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.
Various Artists: Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta
The Band of Heathens: Duende
'Rogue Archives': Fan Fiction and Cultural Memory
Davey Dynamite: Holy Shit
Visage: The Wild Life (The Best of 1978-2015)
Arvo Pärt: Kanon Pokajanen
The Criterion Edition of 'Cat People' Leaves an indelible Impression
Mika Vainio: Mannerlaatta
"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.