The Post-Klezmer Of Geoff Berner

Geoff Berner wanted to beef up his klezmer sound, so he called up the perfect producer for the job. Read More

By / January 26, 2011

Geoff Berner might be best known as the brains behind the acclaimed “Whiskey Rabbi” trilogy of records, but that’s all in the past.  The present includes a move to the Canadian indie label, Mint Records, and hooking up with Socalled to produce his latest album, Victory Party.

Of the new collaboration, Berner said, “I wanted to make an album that sounded bigger, more “klezmer-ey”, and more transgressive, all at the same time. And I knew I couldn’t do it alone. In fact, I knew that I couldn’t do it without Josh [Socalled].”

Listen: Geoff Berner – “Wealthy Poet”