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Tanya Tagaq at the Polaris Music Prize 2014

Here's Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq with a large and varied ensemble on stage at a Canadian award show. Now just imagine something like this on the Grammys. And when you've stopped laughing, watch this again. Just in case you're wondering, not all of her music is this "outside."

by Jon Davis, Published 2015-01-24


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