Dengue Fever “Venus on Earth” (M80)
LOS Angeles-based indie-rock band Dengue Fever has earned international acclaim for its stylish, genre-bending take on Cambodian pop. On its third album (in stores Tuesday), the band channels its passion for Khmer rock and ’60s psych into an increasingly unique musical hybrid. “Seeing Hands” is sultry Cambodian-Middle Eastern noir, while “Tiger Phone Card,” is a retro-rock romance, and “Oceans of Venus” is spaghetti-surf fun. Sexy and eclectic, it’s world music for the cool kids.
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