04.11.2017 London (UK)
22.11.2017 Potsdam (D)
23.11.2017 Dresden (D)
24.11.2017 Mühldorf a. Inn (D)
25.11.2017 Vienna (AT)
Mahala Rai Banda
30.09.2017 Rabat (MA)
01.10.2017 Rabat (MA)
03.10.2017 Dortmund (D)
04.10.2017 Prague (CZ)
05.10.2017 Wroclaw (PL)
Ya Tosiba is a young electronic music duo by Norwegian-Azerbaijani Zuzu Zakaria and Finnish skweee pioneer Tatu Metsätähti aka Mesak, that mixes old street poetry traditions from Azerbaijan with underground electronic beats to create pan-European club music.
From the 1920’s Smyrna and Istanbul of Çiğdem’s debut album ‘Mortissa’, ‘A Thousand Cranes’ expands to Athens, the Balkans and South East Anatolia.
Kottarashky and The Rain Dogs
"Cats, dogs and ghosts"
Kottarashky is back with album number three, this time taking us deep into a New York district called Sofia and introducing us to its street corners brimming with rock, blues, Balkan-style funk and jazz-flavoured rhythms.
“20” is a double album set that gathers on vinyl for the very first time Fanfare Ciocarlia’s seminal recordings. Pressed on 180g vinyl & including 20-page photo booklet!
Fanfare Ciocarlia celebrate their 20th anniversary in 2016. Their first album of new and raucous material in a few years, ONWARDS TO MARS, will rock the world from April 15th on. Stay tuned for more details!
08/2017 Shout out to London! Fanfare Ciocarlia in town on November 4th!
05/2017 Congratulations and celebrations to Romania!
02/2017 Asphalt Tango Records proudly presents a PLAYGROUND MUSIC release
Jaakko Laitinen & Väärä Raha was founded back in 2009 by five old friends and Laplanders living in Finland. Ever since this vivacious band celebrates its self created musical genre of Lapland-Balkan, fierce Balkan music with a distinctive Finnish twist! The long awaited 4th album "Näennäinen" of the Finnish quintet is out on CD/vinyl LP in GAS on 24th February 2017!
01/2017 Congratulations to Sofia!
Kottarashky & The Rain Dogs made it onto Shazam's Watch List in France.
01/2017 Three Asphalt Tango artists nominated for the Songlines Music Awards 2017!
Have your say and cast your vote for this year's Songlines Music Awards! Three Asphalt Tango artists are nominated, both Cigdem Aslan and Robert 'Robi' Svärd in the category "Best Artist" as well as Fanfare Ciocarlia in the category "Best Group". The deadline for voting is midnight on January 31, 2017.
12/2016 Cigdem Aslan on Top Of The World!
The editor of Songlines just selected the 10 best new releases for their Jan/Feb issue and Cigdem Aslan's second album "A Thousand Cranes" made it to this illustrious list. Congratulations & celebrations to London!
Robert "Robi" Svärd
Jaro Milko &
Adrian Raso &