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MUS108 Music in World Cultures

World Music Websites

Click these links to find global and world music information.

The Global Music Centre: The Global Music Centre is one of Finland’s musical institutions. Its key task is to collect, record and distribute information about musical cultures from around the world.

World Music Central: Features the latest international news, CD and concert reviews, articles, and many resources (in the form of a wiki) for music fans, industry professionals and researchers. 

Putumayo World Music: Putumayo has been considered a pioneer in developing the non-traditional market of gift, health food, children’s and other specialty stores as outlets for music. The company’s commitment to helping communities in the countries where the music originates led to the label contributing more than half a million dollars to non-profit organizations around the world.

World Music Radio (AccuRadio): a Pandora-like free listening website with channels already set up. 

Pandora Streaming Service: a leading music and podcast free discovery platform. Make a world music playlist.