Audio

Mixtapes from our network of collaborators and guest contributors.

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Improvised Soundscapes From China

From the outside, the contemporary music scene of China seems quite disconnected from what is happening elsewhere. Excepting pop, traditional and meditation music—as well as some bits of Rock'n'Roll—a...

March 17, 2020

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Destinations: Imaginary Soundscapes From New Zealand

The music of New Zealand has been influenced by blues, jazz, country, rock and roll and hip hop, with...

January 13, 2020

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Destinations: Indonesia

“Goyang Priangan!” it’s a collection of tracks from various popular Sundanese recent musical...

December 24, 2019

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Destinations: Imaginary Soundscapes From Africa

While working on an adventure autofictional novel happening in Africa, I researched many documentaries...

October 15, 2019

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Destinations: Egypt

This new episode of our Destinations podcast travels to Cairo, Egypt. Tune in for an hour-long...

September 9, 2019

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Turkmen Modern Folk

Following on the attention which the Turkmen Synth Folk mixtape has drawn over a year ago, and upon...

August 21, 2019

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Destinations: Azerbaijan

Since the late 1960s the electric guitar has been adopted and transformed by musicians across the...

May 27, 2019

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Destinations: Iran

Iran is the apparent birthplace of the earliest complex instruments, dating back to the third...

October 4, 2018

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Destinations Podcast: Morocco

From the ancient folk music of the Berber mountain communities, to the Arab-Andalusian music of the...

July 23, 2018

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Destinations Podcast: Bollywood

Bollywood is a portmanteau of "Bombay" and "Hollywood", a part of the larger cinema of India (also...

June 26, 2018

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Destinations: Turkmen Synth Folk

This episode of the Destinations podcast is an attempt to present the Turkmen Halk Aydym ('Turkmen...

April 23, 2018

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Destinations: Improvised Soundscapes in Iran

The underground scene in Iran is thriving on Soundcloud and other online platforms, with many artists...

April 2, 2018

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Destinations Podcast: Mauritania

The music of Mauritania comes predominantly from the country's largest ethnic group: the Moors. In...

December 2, 2017