Thursday, February 26 2015
The Hot Club of Cowtown fiddler Elana James makes it a point to let her folk flag shine high and mightily on Black Beauty.
Sunday, July 21 2013
Gypsy folk punk may be too idiosyncratic to ever be mainstream. That said, if there ever was a Gogol Bordello album that deserves to launch them onto American radio waves, it’s Pura Vida Conspiracy.
Thursday, February 2 2012
Put on your old time dancing shoes. Noah and the Megafauna host an apocalyptic hoedown in this new video for “Liquid Modernity (You Can Never Go Home)”. This gypsy jazz collective comes well prepared to host the last dance as the ship goes down.
Thursday, April 15 2010
Monday, November 12 2007
With the fan base they've built up over the past two decades, the members of Taraf de Haïdouks could have gone on reworking past successes forever like a Roma Rolling Stones.
Thursday, October 25 2007
It's not easy for a cimbalom to draw the spotlight in an ensemble but Iordache had the skill to take centre stage and pull it off.
Sunday, September 9 2007
The album is crammed. It’s a packed smorgasbord.