PBS Anywhere

Providing Support for PBS.org

Sound Tracks

Sound Tracks Pilot Episode

Video duration: 55:21Video has closed captioning.

Explore the making of a post-Soviet propaganda tune. Watch how the Seun Kuti, the youngest son of Afrobeat superstar Fela Kuti, is keeping his father's flame alive. Find out why the composer of the mockumentary Borat wrote a symphony for the people of Kazakhstan. Finally for our Global Hit listen to a performance by Mariza, the queen of fado, Portugal's "blues."

Episodes of Sound Tracks2

Video thumbnail: Sound Tracks Sound Tracks, Episode 2

Sound Tracks

Sound Tracks, Episode 2

Watch the full episode, with stories from Scotland. Senegal, Iceland and the US.

55:32

Sound Tracks, Episode 2

55:32

See all Episodes

Clips of Sound Tracks78

Video thumbnail: Sound Tracks "Dirty Money" - Antibalas | QUICK HITS

Sound Tracks

"Dirty Money" - Antibalas | QUICK HITS

Inspired by Latin music, jazz, funk and Afrobeat, Antibalas delvers music with a message.

4:59

"Dirty Money" - Antibalas | QUICK HITS

4:59

Video thumbnail: Sound Tracks "Sanctuary" - Antibalas | QUICK HITS

Sound Tracks

"Sanctuary" - Antibalas | QUICK HITS

Inspired by Latin music, jazz, funk and Afrobeat, Antibalas delivers music with a message.

6:28

"Sanctuary" - Antibalas | QUICK HITS

6:28

Video thumbnail: Sound Tracks Interview with Antibalas | QUICK HITS

Sound Tracks

Interview with Antibalas | QUICK HITS

An interview with two members of the Brooklyn-based Afrobeat band Antibalas.

8:41

Interview with Antibalas | QUICK HITS

8:41

Video thumbnail: Sound Tracks Quick Hits: Julie Fowlis - "My Love is on the High Seas"

Sound Tracks

Quick Hits: Julie Fowlis - "My Love is on the High Seas"

Julie Fowlis performs “Tha Mo Ghaol Air Àird” (“My Love is on the High Seas").

4:23

Quick Hits: Julie Fowlis - "My Love is on the High Seas"

4:23

Video thumbnail: Sound Tracks Jimi Mbaye, "Birima"

Sound Tracks

Jimi Mbaye, "Birima"

Watch Senegalese guitarist Jimi Mbaye perform the song "Birima."

2:50

Jimi Mbaye, "Birima"

2:50

Video thumbnail: Sound Tracks Scottish Independence?

Sound Tracks

Scottish Independence?

Watch Julie Fowlis and Alex Salmond discuss the possibility of an independent Scotland.

4:14

Scottish Independence?

4:14

Video thumbnail: Sound Tracks Of Monsters and Men - "Dirty Paws"

Sound Tracks

Of Monsters and Men - "Dirty Paws"

Nordic pop-folk ensemble Of Monsters and Men performs one of their new hits.

5:00

Of Monsters and Men - "Dirty Paws"

5:00

Video thumbnail: Sound Tracks Of Monsters and Men - "Little Talks"

Sound Tracks

Of Monsters and Men - "Little Talks"

Of Monsters and Men performs their smash hit live for Sound Tracks: Quick Hits.

4:43

Of Monsters and Men - "Little Talks"

4:43

See all

Previews of Sound Tracks2

Video thumbnail: Sound Tracks Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders - Preview

Sound Tracks

Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders - Preview

Airs Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

0:30

Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders - Preview

0:30

Video thumbnail: Sound Tracks Sound Tracks: Preview Trailer

Sound Tracks

Sound Tracks: Preview Trailer

Sound Tracks is coming to PBS this Fall.

1:05

Sound Tracks: Preview Trailer

1:05

See all