I had the fortune to have a beer with Eugene Hutz recently, and the man is goddamned brilliant. Read his manifesto, check his list of music he gets his inspiration from. And should you ever get the chance to see them, DO IT. Cabaret, firehoses, excessive drunkeness, screaming women dressed in ancient chinese future-garb, and Hutz leading the way with a crazy kind of look in his eyes only seen in rabid dogs and buddha at enlightenment.
Think Globally, fuck locally. You silly bastards, it's still monday pacific west coast time, so here's some Monday MP3 Madness! Coming straight out Ukraine, vi NYC, is the greatest punk band of all time: Gogol Bordello. Bizarre arrangements,wonderful lyrics, and mixing the intense energy of Gypsy music with combat political wierdness rock.