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Tuvan Throat Singing

Mongols, Murder, Mutton, and Throat Singing

Miles Atkinson | Posted 02.13.2015 | Travel
Miles Atkinson

The Republic of Tuva is the weirdest place I have ever been. It has the highest murder rate in Russia, is the fourth poorest region in the country, and also happens to be the geographic center of Asia.

Have You Heard Huun-Huur-Tu? (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

When Huun-Huur-Tu performed while the APAP convention was in town, there were only a few in the audience who had not already heard Tuvan throat singing, and I was one of the jaded crowd. Still, when they all started singing, I felt a real thrill.