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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.
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
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

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

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
Made In Chernobyl

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

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

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

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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