Afghan Music African Music Central Asian Music Ethnic Folk Mongolian Music Music Music Podcasts Rock

[Music Podcast] Mundofonías 2017 #66 | Samarcanda, Jerez, La Habana

I implore you, my friends… Make time to catch the best World Music podcast in the world. Mundofonías‘ Juan Antonio Vázquez & Araceli Tzigane have spent years introducing an international audience to world music with their themed podcasts, and this one is no exception. To hear this week’s episode, click here or on the image. …

Continue Reading
Art-Rock Central Asian Music Easy Listening Ethnic Exotica Music Music Videos Progressive Rock Psychedelic Rock

[Music] Makhfirat Hamroqulova & Gulshan / Махфират Ҳамроқулова & Гульшан – Дилро Бубин

There isn’t a lot of information on wild psych music coming out of places like Tajikistan, but this isn’t a bad slice of Central Asian arabesque disco-prog, courtesy of Makhfirat Hamroqulova & Gulshan.  Hamroqulova is not only a famous singer in the country, but an actress of note as well.

Continue Reading
Art-Rock Central Asian Music Easy Listening Ethnic Instrumental Jazz Music Music Videos Post-Bop Progressive Rock

[Music] Sato – Pereday Dabró Pá Krúgu (Uzbekistan/USSR, 1987)

Through scouring the net over the past 20 years, I’ve come to find that Uzbekistan hides a treasure trove of music. First, prog-rock seems to be relatively popular there (bands like Fromuz and magazines like ProgressoR come to mind). However, this release was a true gem. Ethno-jazz performed by the band Sato, who have almost …

Continue Reading