Baložu Pilni Pagalmi – Māris Šverns – Būt ceļā

Baložu Pilni Pagalmi are a Latvian post-rock/folk band out of the capita city of Riga.  What’s most interesting about this 37 minute-plus track is that it covers not only the genres mentioned, but it would be comfortable listed as an alternative/indie release.  I like the fact that there is a story embedded in this album, …

Lalalar – Bi Cinnete Bakar

Quite a tasty album here.  Lalalar are not some common Anatolian Rock ripoff.  Rather, they do use the venerable genre as a reference point, but you can hear influences such as post-punk and darkwave seep into the stew.