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Mahala Raï Banda

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Mahala Raï Banda

Mahala Raï Banda has been played on NTS shows including Kit Records, with Bucogeasca Dub first played on 20 January 2013.

Mahala Raï Banda is a Romanian band with members originating from the Romanian villages of Zece Prajini (Ten Fields) and Clejani, and retired soldiers from Moldavia. Shaped in the Gypsy ghettos (Mahala) around Bucharest, Mahala Rai Banda (literally Noble Band from the Ghetto), combines a surprising array of trends and styles. Combining Romanian violins & accordions with a brass section consisting of army brass band veterans and a rocking rhythm section, they're the rising band from the Balkans. They effortlessly combine a knack for inventive…

Bucogeasca Dub
Shantel, Mahala Rai Banda
Essay Recordings2005
Bucogeasca Dub
Shantel, Mahala Rai BandaEssay Recordings2005