Listening to Cuba-born, New York-based musician Voltaire may evoke a night aboard an 18th-century frigate, complete with freely flowing wine and bawdy, drunken sing-alongs. For others, his music, with its organic instrumentation (clarinet, trumpet, accordion, cello), might call to mind a dark Berlin cabaret, full of gothic theatricality – sorta like a goofball version of Dresden Dolls or Tom Waits had Waits cut his teeth on comic books... More >>>