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.
28 Jul 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.
15 Jan 2008
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