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Tuvan rockers go easy on ears with throat singing

By Andrew Gilbert
Globe Correspondent / September 23, 2006

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With its eerie, buzzing harmonics and guttural rumbling timbre, throat singing might seem like the most limited of vocal practices. But for Albert Kuvezin , the founder of the Tuvan rock band Yat-Kha , the Central Asian vocal technique is a skill perfectly suited for tunes by a far-flung roster of artists, from Led Zeppelin and Santana to Captain Beefheart ... (Full article: 577 words)

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