This pleasant surprise came from out of nowhere. Israeli composer and multi-instrumentalist Shye Ben Tzur collaborates here with Radiohead guitarist… Read more [Music] Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood & The Rajastan Express – Junun
Moldovan music by Nicolae Botgros and Ovidiu Barteş is perfect for brightening up a rather grey California day.
Sevdalinke is Bosnia’s gift to the world, and the pairing of a wonderful songbird like Amira Medunjanin, known as the… Read more [Music] Amira Medunjanin & Mostar Sevdah Reunion – Mito Bekrijo
A bit of Manouche music, courtesy of the legendary Django Reinhardt.
This is from the release Sulukule: Rom Music of Istanbul. Kemanî Cemal was a Turkish musician from the neighborhood of… Read more [Music] Kemanî Cemal – Aksaray’in Taslari
A magnificent short clip, around 13 minutes, showcasing the talents of Boban Marković and his son, Marko.
The town of Guca, Serbia is home to one of the greatest gypsy brass festivals in the world. Here’s a… Read more [Music] Elvis Ajdinović i Orkestar Meke Ajdinovića – Elvisov cocek
The Macedonian Gypsy singer Usnija Redžepova passed away today at the age of 69. I cannot say if she is… Read more [Music] Usnija Redžepova – Kazuj krčmo džerimo
Most American film buffs know Emir Kusturica as one of the best directors to come out of the Balkans. What… Read more [Music] Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra – Live In Buenos Aires 2005
Albanian gypsy music meeting electronica, perfectly balanced? Kudos who Fanfare Tirana and Transglobal Underground for this massive hit!