lead guitar work of Cyril "Mario" Cablat is absolutely astounding, and he, as
well as the entire band, know how to make their guitars sing like you've never
"At one moment you can be fully immersed in the
music and the next moment you can find yourself on the dance floor. A sensual,
joyous and contemporary gipsy music. For all cultures and all musical tastes. A
music which is fresh and vibrant.
rhythms become a part of your body. It’s a music for fiesta, making love,
dancing ..... ""Gipsyland takes flamenco-based
gipsy music to a new level"
" I hesitate, though, to say that
Gipsyland is better than Gipsy Kings, if only because these bands draw
inspiration from the same musical
well that to slight one band you
unintentionally slight the other. Instead, listen to both Gipsyland and Gipsy
Kings together and revel in the shared heritage. It absolutely lifts the spirits
like you could never imagine."
Stylistic experimentations notwithstanding, the undying spirit of flamenco is at
the heart of Arte."
In an era where a number of groups have diluted the
genre's raw intensity for the sake of commercial success, Kiko emphasizes his
commitment to the centuries-old art form of his
" It pains me to see those
people who hurt flamenco by altering it and sacrificing its integrity.
Everything evolves in life, of course. Nothing stays still. But flamenco should
never lose sight of its origins." (Kiko Motos)
"Not to worry.
It is safe to say that flamenco is in good hands with Gipsyland. And the band's
innate desire to travel the globe and create a musical bridge between cultures
is mirrored in the royal reception they've enjoyed in all corners of the