NYTimes’ Paul Krugman at DakhaBrakha Concert

Paul Krugman is the New York Times Op-Ed columnist who holds forth on macroeconomics, trade, health care, social policy and politics.  He is the author or editor of 27 books and more than 200 papers in professional journals and edited volumes. And he loves DakhaBrakha!

In June, he attended their concert in New York City and added this to the bottom of his weekly email newsletter:

Facing The Music

DakhaBrakha is a Ukrainian band that isn’t quite like anything else — no, it isn’t traditional folk music, it’s a wild fusion of influences from all over. I saw them live on Saturday, and they were even more awesome than I expected.