Articles tagged peru

Kanaku y el Tigre: Quema, Quema, Quema

The Peruvian folk outlet release a more studied, atmospheric effort for their worldwide debut.

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Various Artists: ¡Gózalo! Vol.4: Bugalú Tropical

Languorous, creamy, handsome.

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Los Saicos: Demolición: The Complete Recordings

Occasionally compared to their North American contemporaries the Trashmen, Los Saicos sound more feral.

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We Are Fueled by the Fat of Their Land

The "monstrous steel molochs" of industrialized civilization are fueled by petroleum and not literally by the "fat of the natives", though for the Achuar people, the subject of this classic narrative, that might be a distinction without a difference.

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2 Aug 2009 // 8:58 PM

Susana Baca: Seis Poemas

A small album but a charming one.

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1 Apr 2009 // 9:00 PM

Novalima: Coba Coba

You can dance to it on your feet or in your head, but either way, this collision of folklore and technology is contagious and irresistible.

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Juaneco y su Combo: Masters of Chicha Vol. 1

To a listener raised on English-language rock music, listening to this is something like listening to filmi versions of mambo tunes or cowboy songs.

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The Complete Poetry: A Bilingual Edition by César Vallejo

Today Vallejo, the bard of Peru, has a place among the finest of his century's poets.

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24 Sep 2007 // 10:00 PM

Various: The Roots of Chicha

The Roots of Chicha jogs along on a wave of good humour, jaunty male singing, and an overall vibe of pride and pleasure.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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