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Kiran Ahluwalia

Kiran Ahluwalia – Aam Zameen: Common Ground (Ep. 204)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with India-born, Canadian-raised vocalist and composer Kiran Ahluwalia about her 2011 release Aam Zameen : Common Ground 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Mustt Mustt
  2. Rabba Ru
  3. Yaar Naal
  4. Saffar
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Learn more about Kiran and purchase her music directly at: https://www.kiranmusic.com/

Tinariwen (Tuareg musicians from the Sahara region of northern Mali)
https://www.tinariwen.com/

Video: Mustt Mustt : Kiran Ahluwalia with Tinariwen:
https://youtu.be/u4VqYHXwX5Y?si=eF5iGG66KlIJwBnY

Follow Kiran on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/@KiranMusic1

Riti (goje) – one-stringed fiddles from West Africa:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goje

UPDATE from Kiran: “Bulbul tarang literally “waves of nightingales”, alternately Indian or Punjabi banjo is a string instrument from Punjab which evolved from the Japanese taishōgoto, which likely arrived in South Asia in the 1930s.”

She also sent two example videos of the instrument being played: here and here.

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Orkestar Bez Ime

Orkestar Bez Ime – Mahala Drive (Ep. 188)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Balkan folk and party music band Orkestar Bez Ime about their 2010 release Mahala Drive 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. More čičo reče
  2. Karanfile, cvieće moje
  3. Romanian Lullaby
  4. Te Aven Baxtale
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Orkestar Bez Ime [or-KESS-tar behz EE-meh] and buy their music directly at:
https://orkestarbezime.com/

Waterbury Music + Sound:
https://www.waterburymusic.com/

“Nice Driveway”” comes from “Na Zdrowie” (polish toast)

Dougie Padilla (cover artist):
https://www.dougiepadilla.com/about

🎉 Join the party on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/backcataloglisteningparty

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Jaerv

Jaerv – Under den linden (Ep. 129)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with innovative Swedish folk quintet Jaerv about their 2016 release Under den linden 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Glasgow
  2. Svarta nattens älv, Polska från Haverö
  3. Silibrand
  4. Husmors vals
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Jaerv and purchase their music directly at:
http://www.jaerv.com/

Learn more about their fall tour with The OK Factor (Ep. 51):
https://www.theokfactor.com/traditions

Pedro Ferreira (Engineer / Producer):
https://www.spinroadstudios.com/

Song Silibrand based on old Swedish folk tale. It appears to be related to another song “I Riden Så” done by a few bands. I found this version on YouTube which has lyrics translated in comments:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPR56PXiLqY

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