Kyrgyz Music Friday

Kyrgyz Music Friday

March 7, 2014

Kyrgyz Music Friday is a (now defunct) weekly feature in which I post a pop music video from an artist in Kyrgyzstan. It could be catchy, annoying, funny, insightful, brilliant, awful, or anything in between. It’s what’s playing on the radio, what all the cool kids are listening to these days. Kyrgyz Music Friday is […]

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Kyrgyz Music Friday: How to keep up with your favorite artists

November 15, 2013

For this absolutely positively final* edition of Kyrgyz Music Friday, I’m posting all resources I can possibly think of so that you can keep track of your favorite artists from Kyrgyzstan. Step 1: use Chrome and take advantage of its auto-translate function (it won’t work for Kyrgyz-language websites, but it’s good enough to make sense […]

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Bishkek Block Party photos

October 1, 2013

The Block Party was great! What a spectacular way to send off Plov for Two. I was up front for most of the show, taking photos and dancing to all of the sweet tunes, so I can’t speak for the rest of the (fairly large) crowd, but I had a good time, and I think […]

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Bishkek Block Party

August 14, 2013

If you’re in Bishkek, then congratulations! You have plans this Saturday! (Yay for you!) (If you’re not here, this post will be a total bummer for you. Sorry.) Farrell and his bandmates have been hard at work organizing what is shaping up to be an epic music festival called the Bishkek Block Party. As I’ve […]

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Kyrgyz Music Friday

August 9, 2013

Kyrgyz Music Friday is a (sometimes) weekly feature in which I post a pop music video from an artist in Kyrgyzstan. It could be catchy, annoying, funny, insightful, brilliant, awful, or anything in between. It’s what’s playing on the radio, what all the cool kids are listening to these days. Kyrgyz Music Friday is not […]

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Kazakh Music Friday

July 12, 2013

Kazakh Music Friday is a (rare) feature in which I post a pop music video from an artist in Kazakhstan. It could be catchy, annoying, funny, insightful, brilliant, awful, or anything in between. It’s what’s playing on the radio, what all the cool kids are listening to these days. Kazakh Music Friday is not trying […]

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Kyrgyz Music Friday

July 5, 2013

Kyrgyz Music Friday is a (sometimes) weekly feature in which I post a pop music video from an artist in Kyrgyzstan. It could be catchy, annoying, funny, insightful, brilliant, awful, or anything in between. It’s what’s playing on the radio, what all the cool kids are listening to these days. Kyrgyz Music Friday is not […]

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Kyrgyz Music Friday

June 28, 2013

Kyrgyz Music Friday is a (sometimes) weekly feature in which I post a pop music video from an artist in Kyrgyzstan. It could be catchy, annoying, funny, insightful, brilliant, awful, or anything in between. It’s what’s playing on the radio, what all the cool kids are listening to these days. Kyrgyz Music Friday is not […]

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Kyrgyz Music Friday

June 7, 2013

Kyrgyz Music Friday is a (sometimes) weekly feature in which I post a pop music video from an artist in Kyrgyzstan. It could be catchy, annoying, funny, insightful, brilliant, awful, or anything in between. It’s what’s playing on the radio, what all the cool kids are listening to these days. Kyrgyz Music Friday is not […]

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Kyrgyz Cinema Friday

May 31, 2013

Let’s just say this weekly feature is evolving. While I originally intended it to be a post to showcase a Kyrgyz song that happens to be popular at the time, it has turned into something like, “Hey, look at this cool thing from Kyrgyzstan (or somewhere else in Central Asia).” I don’t mind. I don’t […]

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