Charles Hirschkind, author of the book The Ethical Soundscape: Cassette Sermons and Islamic Counterpublics, talks about Cassette Sermons, YouTube-Clips and the value of Listening in Egypt. With a Quran recitation by Abdul Basit Abd us-Samad, a Nasheed by Imad Rami, and field recordings by Seth Ayyaz.
Check this post by Charles Hirschkind on the Egypt Demonstrations of 2011.
Sheikh Abdul Basit Abd us-Samad
This Podcast was produced for the project Global Prayers.