Wednesday, December 9 2009
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.
Saturday, December 23 2006
At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.
Monday, July 6 2009
Aocaná seems to me softer than their past work, more laid-back, with less scratching and fewer u-turns.
Thursday, February 28 2008
This live offering cements Ojos de Brujo's reputation as one of the fieriest collectives that world music has to offer.
Thursday, September 13 2007
An intriguing comparative study pitting different versions of the same song head-to-head, various producers and DJs take a crack at remixing songs from Spain's premiere flamenco fusion outfit, Ojos de Brujo's latest offering with mixed results.
Wednesday, October 18 2006
Ojos de Brujo is back with an excellent third album that blends traditional flamenco with diverse styles, ranging from hip-hop to reggae.
Sunday, June 19 2005
t's really only of interest if you love love love Barí and you are a DJ or obsessive completist.