Long standing but ever moving Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello are almost constantly on the road. Like wandering Gypsies of yore, the band travels from city to city, festival to festival, throughout the world, on a mission to provoke audiences to dance -- and open their minds -- through infectious and often chaotic live shows. Between two sold-out, crazy nights at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle, lead singer, Eugene Hütz brought a stripped down version of the band to perform acoustic versions of the songs from their 2013 release, Pura Vida Conspiracy. Check out this occasionally meditative and spiritually rousing set, and be sure to watch the full performance for Wo'Pop host Darek Mazzone's probing interview:
“One of my dreams is about to come true,” DJ Derek Mazzone said, introducing the psychedelic Brazilian rock band Os Mutantes before their performance live on KEXP's Wo'Pop. The band, part of the Tropicália artistic movement that bridged popular culture with the avant-garde in the 1960s in Brazil,...
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