The guys in Denver’s DeVotchKa are like the older brothers in the gypsy-punk trendlet that may or may not be dying down at the moment: Compared to stuff by Gogol Bordello, the gorgeously appointed rockers and ballads on the band’s new A Mad & Faithful Telling (their debut for Anti-) are pure supper-club fare. Dig in. Basia Bulat, from Canada, sings and strums an Autoharp, often at the same time. With Fancy Trash. — MIKAEL WOOD.
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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 20, 2008