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Excerpt from Patricia Ketola's "Dirty Pictures"

“On the day of the big event I walked through the hours until seven like I was living in zombie land. I started dressing around five, making sure I wore a disposable polyester dress that wouldn’t leave any fibers scattered around the murder site. 396 more words

Contemporary Fiction

Djelem Djelem - Gypsy music and me

To be fair, I just wrote about it in Hungarian, but this really does merit an English post. It’s an open secret that the person who really got me into Gypsy music is my brother. 609 more words

English Posts

From Csóre to Popeda - how I sell both countries in terms of their music

Ask me what my favorite Hungarian music is, and I’ll immediately tell you Csóre Béla. Now, I like Csóre Béla, I once spent eighteen months searching for his tapes when I lived in Hungary. 1,072 more words

English Posts

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