By Michael Barrett
Striking and beautiful; clearly indebted to the Czech school, but applied to Japanese traditions such as Bunraku puppet theatre, Noh masks, and ghost stories
Jamie xx: In Colour
Tori Amos: Little Earthquakes / Under the Pink (reissues)
'Charlie's Country' Remembers and Lives Australia's Tragic Colonial Past
The Best in the Worst Circumstances in 'Old Man Logan #1'
Nobody Won the 'War for the Soul of America'
Simon Spence's Biography of the Happy Mondays Is 'All Excess'
Soak: Before We Forgot How to Dream
"Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, and the Flaming Lips headed up another eclectic year at Ohio's Nelsonville Music Festival.