SPIKE JONES – Tchaikovsky Medley

Lindley Armstrong "Spike" Jones (December 14, 1911 – May 1, 1965) was an American musician and bandleader specializing in spoof arrangements of popular songs and classical music. Ballads receiving the Jones treatment were punctuated with gunshots, whistles, cowbells, hiccups, burps and outlandish and comedic vocals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Be7O9g2sphw All Star Review (June 7, 1952) Jones and his band recorded under the… Continue lendo SPIKE JONES – Tchaikovsky Medley

GOGOL BORDELLO – Start Wearing Purple

Gogol Bordello's official music video for "Start Wearing Purple" from the album, Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkkIwO_X4i4 Start wearing purple, wearing purpleStart wearing purple for me nowAll your sanity and wits, they will all vanishI promise, it's just a matter of time Start wearing purple, wearing purpleStart wearing purple for me nowAll your sanity… Continue lendo GOGOL BORDELLO – Start Wearing Purple

GOLEM! – Odessa

Golem is a rock-klezmer band from New York City. They mix traditional Eastern European Jewish music with original material sung in Yiddish, English, Russian, as well as Ukrainian, French, Serbian-Croatian, and Romani. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMV-3rm6Fqc Golem was created in November, 2000 by Annette Ezekiel Kogan, bandleader, vocalist and accordionist. The group describes itself as "Eastern European Jewish… Continue lendo GOLEM! – Odessa

BESH O DROM – Live @ Sziget (2012)

Besh o droM is a Hungarian music group. Their music blends folk and contemporary instruments (including cymbalon and turntables, for instance), in styles ranging from jazz to world music. They acknowledge particular influences from Transylvanian, Jewish, Turkish, Afghan, Egyptian, Lebanese, Armenian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Macedonian and Greek musical traditions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quivAw7p72o&t=1158s Besh o droM concert - Sziget… Continue lendo BESH O DROM – Live @ Sziget (2012)

BESH O DROM – Kavalos (live)

Besh o droM is a Balkan music group. Their music blends folk and contemporary instruments (including the cymbalom and the EWI, in styles ranging from punk-rock to world music. They acknowledge particular influences from Transylvanian, Jewish, Turkish, Afghan, Egyptian, Lebanese, Armenian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Macedonian and Greek musical traditions. The band was formed in Budapest in… Continue lendo BESH O DROM – Kavalos (live)

BESH O DROM – Vaságy

When a city is plagued by giants playing Monopoly with its buildings, ordinary citizens will have to turn themselves into members of a punk band to destabilize power. PS: Vaságy, in Hungarian, means "iron bed" (without a mattress). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQMfV13U7zE Reggel korán a vaságyon,Három decit de bevágok,Kerázd kerázd jól kerázd,Veszek neked pálinkát, veszek neked három deci… Continue lendo BESH O DROM – Vaságy

ALAMAAILMAN VASARAT – Delhin Yöt

Alamaailman Vasarat (translated: “The Hammers of the Underworld”) is an avant-garde Finnish musical group formed in 1997. Their music is influenced by European folk, klezmer, jazz and metal. The band’s founder Jarno Sarkula died on 12 July 2020 in Portugal. The names of the band members are taken from various sources. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l8vroEiWXc Band members: Jarno… Continue lendo ALAMAAILMAN VASARAT – Delhin Yöt

ALAMAAILMAN VASARAT – Astiatehdas

Alamaailman Vasarat (translated: “The Hammers of the Underworld”) is an avant-garde Finnish musical group formed in 1997. Their music is influenced by European folk, klezmer, jazz and metal. The band’s founder Jarno Sarkula died on 12 July 2020 in Portugal. The names of the band members are taken from various sources. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-PlKlsOdZA Band members: Jarno… Continue lendo ALAMAAILMAN VASARAT – Astiatehdas

The Kraken / Trou Macacq – SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PS2aK_lAKzo "Once upon a time we thought we were freeAnd had control over destinyWe saw ourselves a competent bandAble to reason, prosper and planBut we had a chamber up in the moonCircumstance made us change our tuneWhen the veil was torn from our faceWe became the monkeys riding the race"Squirrel Nut Zippers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1zaLkmgG_w This is… Continue lendo The Kraken / Trou Macacq – SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS

The Devil’s Ball – THE WORLD/INFERNO FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY

The World/Inferno Friendship Society (also referred to as "World Inferno", or "Inferno") is an American band from Brooklyn, New York. Its style merges punk, soul, klezmer and jazz, while its collective membership features horns, piano and guitar and has a membership of about 40 players, of whom only about seven to ten active members usually… Continue lendo The Devil’s Ball – THE WORLD/INFERNO FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY