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Balkan & Beyond (Mix)

I first came across Balkan music thanks to Russ Jones and Felix Buxton seminal Gypsy Beats & Balkan Bangers compilations. The albums were a mixture of Balkan Romani Brass bands such as Mahala Rai Banda, Fanfare Cioc─ârlia and Kocani Orkestar … Continue reading

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La Trocamba Matanusca – Aidolemed

La Trocamba Matanusca are a Balkan, Gypsy and Klezmer influenced band from Ontinyent in Spain. I nearly missed the link on this video that led to a free copy of their new album. Thankfully I watched it again and just … Continue reading

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Dubioza Kolektiv – Free.mp3

Full respects to Dubioza Kolektiv, their latest video has had over 2 million hits in the last week, not bad for an independent Gypsy fusion band from the Balkans. The track is an incredibly catchy ode to online piracy as … Continue reading

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La Pegatina feat. Ska-P – Una Mirada

La Pegatina‘s set on the Jolly Dodger at BoomTown over this summer was one of my favourite live shows of the year so far. They brought exactly the amount of energy that this latest video promises, the only thing they … Continue reading

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Kumpania Algazarra – Mariquita

Monday morning in the office is not the most welcoming of places when the final Circus Of Boom was held here just a few hours ago (and what a finale, Hollie Cook, General Roots, The Skints, Horseman and Tippa Irie … Continue reading

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Zorita – Until We Die

Gutted I missed these fellas on the Jolly Dodger last year. A quality Folk & Roots band from Amsterdam, with just enough stomping Gypsy flavour to go down a treat on that stage. This is their new single and the … Continue reading

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