Preview: Baba Vanga Fall 2016

Baba Vanga is a Prague-based label aiming to dig out the obscure and experimental (not only) from the Central and Eastern European music scene. We’re bringing you five exclusive tracks from their fall roster.

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The small label, named after a blind Bulgarian oracle, was founded in 2013, and is a side project of Easterndaze – a music blog presenting independent artists from Eastern Europe. Baba Vanga does not focus on a specific genre, and thus the music released under the name is an interesting mix of noise, glitch, and techno. All tapes are professionally recorded on high-quality cassettes, often accompanied by original artwork by the artists themselves.

Baba Vanga will team up with Berlin’s Trade for a joint concert night during the upcoming Easterndaze x Berlin event series, for which they will bring the Czech act Střed Světa and New Zealand/Berlin’s Tlaotlon. You can find more information about the festival, which we highly recommend, here.

The exclusive playlist you can find below comprises of 5 tracks that are soon to be released under Baba Vanga. The mix is kicked off by ‘Nebulae’ by Mexican-born, London-based artist Laura Luna, and continues with sneak peaks of the newest Sister / Body and Maciej Maciagowski albums, and is rounded off by two tracks by British Calum Gunn.

Baba Vanga: Website, SoundcloudBandcamp, Facebook

Text: Petr Neuman, Anna Wim

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