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Dengue Fever

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

On a trip to Cambodia in 1997, organist Ethan Holtzman encountered two things: a tropical disease and Cambodian psychedelic pop from the 1960s. He pays tribute to both with his band Dengue Fever. Based in LA, the group features a Cambodian-born singer and five American alt-rockers. They join us to play live songs from their new album, "Venus on Earth."


Dengue Fever

Comments [2]


why hasn't this show been archived???

Mar. 11 2008 11:03 AM

Can't wait to hear them.

Paul Theroux's writings are mostly insufferable, but he has written some nice things--"The Great Railway Bazaar," for one--plus a creepy ghost story that takes place in Malaysia, and references the Japanese invasion--the main character suffering ghostly visitations has dengue (aka "breakbone") fever.

Always fascinated with DF since. I hear there have been outbreaks in Texas.

Mar. 05 2008 02:13 PM

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