Special Podcast: Global Pop (originally aired 7/14/09)

For this New Sounds, listen to an hour of recent recordings of world music, including Guinea’s electric kora player Ba Cissoko and Tibetan émigré singer Soname. There’s also music from Gnawledge, a collaborative project featuring 16 musicians, exploring the roots of flamenco and Arab music. Plus music by Salaam, Afro-Jewish jazz from Oran Etkin, and Balkan party horns from Goran Bregovic. Note: This podcast does NOT include the Frank London/Lorin Sklamberg recording cited in the playlist