Friday, November 3, 2017

Sangam Playlist for 2017 October 30

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From Abida (Parveen) to Zeb (Bangash). Along with Amin Dang, Mooroo, Mdou Moctar, and others.

The audio file for this program can be found here: http://bit.ly/2iqsORu till 2017 November 14, 00:00 UTC.


Artist Track Title Album Label
Fun Da Mental Dog War With Intent to Pervert the Cause of Injustice Nation/Beggars Banquet Records
Aaroh Ajnabi Sawaal Sadaf Records
Mizmaar Sitara Sitara The Musik
Javed Bashir Mora tum bina Subrang Fire Records
Raga Boyz Kub aaoge Raga Rocks Fire Records
Ustad Amanat Ali Kub aaoge Whispering Memories TimeLine Records
Najma Akhtar Kaaga Fariyaad Conne
Devika Rehan tere bina Saari Raat Fire Records
Vas Ningal Sunyata Six Degrees Records
Atif Aslam Tajdar-e-haram Coke Studio, Sewaon 10, Episode 1 http://www.cokestudio.com.pk/
Amjad Sabri ft. Shahi Hasan Tajdar-e-haram Qavvali Patari.pk
Abida Parveen, Zeb Bangash Maula, Maula Bin Roye OST Patari.pk
Abida Parveen Yaar di ghadoli Mahi Yaar Di Ghadoli TimeLine Records
Mooroo Gharoli Single Patari.pk
Niyaz Beni beni Nine Heavens, Disc One Six Degrees Records
Ravi Iyer & Collaboration 786 Ravi Iyer http://www.raviiyerfusion.com/albums
Ami Dang Kissed by the fire Single Bandcamp
Awaz Mr. Fraudiye Shola - Jaddo ka Chiragh Lips Music
Altamash Sever Mr. Fraudiye Nescafe Basement, Season 2 Nescafe Basement
Mdou Moctar Adounia Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai OST (Rain the Color Blue with a Little Red In It) Bandcamp



Posted: 2017 November 03, 05:28 UTC

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Sangam Playlist for 2017 October 09

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Music from Najma Akhtar to Niyaz and from the Raga Boyz to Rafiq Bhatia. Plus more, much more.

The audio file for this program can be found herehttp://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2017-10-09.mp3 till 2017 October 24, 01:00 UTC.


UPCOMING CONCERTS

The Rafiq Bhatia and Niyaz concerts I mention during the show are as follows:

Rafiq Bhatia
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
8:00 pm, Saturday, October 21, 2017

https://walkerart.org/calendar/2017/rafiq-bhatia-breaking-english


Niyaz
The Fitzgerald Theater, Saint Paul
8:00 pm, Monday, October 23, 2017

http://fitzgeraldtheater.publicradio.org/event/the-cedar-and-the-current-present-niyaz/




Rafiq Bhatia

















Rafiq Bhatia is a composer and guitarist working in jazz, electronica, and experimental music. More information about him can be found herehttp://www.rafiqbhatia.com/





Azam Ali and Loga Ramin Torkian













Niyaz is a duo performing mystical/Sufiistic/trance music. Azam Ali, the vocalist, sings in Urdu, Farsi, and other languages. More information about them can be found herehttp://www.niyazmusic.com/




Also Fareed Ayaz and Abu Muhammad Qavval will give a concert in November.

Fareed Ayaz and Abu Muhammad Qavval
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM, Friday, 2017 November 17

Bloomington Center for the Arts - Schneider Theater
1800 West Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 55431
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sufi-music-qawwali-evening-renowned-ensemble-fareed-ayaz-abu-muhammad-tickets-38157563299





Fareed Ayaz and Abu Muhammad














More information about Fareed Ayaz and Abu Muhammad can be found herehttps://www.facebook.com/Fareed-Ayaz-Abu-Muhammad-Qawwal-Brothers-746768568778161/
or herehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fareed_Ayaz




