Maire Brennan – Two Horizons

The album marks a change of direction in production, arrangement and style for Brennan in terms of her solo career, featuring no other vocalists but herself. The album features Irish fiddle player Máire Breatnach among others. The album also features much of Brennan’s current live band.… Read more

Orbis Mundi – Adia

Orbis Mundi – Adia escapes from the stylised, national illustration, listening to the massive loudspeakers of the large cars that contain middle-aged micro-chambers, trying to impress their dog’s surroundings, but it does not convince you of its authenticity. He basically lacks this thing that stays when everything else collapses. And this is the quintessence of art.… Read more

Ulla Pirttijarvi – Traditional Saami music

The music of this disc is not “yoik” in its pure form. These are beautiful ballads, performed in their native language, in the national style. Among the instruments accompanying her singing, of course, is the shaman’s tambourine of the Saami.… 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