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Part 2: Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu
21 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM
From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.
11 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM
Steve Martin, Sufjan Stevens, and Kermit the Frog all know it and you should, too: the banjo is hands-down the coolest instrument out there.
Jayme Stone and Mansa Sissoko: Africa to Appalachia
1 Oct 2008 // 5:00 PM
The kora, with its lacelike and intricate patterns of notes, is the more attention-catching instrument, and you could easily forget that this album is a partnership and start to think of it as a Mansa Sissoko project.