Tuesday, October 7 2014
Mariana Da Cruz sounds as if she's having the time of her life on vocals.
Monday, October 6 2014
The Saharan band Tinariwen have been going strong since coming to international acclaim in the late ‘90s, playing the largest music festivals in the world and receiving a Grammy in 2012 for the album Tassili.
Wednesday, August 31 2011
His Rage Against the Machine virtuoso comes out on this one, but Tom Morello's failure to decide whether he wants to make a rock album or a folk album ruins exactly what the Nightwatchman stands for: choosing a side and fighting for it.
Wednesday, January 2 2008
Ian Nagoski's selection is culturally broad, taking in Buddhist prayers from Laos, a Portuguese fado recorded in 1927, Irish-American piper folk and a prepubescent Swedish boy warbling over a zither.
Tuesday, December 4 2007
More like an adventurous sampler of interesting, sometimes surprising, songs rather than just a Christmas album.
Tuesday, August 28 2007
It's the album you'd buy if you were around in the '80s and found yourself yearning to hear "Lambada" again.
Monday, August 20 2007
World Party fits in perfectly with Putumayo's canon and its commitment to multiculturalism.