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Balkan Beat Box

New Sounds

Music With Folk Roots

Monday, September 15, 2014

Listen to ensemble pieces which draw from folk music the world over on this New Sounds program, like the Tajik band with an Israeli musician, or Norwegian folk fiddling and laptops.

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New Sounds

Music With Folk Roots

Friday, June 07, 2013

Listen to ensemble pieces which incorporate or draw from the folk music of several different parts of the world on this New Sounds program.  There’s music by the Alaev Family band from Tajikistan collaborating with Israeli musician Tamir Muskat from the band Balkan Beat Box.   Also, hear music that simulates the sound of Norwegian folk fiddling.  It’s the work of Princeton University professor Dan Trueman, founder of the Princeton Laptop Orchestra and a Norwegian hardanger fiddle specialist together with So Percussion.

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New Sounds

Pan-Cultural Music

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Listen to groups that mix and match freely from many of the world’s different musical traditions on this New Sounds. There's pan-cultural music by Iceland’s Bardukha, who mix Balkan and Klezmer and from New York’s Tribecastan, who sound something like Arabic jazz-folk music. Plus London’s 3 Mustaphas 3, Israel’s Balkan Beat Box, and more.

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Balkan Beat Box

Friday, June 15, 2012

The Israeli-American global pop trio Balkan Beat Box performs at Celebrate Brooklyn! with Chico Trujillo and Nation Beat on Saturday night. Download the group's new tune "Part of the Glory."

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New Sounds

Pan-Cultural Music

Friday, July 22, 2011

Listen to groups that mix and match freely from many of the world’s different musical traditions on this New Sounds. There's pan-cultural music by Iceland’s Bardukha, who mix Balkan and Klezmer and from New York’s Tribecastan, who sound something like Arabic jazz-folk music. Plus London’s 3 Mustaphas 3, Israel’s Balkan Beat Box, and more.

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