Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live
Monday, 09 August 2010 17:33

Gogol Bordello casts its spell in St. Louis + Video

Eugene Hütz at KDHX Eugene Hütz at KDHX
Written by KDHX
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Related Video

Dim the lights

Friday night at the Pageant featured a rare and beautiful site: a mosh pit of sweaty rockers. Like Proust's madeleine, the scent of mosh transported me back to an earlier primordial time, when I was young and too stupid not to realize that dances which involve elbows and collisions aren't healthy, even if they are fun. Gogol Bordello brought it all back to me.

Kudos to Joe Edwards and the Pageant crew too, keeping a firm lid on an evening of controlled, calculated chaos and allowing Gogol's fans the chance to go a little crazy. The whole place was feeling it, and Gogol Bordello's blend of punk politics and gypsy globalism hit its mark. As Eugene Hütz called for the crowd to "break the spell," he was casting his own spell, entrancing, manic and soulful, reaching a near perfect pitch with "My Companjera." And when he plaintively wails, "Where have you gone, my Companjera?", you want to find her, shake her and tell her to go back to him, that he loves you and only you, and will make it all up to you, if only you go back to him. This time...this time will be different.

Listen to the live session with Eugene Hütz at KDHX from August 6, 2010.

Written by Jason Sindel.

Upcoming Concerts

Sponsor Message

Become a Sponsor

Find KDHX Online

KDHX on Instagram
KDHX on YouTube
KDHX on SoundCloud
KDHX on Facebook
KDHX on Twitter
KDHX on flickr

88.1 KDHX Shows

m-grill.jpg

KDHX Recommends

May
Saturday
02

Brunch at the Stage: Tom Hall and Alice Spencer

KDHX is now curating a Saturday brunch series at the Stage with live music from local musicians and delicious, locally-sourced food and drinks from the Magnolia Café. Brunch at the Stage takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....


May
Thursday
07

Midwest Mayhem presented by KDHX

KDHX proudly presents the 10th Midwest Mayhem, KDHX’s biggest party of the year, sprawling across 600,000 square feet of the famed City Museum. Tons of bands and DJs are scheduled to perform, as well as other wild...


May
Friday
08

New Music Circle presents Tim Berne's Snakeoil

New York-based alto saxophonist Tim Berne has long been regarded as one of the Downtown scene’s most forward thinking bandleaders. Active in New York since 1974, Berne has fostered the creative talent of subsequent...


Get Answers!

If you have questions or need to contact KDHX, visit our answers portal at answers.kdhx.org.

Online Users

5 users and 12359 guests online
Sign in with Facebook

SYSTEM: S5 Box

Login/My Account

Sign in with Facebook