Upon hearing the sounds of DakhaBrakha (Ukrainian for “Give/Take”), it’s no surprise that the quartet was founded at a contemporary art museum by an avant-garde theater director.
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written by Isabel Khalili

Upon hearing the sounds of DakhaBrakha (Ukrainian for “Give/Take”), it’s no surprise that the quartet was founded at a contemporary art museum by an avant-garde theater director. Between their unfamiliar harmonies and use of traditional instrumentation from three continents, the musical world DakhaBrakha creates is nothing short of transcendent.

Wo'Pop's Darek Mazzone hosts this Live on KEXP session from Seattle’s The Triple Door.

Recorded 10/15/2019

  1. Khyma
  2. I've Boarded The Wrong Plane (Rembetika)
  3. Plyve choven
  4. Lado

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