The album Bad Old Songs has been awarded with the quarterly German Record Critcs' Award!



The recent album Bad Old Songs

is also available as


and - for the vinylophiles among you - as



Whether you take it as a delayed Hanukkah gift or a pre-Christmas present:

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Free download of Love Lays Low

Free streaming of A Meydl From Berlin



The recent album BAD OLD SONGS:

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Prelisten and buy now!


“I make rock’n’roll records.

I sell ‘em for a dime.

I make my living and feed my children

all of your good time.” (J.J. Cale)

Same for us! That's why our label Oriente Musik just opened up its (and our) own download store. Support us by purchasing MP3s legally at
the Oriente Musik Download Shop.


The track "The Good Old Bad Old Days"
- free download here!
(use right mouse click and "Save file as")
(lyrics as pdf)


Daniel Kahn's CD "Lost Causes" (Oriente RIENCD77) has been awarded as a
“Recording of Exceptional Artistry” by the Association of German Record Critics in 2011!