Words on World Music

DubMC asks: Have We Reached the Tipping Point of World Music?

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

In a new blog post, DubMC has some strong reasons why “World Music” is truly becoming world music.

The Internet and other emerging connecting technologies, an increase in human migration (and thus a more diverse America), global urbanization (which brings people of diverse cultures into closer and more frequent interaction, and, in spite of fears about fuel prices, significant increase in global travel all converge to create a society that will discover and embrace a variety of global and cross-cultural sounds. It is inevitable.

We can’t agree more about this.  It seems that every day more and more people are becoming aware of the diversity of music available to us.

Read the whole article.  A very good point intelligently presented.

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