Future Folk

Artist Lakshmi Ramgopal poses in front of yellow flowers in this 2017 photograph.

Lakshmi Ramgopal is adding Indian classical music influences to her electronic-ambient projects

Lykanthea nestles comfortably in the electronic-ambient genre. But she's begun to add traces of her childhood training in Carnatic music.

Lakshmi Ramgopal is adding Indian classical music influences to her electronic-ambient projects
Late South African jazz great Hugh Masekela,

How South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela inspired band members

How South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela inspired band members
Congolese Collective KOKOKO! in yellow jumpsuits

KOKOKO! makes experimental afropop with found objects

KOKOKO! makes experimental afropop with found objects
Beatboxer Christylez Bacon

Beatboxer Christylez Bacon takes globalization seriously

Beatboxer Christylez Bacon takes globalization seriously
Oud master Rahim AlHaj spoke to The World about his new album, "Letters from Iraq."

'Letters from Iraq' told through music

'Letters from Iraq' told through music