Archive for December, 2008

Happysad – Łydka

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Happysad is a Polish rock band created in Skarżysko-Kamienna in 1994 with their first album Wszystko jedno released in 2004 and their second album Podróże z i pod prąd released in 2005. The band play melodics rock with elements of punk and reggae.

Kobong – Rege

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Kobong was the name of a Polish progressive metal band active in 1994-1998 in Warsaw. Having recorded two studio albums, one of their songs was placed on the Polish soundtrack of Trainspotting. Kobong also performed during the premiere of Trainspotting in Poland (Kraków, Legnica, Warszawa, Poznań, Sopot).

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Raz, Dwa, Trzy – Trudno Nie Wierzyć W Nic

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Raz, Dwa, Trzy (Polish for One, Two, Three) is a Polish music band, which joins rock, jazz and folk with contemporary poetry. It was founded in February of 1990 by students of the Pedagogical College in Zielona Góra (now University of Zielona Góra). Among founders, there were: Adam Nowak (leader of the band), Grzegorz Szwalek, Jacek Olejarz and Jacek Ograbek.

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Kalibre 44 – Plus i Minus

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Kaliber 44 is a Polish hip hop band formed at the end of 1993 in Katowice by Piotr Łuszcz (“Magik”), Marcin Marten (“Dab”) and Michał Marten (“Joka”). The group is dubbed most influential Polish hip hop group, while their so-called Hardcore Psycho Rap style is most prominent. The name of the group came from a gun, but later members agreed that it should be explained another way: the first part of name comes from the calibre of problems the group spoke about and the number 44 is a reference to Dziady written by Adam Mickiewicz.