Wednesday, November 9 2011
The singers throughout the album, in universal folk song tradition, take on the voices of the poor and the pressured, which are the voices of themselves.
Thursday, September 22 2011
What's worse than enduring Catherine's selfish, unlikeable characters? The fact that I found myself relating to them.
Sunday, February 28 2010
Nothing asks to be added or taken away: there it is.
Tuesday, September 29 2009
The gravity of their playing gives each song a feeling of being presented or framed, as if on a stage, illuminated.
Sunday, July 19 2009
Traditional mariachi being upheld with absolute fidelity.
Monday, June 18 2007
Merdeka is a superior example of a charity comp; it doesn't leave you thinking that the compilers have tossed it carelessly together just to raise money.