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  • Ep. 1: The Music of ISIS (Pitch)

  • By: Audible Original
  • Length: 29 mins
  • Original Recording
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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The Islamic State forbids listening to or making music. And yet, ISIS produces audio that sounds an awful lot like catchy pop tunes. Journalist and Pitch contributor, Alex Marshall, investigates how ISIS uses nasheeds to recruit, radicalize. and inspire acts of terrorism.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping Narrative Podcast for Music Lovers!

  • By Tara Y. on 06-29-18

Gripping Narrative Podcast for Music Lovers!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-29-18

Seeking a podcast that combines beautiful narrative storytelling with crafty sound design? Throw in some great interviewees (and of course, music) too, and you've got Pitch! Would most definitely recommend. And a gripping first episode to boot.