Articles tagged usa

Aram Bajakian: Aram Bajakian’s Kef

Genuinely deserves to be called Aram Bajakian's Kef, not anybody else's, but his, clever and fearless.

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Tareq Abboushi & Shusmo: Mumtastic

Wormed with Middle Eastern loops and hooks, and also playful, with a jazz playfulness

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Pistolera: El Desierto y La Ciudad

Fast is their natural speed.

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Various Artists: Folk Songs of Illinois #4: Chicago Since 1945

The most interesting tracks are the ones that reveal the shaping influences of American music itself.

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7 Apr 2011 // 9:59 PM

Les Chauds Lapins: Amourettes

Love, in these songs, is aware of its own delirious state and willing to share the details.

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‘Burn Notice’ Still Sizzles in Third Season

One of the more engaging aspects of the series is Michael’s voiceover explanations of spy tips and tricks. These crafty techniques are integral to training spies.

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Marshall Ford Swing Band: It’s About Dam Time

The old material has been renovated rather than modernised.

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Cedric Watson et Bijou Créole: L’Ésprit Créole

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

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Luminescent Orchestrii: Neptune’s Daughter

Tunes from Romania and Moldavia have been smartened up, the jagged parts polished off to make them move more neatly, and with more of a sensual, jazzy roll.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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