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Why 2012 Is the Year of Ethiopian Hybrid Music
14 Nov 2012 // 9:14 PM
Four musical acts combine Ethiopian music with other styles and genres to form canny new chimeras.
The Best World Music of 2008
10 Dec 2008 // 2:00 PM
Albums from India, Central America, Australia, Quebec, and Ethiopia are but a globetrotting fraction of the year's best music from around the world.
Homesickness: Refugees and the Balm That Is Music
9 Oct 2013 // 8:14 PM
By reaffirming refugees' cultural identity while simultaneously offering inroads into their new home, music has helped a number of displaced peoples carve out a place of their own.
Dub Colossus: Dub Me Tender Vol 1 + 2
19 Apr 2013 // 1:30 AM
Samuel Yirga's piano brings a bit of warmth to the best track, "What Time is Dub?"
Shambala Festival: 27 August 2000 - Mystery Location, London
8 Oct 2009 // 4:00 PM
Shambala is an inspiring and engaging festival. Almost every extreme of pop culture is represented, making for an exhilarating experience.