Halfgreekalligatorhalfturk, All-Amazin’

Cyprus is an island divided.  The northern half is Turkish occupied.  The southern part, though a sovereign nation since 1960, is still very much propelled by its Greek language and heritage.  Musically speaking, this means we have two distinct sonic spectrums to explore this week.

Greek-language hip-hop works remarkably well…  Plato would bounce to this:

And if you’re feeling any tension in your lower thorax, North Cypriot folk-rock, like the Turkish equivalent, will leave you blissed-out and bug-eyed:

ALSO ON THE PROGRAM: An interview with the Battle of Santiago about their genre-blending new class of music.. Afrodub Postrockstep (that’s an approximation)

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