Hands and Globe



E-zines and Print Magazines

  • Alternate Music Press. Covered world music. No longer regularly updated, but still has a lot of good information.
  • Dirty Linen Magazine. One of the best magazines that covered world music. No longer in print, but there is a memorial site.
  • Ethnocloud. Ethnocloud is a world music platform for artists, labels, event organizers, media, industry professionals and music lovers. These Ancient-Future.Com Records artists have active pages: Ancient Future, Mariah Parker's Indo Latin Jazz Ensemble, and Matthew Montfort.
  • ETNOUMLJE.World music magazine in Serbia. Issue number 4, Summer 2008, features an article about Ancient Future.
  • fRoots Magazine. Covers the folk roots of world music. In May 2001, they initiated a boycott of American popular culture as a small counterbalance to American cultural hegemony worldwide. After September 11, 2001, they expressed their hope that the sharing of cultural experiences would be a route to reconciliation and understanding in the USA. But with the Bush Administration's rush to war and visa restrictions on world musicians entering the USA, the boycott quickly gained in popularity. However, fRoots continued to support American regional roots musics.
  • Gallery 41. Jazz - Photos - Interviews - Music - Art on the World Wide Web.
  • India Currents. A California magazine covering Indian culture. Calendar listings of Indian classical and world fusion music concerts in California, reviews, and more.
  • Jahworks. Covers world music.
  • Musical Traditions. Covers world music.
  • Rhythms of the Globe. Evolving lifestyles for the 21st century as reflected in music, art, fashion, culture, spirituality and health.
  • RootsWorld. A magazine of the world's music.
  • Songlines. World music magazine.
  • Tradition Magazine. Tradition is a quarterly magazine featuring mainly British traditions & customs; music, song and dance; history, myth and legend, with worldwide CD reviews and listings of festivals and diary dates.
  • Wind and Wire. Reviews of CDs by Bill Binkelman.

Networking and Trade Shows

  • WOMEX. The world's premier networking point exclusively dedicated to world, roots, folk, ethnic, traditional and local music of all kinds.



  • A Ultima Fronteira. Radio program from the city of Vigo covering the New Age and world music along with film music. In Spanish.
  • Afropop.org. Popular music with African orgins.
  • Ancient Future Presents World Fusion Radio. World fusion music radio featuring Ancient Future.
  • Echoes. A syndicated radio show that has been very supportive of the world fusion music movement. Highly recommended.
  • multikult.fm (weltkulturradio). World music Internet radio based in Berlin.
  • Musique.rfi.fr. Radio France International world music site with articles, videos, and radio shows.
  • New World Buzz. A weekly, four-hour radio program which is devoted entirely to world music. Site features a world music top 15 album chart, news, audio clips of the latest releases, artist bios, contest/giveaway, world music links page, plus a "This Month In World Music History" feature.
  • Radio France International. World music shows in English and French.
  • Tangents. Creative eclectic radio program from Dore Stein on KALW in San Francisco. Very supportive of world fusion music.
  • The Labyrinth of Music Theory. Eight episode podcast tour through the tangled mazes of composition, music theory, computer music, ethnomusicology, acoustics, synthesis, and related subjects of interest to music lovers and music-makers alike. 
  • WorldFusionMusicRadio.Com. Online radio station devoted to World Fusion Music.
  • World Music Charts Europe. World music radio charts in Europe.
  • WorldStreams.org is an international multi-media internet resource offering diverse programs on music, the arts, culture, world politics and social issues around the world through discourse with both well known people and ordinary individuals with extraordinary stories. WorldStreams Radio is their music show. Ancient Future leader Matthew Montfort was interviewed on their WorldTalk Radio interview show.


The following sites offer composers specializing in world fusion music scores for film, video, multimedia, and CD-ROM.

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