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Burning Caravan - Las Historias de los Hombres

Wow, even though I don’t understand Spanish, this is rousing stuff. It’s music for Colombians in the Balkans fighting the French Revolution, or something. I’ve never managed to see these guys live, but I can imagine this sends the crowds wild back in Bogota. 20 more words


Karen Grace - Bitter Sweet (avant-folk)

self released 2015, DD & CD album, 38m 30s

£8 DD £10 CD


I’m sure that Karen Grace thinks she’s just writing songs about the things that matter to her, and recording them in the way that suits them best. 1,101 more words


Meet Antal Kocze, "King of the Gypsies"

One for the joys of rummaging through record bins – vinyl, that is – is that you come across things you have never heard of and would probably not find easily on CD or MP3. 290 more words

‘ Very interesting music with more than expected , Power , Love and Spirit was there every second of playing from all musicians in the Band , (Feedback from audience); . 664 more words
Gypsy Music

Flamenco-style devotional singing in southern Spain

Noted for its dramatic intensity and tragic beauty, the saeta is a type of devotional song performed during Holy Week processions in the Andalusia region of Spain, inspired by images of the suffering Christ and Virgin. 939 more words

Visual Art

Fanfare Ciocarlia

Date: February 20, 2016
Location: Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong.

Fanfare Ciocarlia is a twelve-person gypsy brass band hailing from northeast Romania. Suited up in black slacks, shiny shoes and oversized belt buckles, they dressed moderately, but there is nothing moderate about their music. 237 more words

Hong Kong Arts Festival

Two Russian Guitars - A Russian Folk Song

This famous gypsy music has many adaptations and there is no right or wrong one. In the YouTube video, I play my own version of the Two Russian Guitars folk song on piano, preferring a slower tempo and a more lyrical touch.