A guide to the Balkan music scene in Mexico

This year we will be celebrating Dia de Muertos with a Balkan brass band / Illustration by Blanka Boskov

Mariachi influences have always played a part in Balkan pop music, but over the last decade things have reversed. Mexico City is now embracing the brass-band folk of the Balkans In February 2005, shortly after moving to Mexico City for

Yu-Mex: Yugoslav Mexican Music of the 1950’s

Milic Ljubomir

After the Yugo-Soviet relations broke down in 1948, the Yugoslav authorities were looking for an alternative source of cultural inspiration. They found it in Mexico At the beginning of the 1950s, Yugoslavia was a socialist country playing the odd Cold