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Tito in ekšn is Slovenian punk rock from the 90s with hit songs Hinavci, Ja znam, Playground, Another day and Taj grad. They influenced young generation of post communist wave in Slovenia [1] not only with their provocative name (Tito in Action written as pronounced) [2] after former Yugoslavian communist dictator Josip Broz Tito, but also with their radical and on the edge musical performance and attitude.

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  1. EX-HOME: Balkan cloture in Slovenia after 1991, Prof. Mitja Velikonja, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  2. Titostalgia - A Study of Nostalgia for Josip Broz, Mitja Velikonja, Peace Institute, Ljubljana 2008