When you mix Romani music with punk and dub step you end up with a new creation that is heavily influenced by the pure sounds but they are less recognizable as the once distinct styles. In that lies Gogol Bordello’s attraction. Their circus-like performance could soon be just a motif, shallow and entertaining but soon tiresome and without gloss, if there was no substance behind the music.
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