Blending African and Middle Eastern influences together with a vague hint of guitar-based Western pop, the Los Angeles world-pop outfit Fool's Gold make music that's as glittery and beguiling as their moniker suggests, though not nearly as disingenuous. Spearheaded by bassist/vocalist Luke Top and Lewis Pesacov, both native Israelis who emigrated to L.A. at an early age, the group is at once an Angeleno affair and a truly global one, with its members (who number somewhere between eight and 12) hailing from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Israel, not to mention including three-quarters of Pesacov's indie rock band Foreign Born (and erstwhile members of the Fall and We Are Scientists). Top's bilingual lyrics (in Hebrew and English), a wailing sax section, and an array of handmade and internationally scavenged percussion instruments all add ...
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Leave No Trace 2011 Leave No Trace
Fool's Gold 2009 Fool's Gold
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