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Bonus Track: "Soch Ka"

Friday, July 10, 2009

Kiran Ahluwalia's "Soch Ka" from her latest album Wanderlust.

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Ghazal

Friday, July 10, 2009

For hundreds of years, musicians from India and Pakistan have taken the poetry called ghazal and set it to music. The songs project such deep longing that you don’t need to know Urdu to feel the pain. Produced by Rob Weisberg

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Bonus Track: "Swimming Pools"

Friday, May 29, 2009

"Swimming Pools" from Thao Nguyen's album We Brave Bee Stings and All.

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Thao Nguyen

Friday, May 29, 2009

At just 24, she put out one of 2008's best indie rock records, We Brave Bee Stings and All and she's touring the country now with her band. She grew up in Arlington, Virginia, where her mother owns a coin laundromat and dry cleaning business. We sent

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Min Xiao-Fen

Friday, May 09, 2008

The pipa, or Chinese lute, has been part of traditional music in China for more than 2,000 years. These days, a few intrepid players have been incorporating the pipa’s sound into jazz, bluegrass, and modern classical music. Pipa virtuoso Min Xiao-Fen finds it impossible to stick to ...

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From Addis Ababa to Boston

Friday, April 11, 2008

Mulatu Astatke's mesmerizing soundtrack for the film "Broken Flowers" brought him a new generation of fans. But the Ethiopian musical icon has spent the last 50 years bridging western jazz with Ethiopia's indigenous sounds. Gideon D’Arcangelo first met up with him in ...

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Thao Nguyen

Friday, February 22, 2008

At 23, Thao Nguyen is poised for her breakout. Her new record, We Brave Bee Stings and All, is getting national attention, but Thao's heart stays close to home in the Northern Virginia. That's where she taught herself guitar while working at the coin laundry ...

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Bonus Track: "Swimming Pools"

Friday, February 22, 2008

"Swimming Pools" from Thao Nguyen's album We Brave Bee Stings and All.

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Ghazal

Friday, February 08, 2008

For hundreds of years, musicians from India and Pakistan have taken the poetry called ghazal and set it to music. The songs project such deep longing that you don’t need to know Urdu to feel the pain. Produced by Rob Weisberg.

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Bonus Track: "Soch Ka"

Friday, February 08, 2008

Kiran Ahluwalia's "Soch Ka" from her forthcoming album Wanderlust.

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