I haven’t heard of anything good coming out of Bosnia-Herzegovina recently due to a lack of good contacts in the area. However, judging by the work of Damir Imamović, the scene looks to be doing just fine.
Music from the ex-Yugoslavia is a region well worth exploring. Everything from Industrial and goth to power-pop was well-represented, and a lot of this material holds up quite well. Take, for example, Opera Lu, a band from Sarajevo, whose New-Wave sound compares favorably to bands like The Buzzcocks and The Real Kids.
Most American film buffs know Emir Kusturica as one of the best directors to come out of the Balkans. What they may not know is that he’s a hell of a band leader. Check out this concert from 2005.
;dARM are an experimental music project who hail from Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. There is a wealth of unknown talent in the region, especially in the field of dark electronic music. I look forward to hearing more from this group, as well as other new talent from the region.