Horska: Gypsophilia mixes ska and klezmer

I'm very fond of Gypsophilia's brand of klezmer-infused jazz, and so I'm very excited to learn that they've got a new release. Ross from Gypsophilia sez:

"Horska" is our newest release and is many things: a 7" vinyl single with a dub remix, a 6 song digital EP, and a brand new stop motion animation music video.

We recorded the tracks for “Horska” at Montreal’s Hotel2Tango with noted producer Howard Bilerman (of Arcade Fire fame). The single, composed by guitarist Alec Frith, plays with superimposing a Jewish hora over a ska riddim – hence the title. The 7" includes a dub reggae-style remix as a b-side. The other tracks on the EP range from the nostalgic-sounding “Bir Hakeim” and “Stikm,” which showcase Matt Myer on (mostly muted) horn, to the at-times frenzied Klezmer-influenced piece “Corentin Cariou” and the melancholy “Oh my Oma,” featuring Gina Burgess’ plaintive violin.

As a partner to the song a stop-motion animation was created by Halifax artist Sydney Smith and filmmaker Jason Levangie in the style of their beautiful 2011 video "Agricola & Sarah". This time around Gypsophilia's music is set to a vignette about a bumbling inventor (a likeness of our bass player Adam Fine) trying to get his mechanical flying machine off the ground.

The Gypsophilias have made the dub remix available as a free download for Boing Boing readers for a limited time