BBC’s New World Music Archive: Where Will It Take The Next Generation Of Musicians?

BBC’s New World Music Archive: Where Will It Take The Next Generation Of Musicians?
technology

A newly released global music database could provide a strong influence on the next crop of artists.

Lisa Baldini
  • 28 july 2010

The BBC recently launched the World Music Archive. Offering over 100 hours of content, the archive brings pop music from the world’s most conflict-ridden regions to the fore, including North Korea, Iran and Cuba. While it does offer a glimpse at the wider music scene across the world, it will be interesting to see how the access to this music affects the current crop of musicians in the West.

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