Ali Farka Touré
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Best Albums of 2006
22 Dec 2006 // 11:00 PM

At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.

Globespotting: Best World Music of 2006
11 Dec 2006 // 2:01 PM

In a year of stylistic cross-pollinations, sounds from around the world come together on Michael Keefe's list of fun and fascinating albums.


Ali Farka Touré: Savane
2 Aug 2006 // 6:00 PM

Western blues is brought to the fore on Savane, the excellent final recording from Ali Farka Touré.

//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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