These guys are just too amazing to post only one song. “Huun Huur Tu are the first and still greatest traditional band from Tuva, bringing indigenous music — including the incredible xöömei (overtone/throat-singing) — to worldwide audiences while also experimenting through collaborations with the likes of Kronos Quartet, Frank Zappa, and Carmen Rizzo.”

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One Response to FMA Free Song of the Day, 2/1/11: "Karevraa" by Huun Huur Tu

  1. finn says:

    Thanks for the music! KRCC and PPLD brought these guys to Shove Chapel a few years ago. It was truly transcendental.


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