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TOP 10 EASTASTE ARTIST 2014

Posted on January 5, 2015 by eastaste

Photo by Kami Vígházi We listen to a lot of music every day, and certainly, only a few pass the grade. What we are looking for is such music coming from Eastern Europe, which is fresh and inspiring. But the key is that it should have a “story”, because this is what will make the[...]

TOP 10 EASTASTE ARTIST 2014

Posted on December 12, 2014 by eastaste

Rengeteg zenét hallgatunk nap, mint nap és bizony kevés megy át a szűrőnkön. Amiket keresünk, azok olyan kelet-európai zenék, amik frissek és inspirálnak. De a legfontosabb, hogy legyen bennük történet, hiszen így lesznek tökéletes párjai egy filmnek vagy reklámnak. Somló Dani kollégánk válogatta össze 10 kedvenc előadóját a rosterünkből, akiknek a számaiban ott van amit[...]

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8 ok, amiért magyar zenét kéne használnod a filmedben / reklámodban

Posted on December 5, 2014 by eastaste

1. Most nagyon pörög Egyre több magyar zenét hallgatnak a magyarok, lásd artisjus youtube statok, rádiók, gondolj a nagy nyári kampányokra: OTP/Nagyszínpad, Coca-Cola #monddelzenével (disclaimer: ehhez a kampányhoz mi válogattuk/jogosítottuk mind a 35 benne szereplő dalt),Suzuki viaDal, Heineken kampányok stb. 2. Végre rengeteg a jó Nem véletlenül pörög ennyire, hanem mert végre hangzásban és minőségben[...]

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Eastaste x BalconyTv x Coca-Cola

Posted on September 29, 2014 by eastaste

BalconyTV.com has been in the forefront of discovering and showcasing both established and new talents in 50 cities around the world. Eastaste is proud to have secured a sponsorship deal with Coca Cola to produce the BalconyTV Budapest shows. The first 7 months have been a great success, and we’d like to thank everyone involved,[...]

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“I’m trying to embed Nature into my music, it’s sort of like landscape paintings” – short interview with We Plants Are Happy Plants

Posted on August 28, 2014 by eastaste

We Plants Are Happy Plants have been around in the Budapest scene for years now. He became well known for his Coldplay, Daft Punk and Hans Zimmer remixes. This spring his brand new album “Songs About the Unspeakable” came out, with emotional, nature orientated soundscapes. How did your band come to being? As a Radiohead[...]

“It’s just a rock n roll. You can imagine whatever you want…” – short interview with Talkshow

Posted on August 28, 2014 by eastaste

We welcome on board Talkshow the Bratislavia based band. Their music is full of heavy-indie rock riffs and energy. They just started working on their third album so they never stop. We talked with Robert and Juraj two members from the band. How did your band come to being? (Robert) We had an old band[...]

Happy Holidays!

Posted on December 20, 2013 by eastaste

Amidst the end-of-the-year list making craze, we also piled up our most memorable and successful new tracks from our catalogue. We found tons of exciting tracks this year too from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, the Baltics or even Montenegro. This mix represents some of the best talents (by far not all…), known/unknown bands, hot[...]

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The sonic map of the Budapest’s ruin pub quarter

Posted on September 24, 2013 by eastaste

Hover over the map to see more! Once Jewish quarter now nightlife hot spot, the centre of Budapest’s 7th district has raised some eyebrows this summer. It’s more than just a landmark area with hoards of drunks consuming premium wheat beer. It’s a densely packed startup scene of blooming characteristic enterprises such as cafes, restaurants,[...]

“The fragility of dreams and awareness of waking up” – A small catch-up with singer-songwriter Elizabete Balcus

Posted on September 1, 2013 by eastaste

Starting her solo career with the magnificent debut EP “Wooden Horse” in 2011, Latvian multi-talent singer-songwriter, flutist and piano player Elizabete Balčus has enchanted everyone on her way with her voice and musical dream world. We dived into her fairy tale to find out who are the protagonists. How did your band come to being?[...]

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“Raw emotions transformed into sound”- quick Q&A with Slovak rock band Swan Bride

Posted on September 1, 2013 by eastaste

Formed by five Slovak guys Swan Bride have got recognition for their sun-kissed indie rock music in the recent years playing vigorous concerts at music festivals like Pohoda and club gigs in cities like Vienna and London. Blending noisy rock’n’roll with sunny free spirit and pinch of psychedelic nostalgia Swan Bride also released two vinyl[...]

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“It will shake your bones in the sexiest way” – a short intro to the Polish master of multi-dimensional electronics, Katapulto

Posted on July 25, 2013 by eastaste

There’s so much to tell about Wojtek Rusin a.k.a. Katapulto that one finds it hard to begin. Not only does he make the quirkiest videos you’ve ever seen, he also produces exquisite music of the same quality. His pieces, whether audio or video, therefore create a unique, surreal world that he proudly presents online and[...]

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The odd rhythms of the Mystery Train in Eastern Europe – a quick talk with Budapest-based progrock magi, Grand Mexican Warlock

Posted on July 12, 2013 by eastaste

Weird yet catchy, psychedelic and still solid – Hungarian progressive post-rock band Grand Mexican Warlock have mastered the art of fitting seemingly controversial qualities in a homogenic shape. Their last album to date, an epic collection of songs titled ‘Aeons’ gained the group massive, general acclaim, resulting in a European tour. However, we haven’t heard from[...]

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