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A-Wa: The Israeli Trio Turning Yemenite Tradition Into a Global Groove

1854 days ago
Rolling StoneTair, Liron and Tagel Haim — better known as Israeli group A-Wa —have fashioned a blend of darbuka drums, catchy harmonies and hip-hop electronics that deftly and happily transcends the complicated history of Arab-Jewish relations in th... more info

Carl Cox – Global Episode 634 2015-05-15 Balkan Beat Box

2272 days ago
Core NewsHere is the latest Global Episode from techno legend Carl Cox. Check out other Carl Cox mixes here and subscribe to the feed to get updated about fresh mixes. Carl Cox – Global Episode 634 2015-05-15 Balkan Beat Box [ download] [Uploada... more info

Celebrate Brooklyn Dance Parties happening in May (Cibo Matto, Balkan Beat Box, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars)

2673 days ago
Brooklyn VeganCibo Matto at Brooklyn Bowl in March (more by Adela Loconte) Celebrate Brooklyn, the people behind the ongoing BRIC House shows and the upcoming Prospect Park shows, will be throwing more shows in between, the Celebrate Brooklyn Dance Parties at... more info

Live Video: Firewater

3092 days ago
KEXP SeattleIn the late 90′s, few bands were like Firewater. The NYC band was mixing Balkan folk with contemporary post-punk for sound that would eventually inspire others like Gogol Bordello, Balkan Beat Box, Devotchka and even Beirut. Led by former Cop Shoot... more info

Womad 360 panorama – spot yourself in the crowd!

3292 days ago
Guardian MusicWere you in the crowd watching Balkan Beat Box at Womad? They played the Open Air Stage on the Saturday night and we were there to take a massive 360 degree photograph from the stage. Spot yourself! Tag yourself on Facebook! Zoom in on the guitarist'... more info

Celebrate Brooklyn kicked off w/ Jimmy Cliff (pics), continues w/ Laura Marling, Balkan Beat Box, Esperanza Spalding

3338 days ago
Brooklyn Veganphotos by Ryan Muir Jimmy Cliff at Prospect Park - 6/5/12 The 2012 Celebrate Brooklyn series at Prospect Park kicked off on June 5 with Jimmy Cliff. More pictures from that show are in this post. JImmy Cliff is planning... more info

This week's new clubs

3721 days ago
Guardian MusicThe Recession Sessions, GlasgowThe obvious way to ride out the worst economic downtown in decades is with a spot of techno, as Distortion launch another instalment of their wallet-friendly series of nights featuring the cream of UK turntable titans. ... more info

Live music booking now

3770 days ago
Guardian MusicZach Condon's ever-eclectic Gypsy, Balkans and world music "orkestar" Beirut return (2-16 Sep, tour begins End Of The Road Festival, Dorset) ...Don the pork-pie hats and get skanking at the London International Ska Festival (21-24 Apr, Clapham Grand,... more info

Aurgasm@Bumbershoot 2010

3969 days ago
Aurgasmbumbershoot This year Seattle’s Bumbershoot marked its 40 years anniversary with an outstanding lineup of both critically acclaimed and up-and-coming musicians. Legendary Bob Dylan, folk goddess Neko Case, funky soul performer Jamie Lidell and the... more info

Bumbershoot Photos from Saturday 9/4/10

3981 days ago
KEXP SeattleBumbershoot 2010 We have some amazing photos of the performances from the first day of Bumbershoot 2010 at the Seattle Center. We have some great shots of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Neko Case, Justin Townes Earle, Balkan Beat Box, Atlas So... more info

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