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Music, All Shook Down Festival Recap: Superlatives and Field Notes from BottleRock 2016

Festival Recap: Superlatives and Field Notes from BottleRock 2016

For some, Memorial Day weekend is a time for backyard BBQs and the first beach trips of the season, while for others, it means three days of music and wine with a hundred-thousand of their closest friends at the…
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Music, All Shook Down Live Review: Gogol Bordello Never Fails to Impress (Even Though I've Seen Them Perform Four Times Already This Year)

Live Review: Gogol Bordello Never Fails to Impress (Even Though I've Seen Them Perform Four Times Already This Year)

There are some things you'll only see at a Gogol Bordello concert. For instance: Frontman Eugene Hutz reaching under the legs of another band member to strum on an accordion. A bouquet of flowers being launched into the audience…
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Music, All Shook Down Firewater's Tod A on Living in the Middle East and Finding Inspiration in the Arab Spring

Firewater's Tod A on Living in the Middle East and Finding Inspiration in the Arab Spring

Ever since the mid-1990s dissolution of cult noise-rock outfit Cop Shoot Cop, songwriter Tod Ashley (aka Tod A) has traveled an eclectic musical path with his group Firewater. Initially mixing klezmer and Eastern European folk with punk in a way…
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Music, All Shook Down Photos: Gogol Bordello and Forro in the Dark at the Fox Theater

Photos: Gogol Bordello and Forro in the Dark at the Fox Theater

Gogol BordelloForro in the Dark@ The Fox Theater, OaklandOctober 14, 2010Dubbed "Gypsy Punk," Gogol Bordello sounds like a Turkish bazaar on meth. Thick Eastern European accents and accordions give way to death metal blast beats, punk imagery, and rock antics. Last night,…
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Music, All Shook Down Outside Lands Day One: The Strokes' Sloppy Charm, Furthur Covers Floyd, and My Morning Jacket Draws Things Out

Outside Lands Day One: The Strokes' Sloppy Charm, Furthur Covers Floyd, and My Morning Jacket Draws Things Out

The Saturday lineup included purveyors of druggy dance beats (Pretty Lights), old-timey, brass-tinged boogie (Levon Helm told us to get our dancing shoes on), a few indie characters, and a regrettable helping of self-indulgent jam rock. With the charm of Julian…
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Music, Reviewed Rupa and the April Fishes

Rupa and the April Fishes

Gypsy music has become all the rage of late, what with Beirut, Gogol Bordello, and DeVotchKa bringing their Roma-inspired sounds to the masses. Locally, the closest thing we have to Gypsy tunage is Rupa and the April Fishes, a large…
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Music, All Shook Down LastNight: Gogol Bordello at the Warfield

LastNight: Gogol Bordello at the Warfield

(Click on the photo for a slideshow. Photos by Gretchen Robinette) By Melissa Baron Gogol Bordello March 13, 2008 The Warfield Better Than: Thirsty Thursday. Download: The entire album "Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike." Actually, don't be a jerk.…
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Music, Bizarre World Harmony

Bizarre World Harmony

As a Croatian-American electro-funk DJ with a powerful thirst for liquor and trouble, I knew I'd like Gogol Bordello from the moment I heard about the group. The act's pulsing Mediterranean sound and sljivovica-drenched stage presence have found eager listeners…
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Music, House of Tudor House of Tudor

House of Tudor

You might think a handlebar mustache should only be worn with an ironic wink, but the long, curving whiskers sported by 30-year-old Eugene Hütz are, for better or worse, an expression of passion, not parody. Originally from Kiev, where his…
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