Romanian Duo Khidja Make Electronic Music Inspired by the Music of Their Homeland

One afternoon in early 2014, Stuart Leath from London’s [Emotional] Especial label received a phone call from an excited Sean Johnston, the DJ who produces under the name Hardway Bros. “Sean had just returned from playing in Bucharest and he told me the resident DJs at this club had played a track that I needed to hear,” says Leath.

The DJs in question were Andrei Rusu and Florentin Tudor, and the track was one they had made under the name…