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New Blues Dancing Event Gets Moving In Krakow

It is a little known fact that the founders of the most influential American blues recording studio, Chess Records, were two Polish immigrant brothers. Leonard and Phil Chess moved to America in 1928 and...

Unsound 2017: Flower Power Preview

The 15th edition of Unsound takes place between October 8th – 15th in a host of sites across Krakow including cultural venues like Manggha, Crikotecka and Małopolski Ogród Sztuk along with club nights in...

Video Debut | Carsky – “Pure”

Back in April, The Krakowist wrote about the emergence from the vapor of Carsky. If the Krakow producer’s debut single “Dreams” is a moody, soulful requiem for bleary-eyed dancers leaving the club into the...

The Making Of Krakow DJ And Promoter Virtual Geisha

Despite the geographic dislocation triggered by the internet, the places where we live still have a profound influence on our lives. More than just a static backdrop, a city is an environment seeps into...

Best New Music: undertheskin – “BURN”

By the late 1970’s the band Joy Division had developed a sound and style that made them one of the pioneers of the post-punk movement. However as the band’s popularity and critical acclaim grew,...

Krakow Startup Sonicsmith Builds Unique Synthesizers To Craft Analog Audio

Audio is an art and musicians are like craftsmen in pursuit of the perfect sound. For real audio enthusiasts concerned with creating the ideal pitches and tunes, regular instruments are just the beginning- In...

With Their Second Album ‘Paper Birds’ Vladimirska Blends Old World Charm With Joyful Indie...

In their second album Paper Birds, Krakow-based band Vladimirska combines a diverse collection of instruments and influences into a distinct sound that is more than just a series of songs- It is a musical...

Video Debut | Dazed Bros – “Run 23”

At its core "Run 23" is a deep house track but Dazed Bros surround it with layers of tropical influences rolled up with acid-stoner vibes so that at times the song borders on electronic psychedelia. Originally...

Lana Del Rey To Headline Krakow Live Festival 2017

With its high-quality bookings, Krakow Live Festival has built a reputation as one of the most significant musical events in the city. In 2011, Kanye West and Interpol were on the biggest stages. Aurora,...

Video Debut | Carsky – “Dreams”

Not much is known about Krakow producer Carsky, who just released his debut single and video titled "Dreams." The song consists of a soulful female voice pushing through an uptempo dance-pop beat with a feeling...

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