Nick Waterhouse, Group Doueh, Mark Gergis at the Rickshaw Stop 7/1/11

Arriving at 9pm there was a rare Rickshaw line formed outside. Inside the soon to be packed room, Oakland's Mark Gergis was spinning the ultimate in obscure world music treats. I couldn't name a single song he played. I'm not even sure I could name the country of origin for many of the songs. There seemed to be at least some offerings from Thailand, India, Cambodia and Syria. Projected over the stage there was an hour long mix of wild 80's Cambodian VHS recordings. Nick Waterhouse moved to San Francisco from Orange County and we are lucky to have him. [...]

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