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Eastern Bloc Roc

Attention Comrades! Here is some awesome music that takes inspiration rfrom the musical rrtraditions of Eastern Europe
1Antwerp Gipsy-Ska Orchestra
I Lumia Mo Kher


The name of the band pretty music says it all.
2Balkan Beat Box
Nu Med


Mixes funky dance beats with gypsy music and Balkan brass bands.
3Beirut
Gulag Orkestar


A fine album that takes you on a musical tour of Europe.
4 Bella's Bartok
At The Kingmakers Ball


I don't know why this band isn't way bigger than they are. If you're a fan of Gogol Bordello or World/Inferno Friendship Society be sure to check this band out - you'll be glad you did!
5Black Ox Orkestar
Nisht Azoy


Some damn fine contemporary Klezmer
6Blackbird Raum
False Weavers


This amazing folk punk band draws from tons of folk influences including Eastern European/Gypsy music
7The Destroyers
Hole In The Universe


Self-described "Megafolk" band from The UK
8Devotchka
Una Volta


A great early album from this popular indie folk band
9Dick Dale
Tribal Thunder


It's well known that Dick Dale is the King of The Surf Guitar but what's less when know is he drew much of his musical inspiration from Eastern European music and his Lebanese heritage.
10The Dresden Dolls
The Dresden Dolls


Dark Cabaret Duo
11Django Reinhardt
Djangology


Inventer of "Gypsy Jazz". Really incredible stuff
12Gogol Bordello
Super Taranta


International Gypsy Punk Juggernaut
13Golem (NY)
Homesick Songs


Fusion of Klezmer and Punk
14Kultur Shock
Kultura Diktatura


These Eastern European transplants have been blending Gypsy Punk with Metal since the mid '90s
15Leningrad
Point


This popular Russian act blends Punk, Ska and traditional Russian music
16Leningrad Cowboys
1917 - 1987


Originally created for the movie "Leningrad Cowboys Go America". They play American rock tunes often accompanied with a Russian military band
17Red Elvises
I Wanna See You Bellydance


These Russian transplants play rockabilly and surf...with a balalaika!
18Slavic Soul Party!
Teknochek Collision


This Balkan brass band is huge on in the alternative marching band scene
19Sonido Vegetal
Las Bases Del Razonamiento


Aweseom Spanish Gypsy-Ska-Punk band
20Taraf De Haïdouks
Taraf De Haïdouks


This is where it all starts! Raw, Beautiful Romani folk music
21Tiger Lillies
Births, Marriages and Deaths


Dark Brechtian Death Opera
22Viza
Made In Chernobyl


Cool Gypsy Metal
23The World/Inferno Friendship Society
Just the Best Party


Crazy mix of just about everything. Really fun band
24YUP
Toppatakkeja ja Toledon terasta


This band has been blending Eastern European music with rock probably longer than anyone
25The Zydepunks
Finisterre


Don't let the name fool you. They have a healthy pinch of gypsy music with their blend of zydeco and punk
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