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Balkan Beat Box est un groupe de musique formé par Tamir Muskat et Ori Kaplan, deux israëliens vivant à New York et différents intervenants tant en studio que sur scène. Leur musique est la rencontre entre des infuences des musiques traditionnelles d’Israël, de la Méditerranée et des Balkans avec un son électro.

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Balkan Beat Box is an American world music duo consisting of ex-Gogol Bordello member Ori Kaplan and Tamir Muskat of Firewater and Big Lazy. As a musical project they often cooperate with a host of other musicians both in the studio as well as on stage. Their current live crew consist of Tomer Yosef, Billy Levy, Ben Hendler, Itamar Ziegler, Dana Leung, Eyal Talmudi, Jeremiah Lockwood, and Peter Hess. Amongst their other collaborators are Victoria Hannah, the Bulgarian Chicks, Uri Kinrut, and gnawa player Hassan Ben Jaffar.

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Discographie

Octobre 2005 : Balkan Beat Box, Essay Recording
Mai 2007 : Nu-med, Crammed Discs/Wagram

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Balkan Beat Box establish their own unique sound by fusing the musical styles of Jewish, Mediterranean and Balkan traditions as well as the cultural influences of their home turf of New York City with some tints of electronica.
They cite Boban Marković, Rachid Taha, Fanfare Ciocarlia, Manu Chao, and Charlie Parker amongst their musical influences.

Discography

Balkan Beat Box (2005) – released on JDub Records
Nu Med (2007) – released on JDub Records

Listen to Balkan Beat Box on 121 Web Radio !

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