Articles tagged romania

Taraf de Haïdouks: Of Lovers, Gamblers and Parachute Skirts

Taraf de Haïdouks mix the old and the new on their 25th anniversary set.

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Mahala Raï Banda: Ghetto Blasters

The mating of shamelessness and noise is one of the keys to this Balkan music's charm.

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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.

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9 Sep 2007 // 9:42 PM

Various: Gypsy Caravan

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

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25 Jul 2007 // 2:25 AM

TRAVELOGUE: Romania’s Maramures villages

VADU IZEI, Romania—Forty miles from the shops selling cell phones and bikinis on Bucharesti Street in the mining town of Baia Mare, Maria Stan

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29 May 2007 // 10:02 PM

Yvat: Chroma

Yvat's new EP Chroma sounds at least as "designed" as it does composed.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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