Lute & Guitar

Pete Namlook & Burhan Öçal – Sultan Osman

That turned out to be the most suitable disc – Sultan Osman, which is a very interesting symbiosis from different genres, where the advantage without a doubt can be given to ethnic and electronics. However, among other things, there is also some special mysticism in this album, especially when the texts are scanned in a monotonous voice under strange rhythms that seem to be approaching, then they are being deleted.… Read more

Samite – Embalasasa (smooth african music & rythms from Uganda)

This album, which, like other albums of the author, is adorned with his virtuosic Kalimba play, and also accompanies his vocals – light, gentle, very close, absolutely not sharp, but rather heartfelt and perhaps a bit sad. All this helps the listener to enter the world of the author and his country without hindrance.… Read more

Nikola Parov – Álomidő (2010)

The album of the Hungarian multi-instrumentalist of Bulgarian origin Nikola Parov sounds very impressive. There are also mystical compositions in the Enigmatic style, and dancing with the usual boldness of the Balkan people, lyrical lingering songs, sad and sad melodies with the participation of violin and duduk, and finally the unexpected pacifying sounds of the pianoforte. A unique mixture of different cultures and styles, but the mixture is very juicy, interesting, exciting.… Read more