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30.04.2017 Bucharest (RO)

18.05.2017 Geneva (CH)

19.05.2017 Bern (CH)

20.05.2017 Zürich (CH)

Cigdem Aslan

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28.04.2017 Waiblingen (D)

29.04.2017 Fornach (A)

Fanfare Ciocarlia

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02.05.2017 Bucharest (RO)

11.05.2017 Caesarea Maritima (IL)

13.05.2017 Jerusalem (IL)

24.06.2017 Humpolec (CZ)

25.06.2017 Langenau (D)

26.06.2017 Jena (D)

27.06.2017 Frankfurt/M (D)

01.07.2017 Loule (PT)

02.07.2017 Waidhofen / Thaya (AT)

Oana Catalina Chitu

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12.05.2017 Potsdam (D)

13.05.2017 Koblenz (D)

15.05.2017 Hannover (D)

26.05.2017 Zürich (moods)

Mahala Rai Banda

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13.05.2017 Bucharest (RO)

03.10.2017 Dortmund (D)

04.10.2017 Prague (CZ)

05.10.2017 Wroclaw (PL)

07.10.2017 Toulouse (F)



9th June 2017

Ya Tosiba
"Love Party"




Ya Tosiba is a young electronic music duo by Norwegian-Azerbaijani Zuzu Zakaria and Finnish skweee pioneer Tatu Metsätähti aka Mesak, that mixes old street poetry traditions from Azerbaijan with underground electronic beats to create pan-European club music.


21st Oct 2016

Cigdem Aslan
"A thousand cranes"


From the 1920’s Smyrna and Istanbul of Çiğdem’s debut album ‘Mortissa’, ‘A Thousand Cranes’ expands to Athens, the Balkans and South East Anatolia.

CD-ATR5516 / LP-ATR 5616

28th Oct 2016

Kottarashky and The Rain Dogs

"Cats, dogs and ghosts"

Kottarashky is back with album number three, this time taking us deep into a New York district called Sofia and introducing us to its street corners brimming with rock, blues, Balkan-style funk and jazz-flavoured rhythms.

LP-ATR 5316

17th June 2016

Fanfare Ciocarlia


“20” is a double album set that gathers on vinyl for the very first time Fanfare Ciocarlia’s seminal recordings. Pressed on 180g vinyl & including 20-page photo booklet!

CD-ATR 5116
LP-ATR 5216

15th April 2016

Fanfare Ciocarlia
"Onwards To Mars"

Fanfare Ciocarlia celebrate their 20th anniversary in 2016. Their first album of new and raucous material in a few years, ONWARDS TO MARS, will rock the world from April 15th on. Stay tuned for more details!

CD-ATR 5416

15th April 2016

Robert "Robi" Svärd
"Pa'ki pa'ka"


“If you want, I´ll sing on this track, Robi” This comment was made by Granada based flamenco singer Alfredo Tejada on a video of Sweden based guitarist Robert Svärd and led to this unique album, recorded together with Miguel “El Cheyenne” in Granada at the legendary FJR Estudios de grabación.




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02/2017 Asphalt Tango Records proudly presents a PLAYGROUND MUSIC release

Jaakko Laitinen & Väärä Raha was founded back in 2009 by five old friends and Laplanders living in Finland. Ever since this vivacious band celebrates its self created musical genre of Lapland-Balkan, fierce Balkan music with a distinctive Finnish twist! The long awaited 4th album "Näennäinen" of the Finnish quintet is out on CD/vinyl LP in GAS on 24th February 2017!

01/2017 Congratulations to Sofia!

Kottarashky & The Rain Dogs made it onto Shazam's Watch List in France.

01/2017 Three Asphalt Tango artists nominated for the Songlines Music Awards 2017!

Have your say and cast your vote for this year's Songlines Music Awards! Three Asphalt Tango artists are nominated, both Cigdem Aslan and Robert 'Robi' Svärd in the category "Best Artist" as well as Fanfare Ciocarlia in the category "Best Group". The deadline for voting is midnight on January 31, 2017.

12/2016 Cigdem Aslan on Top Of The World!

The editor of Songlines just selected the 10 best new releases for their Jan/Feb issue and Cigdem Aslan's second album "A Thousand Cranes" made it to this illustrious list. Congratulations & celebrations to London!

11/2016 Fanfare Ciocarlia on tour!

Fanfare Ciocarlia finish their raucous and explosive 20th band anniversary celebrations this November, check out the dates and venues!



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