Coke Studio’s third Explorer video introduces us to Balochistan’s throat singers

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After stops in the Kalash Valley in Chitral and Dewaan Lal Chand, Sindh, Coke Studio Explorer takes us deep into Balochistan to the city of Sohbatpur to offer us a glimpse of the little known art of ‘nar sur’ throat singing.

Performers of nar sur sing and play the flute at the same time — which is music that modern recording technology isn’t even capable of capturing with full integrity, according to Coke Studio co-producer Zohaib Kazi.

In the third episode titled ‘Naseebaya’, we hear Manyal sing a song of his ancestors, which is blended with some very cool electronica sounds. You’ll wish the song didn’t end so soon.

Listen to the track here:

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