"There can be no one 'feminism'," writes Antje Schrupp. He is best known as the comical, tambourine-banging jester for the Brian Jonestown Massacre. Now, after a few quiet all-by-himself albums, Joel Gion gets a band together to launch the next big chapter ...
Reading the struggle of Patterson and her comrades a century ago reminds us that today's racist violence is not a temporary aberration but a deeply rooted and pervasive flaw in American society. The African "dialogues" with Western culture, as twisted here ...
Exploring the people and places who created a niche for comics sellers and geeks. Garage rock upstart Kat Meoz goes searching for postmodern literary legend Rodney Bingenheimer's papier-mâché bird muse.
At times Jonathan Hensleigh's film is ultra-violent and unpleasant, while at other times it is jokey or farcical, while still at other times it strikes a muddled balance between very silly material and deathly serious performances.
What does the record collector collect when the desired product is too expensive? Perhaps a bootlegged version shunned by the fussy connoisseur, an untended but degraded gem that ironically coincides with the vibrant decadence of Shanghai's colonial era.
Pamela Bannos has written a careful, touching, delicate biography that escorts Maier out of the shadows and into the light without risking overexposure. The folk artist's "Flying" is a gorgeously serene, impressively multi-layered, inspiring performance in ...
This is a self-contained story full of new and old connections for Kitty Pride, but not much else. Between 1978 and 1981, Terminal Mind helped shape the future of American punk rock and new compilation suggests the group is still at the cutting edge.
"...It's ridiculous if the rule is that, to be a jazz musician, you can only play from this book of 500 standards and modern jazz tunes and if you play a pop tune you're a crossover sellout," says newcomer Ariel Pocock.
The Criterion Collection's new Blu-ray release probably won't add Vampyr to the October cable rotation, but it will help you appreciate this strange film and the alternate vampire tradition it represents.
With Project Mama Earth, soul singer Joss Stone lets the music guide her through her most natural stylistic detour yet. Visible Cloaks' goal on Lex is to get you to live. To live in spaces and places, to occupy another's zone.