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Interview with the Bangla rock-music group 'Miles' (Part 2) [Original image: eventbee.com]
Interview with the Bangla rock-music group 'Miles' (Part 2) [Original image: eventbee.com]
05 Dec 2016 Listen MP3

This week's program presented part two of an interview with Bangladeshi rock band group 'Miles' recorded during their recent Canberra performance in October 2016. Formed in 1979 the group is widely considered as the most popular rock band in South Asia. In the interview members of the group Shafin Ahmed, Hamin Ahmed, Iqbal Asif Jewel and Manam Ahmed described their passion for Bangla rock song and how they have succeeded in establishing a new non-traditional music in the country and popularise it in the Bangla music space. The songs used in the program were played from popular Miles albums. This week's program was produced and presented by Raquibul Sheikh.

Interview with the Bangla rock-music group 'Miles' (Part 1) [Images: Miles]
28 Nov 2016 Listen MP3

Interview: Bangladeshi rock-music group 'Miles' during their recent Canberra performance (Part 1) [Raquibul Sheikh]

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21 Nov 2016 Listen MP3

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14 Nov 2016 Listen MP3

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