|Trad fans beware. This is NOT your father's surf music. Let's just say that you've probably never hear surf music like this! The band's own propaganda really says it best: "You're somewhere off the far end, off the edge of the map, someplace exotic. You don't know the language or recognize the terrain but are enthralled by it anyway. |
.WAV founded by Vessela Stoyanova and Troy Kidwell, play upbeat international rock and jazzy arrangements of Balkan folk songs.
'As the world gets smaller music is getting a much more global audience and will reflect that in a more international sound,' proclaims Vessela.
THIS ISN'T ONE OF THOSE WORLD MUSIC BANDS WITH WOODEN FLUTES AND SYNTHS...THIS BURNS!
Wicked ethno-groove drumming, metal guitar and gypsy violin pulling you out of your seat or into your headphones, chilling you out and giving you a salsa slap on the ass!
'There were people in Yugoslavia and Uruguay listening to Guns-N-Roses in high school just like I was." Troy says "now you get musicians who are bringing that kind of energy to their traditional music.'
It's world/rock fusion music coming at us from the other direction."