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        Cambridge, MA's evocatively named Black Fortress of Opium took their moniker from the English translation of a real place: the historic Turkish town of Afyonkarahisar, which famously sits atop a towering volcanic outcropping, and was surrounded, in centuries past, by verdant fields of poppy. As a result, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist (guitar, mandolin, melodica, flute, field recordings, etc.) Ajda the Turkish Queen (who hails from Houston, TX), guitarist Tony Savarino, and ... Read more

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