Gerardo Ortiz
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//Features

The Best Norteño and Banda Music of 2014
14 Dec 2014 // 10:00 PM

Beware: what follows may contain tubas. Also accordions, clarinets, canned gunfire, protest songs, dance songs, songs about roosters, songs about drug cartels, songs using drug cartels as metaphors to make the singers seem intimidating and/or awesome and/or "authentic", songs using roosters the same way, and amor.

//Reviews

Gerardo Ortiz: Archivos de Mi Vida
16 Jan 2014 // 9:03 PM

If you wanna know American pop music in all its multifaceted glory, you need to know Gerardo Ortiz.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

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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