Gil Scott-Heron
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Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a Man
4 Dec 2014 // 8:15 PM

In this excerpt from his book on legendary soul singer Gil Scott-Heron, Marcus Baram recounts Scott-Heron's crucial time touring with Stevie Wonder.

Part 3: From Perfume Genius to Xiu Xiu
18 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Slipped Discs continues with the return of a legendary power pop band, previously unreleased Springsteen gems, the resurrection of '60s British folk rock sounds, loads of indie rockers and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.


Dead Stars Tell No Tales: Whitney Houston's Death Casts New Light Onto Memoirs by Two '70s Pop Stars
28 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Just as the winners of the war tend to write the history books, only survivors write memoirs. Nile Rodgers' Le Freak and Gil Scott-Heron's The Last Holiday.


Bill Ortiz: Winter in America EP
21 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Santana trumpeter Bill Ortiz provides a fitting tribute to Gil Scott-Heron.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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