live acoustic set by Immigrant Suns: From the edgy immigrant and suburban underworlds of Detroit, performing their unique blend of "Balkan village indie-rock, Arabic garage folk, and avant world beat." Transpacific Sound Paradise. From April 14, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options A visit with Norwegian band Transjoik. Transjoik puts a modern twist on traditional vocal joiks and Shamanic culture of the Sami, the indigenous people of northern Scandinavia, fusing heavy beats with live and sampled yoiks and other guttural vocalization. From April 7, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Ukrainian vocalist / harmonium player Marjana Sadovska + downtown NYC multi-instrumentalist Matt Darriau (of Paradox Trio, Klezmatics and others) preview their March 2 Balkan Cabaret concert at Exit Art in Soho. From February 24, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Guest DJ Banning Eyre, author of In Griot Time (Temple University Press) and producer of the CD compilation of the same name spins music from West Africa and demonstrates a few West African styles on his guitar. From February 10, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Music from Haiti and the Dominican Republic with guest Sean Harvey, who wrote about those countries in the new Rough Guide to World Music. From January 20, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Percussionist Raquy Danziger specializes in playing hand-held frame drums. She's studied with Indian, Latin, Arabic, Irish, and Persian masters. She brought a few of her drums with her for a little frame-drumming show and tell. From January 13, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options The Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band performing live, plus recordings of all your favorite brass bands from Bollywood to Bulgaria. From January 6, 2001. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options A Golden Hour of African Gospel. From December 23, 2000. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options A visit with Sam Zaman (aka State of Bengal), the dj/producer/recording artist who's one of the leading figures on the Anglo-Asian scene. Zaman talks about remixing Nusrat, resurrecting Ananda Shankar, and releasing his own debut album VISUAL AUDIO. Plus plenty of State of Bengal tracks and remixes. From December 16, 2000. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Spotlight on the Rough Guide CD series and the encyclopaedic two-volume Rough Guide to World Music. With guest David Wechsler of The Rough Guides and phone-ins from several of the book's contributing journalists. From December 2, 2000. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) Special: Techno-cantorial, judeo-moroccan dub, central asian sephardic music, yiddish hip-hop, avant-klezmer, and more. (Show opens with a short set of Camerounian music to celebrate that country's victory in Olympic soccer) From September 30, 2000. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options Guest DJ Show: Matt Moran of Slavic Soul Party, Kolevi Six, Sideshow and other bands spins traditional and neo-traditional music from the Balkans. From September 9, 2000. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio.

Options India Day Special: Two solid hours of bhangra, Indian film and pop music, qawwali, brass bands, UK/Asian electronica, etc. From August 12, 2000. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.

Options Guest DJ Show: Pat Longo, drummer from the improv band Hippopatomus spins ultrarare, exotic and funky seventies vinyl. From August 5, 2000. Listen to the whole show: RealAudio. See the playlist.


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