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Wednesday, July 27 2011

Pistolera: El Desierto y La Ciudad

Fast is their natural speed.


Tuesday, January 18 2011

Various Artists: Louisiana Cajun and Creole Music

Rinzler chose his musicians for their tough strength, and for a quality you could label authenticity, or purity, or, as Dewey Balfa did: isolation.


Sunday, September 26 2010

Amira & Merima Ključo: Zumra

The mood of sevdah has something in common with saudade, the complicated emotion of longing that permeates fado.


Monday, August 9 2010

Anibal Velásquez y Su Conjunto: Mambo Loco

The only downside of this compilation is its brevity; it's a short, sweet dose of tropical medicine that will doubtless leave listeners wanting more.


Thursday, March 18 2010

Cedric Watson et Bijou Créole: L’Ésprit Créole

The music has a tidal drag, which is also the pull or drag of teasing.


Thursday, October 1 2009

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Irish Folk

Geoff Willis, the compiler, must have been aiming to put together a concise round-up of living musicians who show their own fidelity to established styles. This comes off pretty well.


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