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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Monday, June 26, 2017

Sangam Playlist for 2017 June 26

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From Zubaida Khanum to Urvah Khan. The gates of music open W-I-I-I-DE. Also listen to the Ali Khan Band, the Sabri Bros., Deeyah, Shahin Badar, Voice of Baceprot (VoB), and more.

Audio file available herehttp://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2017-06-26.mp3 till 2017 July 11, 01:00 UTC.



Artist Track Title Album Label
Zubaida Khanum Aaye mausam rangeeley Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Pankaj Udhas Rang salona Hasrat Radio City
Naseem Begum Ghoongut utha loon Best of Naseem Begum ?
Mehdi Hassan Dil-e-nadaan Mehdi Hassan, Ghazals, Albun 3 TimeLine Records
Farida Khanum Saajan laage tori lagan Farida Khanum, The Golden Collection RPG
Najma Akhtar Improvisation Pukaar Mondo Melodia
The Kominas Eid Mubarak Stereotype https://kominas.bandcamp.com/track/eid-mubarak
Tee-M Aao, aao, aao Earthiotic coolvinylreccords
Ali Khan Band Takbir Ali Khan City of Tribes
Sabri Brothers Balaghul ula be kamalehi The Best of Haji Ghulam Fareed Sabri/Haji Maqbool Ahmed Sabri TimeLine Records
Kaya Project (feat. Deeyah) Blessed Collected Downtempo, vol. 1 https://sebtaylor.bandcamp.com/track/blessed-featuring-deeyah
Kaya Project, feat. Shahin Badar Ummah oum (Adham Shaikh Remix) Ummah Oum Remixes (EP) https://sebtaylor.bandcamp.com/track/ummah-oum-adham-shaikh-remix
Asian Dub Foundation Riddim I like community music Virgin
Urvah Khan Scrap riddim The Wrath of Urvah Khan https://urvmusic.bandcamp.com/track/scrap-riddim-urvah-khan
Urvah Khan Girate ya batty Rock Khan Roll https://urvmusic.bandcamp.com/track/girate-ya-batty
Voice of Baceprot (VoB) The Sound of Student' Soul (School Revolution) VoB Band https://www.reverbnation.com/vobvoiceofbaqitosband/song/27915983-sound-student-soul-school-revolutionthe
Voice of Baceprot (VoB) Age Oriented (let's be old) VoB Band https://www.reverbnation.com/vobvoiceofbaqitosband/song/27598440-age-oriented-lets-be-old
fozool AZA Uqwin Club Chai https://clubchai.bandcamp.com/releases



Posted: 2017 June 27. 04:28 UTC
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Monday, June 5, 2017

Sangam Playlist for 2017 June 05, the Ramzan Edition

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Ramzan Mubarak!

Enjoy some filmi geet, ghazals, pieces by the fabulous Najma Akhtar, Farida Khanum, and Autorickshaw, and a very spiritual set with contributions from the Sabri Brothers, the Ali Khan band, and DJ Cheb i Sabbah.

Listen to the audio file here: http://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2017-06-05.mp3. File will remain available till 2017 June 20, 01:00 UTC.


Artist Track Title Album Label
Zubaida Khanum Aaj dil ko mila Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Naseem Begum Pyar ke badle Best of Naseem Begum ?
Mehdi Hassan Yaaro kisi qaatil say Mehdi Hassan, Ghazals, Albun 3 TimeLine Records
Pankaj Udhas Rafta rafta Hasrat Radio City
Farida Khanum Mangva day jumka Farida Khanum, The Golden Collection RPG
Najma Akhtar Dil jalane ki baat Pukaar Mondo Melodia
Autorickshaw Sunrise The Humours of Autorickshaw https://autorickshaw.bandcamp.com/track/sunrise-2
Abida Parveen Meda ishq vi toon Mahi Yaar Di Ghadoli Bhardi TimeLine Records
Sabri Brothers Tajdare-e-haram The Best of Haji Ghulam Fareed Sabri/Haji Maqbool Ahmed Sabri TimeLine Records
Atif Aslam Tajdare-e-haram Coke Studio, Seson 8, Episode 1 www.cokestudio.com.pk
Ali Khan Alaap jyot Ali Khan City of Tribes
Dj Cheb-i-Sabbah Mere Kabu (The Baba Bulley Shah and Baba Farid Mix) Shri Durga Six Degrees Records




Posted: 2017 June 06,  04:21 UTC
Update: 2017 June 06,  05:11 UTC

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sangam Playlist for 2017 May 22

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From Zubaida Khanum to Kohinoorgasm, it's all here!

