By Matthew Fiander
These two discs -- one live, one in the studio -- show Prine's early songs fully formed and genuinely brilliant, though we also hear him figuring out how best to deliver them.
Japanese Breakfast: Soft Sounds From Another Planet
Tau Cross: Pillar of Fire
Ambrose Akinmusire: A Rift in Decorum - Live at the Village Vanguard
Offa Rex: The Queen of Hearts
The Poetry of Heartbreak in 'The Umbrellas of Cherbourg'
Quindar: Hip Mobility
Radiohead Music Theory, Pure and Simple
The Dark, Funny, Subversive Chamber of Angela Carter's Imagination
"Read Only Memories is a bubblegum-happy, brooding and brutal noir about kidnapping, murder, corruption, revenge, and corporate conspiracies.