Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Sangam Playlist for 2016 September 26


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Hello,

In today's show Nadya reads an excerpt from from Willian Dalrymple's "Nine Lives", part of the chapter entitled Red Fairy. The book is about the  search for the sacred in South Asia and Red Fairy features the Sufi saints of Sindh in Pakistan, specifically Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai and Lal Shahbaz Qalander. Music to accompany the reading is by by Abida Parveen, Sanam Marvi, The Ali Khan Band, Ustad Sultan Khan, Junoon, and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

Also, a couple of jazz pieces by Asha Puthli and Trilok Gurtu.


The audio file for the program can be accessed here and will remain available till 2016 October 17, 20:00 US Central Time.

http://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2016-09-26.mp3






Artist Track Title Album Label
Naseem Begum Mohabbat ke dam sey Best of Naseem Begum ?
Zubaida Khanum Yeh duniya hai teri Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Abida Parveen Yaar ko hum ney Raqs-e-Bismil Spectrum
Abida Parveen Ek nuqta yaar parhaya Abida Parveen, Album 6 TimeLine Records
Abida Parveen Aaj piya holi khelan Meda Laal Qalandar TimeLine Records
Sanam Marvi Zaib, zeenat, zulf Ishq Huzaifa?
? Sur Ramkali https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3c4nHOezck Digital
Ali Khan Band Shahbaz Kalander Taswir City of Tribes
Abida Parveen Tere ishq main daloon dhamal Tere Ishq Main Daloon Dhamal TimeLine Records
Ustad Sultan Khan, Ralphi Rosario Maula (Bhangra-Hydrate Vocal Mix) RaRe Elements 5 Points Records
Junoon Laal meri pat Azaadi VCI Records
Ali Khan Band Jive laal Taswir City of Tribes
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan  Mustt mustt Mustt Mustt RealWorld
Humyoon Khan Tora bahraam khana Coke Studio, Season 5, Episode 4 cokestudio.com.pk
Shiva Rea Brasilero Nataraja Sounds True
Asha Puthli I am a song (sing me) Asha Puthli Amazon Digital Music
Trilok Gurtu Protector (Feelgood Productions Remix) Izzat, CD-1 Remixes Times Square Records


Nine Lives


Here are some links to Dalrympliana related to Nine Lives:


http://asiasociety.org/nine-lives-search-sacred-modern-south-asia 


(Ha! They do call it "In Search of the Sacred in Modern South Asia" rather than "In Search of the Sacred in Modern India" as is in the book title.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJ4yePCQusE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lu0DUe092ZE

http://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/theatre/william-dalrymple-is-a-transcender-bender-7416678.html



Shah Abdul Latif




Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai


A link to translations of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai's poetry is here 
and here.

This is a nice rendition by Allan Faqir of Shah Abdul Latif's kalaam; note that he sings an Urdu translation of it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkkmZ7xkoYc

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar


he images of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar below are from a write-up by Dr. J├╝rgen Wasim Frembgen's on the Sahapedia website. Note the syncretic elements (Christian, Hindu, and Muslim, in the second image). Dr. Frembgen has worked extensively in Pakistan and written several books on the anthropological aspects of Sufism e.g. "Nocturnal Music in the Land of the Sufis".








Here is a website for Lal Shahbaz's shrine: http://jhoolelal.com/







Posted: 2016 September 27


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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Sangam Playlist for 2016 September 05; the Labor Day edition

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Happy Labor Day, Folks!

In this edition we have Music from Naseem Begum and Zubaida Khanum to Hard Kaur! Also Arieb Azhar, Mamek Khadem, Hello Psychaleppo, James Asher, Cheb i Sabbah, and more. Filmi geet, pop, rock, qawwali, rap, dub, fusion, and classical infusions. Lots of variety to enjoy. Check it out!

The audio file can be accessed herehttp://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2016-09-05.mp3 and will remain available till 2016 September 19, 20:00 US Central Time (September 20, 02:00 UTC).

Thanks for listening!



