Dengue Fever

Music, Latin and world
Dengue Fever
Photograph: Chean Long Dengue Fever

Named after a tropical disease carried by mosquitoes, this excellent L.A.-based band features a bunch of indie vets playing in the style of ’60s Cambodian rockwith songs, oftentimes sung in Khmer, that have been featured in several films. More spooky than kitschy, the group's crowning moment was finding singer Chhom Nimola native of Phnom Penh who performed for the king and queen of Cambodia before moving to Californiawho sings in an intense, captivating quaver.

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