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Space Bop #332    January 15, 2006

Gypsy Punk

Welcome to our first show of 2006! This week, we'll be featuring music that can only be classified (if indeed it can be classified at all) as new gypsy music - everything from Gogol Bordello's pseudo-punk to Balkan Beat Box's pseudo-techno. There have been a number of compilations released in the last while, all of which seem to have some relationship to each other, through various artist collectives, and we'll be showcasing as much of it as we can in an hour.

 
Artist Song Album/Disc Label (Year)
 
Mahala Rai Banda Mahalageasca Mahala Rai Banda Crammed (2005)
Gogol Bordello 60 Revolutions Gypsy Punks Side One Dummy (2005)
Gaetano Fabri vs Kocani Orkester Siki, Siki Baba Electric Gypsyland Six Degrees (2004)
Shantel Bucovina Bucovina Club Vol. 2 Essay (2005)
 
Dr. Nelle Karajlic, Dejan Sparavalo, & Vojislav Aralica Duj Sandale Bucovina Club Vol. 2 Essay (2005)
Goran Bregovic Wedding - Cocek Bucovina Club Vol. 1 Essay (2005)
Balkan Beat Box Bulgarian Chicks Bucovina Club Vol. 2 Essay (2005)
 
Gogol Bordello Immigrant Punk Gypsy Punks Side One Dummy (2005)
Taraf De Haidouks Carolina Bucovina Club Vol. 1 Essay (2005)
 
Mahala Rai Banda Red Bula Mahala Rai Banda Crammed (2005)
Senor Coconut vs Kocani Orkester Usti, Usti Baba Electric Gypsyland Six Degrees (2004)
Shantel Bucovina (OMFO [Our Man From Odessa] Dub) Bucovina Club Vol. 1 Essay (2005)

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