Artist Track Title Album Label
Fun Da Mental Dog War With Intent to Pervert the Cause of Injustice Nation/Beggars Banquet Records
Najam Sheraz In say nain Mainu Teray Naal Lips Music
Javed Bashir Jao ree jao Subrang Fire Records
Raga Boyz Pia nahin aaye Raga Rocks Fire Records
Devika Kyoon nahin aaye Saari Raat Fire Records
Najma Akhtar Sajjan Fariyaad Conne
Mizmaar Barson Sitara The Musik
Aaroh Aag ki tarha Sawaal Sadaf Records
Niyaz Dilruba Niyaz Six Degrees Records
Qurattulain Baloch, Farhan Saeed Latthe di chaadar Coke Studio, Season 10, Episode 4 http://www.cokestudio.com.pk/
Aima Baig, Humera Arshad, Rachel Viccaji Katay na katay Coke Studio, Season 10, Episode 6 http://www.cokestudio.com.pk/
Ataullah Esakhelvi, Sandaal Esakhelvi Sub maya hai Coke Studio, Season 10, Episode 5 http://www.cokestudio.com.pk/
Niyaz Tamanna Nine Heavens Six Degrees Records
Abbas Premjee Turn inward Elements Fire Records
Niyaz Feraghi - Song of Exile Nine Heavens Six Degrees Records
Madama Gandhi Her Voices https://soundcloud.com/madamegandhi/yellow-sea
Rafiq Bhatia Pickled (Flying Lotus Cover) Strata EP https://rafiqbhatia.bandcamp.com/album/strata-ep
Rafiq Bhatia A Change Is Gonna Come Yes It Will https://rafiqbhatia.bandcamp.com/
Rafiq Bhatia Background Music Yes It Will https://rafiqbhatia.bandcamp.com/




Posted: 2017 October 13, 04:30 UTC
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Monday, September 18, 2017

Sangam Playlist for 2017 September 18

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Music from Arooj Aftab to Adham Shaikh and many others in between.

The audio file for this show is available here: http://bit.ly/2f70ySy till 2017 October 02, 01:00 UTC.


Artist Track Title Album Label
Fun Da Mental Dog War With Intent to Pervert the Cause of Injustice Nation/Beggars Banquet Records
Najam Sheraz Kajla Mainu Teray Naal Lips Music
Javed Bashir Mere hania Subrang Fire Records
Raga Boyz Saanvariya Raga Rocks Fire Records
Najma Akhtar Tu nay kaha Fariyaad Conne
Mizmaar Paani pe tasveer Sitara The Musik
Shafqat Amanat Ali Bol Coke Studio, Season 10, Episode 5 http://www.cokestudio.com.pk/
Farieha Parvaiz Sehray kay phool Umrao Jan Ada Sadaf Records
Arooj Aftab Na ja baalam pardes Bird Under Water https://aroojaftab.bandcamp.com/album/bird-under-water
Javed Bashir, Akbar Ali, feat. Amir Zaki Naina moray Coke Studio, Season 10, Episode 4 http://www.cokestudio.com.pk/
Momina Mustehsan $ Irteassh Ghoom taana Coke Studio, Season 10, Episode 6 http://www.cokestudio.com.pk/
Junoon Laal meri pat Aazadi VCI Records
Jabar Abbas & Umair Jaswal Dum must qalandar Coke Studio, Season 10, Episode 6 http://www.cokestudio.com.pk/
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Dum must qalandar Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan-The Individual Legend, CD 2 RPG Enterprises
Abbas Premjee Entrainment Elements Fire Records
Nataraj XT K Fi Tandava Nataraj XT
Adham Shaikh Rabbit hole raaga (Spore Mix) Fusion https://sonicturtle.bandcamp.com/album/fusion



Posted: 2017 September 19. 04:45 UTC.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Sangam Playlist for 2017 August 28

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Habib Wali Muhammed, Najma Akhtar, multiple versions of Laal meri, James Whetzel, Madame Gandhi, Adham Shaikh, and more.

The audio file for this show is available here: http://bit.ly/2wdP5dm till 2017 September 13, 01:00 UTC.

