For those who proclaim that people are solely responsible for their life's choices, Bing Liu's, Minding the Gap shows what costs come with attempting to break cycles of violence, poverty, and addiction.
Across 81 studio albums as a leader, another 25 live recordings as a leader, and then scores of albums as a sideman, Corea was an unerringly superb pianist, a thrilling soloist, a propulsive and sensitive accompanist, and a band member even though he was a superstar.
Using Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland as the basis for his film, Claude Chabrol essays a woman's metaphysical journey into fear in his fantasy-themed Alice ou la dernière fugue.
Black Against Empire attempts something beyond the scope of power-to-the-people flashbacks of Afros, dashikis, and raised fists: it takes the Black Panther Party seriously as a political entity taking dead aim on American laws and values.
As Gabrielle Korn addresses in her memoir, Everybody (Else) Is Perfect, much of so-called "women's media" is merely a cynical marketing strategy at the expense of a thoughtful discussion of cultural values.
Cowpunk is a reaction against conventional country music, yet embodies some of its distant and deepest traits. Likewise, it's also a reaction against punk, yet manifests as one of its purest expressions.
Between the Grooves celebrates Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy by examining how the band were at their best on the underrated post-Zoso masterwork.
Following a decade-plus break from official studio albums, Cabaret Voltaire are back with a bevy of releases that shows the electro icon empowered, recharged, and as mired in dissonance and drum beats as ever.