PRI's The World: Global Hit
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A daily spotlight on international musical artists and trends. Created by host Marco Werman, the Global Hit features interviews with musicians, critics and deejays around the globe.
||CleanIf you set magical realism to music, it might sound like this||If Gabriel Garcia Marquez had a soundtrack to his stories, the music would come from the Colombian band Puerto Candelaria.||2 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFamed fado singer Mariza is back with 'Mundo'||The Portuguese fado singer took a 5-year break from recording to be a full-time mom. Her new album brings her personal and professional worlds together with new depth.||24 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'I want to kind of obliterate geographical borders between music and people'||El Perro Del Mar is a musician from Gothenburg, Sweden. Her real name is Sarah Assbring. The inspiration behind her latest album started with a visit to a museum that had instruments from around the globe. She included many of these on her new album, Koko||22 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeun Kuti, son of Nigerian music icon Fela, has a message for the world's elites||Seun Kuti blames the rich and powerful for the social and economic inequality in the world today. And he's not surprised that a populist movement has voted someone like Donald Trump into office.||17 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe music of My Bubba, which has nothing to do with Bill Clinton||My Bubba is a Swedish/Icelandic duo with songs about food and broken relationships. And their name was not inspired by Bill Clinton's nickname.||7 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'I hope for the best,' says this first-time Mexican American voter||Mexican-American singer Lila Downs is voting in her first US election. That may surprise some of her fans, as Downs is known for her politically-charged music.||31 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow improving US-Cuba relations has helped this jazz musician||For almost two years now, Cubans, like Harold López-Nussa, have witnessed enormous changes taking place in their country. Diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States have been restored. And for the younger generation, the future sure looks br||14 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExplaining Muslim diversity through music||Composer Mehmet Ali Sanlikol is a Turkish-born Muslim American. He says his latest album is "Sufi-influenced contemporary jazz."||12 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy a tour for refugees is a 'no-brainer' for Steve Earle and Emmylou Harris||Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle and others are taking part in an 11-date tour that they hope will raise money and awareness about global refugee crises.||10 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoung musicians in Colombia talk about the prospects for peace||This Sunday, Colombians will vote on the peace agreement signed by the government and the FARC guerrillas, ending 50 years of war. At the annual music industry festival known as Bogota Music Market, young musicians there were eager to talk about the prosp||29 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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