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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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BOOMTOWN 2017 – OLDTOWN – PART 2

Following on from yesterday’s post (also check back there for the full Oldtown line up poster) about the Batov Records takeover on the Oldtown Port, here’s a handful of international acts that will also be performing on the new stage … Continue reading

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BOOMTOWN 2017 – OLDTOWN

It’s been a while since DJ Russ Jones from London and Basement Jaxx’s Felix Buxton released their seminal compilations of ‘Gypsy Beats and Balkan Bangers’ and the once thriving corresponding scene here is in rather a critical state to be … Continue reading

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Gypsy Sound System Orkestra – Fate

This is the latest video from Gypsy Sound System Orkestra, Switzerland’s premier Balkan beats crew who brought their show to the Jolly Dodger at Boomtown Fair last year. The track will be released on their forthcoming EP ‘Gypsy Sound System … Continue reading

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