Rob Weisberg is the host of WFMU's Transpacific Sound Paradise, the New York area's "peerless world music show" (in the words of Time Out New York). In a given hour Rob might be playing a chanteuse, a Chinese pipa player, a Balkan-style accordionist, a Jewish American trumpeter and a Brazilian pianist.
Global Dance Music Coming to New York
Saturday, May 02, 2009
New York, NY —
The international success of the Anglo-Sri-Lankan rapper MIA and her producer Diplo has sparked the spread of new, hard-edged, world-music-infused dance music. And a lot of it is coming through New York this spring. WNYC's Rob Weisberg has this musical preview: