Yonatan Gat brings some ‘world punk’ to San Francisco this weekend

Yonatan Gat makes music that has no home. I say that because the guitarist and his band create a sound that is from seemingly everywhere and specifically nowhere at once, channeling everything from Afrobeat grooves to Middle Eastern folk melodies to straight up rock n’ roll noise, sometimes all within the span of one song. Weaving the global smattering of styles seamlessly together like a great jazz musician from the ‘60s, the tracks on the band’s new album, Iberian Passage, are also surprisingly catchy and even danceable at times. Make no mistake, these are definitely dense compositions that require numerous listens [...]

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