Popular modern genres such as Zouglou, Russian Ska Punk, Turkish and Chinese Pop or African Hip hop sell in the 100 thousands in their countries of origin, but do not make it to the record shops here. Often enough the only chance to get your hands on that sort of music is to go to one of the small exotically garish import/export shops. Globalista connects the European CD shelf with the tapes on sale in Abijan, St Petersburg, Peking, Beirut or Santiago de Chile and tries to take a look behind the scenes.