The Slavic Connexion

Turbofolk: The Music of Balkan Identity with Vladislav Beronja

April 4th, 2019  •  22 mins 4 secs  •  Download (30.8 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Dr. Beronja talks about the fascinating musical genre of Turbofolk which emerged during the tumultuous 80s in the former Yugoslavia, expanded to mass popularity in the 90s under Slobodan Milošević, and aligned itself with Balkan identity. Listen for a few clips of some of the most popular songs of the era.