Monday, 21 February 2011

This Week's Picks (#32)

Please enjoy this week's picks!

"Wuji" - Hanggai

The group Hanggai performs Mongolian folk music, combining it with other styles including punk rock. This track features Mongolian throat singing, for which the group has become famous. The track is from their 2008 album, Introducing Hanggai. They recently released a new album, He Who Travels Far late last year.

"Sama Sounounou" - Le Trio Joubran

Le Trio Joubran is a Palestinian ensemble of three brothers and oud players, who come from a generation of oud players. This track is from their 2007 album, Majaz. They are releasing a new album, AsFar in March and are performing in London around the time of their release on March 26th at Logan Hall.

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