A few weeks ago the 3 amigos — Raphlex, Aisle Violator & Mishto of course — teamed up for one hell of a party on the main floor of Mehanata. Dancing on chairs, folk-tastic rug cutting, and many rakia shots ensued. If you missed it, you can relive it with these photos.
Mister Moombah joined us for burdel dali this week, straight from Colombia via Llorona records! We had a killer set with Mister Moombah, Raphlex, and DJ Mishto side by side in front of a raging dance floor until morning…
And join us tonight for RAPHLEX IN THE ICE CAGE!
Mehanata, 113 Ludlow, LES NYC
Official Cast Party for “Come Undone”, the experimental belly dance theatrical production of our beloved KANDAKE DANCE…
“Who dances through your mind when you hear the words “belly dance?” Is it a majestic, glittering goddess, a mischievous gypsy, a veiled seductress? What about an alcoholic, single mother? A modern-day minstrel? An undead, lesbian banker?
COME UNDONE confronts modern women’s issues with an exaggerated, absurdist, even supernatural slant using a myriad of artistic disciplines such as martial arts, video projection, body painting, LED light work and more. ”
RSVP & ticket info
RAPHLEX & MISHTO have you chalga sex bombs, bhangra beats, Russian festive, Bregovic anthems, Hungarian lullabies, and cumbia over-dose! The formidable Atari-Conga crew have your super-sexy Do-It-Yourself turbo-tropical percussion all night long…
$5 rakia Shots all night!
Hookah, full Bulgarian food menu!
OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY OF CHICO TRUJILLO!! After you lose your shit at the Chico Trujillo show tonight at LPR, Raphlex & Chico Selekta will be raising chaos in Mehanata so you can keep your blood pressure up….
edit… this just became OFFICIAL. party w/ the bands after the show!
♣ MUSIC! DRINKING! DANCING! GIRLS! BOYS! LANGUAGE BARRIERS SMASHED! BURDEL DALI! ♣
RAPHLEX & SPECIAL GUEST CHICO SELEKTA have you chalga sex bombs, bhangra beats, Russian festive, Bregovic anthems, Hungarian lullabies, and cumbia over-dose! The formidable Atari-Conga crew have your super-sexy Do-It-Yourself turbo-tropical percussion all night long…
$5 rakia Shots all night!
Hookah, full Bulgarian food menu!
Live music by Yuri Yunakov & The Grand Masters of Gypsy Music precedes our festive chaotic dance party from 10PM – 12AM.
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…Wine is cheap, life is short, and history repeats itself.
Day? Tonight SUNDAY MAY 22, 2011
The official landing of The AlieNatioN dance single “GET ABDUCTED!”
by THE ILLUMINATOR with GIRLS LIKE BASS
Where? where else? Aliens would only land here….MEHANATA 113 Ludlow St.(near Delancey) Lower East Side NYC
Spaceship opens at 9pm
Free admission from 9pm-11pm
$10 after 11pm
Live Alien Abduction at 12 midnite
AlieNatioN & WetCircuit providing visual stimulation & probing all night long
Special performance by Mini-Michael Jackson and other-worldly visitors
DJ Mishto & Raphlex of [Burdel Dali Presents] spinning Space Gypsy Electro-Balkan Anthems
@ MEHANATA the Utimate Drunken-Balkan Disco Divebar goes Intergalactic!!
Drink, Smoke Hookah, Eat & Dance your tentacles off!
Imagine the STAR WARS Cantina…..gone wild!!
We [@ Burdel Dali] always pay close attention to what surrounds us in a daily basis and what is going on in our young always changing musical universe.
The Balkan Hotsteppers represent what every dj desires… knowledge, skill and a tireless obsession for making things smooth and more festive than they already are.
from their profile:
Formed back in 2006 by Belgian DJ’s Sam Rabam and Typsy Gypsy, the infamous Balkan Hotsteppers released trendsetting mixtapes on the internet. Combining modern beats with classical Balkan, gypsy and klezmer melodies and mashing it up with hip-hop, they soon became a standard in the evergrowing European BalkanBeats scene.
Four years later they have played all over Europe: Belgium, France, Holland, Ireland, UK, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Romania, Turkey, Spain, Portugal. Their unique blend will take you on a eclectic trip to the balkans and beyond. Balkan Mashups, Klezmer Beats, Gypsy Punk, Russian Ska, Romano Hip Hop, Yugoslavian Brass Bangers,…!
We at Burdel Dali salute you Balkan Hotsteppers! You have a house and a podium in New York city.
Another year has passed by and with it our memories and favorites songs that made you instantly get on the dance floor.
2010 was a huge year in music and we are bringing you the top 20 songs (and some videos) of the year according to burdeldali.com
Zona za Lubov – Violeta
We not speak Americano – Yolanda Be Cool and DCUP
Asta Seara e Petrecere – Nicolae Guta & Costi Ionita
Loca Chico – Trujillo
Arrinconamela – Gritos de Guerra
Pala Tute – Gogol Bordello
Thessaloniki (Uproot Andi remix) – Acquaragia Drom
Turk Disko – Balagan
La Carencia – Panteon Rococo
Britchka – Gypsy Talisman
Suntem Made In Romania – Ionut Cercel
I saw you dancing – Potav and Nastya
Digital Monkey – Balkan Beat Box
Govinda – Windadaya
Zvezda Rok-n-Rolla – Leningrad
Chupchik – goran bregovic
Hold the line (Frikstailers remix) Major Lazer
Emir talks about his new movie:Pancho Villa featuring Johnny Deep, his relationship with Latin America, about Maradona and other interesting icons he’d like to film… shares with us his meeting with the Russian president Dmitri Medvéd among many many other things
We love when people honor our requirement for festive dress code. We used to threaten in our weekly invites that Mishka would throw you down the stairs if you didn’t heed the festive and/or soviet costume guidelines, but then when she actually tried to throw someone down the stairs, we had to take it less seriously.
But you guys know what’s up.
Also, Happy Birthday Cat!
We have been gathering old classic Russian music and great amazing Greek songs, among our always beloved ex yugo anthems for this friday at the Rubin Museum.
Come join us at the K2 lounge from 6 to 10 pm for the opening party of the Icon Conference–”Embodying the Holy: Icons in Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Tibetan Buddhism”.
Here some songs we will be spinning : from Giorgos Dalaras, Lazopoulos and Giannis Parios to russian Старые песни о главном часть and Goran Bregovic. see you there.