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The Best World Music of 2009
9 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM

In 2009, well-known artists reliably produced solid albums, lesser-known artists did things that were often surprising and successful, archives were trawled by enthusiasts, old songs were excavated, polished, and compiled, and labels both large and small kept moving stubbornly on.

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Ba Cissoko: Nimissa
17 Jul 2012 // 6:04 PM

Guinean multi-instrumentalist deserves a breakthrough album. Here it is.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"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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