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Alternative music – in Kabul

Just a quick thing to throw up here, following my previous post on music: this, from the BBC. A rock and alternative music festival in Kabul, which given the range of problems and the level of conflict to be found in Afghanistan is about the least likely place you might expect to find one. But then, maybe such a festival is kind of important for precisely those reasons? Most of the bands playing are from the Kabul area, and it’s equally impressive that in that context there are people who have the resources – instruments, rehearsal space, time – to even pull bands together and play their music. Marvellous.

And it’s the second festival of alternative music that’s been held there.

  1. January 29, 2013 at 10:38 pm

    I really like it when folks come together and share ideas.
    Great site, keep it up!

  2. July 17, 2013 at 8:17 pm

    Thanks for sharing all this awesomness!! Just for that I’m sharing awesome music with you 🙂 Check out gethighonmusic.com

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