Artist Track Title Album Label
Naseem Begum Zamane main reh ke Best of Naseem Begum ?
Zubaida Khanum Kis ko sunaoon gham Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Kaavish Sun zara Gunkali Fire Records
Javed Bashir Aa jao Subrang Fire Records
Sajjad Ali Ik gham ke siva Chal rein de Sound Master
Shafqat Amanat Ali Sun lo Muh Dikhai ?
Faraz Haider Intizaar Andher The Musik
Midival Punditz feat. Papon Desolate Hello Hello Six Degrees Records
dj Cheb i Sabbah Pour matoub Spiritual Beauty: Imaginal Orient Metastation
Bombay Day Orchestra Bohemia Junction (Nutritious & Commodore Remix) Bohemia Junction Remixes Six Degrees Records
James Asher On the chariot Return of The Tiger New Earth Records
Shamur Gonna make it Shamur DSE Records
Hard Kaur Move your body YouTube YouTube
Hello Psychaleppo The gobble wobble Ha CD Baby
Arieb Azhar Nach dila Wajj IC Music
Mamek Khadem Jostojoo Jostojoo - Forever Seeking Independent
Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwal Chishti balam A Better Destiny RealWorld
Raga Boyz Piya nahin aaye Raga Rocks Fire Records
India Lucia Herencia Hindu India Lucia Rasa Music
Fun>Da>Mental feat. Rizwan Muazzam Qawwal Wandering soul There Shall Be love Nation Records
Shakti Luki Saturday Night in Bombay Verve



Posted: 2016 September 06, 07:06 UTC
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Monday, August 15, 2016

Sangam Playlist for 2016 August 15

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From Naseem Begum and Zubaida Khanum to Naseebo Lal and The Kominas with many detours courtesy of Anoushka Shankar, Karsh Kale, Midival Punditz,  Sajjad Ali, Shafqat Amanat Ali, Overload, Tabla Beat Science, and others. And Hello Psychaleppo!

The audio file for this show will be here soon and will remain available till 2016 August 30, 01:00 UTC. **Sorry, folks. It seems that the station's audio archiving system failed and the program was not recorded. Hopefully this will not happen next time.**

A critique of Coke Studio's first episode in its 9th season is posted here. Read it and see if you agree with what the critic has to say about the Naseebo Lal/Umair Jaswal song that I played for you. Let me know what you think.

I'll be in the air next on September 05.



Artist Track Title Album Label
Naseem Begum Us bevaf ka shehr hai Best of Naseem Begum ?
Zubaida Khanum Teri ulfat main sanam Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Kaavish Chlatay rahein Gunkali Fire Records
Javed Bashir Naina more Subrang Fire Records
Shafqat Amanat Ali Ratiyaan Muh Dikhai ?
Rahim Shah Shehr khali Gul Jana A to Z Music
Faraz Haider Tum hee jano Andher The Musik
Sajjad Ali Maaf kiya Chal rein de Sound Master
Overload Storm Overload Sadaf Stereo
Shafqat Amanat Ali Rung Muh Dikhai ?
Hadiqa Kayani Rung Coke Studio, Season 5, Episode 3 www.cokestudio.com.pk
Anoushka Shankar, Karsh Kale Abyss Breathing Under Water Manhattan Records
Naseebo Lal Manji de vich daang YouTube YouTube
The Kominas Manji de vich daang BBC BBC
Naseebo Lal Sasu mangay Coke Studio, Season 9, Episode 1 www.cokestudio.com.pk
Midival Punditz feat. Papon Naina laagey Hello Hello Six Degrees Records
Fun>Da>Mental feat. Rizwan Muazzam Qawwal Pollution There Shall Be love Nation Records
Hello Psychaleppo Picking rocks out of lentils Ha CD Baby
Tabla Beat Science & Ustad Sulatan Khan Mengedegna Live in San Francisco at Stern Grove Palm Pictures




Posted: 2016 August 15, 23:16 US CDT
Updated: 2016 August 22. 15:35 US CDT




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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Sangam Playlist for 2016 July 25 and The Kominas

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Hello,

In this edition of the show we play songs from from Naseem Begum and Zubaida Khanum to Noor Jehan and The Kominas, along with Najma Akhtar, Fun Da Mental, Midival Punditz, Bill Laswell, and others.

The audio file for this show can be found here:
http://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2016-07-25.mp3.

The audio file will remain available till 01:00 UTC, 2016 August 09.

