Thursday, September 4 2008
Romanian Gypsies moves restlessly from one idea to the next, as if it has a dozen itches and wants to scratch each one in turn.
Thursday, March 27 2008
Hungarian Roma music, according to this Rough Guide, has a dancing energy, like a ball always bouncing forward.
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.