Transcontinental Vibrations: Bashka with very special guests

Transcontinental Vibrations present:
One of Melbourne's uniquest bands Turkish Electro Oriental ensemble BASHKA. They will be performing 2 sets with very speacial guests such as Nicky Bomba, Cuneyt Cakmak and Murat Eltan and more... Doors open at 9:00pm
BASHKA - Dance music from the dirt streets...
Drawing their inspiration from the vast ocean of Turkish music, Melbourne based group Bashka are creating a new genre which slips between east and west with natural ease. 
Musically spanning two continents and many centuries Bashka explore the contrast between east and west, composed and improvised, original and traditional, acoustic and digital. The group was created in late 2014 by Murat Yucel and Alisha Brooks (Unified Gecko, Baro Banda) both of whom have toured extensively throughout Turkey, Europe and Australia. They recently joined forces with ELFTranzporter and their live performances are energised with a truly new sound combined with the delicacy of traditional Turkish instruments and master players. Live samples and loops merge seamlessly with ancient acoustic and modern western instruments to create music which brings to life old folk songs, gypsy ballads and dance music from the dirt streets of old Turkey.
"Exotic and infectiously danceable" -PBS radio