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The Members of DeVotchKa Found Success by Following Their Own Musenew

As worldly as the act may seem, and as valid as some of those effusive similes are, at its core DeVotchKa is a distinctly American band -- not in the Grand Funk Railroad we're coming to your town, we'll help you party down sense, mind you, but a more literal one.
Westword  |  Dave Herrera  |  09-15-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

DeVotchKa: Not Just Gypsy Musicnew

A Mad & Faithful Telling continues to ride the gypsy-folk wave, but Shawn King (percussion/trumpet) wants to give DeVotchKa's audience more melodic credit.
Dig Boston  |  Kristen Humbert  |  05-15-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

DeVotchKa Tries to Capitalize on the Attentionnew

Not exactly a household name when Little Miss Sunshine filmmakers Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris first rang up, DeVotchKa was at that point better known for trying to make the alt-underground safe for Eastern European sounds.
The Georgia Straight  |  Shawn Conner  |  05-05-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

DeVotchKa's Hybridnew

When music-industry experts advise fledgling musicians how to achieve success, few probably suggest developing a weird blend of rock, pop and exotic folk music.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  03-18-2008  |  Reviews

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