14 Aug 2015

WOMAD 2015 Live: Balkan Beat Box, Luzmila Carpio

From RNZ Music
Balkan Beat Box on stage at WOMAD Taranaki 2015

Balkan Beat Box on stage at WOMAD Taranaki 2015 Photo: Michael Flynn, used with permission.

An interview with and live performance from Balkan Beat Box, a band based in Brooklyn New York, and originally from Tel Aviv, Israel. Their fusion of Balkan and Middle Eastern influences, wrapped up in electronica and delivered with a punk attitude had an enthusiastic and engaged audience.

Balkan Beat Box recorded live on the Brooklands Stage by Radio NZ National, mixed by Graham Kennedy.

Luzmila Carpio on stage at WOMAD Taranaki 2015.

Luzmila Carpio on stage at WOMAD Taranaki 2015. Photo: Michael Flynn

And Bryan Crump introduces a charismatic live performance from diminutive Bolivian singer, Luzmila Carpio who sings songs in the Quechuan tongue, a language dating back 2000 years.

Luzmila Carpio recorded live on the Brooklands Stage by Radio NZ National, mixed by Simon Gooding.

Programme produced and presented by Trevor Reekie, engineered by Jeremy Ansell, executive producer John Pilley.