Monday, December 5, 2016

Sangam playlist for 2016 December 05

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Qawwali, club, rap, jazz, and fusion. From Aziz Mian and the Sabri Bros. to Hadiqa Kiani; from Asha Puthli to Nadia Ali; and a leavening of John McLaughlin and Zakir Husain spiced by M.I.A. and the Swet Shop Boys. Tell me where else you can find such a delectable repast.

Listen to the audio file here:  http://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2016-12-05.mp3 (available till the start of the show time on 2016 December 19).


Artist Track Title Album Label
Remember Shakti (John McLaughlin, Zakir Husain) Bell'Alla Saturday Night in Bombay Verve
Hadiqa Kiani Rung Coke Studio, Season 5, Episode 3 cokestudio.com.pk
Aziz Mian Teri soorat, main sharaabi Qavvali 1 ?
Sabri Brothers Saqia aur pila Sabri Brothers Amazon Digital
Al-Pha-X A new planisphere Buddha Café 2 Intentcity
Asha Puthli Music machine Asha L'Indiana Amazon Digital
Nadia Ali Crash and burn (Justin Thomal In the Flesh Remix) Crash and Burn Amazon Digital
Swet Shop Boys Tiger Hologram Cashmere Customs Records
M.I.A. Matangi Matangi Soundcloud
Trilok Gurtu Future heat (Orchestral World Groove remix) Izzat, CD-1 Remixes Times Square Records




Posted: 2016 December 05 23:10

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Sangam playlist for 2016 November 28

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Hello,

Tonight from filmi geet to rock, qawwali, rap, and a poem by one of our listeners. Socially relevant material for these times. Junoon, Transglobal Underground, Apache Indian, M.I.A., Swet Shop Boys, and more. From Zubaida Khanum and Naseem Begum to John McLaughlin and Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwal.

The audio file for the show can be found herehttp://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2016-11-28.mp3. It will remain available till the start of the show time on 2016 December 12.


Heem and Riz MC
The Swet Shop Boys song, "Zayn Malik", is from their just-released album, "Cashmere". Reviews can be found here and here.

Cashmere


Some information about M.I.A.'s music can be found here. Check out her various albums; she has some powerful music.


BTW, M.I.A. and Zayn Malik are doing a song together.


Here is the poem from Maximo Hudson:


The Wobbly on Progress

there goes my trolly-belle
in nickel-dime serenade
an old steam car

which trundles through its

beveled gears to far
aspirational
horizons

recycled brittle iron
smelted into
massive

reels of steel

while aquatic cable melody
in molten metal cascade
feeds the belly of

a growing nation

from year-to-year
from coast-to-coast
the ghosts of

hard-beset workers
amidst their tattered tailings
begin to cheer

ghosts of –

the International Workers of the World
cannot be stilled - the billy club, bull and the bullet
cannot afflict that which never dies

i thought i saw joe hill today...


-mh 02ix16



The playlist for today's show is as follows:

Artist Track Title Album Label
Zubaida Khanum Kiya hua dil pay sitam Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Naseem Begum Zakhm-e dil chupa kay Best of Naseem Begum ?
Naseem Begum Zamanay main reh kay Best of Naseem Begum ?
Bilal Khan Taaray Coke Studio, Season 5, Episode 3 cokestudio.com.pk
Junoon Muk gay nay Azaadi VCI Records
Ali Khan Band Sagina Taswir City of Tribes
Deja-Move On mayja Buddha Café 2 Intentcity
Remember Shakti (John McLaughlin, Zakir Husain) Giriraj Sudha Sturday Night in Bombay Verve
Transglobal Underground Good luck Mr. Gorsky Psychic Karaoke  Nation Records
Joi What you are Without Zero RealWorld
Abrarul Haq Asan jaana maal-o-maal Asan Jaana Maal-o-Maal Sadaf Stereo
Rizwan-Muazzam Qawal Dil vaali gal karni A Better Destiny RealWorld Records
Junoon Dil nahin lag raha Azaadi VCI Records
Apache Indian A prayer for change Time for Change Amazon Digital
M.I.A. Ola ? Soundcloud
Swet Shop Boys Zayn Malik Cashmere Customs Records, swetshopboys.bandcamp.com/album/cashmere
Zayn Malik Like I would Mind of Mine RCA Records
Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwal Jana jogi day naal Coke Studio, Season 3, Episode 5 cokestudio.com.pk
Saieen Zahoor, Noori Aik Alif, Ni main jaana Coke Studio, Season 2, Episode 1 cokestudio.com.pk



