Ojos de Brujo
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 5 Articles

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.

Best Albums of 2006
22 Dec 2006 // 11:00 PM

At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.


Ojos de Brujo: Aocaná
6 Jul 2009 // 4:00 PM

Aocaná seems to me softer than their past work, more laid-back, with less scratching and fewer u-turns.

Ojos de Brujo: Techarí Live
28 Feb 2008 // 3:02 PM

This live offering cements Ojos de Brujo's reputation as one of the fieriest collectives that world music has to offer.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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