Samuel Yirga
Features // 2 Articles
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The Best World Music of 2012
18 Dec 2012 // 4:00 PM

The end-of-the-year list! We think. We consider. We consider Ethiopians. We consider a lot of the world as well.

Why 2012 Is the Year of Ethiopian Hybrid Music
14 Nov 2012 // 9:14 PM

Four musical acts combine Ethiopian music with other styles and genres to form canny new chimeras.


Samuel Yirga: Guzo
6 Jan 2013 // 10:00 PM

Nothing is settled but it hangs together so clearly that you feel the controlling intelligence stepping from one idea to the next with its eyes on culmination.

//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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