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Mahala Rai Banda

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12.09.2014 Bucharest (RO)

10.12.2014 Metz (F)

11.12.2014 Besancon (F)

12.12.2014 Toulouse (F)

13.12.2014 Bordeaux (F)

14.12.2014 Montpellier (F)

Kottarashky and The Rain Dogs

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13.09.2014 Bucharest (RO)

Cigdem Aslan

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16.09.2014 La-Chaux-des-Fond (CH)

17.09.2014 Karlsruhe (D)

18.09.2014 Kassel (D)

19.09.2014 Wolfach (D)

20.09.2014 Ravensburg (D)

21.09.2014 Brighton (UK

24.09.2014 Bristol (UK)

25.09.2014 Birmingham (UK)

26.09.2014 York (UK)

27.09.2014 Gateshead (UK)

28.09.2014 London (UK)

01.10.2014 Milton Keynes (UK)

02.10.2014 Bury St Edmunds (UK)

03.10.2014 Swansea (UK)

05.10.2014 Manchester (UK)

07.10.2014 Cambridge (UK)

16.10.2014 Vienna (A)

Fanfare Ciocărlia

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01.10.2014 Groningen (NL)

02.10.2014 Wiesbaden (D)

03.10.2014 Oostende (B)

04.10.2014 Utrecht (NL)

05.10.2014 Hamburg (D)

07.10.2014 Ansbach (D)

08.10.2014 Freiburg (D)

12.10.2014 Tokorazawa (JP)

13.10.2014 Tokyo (JP)

15.10.2014 Hyogo (JP)

16.10.2014 Tokyo (JP)

17.10.2014 Ibaragi (JP)

18.10.2014 Kanagawa (JP)

19.10.2014 Ibaragi (JP)

21.10.2014 Koblenz (D)

22.10.2014 Ludwigsburg (D)

23.10.2014 Rostock (D)

24.10.2014 Uppsala (SE)

25.10.2014 Solleftea (SE)

26.10.2014 Örnsköldsvik (SE)

27.10.2014 Härnösand (SE)


LP-ATR 5014

26th Sept. 2014

Soundwalk Collective
"Sons Of The Wind"


Recordings from Gypsy villages in Ukraine, Moldavia, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria.
The Soundwalk Collective followed the course of the Danube and of the music of the Roma. From ghettos to mahale, recording heart- rending songs, mournful violins, tinkling cimbaloms, the gutsy tones of brass bands. Sounds accompanied by the words of the Elders, the rustling of long skirts, the wind in the delta plain, and, always in the background, the rumbling of the river. This is the origin of the sound poem Sons of the Wind.


CD-ATR 4814

16th May 2014
"Kumushki Pjut"


Volga is an unparalleled project rooted in the Moscow music scene. It successfully combines experimental electronics, contemporary dance rhythms and Russian folklore. Pagan psychedelia, shamanism, melodies and lyrics from ancient times mixed with urban aesthetics are the essential components of Kumushki Pjut. Some might say Volga is the sound of the Middle Ages erupting in our times. Others might object by saying that this is the third millennium speaking to us in the language of the Russian Middle Ages.

CD-ATR 4614
LP-ATR 4714

4th April 2014
"Cigarros Explosivos!"


Jaro Milko & The Cubalkanics

If music is a drug, Jaro Milko & The Cubalkanics are loaded. Inebriated Balkan rave-ups share the stage with psychedelic Peruvian chichas. Milko's fuzzed-out surf guitar shimmers and slices as sharp and cool as a Cuban machete blade - the 13 tracks of "Cigarros Explosivos!" are like a trip through the Balkans and the South America, you will want to relive.

CD-ATR 4414
LP-ATR 4514

17th January 2014
"Devil's Tale"


Adrian Raso and Fanfare Ciocărlia

Romania's Fanfare Ciocarlia join up with Canadian guitarist Adrian Raso. Could the legends of brass music adapt their horns to the fluid eloquence of a jazz guitarist? The answer, as heard on this album, is one of brilliant defiance.



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09/2014 - Garth Cartwright in Berlin!

Our dear friend Garth Cartwright will be in town soon and read from his three books on September 12th in Saint George's English Bookshop Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg. Hope to see you there!

08/2014 - Fanfare Ciocarlia's first show at Fuji Rock Festival in Japan!

Enjoy some live footage of Fanfare Ciocarlia's concert at legendary Fuji Rock Festival in Japan!

06/2014 - Asphalt Tango's Youtube channel likely to be blocked soon!

According to the latest news (see Guardian, SZ et al.) our Youtube channel is likely to turn into a black screen very soon. So please enjoy our fine selection of videos as long as you can...

06/2014 - Oana Catalina Chitu & Cigdem Aslan invited to Songlines Encounters Festival in London

Don't miss this year's Songlines Encounters Festival in Kings Place including concerts of glorious vocalists Oana Catalina Chitu (6 June) and Cigdem Aslan (7 June)!

05/2014 - Big up for Adrian Raso & Fanfare Ciocarlia!

The prestigious German Record Critics’ Award (Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik) just published the “Quarterly Critics' Choice“ and the new list includes the album “Devil’s Tale”. Warm congratulations to Romania and Canada!


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Çiğdem Aslan


Oana Cătălina Chiţu


Various Artists

Stand Up, People

Koby Israelite

Blues from elsewhere

Mahala Rai Banda / Various

Balkan Reggae