Articles tagged central asia

Kambar Kalendarov and Kutman Sultanbekov: JAW

Where else are you going to find this much jaw harp on a single album?

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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Music of Afghanistan

Here is a folk-pop duet. Here is a rock song. Here is a man on a rubab. Here is a singer performing in a traditional style.

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Huun Huur Tu & Carmen Rizzo: Eternal

If you had to sum this album up in one note it would be a long vibration -- something like the extended chime of a bell.

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24 Jun 2009 // 10:00 PM

Mamer: Eagle

Mamer demystifies the experience of Chinese Central Asian music and keeps the beauty of the sound.

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