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Monday, June 13 2011

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

Languorous, creamy, handsome.


Wednesday, September 15 2010

Los Saicos: Demolición: The Complete Recordings

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


Tuesday, May 11 2010

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.


Sunday, August 2 2009

Susana Baca: Seis Poemas

A small album but a charming one.


Wednesday, April 1 2009

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.


Thursday, January 15 2009

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.


Thursday, October 25 2007

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.


Monday, September 24 2007

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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