Artist Track Title Album Label
Fun Da Mental Dog War With Intent to Pervert the Cause of Injustice Nation/Beggars Banquet Records
Najam Sheraz Mainu tere naal Mainu Teray Naal Lips Music
Shakila Chori chori Shakila, Shakila ?
Javed Bashir Chori chori Subrang Fire Records
Raga Boyz Laage re nain (feat. Akriti Kakar) Raga Rocks Fire Records
Shakila Nere nere aa Shakila, Shakila ?
Mehnaz Kara kare badra Umrao Jan Ada Sadaf Records
Najma Akhtar Paani barsan Fariyaad Conne
Arooj Aftab Baghon main pade jhoole Bird Under Water https://aroojaftab.bandcamp.com/album/bird-under-water
Abida Parveen Jub say tu ne Abida parveen sinfgs songs of the Mystics Spectrum
Habib Wali Muhammed Kab mera nashaiman Musical Legend: Habib Wali Muhammed, vol. 1 Sadaf Records
Abida Parveen Laal meri pat Mahi Yaar Di Ghadoli TimeLine Records
Sanam Marvi Laal meri pat Ishq, CD-1 ?
Quratulain Baloch, feat. Akbar Ali, Arieb Azhar Laal meri pat Coke Studio, Season 10, Episode 3 cokestudio.com.pk
Junoon Dil nahin lag raha Aazadi VCI Records
Jaubi Remorsefully proud The Deconstructed Ego (EP) https://jaubi.bandcamp.com/releases
James Whetzel First love Beatology, Vol. 1 Olin Place
Madama Gandhi Moon in the sky Voices https://soundcloud.com/madamegandhi/yellow-sea
Abbas Premjee Seven Heavens Elements Fire Records
Adham Shaikh Ohm (Transfix Mix) Fusion https://sonicturtle.bandcamp.com/album/fusion



Posted: 2017 August 29, 05:15 UTC
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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Sangam Playlist for 2017 August 07

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Najma Sheraz, Noor Jahan, Najma Akhtar, Madam Gandhi, Vijay Iyer, The Kominas, Asian Dub Foundation, Bill Laswell, Abbas Premjee, Rafiq Bhatia, Qasim Naqvi, and more.

Features the pre-show and post-show music for my play "Denial of Service" (see below). Find out which song is featured in the play. Identify another connection between the play and Sangam. (-:

The audio file for this show is available herehttp://bit.ly/2wCaPx0 till 2017 August 21, 01:00 UTC.


Artist Track Title Album Label
Fun Da Mental Dog War With Intent to Pervert the Cause of Injustice Nation/Beggars Banquet Records
Najam Sheraz Uran khatola Mainu Teray Naal Lips Music
Noor Jehan Dil hua mujh se begana Kuch Dair To Ruk Jao Mega Sound
Raga Boyz Heere ni Ranjha jogi ho gaya Raga Rocks Fire Records
Ali Khan Band Naina Ali Khan City of Tribes
Arooj Aftab Aey na baalam Bird Under Water https://aroojaftab.bandcamp.com/album/bird-under-water
Zeshan Bagewadi Cryin' in the Streets Vetted http://www.zeshanbagewadi.com/
Bill Laswell Slogans Hashisheen Sub Rosa
The Kominas Against The Wall Stereotype Bandcamp
Asian Dub Foundation Colour Line Commumnity Music Labels
Asian Dub Foundation Round Up Tank Labels
Bill Laswell Last Reading Hashisheen Sub Rosa
Asian Dub Foundation Hope Tank Labels
The Kominas See Something, Say Something Stereotype Bandcamp
Asian Dub Foundation Change (A Gonna Come) Rafi's Revenge Phase 4 Records
Jaubi Her Smile Made Me Smile The Deconstructed Ego (EP) https://jaubi.bandcamp.com/releases
Ustad Sultan Khan Kala Infinite Asana OHM Shanti Meta Records
Najma Akhtar Aksar Rishte Word Village
Madama Gandhi Gandhi blues Voices https://soundcloud.com/madamegandhi/yellow-sea
Vijay Iyer, Mike Ladd The color of my circumference In What Language https://vijayiyer.bandcamp.com/album/in-what-language
Khumariyaan and Ari Roland Jazz Quartet Random Lawn Jamming Khumariyaan https://soundcloud.com/khumariyaan-the-band
Shankar, Jan Garbarek All for you Asian Travels Six Degrees Records
Rafiq Bhatia Greenhouse Strata EP https://rafiqbhatia.bandcamp.com/album/strata-ep
Qasim Naqvi Head within a head Chronology https://qasimnaqvi.bandcamp.com/album/chronology-2
Abbas Premjee Heaven and Earth Elements Fire Records
Fun Da Mental Spy-Cat There Shall Be Love Nation Records


