Kiseli Kupus: the Balkan hardcore pickle guide

Illustration by Blanka Boskov

Praised for its gastronomical and allegedly healing qualities, the famous Balkan dish is simultaneously seasonal, historic, local and of course, even a bit macho Anybody who has been to the United States recently (or watched the Portlandia skit making fun

Rough guide through the history of Balkan female bands

Cacadou Look: The 1980s were all about that glow

Yes, it’s International Women’s Day today, not that you really care, especially if you are a woman but you might want to check out our guide through Yugoslav all-female bands rocking the stage since the 1960s Beat We are kicking

CTM.13: The Golden Age report

Mykki Blanco

Berlin’s Club Transmediale has been one of Europe’s leading destinations for creative encounters in cutting-edge technology, art and music for more than a decade now. Is it still going strong? Here’s our short and lo-fi photo overview of this year’s

Best of Slovenian fashion: Sanja Grcic in NYC

Sanja Grcic

The Slovenian designer surely saw a successful start of the year, taking on one of the fashion capitals of the world – NYC, with sass and style After showing her collection at Fashion Week Ljubljana, her sporty, urban women’s wear

Let them eat horse: Everything you wanted to know about horsemeat but were afraid to ask Tesco


Out here in the Balkan wilderness, horsemeat is less of a scandal, more of a delicacy. Here’s a quick overview of horse restaurants and recipes from around the region, including fruity horsemeat roast and Croatian horsemeat zgvacet Horsemeat panic has

Interview: MLZ (Demdike Stare)

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After a Jodorowsky-inspired live performance at Berlin’s Transmediale, Miles Whittaker of Demdike Stare and Modern Love label talks about his early dance music involvement, production techniques and a busy workflow, ahead of his forthcoming gig in Belgrade As one part

Keep calm and move to Romania: British ad campaign backfires despite Government efforts

Romanian answer to UK negative campaign in Romania

The UK government’s recently proposed strategy to discourage a new influx of eastern European immigrants has made some Romanians respond with a counter-attack, prompting a diplomatic row between the two countries In one of the latest attempts to make the

Gramatik, the Slovenian file sharing hero

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The Slovenian-born music producer’s global popularity is only rivaled by his commitment to global freedom of information. And yes, he’ll let you rip his latest release Most of you are probably not aware of it, but Pirate Bay regularly pepper

Bturn TV: Mount Kimbie interview

Mount Kimbie live at Dimensions, Croatia 2012 / Photo: Dan Medhurst

After performing at Dimensions Festival in Croatia, the British ‘post-dubstep’ duo talks about their live act and the burden of following up a critically acclaimed debut album Dimensions Festival in Croatia hosted all kinds of awesomeness already in its first

Bturn TV: Cassy interview at Dimensions Festival

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The Panoramabar resident speaks about leaving Berlin to live the life of a nomad before settling down in her hometown Vienna We’ve caught Cassy, the only female DJ playing Croatia’s Dimensions Festival, in a good mood for a short backstage