La Colonie Volvox

La Colonie Volvox

 Skopje, Karpoš, MKD
BandWorldJazz

The musical expression of La Colonie Volvox cultivates the acoustic sound and produces new expression that drifts from the mellow-poetic motifs of the European legacy to the American blues culture and the Sufi music; it is intertwined with Macedonian vocal and instrumental tradition and results with an authentic ethno-global product that incorporates Macedonian, Occitan, French, Ladino, Bulgarian and Bosnian language. The basic, integrative idea is to touch the essence of the troubadour song and

Biography

La Colonie Volvox exists for almost a decade, founded in 2002 and having since released 4 albums: Abstractology (2006, SJF Records), Wasteland (2006, SJF Records), Europa (2009, EGoEast Records) ? East West And Rest (2010, EGoEast Records). These are musical journeys which transcend through the traditional songs into the World Music genre embracing ambient music and free jazz.
Currently La Colonie Volvox is a quintet, bringing together: Sasho Gigov – Gish (vocals, percussion), Predrag Ikonomovski (ac.guitar, vocals), Kristijan Evgo (oud, vocals), Dragan Stojkovski (tambura, vocals) and Goce Naumov (percussion, vocals). The band in it's musical exploration cultivates, lately, the acoustic sounds and producing a new expression that drifts from the melo-poetic motifs of the European legacy to the American blues culture and the Sufi music, intertwined with the Macedonian vocal and instrumental tradition and resulting with an authentic ethno-global product that incorporates Macedonian, Occitan, French, Ladino, Bulgarian and Bosnian language. The basic, integrative idea is to touch the essence of the troubadour song and it's universal message – love.
La Colonie Volvox has a rich concert experience with notable performances on EXIT (Serbia), Interzone (Serbia), Bansko Jazz Festival (Bulgaria), Venice Biennial (Italy), Balkan Ante Portas (Belgium) etc.

Discography

Abstractology (2006, SJF Records),
Wasteland (2006, SJF Records),
Europa (2009, EGoEast Records)
East West And Rest (2010, EGoEast Records).