Animals That Saw Me 2: by Ed Panar
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Animals That Saw Me 2: by Ed Panar

The Animals books have a beautiful simplicity, their very ordinariness invoking your own experience with…

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Various Artists: Togo Soul 70
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Various Artists: Togo Soul 70

The Paris-based Hot Casa label may specialize in vinyl reissues of classic Afro-Cuban music, but…

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: First Case, Second Case
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: First Case, Second Case

First Case, Second Case is a crucially important film, a chilling look at the struggle…

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Bargain Bin Babylon: Alan Stivell: Chemins de Terre
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Alan Stivell: Chemins de Terre

Rockist bargain bin hunters willing to venture outside their comfort zone will happily eat this…

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Various Artists: Sri Lanka: The Golden Era of Sinhalese and Tamil Folk-Pop Music
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Various Artists: Sri Lanka: The Golden Era of Sinhalese and Tamil Folk-Pop Music

A rich variety of music that ranges from traditional-pop hybrids to Bollywood-inspired tunes to good…

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Shadow: Sweet Sweet Dreams
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Shadow: Sweet Sweet Dreams

Oeuvre: Kiarostami: A Wedding Suit
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: A Wedding Suit

A Wedding Suit is among Kiarostami’s more straightforward films, and a strong early work.

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The Caretaker: Everywhere at the End of Time
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Various Artists: Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta
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Various Artists: Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta

“You cannot carry out fundamental change without a certain amount of madness.”

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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Mutant
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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Mutant

Mutant riffs on the country/city divide that’s at the center of the more recent Tucker…

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