Only 3 performances left!!

“Denial of Service”

For show and ticketing information: http://bit.ly/2tnMURC

Rarig Xperimental
University of Minnesota, West Bank
330 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Performance Schedule
Friday, August 04, 2017                  5:30 PM
Sunday, August 06, 2017               8:30 PM
Thursday, August 10, 2017           7:00 PM
Saturday, August 12, 2017            10:00 PM

Sunday, August 13, 2017               5:30 PM


Posted: 2017 August 07, 05:15 UTC
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Sangam Playlist for 2017 July 17

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Lots of music from diaspora artists such as Arooj Aftab, Adham Shaikh, Krewella, Raja Kumari, Urvah Khan, Zeshan Bagewadi, and others. Plus check out the blues by East Side Story and the work from Sisyphus commissioned by the Walker Art Center and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series.

The audio file for this show is available herehttp://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2017-07-17.mp3 till 2017 August 01, 01:00 UTC.


Artist Track Title Album Label
Fun Da Mental Dog War With Intent to Pervert the Cause of Injustice Nation/Beggars Banquet Records
Nadeem Hum chale The Great Hits of Nadeem ?
Noor Jehan Kuch dair to ruk jao Kuch Dair To Ruk Jao Mega Sound
Mehdi Hassan Chiragh-e-toor jalao Mehdi Hassan, Ghazals, Albun 3 TimeLine Records
Farida Khanum Tere pyar main rusva Farida Khanum, The Golden Collection RPG
Ali Khan Band Sagina Ali Khan City of Tribes
Khumariyaan Game of Thornes Theme Khumariyaan https://www.khumariyaan.com/
Khumariyaan Peshawarin Khumariyaan https://www.khumariyaan.com/
Jaubi A war with my ego The Deconstructed Ego (EP) https://jaubi.bandcamp.com/releases
Arooj Aftab Aey na baalam Bird Under Water https://aroojaftab.bandcamp.com/
Zeshan Bagewadi Day of days Day of Days https://zeshanbagewadi.bandcamp.com/
Midival Punditz Baanwarey (feat. Kutle Khan) Light https://www.punditz.com/
Asian Dub Foundation Blade raaga More Signal More Noise http://asiandubfoundation.com/
Adham Shaikh Rumba dub Adham Shaikh http://adhamshaikh.com/
Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux, Serengeti Rhythm of devotion (clean version) Sisyphus http://sisyphusmusic.com/
Rabbit Rabbit Radio Oblivious (feat. Shahzad Ismaily) Year of the Wooden Horse http://www.rabbitrabbitradio.com/
Urvah Khan Tell me your story The Wrath of Urvah Khan http://urvahkhan.com/
Raja Kumari Believe in you The Come Up https://soundcloud.com/therajakumari
Krewella Be there New World Pt. 1 http://www.krewella.com/
Zeshan Bagewadi Prove it to me Vetted http://www.zeshanbagewadi.com/
East Side Story Qatil akh (Widow spider) East Side Story https://www.facebook.com/eastsidestorytheband/
Ragleela Calcutta groove Deepchandi Bleu http://ragleela.com/newsite/



Apropos of the Walker Art Center, my new play "Denial of Service" incorporates the "Scaffold" sculpture controversy at the Walker. The play will be performed at the Minnesota Fringe Festival, at the Rarig Xperimental Theater just down the street from KFAI. I gratefully acknowledge the support of KFAI and General Manager Leah Honsky in this project. Performance dates are as follows:

Friday, August 04, 2017                5:30 PM
Sunday, August 06, 2017              8:30 PM
Thursday, August 10, 2017           7:00 PM
Saturday, August 12, 2017            10:00 PM
Sunday, August 13, 2017              5:30 PM


Details about the play and performances can be found here.