Posted: 2016 November 29, 00:15
Updated: 2016 November 30, 18:08

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Sangam Playlist for 2016 November 07 - The Election Eve Edition

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Tonight is the eve of the 2016 election in the United States which includes election of a President for the United States of America in addition to representatives for state and federal legislatures.

Go out and vote on Tuesday, November 08. Your vote is your voice. Exercise your right to speak up. Find voter information at: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/election-day-voting

If needed, use a minimax voting strategy i.e. vote to minimize the maximum damage that can result from likely election choices.

In the program tonight Nadya reads part 2 of Usman Malik's story "In the Ruins of Mohen-jo-Daro" and we play a sampling of music.

The audio file for this program may be found here: http://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2016-11-07.mp3. It will remain available till the time of start of the Sangam program on 2016 November 28.


Artist Track Title Album Label
Naseem Begum Aaj mere mundere Best of Naseem Begum ?
Zubaida Khanum Baalam tum haar gaye Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Junoon Sayonee Azaadi VCI Records
Atif Aslam Dholna Coke Studio, Season 5, Episode 3 cokestudio.com.pk
Wah Maha deva Buddha Café 2 Intentcity
Ali Khan Band Jive laal Taswir City of Tribes
Dan The Automator Theme from Don Bombay the Hard Way Cargo UK
Kid Koala & Dynomite D Third world lover Bombay 2: Electric Vindaloo Motel Records
Transglobal Underground Jatayu International Times Nation Records
Divination Ancient evenings (Najm-al-din) Spiritual Beauty: Imaginal Orient) Amazon Digital
DJ Chebi Sabbah Ganga dev Indian Time Take 5 Music, Inc.
Midival Punditz Baanwarey Light Six Degrees Records
Natacha Atlas Kidda I Can't Think Straight (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Amazon Digital



Posted: 2016 November 07

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Sangam Playlist for 2016 October 17

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In this edition of the show we say farewell to Mariam who is begins a new adventure. To celebrate Halloween, Nadya reads the first part of Usman Malik's "The Ruins of Mohen-jo-Daro"; the second part will be read on the November 7th show.

Here is an image of the ghost trees referred to in the story:

Ghost Trees in Sindh, Pakistan

An article about these trees can be found here.


The audio file for the show can be found herehttp://uno.kfai.org/Sangam/Sangam_2016-10-24.mp3. The file will be available till Halloween, October 31.

The playlist is as follows:

Artist Track Title Album Label
Naseem Begum Nigahain ho gayin purnam Best of Naseem Begum ?
Zubaida Khanum Yeh duniya hai teri Best of Zubaida Khanum, vol. 2 ?
Abida Parveen Ishq main tere Raqs-e-Bismil Spectrum
Abida Parveen Meda laal qalandar Meda Laal Qalandar TimeLine Records
Overload Only Overload Sadaf Stereo
Junoon Mahiwal Azaadi VCI Records
Overload, Rachel Vicajjo Neeray aah Coke Studio, Season 5, Episode 3 cokestudio.com.pk
Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwal Qalandar laal laal laal Day of Colours RealWorld
Amon Red eyes Buddha Café 2 Intentcity
Sohail Rana Cobra sway Life Is dance Sounds of Wonder Records
Dan The Automator Fists of curry Bombay the Hard Way Cargo
Ali Khan Band Takbir Taswir City of Tribes
Brownman Greenman John Crow Flies East Asian Loung, CD1 Asian Bar Nascente
Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwal Jaana jogi de naal Coke Studio, Season 3, Episode 5 cokestudio.com.pk



Posted: 2016 October 26

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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. Jürgen 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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