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Calexico: World Drifts In: Live At The Barbican

Adam Sweeting, Uncut, June 2004

Tucson's finest bring their unique compression of American musical styles to DVD with a London concert recording.

DVD ALWAYS RUNS the risk of turning into a dustbin for live shows and dodgy outtakes which seem to qualify for release solely on the grounds that they exist and they're available. Get it right, though, and the format can help to give a 360-degree view of an act that you can't always get through audio alone.

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