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Season 3, Episode 3
Sami Yaffa travels to the Holy Land. Conflicting traditions in the middle of conflicts and social resonant enthusiasts call musnanad. Salaam Shalom.
The episode kicks off with Oy Division, an ensemble that plays a musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe called klezmer. He also meets with Kids Insane, a punk band in Tel Aviv, and Kutiman, whom he calls "a psychadelic multimedia renaissance man" who leads the YouTube show "Thru You." Palestinian rapper Muhammad Mughrabi talks about the beautiful lawlessness of life in Shuafat refugee camp and composer Said Murad discusses the world of artists based in East Jerusalem. The show also features ethereal singer Victoria Hanna and Balkan Beat Box, a band that started in New York City before they all moved back to their home country of Israel.
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Sami Yaffa hops through the republic of thousands of islands, drinking in the musical cornucopia of Indonesia from the metropolis of Jakarta to the bamboo jungles of Bandung. With a side order of moonshine, post-apocalyptic scooter tuners and a heavy metal president!
Sami’s voyage to Indonesia continues! In Java, he experiences the ethnic fusion music of SambaSunda, whereas in Bali he takes part in the traditional ceremony of Gamelan. Also in this episode, the secrets of transcendental monkey dance are revealed.
Season 3, Episode 1
The third season of "Sound Tracker" begins with Sami Yaffa learning about music's influence on Colombia, moving beyond the decades of civil war, kidnappings and violence that have earned the country its reputation. This episode features artists such as politically charged Doctor Krapula, which has been denouncing corruption for the past 18 years.
Season 3, Episode 2
Sami Yaffa traces again the world's heart, mind, and saunas. Now the Musanomadi travels to the emerald green island of Ireland.
Three residents in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas find their lives upended by plans to build a US-Mexico border wall.KCET Original
In the 1950s, Giant Rock became a UFO airport, according to George Van Tassel, who claimed to be contacted by aliens there.KCET Original
In this episode of "Artbound Presents Studio A," Soul songstress Roberta Flack performs "Angelitos Negros" during an intimate session at KCET in the 1970s.KCET Original
Rosey visits Anacapa Island and the Ventura Harbor, rides her bike to Ojai, and checks out Thacher Observatory.KCET Original
A Humboldt town is polarized over allegations of racism and police incompetence surrounding the death of college student Josiah Lawson.KCET Original
Listen to the magic of mariachi music and follow its origins from Jalisco, Mexico to its present-day sounds on the streets of L.A.
Three residents in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas find their lives upended by plans to build a US-Mexico border wall.
Also visit the pride of Sonora: "The Red Church," a picturesque landmark in the center of town.
As she uncovers a past crime, Phryne reveals the lengths some men will go to for the sake of a game.