overtone singing

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overtone singing

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"She could have released a song that was Tuvan throat-singing and it would have gone to No.
It is the first and only women's group that performs all styles of Tuvan throat-singing. This form of multiple-tone harmonic singing has been practiced primarily by men and is generally prohibited for women.
Laitinen does a lot of solo vocal concerts, his growling overtones sounding something like a merging of Captain Beefheart's primitivist blues with Tuvan throat-singing techniques.
Discovering by chance a radio broadcast of Tuvan throat-singing -- an arresting, unearthly-sounding technique that allows the performer to hit several harmonic tones at once -- he became fascinated and, because of the lack of available teachers, virtually taught himself the method over several years' course.
The UK leg of the current tour began with five nights at London's Barbican, one of which involved a collaboration with Tuvan throat-singing band Huun-Huur-Tu.