Music: Beautifully Blurred

Red Hot makes cool albums that cross borders

Musical miscegenation is the order of the day. Salsa sleeping with ska, rock 'n' roll and hip-hop giving birth to rock-hop. We live in an age of diversifying demographics and turntable mixing, and the result is often beautifully blurred music. Right now, there's no one better at putting out albums that blend the sounds of the times than the New York City-based nonprofit Red Hot Organization. Over the past nine years, Red Hot, working with various record labels, has produced a dozen albums, each one featuring some sly subgenre mix, with all net profits going to the fight against AIDS. Red...

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