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With its simple two-stroke rhythm and pragmatic lyrics, the nearly century-old Korean trotting genre has long been confined to entertainment for the elderly. But the neglected genre is experiencing a renaissance recently as the birth of new trotting stars has rekindled the appeal of music across generations. With an audience rating of up to 18.1%, …

In which the Manganiyar rhythm meets the Sufi qawwali in a magnificent setting. Ghewar Khan (left) a famous performer of the art of playing the kamaicha, with his brother, percussionist Firoze Khan, on the dholak. The start of the New Year has always been a reason to celebrate. We should welcome 2020 with music suited …