Dušan Svíba was born in Krnov, he grew up in Valašské Meziříčí. He graduated from a woodworking school and worked as a carpenter for a long time. But his professional life is connected with music.

Dušan Svíba started as a musician at the age of fourteen with several bands in Valašské Meziříčí and its surroundings. In the early eighties, he lived in Brno, where he worked as a guitarist and singer in the group Dunaj.

Dušan Svíba is founder and booking agent at Earth Music, the Czech based booking agency established in 2002, active within Central European territory and focused on genres like americana, alt-country, jazz, Balkan or world music. The agency roster includes international artists like Dubioza kolektiv, Cash Savage & The Last Drinks, Orkesta Mendoza, Nive & The Deer Children, NO Blues, Tim Eriksen etc. + Czech artists Zabelov Group, David Pomahač, Terne Čhave or Invisible World.

Dušan is also founder and artistic director of Colour Meeting festival (since 2001).

His hobbies include photography, traveling, carpentry and music.

NMR (archív Dušan Svíba)

Program playlist:

  • Sam Lee – The Tan Yard Side
  • Stick in the Wheel – Drive the Cold Winter Away
  • Decolonize Your Mind Society – Mike The Headless Chicken
  • Cash Savage & The Last Drinks – Fun In The Sun
  • Rhiannon Giddens – Calling Me Home (with Francesco Turrisi)
  • Cinder Well – Fallen
  • The Bones of J.R. Jones – Bad Moves
  • Njet Njet 9 – Send in the Piglets
  • Viagra Boys – Toad
  • Daniel Herskedal – Ice Crystals
  • Orchestra of the Swan; David le Page – Pyramid Song 2
  • Lina Raul Refree – Medo
  • David Pomahac – Stiny
  • Baxter Dury – Hello, Im Sorry
  • Meridian Brothers – Cumbia Del Pichaman
  • Post-hudba – Bezpeci a klid
  • Amythyst Kiah & Her Chest of Glass – Broke and I Ain’t Got a Dime
  • Azmari – Cosmic Masadani
  • Maria Schneider Orchestra – Sputnik
  • Arleta – Styl
  • Moriah Woods – Our Voice
  • Basciville – Ruling Word
  • Arlo Parks – Caroline
  • Nduduzo Makhathini – Saziwa Nguwe
  • Kelly Lee Owens – Arpeggi
  • The Wretched – What Is History
  • Daniel Romano – Never Yet In Love
  • Rodolphe Burger – Le Chant Des Pistes
  • Mike Barnett – Hollow City (feat. Sarah Jarosz)
  • Buddy & Julie MillerPublic Service Song #2 – Concerning Bleach

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