Thursday, June 2 2011
Whether being the one and only Cambodian pop/alterna-rock crossover around is novel or a novelty, one thing's for sure about Dengue Fever: They have fun doing whatever it is they're doing.
Monday, July 28 2008
On this sweaty, hazy night, two bands with mostly gringo players but decidedly non-Western influences viewed 1960s psych, funk, and soul through different perspectives. Chicha Libre filtered all-world pop through the Peruvian barrio genre mash known as “chichi,” while Dengue Fever cranked a sweltering blend of R&B, surf, and Cambodian pop.
Tuesday, January 15 2008
Thirty years after the Khmer Rouge silenced the original voices of Cambodian rock, a group of Californians infect audiences worldwide with their very own version of that reverb-drenched cocktail of surf-rock, garage psychedelia and soulful jazz.
Sunday, November 6 2005
The Los Angeles sextet get thoughtful with their sashays the second time around. Just don't call it Cambo-Pop.