The Kërkim was born in Puglia, turned to the lands of the Mediterranean. From Albania takes its name, in the meaning of search and observation, a costant motion made possible by dialogue, essence of worldmusic. Takes its inspiration from the street, listening sounds, smells and observing its steps. Kërkim meets, listens, preserves and rereads the frequencies of those lands; from the Balkans to North Africa, crossing Turkey and Syria and to the end weaving its own sound that has no border
Out with the New Album, "LaGiostra", which will be released next October. The journey from Puglia to the Balkans, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania again. A work of research and reworking of traditional instrumental melodies. Then moving towards the South of the Mediterranean to reach Syria, Algeria, etc.
“it is a day of celebration on the bandstand, the band plays a very sweet sad waltz. Everyone, young and old, solemnly listening to that melody, when an old gypsy arrives from afar, slowly placing an unusual carousel in a corner. With the strength of his arms he moves that bizarre circle of horses and carriages from which unknown music comes out with unexplored notes and rhythms. The harmonies of the band mix with those mysterious sounds giving life to a rare and never heard concert until then. The party ends. Everyone goes home with the memory in the heart of a lucky intertwining, of marvelous languages and mixes …”