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The Best World Music of 2013
1 Jan 2014 // 8:14 PM

This year's best world music offers up evidence of the artist's confidence in the audience. Do they trust you to be interested in two discs of avant-garde Korean zither or vast archives of live Syrian party music? They do and they should.


Samba Touré: Crocodile Blues
28 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM

Mellow yet powerful grooves that blend African tradition with American blues on the second international release from the acclaimed guitarist.

Samba Touré: Songhai Blues: Homage to Ali Farka Touré
7 Oct 2009 // 4:00 PM

Having not gained his true recognition until after his passing, Ali Farka Touré's outstanding musical legacy is further cemented through Samba Touré's tribute.

//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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