We ring in the new year with our musical favorites

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Black and white cover of composer Arooj Aftab

Pakistani composer Arooj Aftab releases a new album entitled "Vulture Prince."

Soichiro Suizu/Courtesy of Arooj Aftab

Happy New Year from The World! For this holiday show, we’ve pulled together a sampling of some of our favorite music features and interviews over the past year. Steeve Valcourt of the band Lakou Mizik talks about how they use music to shine a light on their country's culture and history, while Pakistani composer and musician Arooj Aftab discusses writing songs about transition and loss from her home in the US. And, how Radio Garden helped people tune into different stations around the globe during lockdown.


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