Playlist for this edition of Sangam:



ArtistTrack TitleAlbumLabel
Naseem BegumHum bhool gaye hur baatBest of Naseem Begum?
Zubaida KhanumRotay hain chum chum nainBest of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2?
KaavishTere pyar mainGunkaliFire Records
Javed BashirDil beqararSubrangFire Records
DevikaKyoon nahin aayaeSaari RaatFire Records
Shafqat Amanat AliTum nahin aayeMuh Dikhai?
Sajjad AliEk gham ke sivaChal rein deSound Master
Rahim ShahKho gaye nainGul JanaA to Z Music
OverloadWearing outOverloadSadaf Stereo
Noor JehanDil-e-beqarar mangda ae pyarLife Is DanceSounds of Wonder Records
The KominasBariyan aashiq mizaah akhan terianZunn: Showgirls of Pakistanhttps://kominas.bandcamp.com/
Faraz HaiderTum hee janoAndherThe Musik
The KominasSee somethng, say somethingStereotypehttps://kominas.bandcamp.com/
Midival PunditzThe lucky oneHello HelloSix Degrees Records
The KominasAgain and againStereotypehttps://kominas.bandcamp.com/
Fun>Da>MentalMore than a hundred timesThere Shall Be loveNation Records
The KominasAgainst the wallStereotypehttps://kominas.bandcamp.com/
Fun>Da>MentalJa shaa taan (Transglobal Underground Karachi Death Cult Mix)Asian TravelsSix Degrees Records
Sunny Ali and the KidChaiChaihttps://sunnyaliandthekid.bandcamp.com/
Najma AkhtarRunning scaredVivid2nd Sight Records
The Kominas9000 milesWild Nights in Guantanamo Bayhttps://kominas.bandcamp.com/
India LuciaTaliqueteIndia LuciaRasa Music
Bill LaswellMuktiOHM ShantiMeta Records



The Kominas will be in concert at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis on:

Monday, August 08, 2016; doors open at 7:00 pm.






From the Kominas' promotional material:


"The Kominas are a situationalist punk band, a la Sex Pistols, modeling themselves after punk bands in 1977 who made careers out of saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. Much like the Pistols’ Anarchy in the UK or God Save the Queen, The Kominas wrote songs like “Sharia Law in the USA” or “No one’s gonna honor kill my baby but me.”

The band launched their latest album “Stereotype” to much critical acclaim in 2015, and premiered a thought-provoking music video tackling xenophobia for the single “See Something, Say Something” in conjunction with NPR Music. They also reworked a classic Pakistani burlesque tune by Noor Jehan into the theme song for the upcoming documentary Zunn: Showgirls of Pakistan." 
The band was also featured in the documentary Taqwacore about the progression of the Muslim punk scene.

The Kominas also covered a song, Manji de vich daang, by Naseebo Lal who had a case registered against her in Pakistan in 2009 for singing "obscene" songs. An original version of the song can be found here.





Tracks from the Kominas' four albums, including the ones played on this show, may be streamed (free) or downloaded (for a low price) from the links below. Note that the music downloads are available in MP3 format as well as in uncompressed formats such as FLAC and others.

Stereotype (2015)
Kominas (2011)
Escape to Blackout Beach (2010)
Wild Nights in Guantanamo Bay (2008)

Music from other gigs by Basim and Sunny is available as below:

You Got Me (All Y'All, 2012)
Chai (Sunny Ali & the Kid, 2012)


The Kominas are touring from July 30 to September 01, 2016; 21 shows, from Boston via New York to LA and back to DC. It's grueling; show them some love.




You can also follow The Kominas:
On Twitter: @TheRealKominas
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kominas



Posted: 2016 July 26                                                                   Modified: 2016 August 04

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Sangam Playlist for 2016 June 13

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This edition of Sangam is dedicated to those whose lives were taken or who were harmed in the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, FL, on 2106 June 12, to all members of the LBGTQIA community - which includes many Muslims, and to those Muslims who stand shoulder to shoulder with members of the LBGTQIA community in resisting repression and oppression from those who defile the values of civilized beings.

The archived audio file may be accessed here till 2016 June 27, 20:00 US Central Time (01:00 UTC 2016 June 28): http://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2016-06-13.mp3



