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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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Madera Limpia: La Corona
18 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

What looks like it would be a rap album with some Cuban touches turns out to be much more Cuban than expected.

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Fave Five: Alpine

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"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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