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Veeblefetzer – Katabum

There’s a number of Italian bands who regularly perform at Boomtown and of which I’m very fond. Veeblefetzer (formerly Veeblefetzer & The Manigolds) are most definitely one of them. As with front man Andrea Cota’s other bands – Kaligola Disco … Continue reading

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BOOMTOWN CHAPTER 10 – DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV

I’ve realised I simply can’t sum up Boomtown in just one post, so I think I’m going to pick a few choice bands that I caught over the weekend, hopefully they will go some way to outlining things a little. … Continue reading

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THE HATTERS – АЛКОХАРДКОР

The ‘hottest’ new Russian band around bare all on their latest video that mixes up Balkan folk breakdowns, skanking Ska Punk and a slightly surf bassline that makes it sound like the theme tune to a 70s Eastern European super-hero … Continue reading

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THE FAT BASTARD GANG BAND – BALKAN KLUB

It’s been a while since I’ve heard anything fresh from these guys so this was a welcome treat today. They’ve been on both the Town Centre stage and the old Jolly Dodger stage at Boomtown in the past and are … Continue reading

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THE HATTERS – НАРУЖУ ИЗНУТРИ

These are one of the most exciting bands coming out of Russia right now, following the likes of Leningrad with big rock and pop songs that carry a major brass heavy Balkan influence. As well as working heavily with and … Continue reading

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Balkanarama

Tomorrow night (Friday 4th May) I’ll be playing down at Balkanarama, as one of the UK’s leading nights for all things Balkan flavoured heads out on tour and hits the Loko Club in Bristol. Although it’s rare these days that … Continue reading

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Hopa Halloween!

Halloween is when I traditionally play at Tribe Of Frog in Bristol and so this Saturday I shall be upholding that tradition with a heavily Balkan influenced set. It’s a sound I’ve not been booked for (or even noticed) much … Continue reading

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