Along with Mehdi Hassan, Junoon, Maryan Mursal, Najma Akhtar, Autorickshaw, Jaubi, Red Baraat, Basmati Brothers, King  Pleaxure, and many more.

Listen, here: http://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2017-05-22.mp3 till 2017 June 07, 01:00 UTC.



Artist Track Title Album Label
Zubaida Khanum Ae chand unse ja kar Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Naseem Begum Oonchi neechi rahon main Best of Naseem Begum ?
Mehdi Hassan Yeh dhuan kahan say Mehdi Hassan, Ghazals, Albun 3 TimeLine Records
Pankaj Udhas Aarzoo Hasrat Radio City
Junoon Heer (Instrumental) Azadi Sonic
Farida Khanum Ballay ballay ni tor Farida Khanum, The Golden Collection RPG
Najma Akhtar Baabul Pukaar Mondo Melodia
Autorickshaw Big Autorickshaw (Big Yellow Taxi) The Humours of Autorickshaw https://autorickshaw.bandcamp.com/album/the-humours-of-autorickshaw
Maryan Mursal Qax (Refugee) The Journey Real World Records
Maryan Mursal Lei lei (I Feel Alone) The Journey Real World Records
Country for Syria Country for Syria Single https://countryforsyria.bandcamp.com/track/in-the-states
Humeysha Radio '47 Humeysha //humeysha.bandcamp.com/album/humeysha
Kartik Pillai Smooth, Relax Hundredth Monkey Initiative http://www.hundredthmonkeyinitiative.com/smooth-relax
Jaubi Time: The Donut of the Heart (J Dilla Cover) The Deconstructed Ego (EP) https://jaubi.bandcamp.com/releases
Jaubi Dilla-taal (for J DIlla) The Deconstructed Ego (EP) https://jaubi.bandcamp.com/track/dilla-taal-for-j-dilla
Red Baraat Baraat to nowhere Big Talk https://redbaraat.bandcamp.com/album/big-talk-2013
James Whetzel Space Walkin' Beatology, Volume 1 Olin Place
Brooklyn Shanti, feat. Basmati Brothers Get with the fly mode Bengali Boys //someplacecalledbrooklyn.bandcamp.com/album/bengali-boys
King Pleaxure The becoming Single //soundcloud.com/kingpleaxure#_=_
Kohinoorgasm (Josephine Shetty) Self love isn't lonely Titalee https://kohinoorgasm.bandcamp.com/releases
Beast Nest (Sharmi Basu) Design your own Songs for Puppies https://beastnest.bandcamp.com/album/songs-for-puppies



Posted: 2017 May 23
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Friday, April 28, 2017

Sangam Playlist for 2017 April 24

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Ghazals to blues. What could be better than that? Mehdi Hassan, Najma Akhtar, Asha Puthli, Seb Taylor, Shakti, and many more.

Listen herehttp://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2017-04-24.mp3 till 2017 May 09, 01:00 UTC.


Artist Track Title Album Label
Zubaida Khanum Kis ko sunaoon gham Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Naseem Begum Mohabbat karnay valay Best of Naseem Begum ?
Mehdi Hassan Mohabbat karnay valay Mehdi Hassan, Ghazals, Albun 3 TimeLine Records
Pankaj Udhas Main nashay main hoon Hasrat Radio City
Munni Begum Kub mayra nashaiman Ek Baar Muskarado, Album TimeLine Records
Iqbal Bano Kub thairay ga dard-e-dil An Evening with Iqbal Bano, volume 1, CD 1 RPG
Farida Khanum Dil jalanay ki baat Farida Khanum, The Golden Collection RPG
Najma Akhtar Dil jalanay ki baat Pukaar Mondo Melodia
Junoon Heer (Instrumental) Azadi Sonic
Arieb Azhar Jindhri lutti Wajj Indispensable Communications
Sanam Marvi Main tha koi ghajaal Best of Sanam Marvi ?
Abida Parveen Kithe Mehar Ali Mahi Yaar Di Ghadoli Bhardi TimeLine Records
Ustad Sultan Khan, Radar One Meher Ali (Bollywood Burning remix) RaRe Elements 5 Points Records
Asha Puthli Lies Right Down Here/Space Talk Jazzman/Amazon Digital
Seb Taylor, Shiva Rea Ghasi Ram blues Nataraja Sounds True
Najma Akhtar, Gary Lucas Special rider blues Rishte Mondo Melodia
Ry Cooder, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Ganges delta Blues Compilation Compilation
Shakti Luki Saturday Night in Bombay Verve


Posted: 2017 April 28, 19:33 UTC
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