Reviews // 2 Articles
The Best World Music of 2014
17 Dec 2014 // 10:00 PM
The best world music albums of 2014 often possessed some element of exaggeration or extremeness that seemed too unlikely to be fully true, and made you listen to them again and again.
The Best World Music of 2013
1 Jan 2014 // 9:14 PM
This year's best world music offers up evidence of the artist's confidence in the audience. Do they trust you to be interested in two discs of avant-garde Korean zither or vast archives of live Syrian party music? They do and they should.
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino: Quaranta
18 May 2015 // 10:15 PM
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino marks its 40th anniversary with a portrait of Italy and its discontents.
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino: Pizzica Indiavolata
10 Mar 2013 // 7:03 PM
Ancestral and modern, the sound of Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino is potent medicine