Sunday, August 29, 2010

Five Years After the Hurricane // Five Albums that Celebrate New Orleans and its Indomitable Music

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From Paste Magazine

It’s been five years since Hurricane Katrina unleashed her fury on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, and while pain and devastation still lingers, one feared side-effect of the disaster—the disintegration of the Crescent City’s unspeakably valuable music community—hasn’t yet come to pass. Instead, over the past several years, New Orleans music has been lifted up time and time again, both by its own luminaries and by artists from around the world, both in celebration of its own history and also as a means to keep the city itself alive.

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