By Andrew Martin
To say this will light a fire under R&B is an understatement. Hell, to equate it to a volcano wouldn't be enough. Let's just hope critics and listeners alike remember PPP when they make their coveted best of 2009 lists.
'The Witness': Puzzles Are Teachers, Puzzles Are Bullies
Tindersticks: The Waiting Room
Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto: The Revenant
Brown Lives Don’t Matter in the Dark and Cruel World of 'Visaranai'
A No-Nonsense Agenda for the Left
Sierra Hull: Weighted Mind
Shovels and Rope: Busted Jukebox, Vol. 1
'The New Mutants' Is Rooted Both in Scholarship and in the Rich History of Superhero Narratives
"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.