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Thursday, September 4 2008

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Music of the Romanian Gypsies

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

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Music of Hungarian Gypsies

Hungarian Roma music, according to this Rough Guide, has a dancing energy, like a ball always bouncing forward.


Monday, November 12 2007

Taraf de Haïdouks: Maškaradă

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

Toni Iordache: Sounds from a Bygone Age Vol. 4

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

Various: Gypsy Caravan

The album is crammed. It’s a packed smorgasbord.


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