" A Band so Underground, it's below Hell" - Mr. Pinki
Originally founded in Portland Oregon and currently based all around the Globe and throughout the galaxy, the DOLOMITES library of songs covers many genres including Japanese, Rumanian, Balkan, Cumbia, Gypsy, Dub, Tribal, Roots, Mystic, Future, Animal, natural and supernatural sounds of musical traditions mixed with rhythms of the World and the Ancients . Instrumentation varies from show to show, but is usually : Accordion, Vocals,Tuba, Drums, Percussion, and at times has a variety of electronic elements, violin, koto and other beautiful instruments. Lyrics are in Japanese, English, and the language of the Ancients.
The Dolomites currently have a rotating roster of about 68 musicians depending on each different city and country the Dolomites perform. Stevhen Koji Iancu plays accordion, vocals, violin, bass, drums, percussion, koto, etc. and is the founder, producer, and director of the current Dolomites.
2015 marks the release of the Japan Years (3 Volume EP of songs recorded in Japan with the Dolomites). The Dolomites currently have started work on a Folkloric Monster Documentary (Pilot Episode-Maya) and will embark on a partial WORLD TOUR in 2015 of : Mexico, USA, and Japan.
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Japan Years Vol. One
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