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The Best World Music of 2009
9 Dec 2009 // 3:00 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.


Madera Limpia: La Corona
18 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

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

//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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