And the crap keeps coming!
HOORAY, Tuvan Throat Singers!
These guys are great! Huun-Huur-Tu - The Orphan's Lament. If you've never heard of Tuvan Throat Singing, do yourself a favor and do so now. It's some of the craziest stuff you'll ever hear. Huun-Huur-Tu are relatively famous as far as Tuvan Musicians are concerned, "members of Huun-Huur-Tu have contributed their unique vocals to albums and/or performances by Frank Zappa, The Chieftains, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, The Kronos Quartet and L. Shankar and Ry Cooder's soundtrack of the film, Geronimo."
What do you know? They have their own site. Check out the tours link. They travel around and perform a lot.
Wiki entry on Huun-Huur-Tu
Tuvan Throat singing falls under, "Overtone singing" and other groups employ this technique as well. More on Overtone Singing.
The Orphan's Lament isn't just solid Throat Singing, there's a lot of good traditional music backing it up. Once again, if you've never heard of this before, Huun-Huur-Tu - The Orphan's Lament
is a great introduction.
It's crazy crazy stuff Man!
3. Aa-Shuu Dekei-Oo
5. The Orphan's Lament
6. Kaldak Khamar
9. Chiraa-Khoor (The Yellow Trotter)
10. Exile's Song
11. Eki Attar
12. Irik Chuduk (The Rotting Log)
15. Khomuz Medley
16. Odugen Taiga
Huun-Huur-Tu - The Orphan's Lament
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