Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders
Airs Monday, January 25, 2010 at 10:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Friday, January 22, 2010
Join host Marco Werman and the "Sound Tracks" reporting team as they travel deep into the heart of international music. Meet the living legacy of superstar Afrobeat creator Fela. Examine the raging popularity of Vladimir Putin's sexy propaganda song. Find out if music can help the creators of "Borat" make amends with the insulted people of Kazakhstan, and capture the mood of a cozy Portuguese bar with diva Mariza. With performances and interviews, "Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders" journeys across the globe on waves of incredible sound. It’s a dazzling ride pulsating with humanity, culture and unforgettable stories.
Learn more about the music featured in this episode. Take a musical journey into the roots of Afrobeat and Fado. Listen to our theme songs and read more about the artists.