Alex Franquelli
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Alex Franquelli is a freelance journalist and writer. He focuses on Mongolia and North-East Asian politics and ethnomusicology. Find him on twitter @alexfranquelli

Reviews // 25 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Reviews

Zu: Cortar Todo | 26 Mar 2015 // 8:05 PM

It roars, dilutes, squeals, shrieks, pulsates and squawks. Welcome to the world of Zu.

Contretemps: Pronouncement | 24 Mar 2015 // 8:03 PM

Distressing, awkward, disturbing and almost upsetting, this aura of discomfort, if combined with the sound of the term itself (|ˈkɒntrətɒ̃|) is the essence of the music presented by Joel Ebner.

//Blogs

Beyond the Redshift: Is This the End for Cult of Luna? | 1 May 2014 // 2:51 AM

Swedish post-metallers bid us farewell. Maybe.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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