Posted: 2017 July 18, 16:45 UTC

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Sangam - the Independence Day Edition. Playlist for 2017 July 03

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Listen to the Independence Day set and to artists from Zubaida Khanum to Zeshan Bagewadi. Also we have musicians new on Sangam - Madame Gandhi, Raja Kumari, Rafiq Bhatia, Sisyphus, Krewella, Jasmine Infiniti, and Zeshan Bagewadi. Enjoy the wide variety of music they make.

The audio file for this show is accessible herehttp://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2017-07-03.mp3.

Note Rafiq Bhatia will be in concert in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8pm, at the William and Nadine McGuire Theater, Walker Art Center.

Also, I have a play at this year's Minnesota Fringe Festival. More information is available here.

Location and performance date/times are as follows:

Denial of Service

Location: Rarig Xperimental
University of Minnesota, West Bank
330 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455


Performance Schedule:

Friday, August 04, 2017          5:30 PM
Sunday, August 06, 2017        8:30 PM
Thursday, August 10, 2017     7:00 PM
Saturday, August 12, 2017     10:00 PM
Sunday, August 13, 2017        5:30 PM


Playlist:


Artist Track Title Album Label
Zubaida Khanum Mohey kaisa jobanva Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Pankaj Udhas Chanchal chanchal aankhain Hasrat Radio City
Mehdi Hassan Guncha-e-shauq lga hai Mehdi Hassan, Ghazals, Albun 3 TimeLine Records
Farida Khanum Aaj jaane ki zid na karo Farida Khanum, The Golden Collection RPG
Najma Akhtar Apne hathon Atish Shanachie
Urvah Khan Land of free Rock Khan Roll https://urvmusic.bandcamp.com/album/rock-khan-roll
Tee-M Time to wake up Earthiotic coolvinylreccords
Asian Dub Foundation Change a gonna come Frontline 1993-97 Nation Records
Zeshan Bagewadi A change is gonna come Zeshan Bagewadi YouTube
Rafiq Bhatia A change is gonna come Yes It Will http://rafiqbhatia.bandcamp.com/
Zeshan Bagewadi Star-Spangled Banner (US National Anthem) ? YouTube
Jawad Ahmad Main tujh say pyar karta hoon Bol Tujhe Kya Chahiyeh Sonic Enterprises
Zeshan Bagewadi Meri jaan Vetted http://www.zeshanbagewadi.com/
Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux, Serengeti Calm it down (clean version) Sisyphus https://sisyphus.bandcamp.com/album/sisyphus
Anirudh Ravichander and Dhanush Kolaveri di 3 (Movie) YouTube
Nazia Hassan Boom boom Best of Nazia Hassan TimeLine Records
Krewella Strobelights Krewella https://krewella.bandcamp.com/track/strobelights
Nadia Ali Is it love (Ron Reeser and Dan Saenz Mix) Queen of Clubs Trilogy, Onyx Edition Amazon Digital
Bobina (feat. Shahin Badar) Delusional Black Hole Radio Black Hole Recordings
Liquid Stranger (feat. Deeyah) Hexed and Perplexed Liquid Stranger Interchill
Madame Gandhi Yellow sea Voices https://soundcloud.com/madamegandhi/
Raja Kumari Meera The Come Up https://soundcloud.com/therajakumari
Jasmine Infiniti Hapocalypse Club Chai https://clubchai.bandcamp.com/releases



Posted: 2017 July 04, 06:08 UTC
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