Author Archives: Masa, Expansions

SIFF ’08 - Masa’s review: Cafe de Los Maestros

by masakaman In Argentina, Tango is a way of life. Cafe de Los Maestros is a music documentary about the country’s internationally famous Tango players by award-winning composer Gustavo Santaollala (Brokeback Mountain). The film introduces players and their contributions to tango music history through interviews and archival footage. It also includes their 2006 reunion performanceRead more...

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SIFF ‘08 - Masa’s previews: Heavy Metal in Baghdad and Patti Smith: Dream of Life

by masakaman Heavy Metal in Baghdad Acrassicauda is Iraq’s only heavy metal band. Life is complicated if you want to be a metal head in Iraq. It’s not because your bandmates aren’t showing up in time for a practice or are getting high to “feel it”. Going to practice could cost your life in Baghdad.Read more...

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Twenty-Five Days @ Seattle International Film Festival 2007

Masa, one of the three DJs on KEXP’s Expansions, attends as many movies during the Seattle International Film Festival as humanly possible each year, and he likes to write about them. While the festival ended last month, many of these movies are now circulating theaters or are still awaiting theatrical release. Masa wrote a four-partRead more...

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KEXP’s Year in Review: Masa, Expansions - In no particular order... ten of 2006

JJP and I in no particular order... ten of 2006 Various : Interstellar Fugitives 2. Destruction Of Order : Underground Resistance Absolute must! Detroit’s finest and no BS here, 2 discs set of straight sounds with a story from near future or is it from the past? “But in the 20th Century, Order took holdRead more...

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