edna Nula" - Fighting Windmills
Audio CD: Agrarni reformi i varijacii na tema
(Lithium Records, 2008).
Video by Jovan Balov
Fighting Windmills is a band from Skopje, Macedonia. It was officially
inaugurated at the times when Booka (guitar and vocals), BumBar (bass) & Ena
(violin and vocals), being depressed after the dissolution of their previous
band Taratur, had fiercly decided they should go on with the music creation.
Later they were joined by Nina (drums). In mid-2009, Nina left the band. A
fifth member (Nikola - trumpet), and new drummer (Machak) were added to the
By the spring of 2007, the band was working at a high pace. On the road to
the stage, they had created a bulk of quality tracks. The first show of F.W.
happened in the autumn 2007, followed by numerous others. By now they have
played along some heavyweight names like The Toasters and Elvis Jackson, as
well along with many Macedonian and regional bands, like Ska Ringispil,
Jabolko za Daskalot, White Noise in The White Room, Kulturno Umetnichki
Rabotnici, PMG Kolektiv, Dz Dz, playing at “Pivoland 2008” , "Pivoland 2009"
and many others. The most important show of the band, was the one at the
Exit festival in the summer of 2008.
In mid-2008, they recorded the album “Agrarni reformi i varijacii na tema”
containing 15 tracks. The album was later released for Lithium Records, one
of the top Macedonian music labels. The grand promotion happened as part of
the 10th Taksirat Festival in November 2008, as the band shared the stage
with one of the most popular post-yugoslav acts, Rambo Amadeus. In the
beginning of 2010 they release their new EP called "?!" (PMG Recordings)
containing 4 songs from the demo material for their second album.
Fighting Windmills´s latest album released in 2010 "The funniest joke in the
world" (PMG Recordings) is one of the top ten albums in Macedonia for 2010.