Artist Track Title Album Label
Naseem Begum Zamaney main reh ke Best of Naseem Begum ?
Zubaida Khanum Yeh duniya hay teri Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Kaavish Dekho Gunkali Fire Records
Devika Andheri lagan Saari Raat Fire Records
Faraz Haider Kya tu insaan nahin  Andher The Musik
Overload Cursed Overload Sadaf Stereo
Rushk Qaed Savaal BMN Records
E.P. Irtiqa Fitrat E.P. Irtiqa Lips Music
Rushk Cheekh Savaal BMN Records
Faraz Haider Andher Andher The Musik
Faraz Haider Duniya ghoom ke Andher The Musik
The Black Warrant Nailed to the gun Raw Power ?
Midival Punditz Desolate Hello Hello Six Degrees Records
E.P. Irtiqa Irtiqa III E.P. Irtiqa Lips Music
Earthtribe Lament (Remix) Star Rise RealWorld
Fun>Da>Mental There shall be love There Shall Be love Nation Records
Trilok Gurtu Om (Fun-Da-Mental Mix0 Izzat, CD-1 Remixes Times Square Records
Bill Laswell OHM Shanti OHM Shanti Meta Records
Najma Akhtar Justice coming Vivid 2nd Sight Records
Abbas Premjee Atonement Elements Fire Records
Joe Zawinul Badia/Boogie woogie waltz 75, CD-2 Heads Up



Posted: 2016 June 14

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Sangam Playlist for 2016 May 23

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From Naseem Begun to the Asian Dub Foundation. Also, Abida Parveen, Sanam Marvi, Arieb Azhar, Asha Puthli, Trilok Gurtu via Black Star Liner, and others.

Audio file available till 2016 June 06 herehttp://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2016-05-23.mp3

Enjoy.


Artist Track Title Album Label
Naseem Begum Nigahein ho gain purnam Best of Naseem Begum ?
Zubaida Khanum Kis ko sunayoon gham Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Kaavish Sun zara Gunkali Fire Records
Javed Bashir Naina more Subrang Fire Records
Devika Kyoon nahin aaye Saari Raat Fire Records
Abbas Premjee Seven heavens Elements Fire Records
Mizmaar Barson Sitara The Musik
Overload Dhamaal Overload Sadaf Stereo
Abida Parveen Jub se tu ne mujhe Abida Parveen Sings Songs of the Mystics, vol. 1 Spectrum
Sanam Marvi Nadi kinare Best of Sanam Marvi ?
Fareed Ayaz and Abu Muhammad Qawwal Bhala hua mori gagri phooti Fareed Ayaz and Abu Muhammad Qawwal, Pride of Performance GM
Arieb Azhar Makke gyan Wajj IC Music
Abida Parveen Kithe Meher Ali Mahi Yaar Di Ghadoli Bhardi TimeLine Records
Ustan Sultan Khan Meher (Bollywood Burning Mix) RaRe Elements 5 Points Records
Asha Puthli & Bill Laswell Shiva stone Asana, OHM Shanti Meta Records
Asian Dub Foundation Round up Tank EMI
Trilok Gurtu Don (Black Star Liner Remix) Izzat, CD-1 Remixes Times Square Records



Posted; 2016 May 24
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Sunday, May 8, 2016

Sangam Playlist for 2016 April 25

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Audio file available till 2016 May 09 (20:00 Central Time) here:
http://www.kfai.org/sangam/playlists/20160425

Don't miss Miles Davis' Will O' The Wisp and, of course, Aziz Mian.


Artist Track Title Album Label
Naseem Begum Hum bhool gaye her baat Best of Naseem Begum ?
Zubaida Khanum Kiya hia dil pe sitam Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Naghmana Jaffry O piya, o piya, na sata Goli Maar De Heera
Strings Kuch to ho gaya Duur Sound Master
Mizmaar Sitara Sitara The Musik
Mehdi Hassan Gulon mein rang bhare Sufi & Ghazal collections of legends GR Music
Kaavish Piya dekho na Gunkali Fire Records
Javed Bashir Kabhi na kehna Subrang Fire Records
Overload Mai feat. Shafqat Amanat Ali Overload Sadaf Stereo
Abida Parveen Kal chaudhvin ki raat thi Sufi & Ghazal collections of legends GR Music
Aziz Mian Teri surat nigahon main Mian sharabi sharabi Sonic
Abbas Premjee Jhoom deewanae Elements Fire Records
Earthtribe Lament (Remix) Star Rise RealWorld
Najma Akhtar Justice coming Vivid 2nd Sight Records
Midival Punditz Four sticks Hello Hello Six Degrees Records
Thomas Kantalinen No mercy Mongol Varase Sarabande
Autorickshaw Manju nihar So The journey Goes Tala-Wallah Records
Miles Davis Will o' the wisp Sketches of Spain Columbia
Los Chicarrons East meets West Indestructible Asian Beats Manteca



Posted: 2016 May 08
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