Warning: highly addictive! Gogol Bordello is a Gypsy punk band from Manhattan. Members of the band come from all over the world, but the core are are immigrants from Ukraine and Russia. "Gogol" comes from Nikolay Gogol, a classical Russian Ukrainian writer, born in today's Ukraine. He serves as an ideological influence for… Continue reading Gogol Bordello – Music Thursday
A bit of a tongue-twister there, right? I don't even suggest you to attempt reading the name of the band nor the title of the song. I do insist however that you listen and watch! DakhaBrakha is a Ukrainian band playing folk-something amazing music. Recently, they made quite an appearance on BBC Later...with Jools Holland and… Continue reading DakhaBrakha – Sho Z-Pod Duba
Today, on my way to work today I heard this piece: http://youtu.be/ZR2JlDnT2l8 It took hold of me and would not let go. So, I Googled the radio station to find out what it was. It is "The Lark Ascending" by Ralph Vaughan Williams. There was a most powerful, incomparable poem written by an English poet… Continue reading How We Hear Music
This short piece will make you fly, will send goose bumps all over your skin and give you shivers of pleasure. Sergei Rachmaninoff. Prelude in G major, Op32 No5 http://youtu.be/LRLF3fwDbmU
Last night Love discovered this song. Don't' ask me how or where - great minds have their own ways 😉 And we are hooked! A most positive song with refreshingly smiley video. Hope you'll enjoy it as much as we do! Meanwhile, I'm off to listen to some more of these guys. Morocco by Moon… Continue reading Take a Moon Taxi to Morocco!