Paperbacks from Hell takes readers through the seven circles (and more) of horror fiction in the '70s and '80s, from the well-known to the obscure and all points in between.
Reuniting the classic Groovies front line of Cyril Jordan and Chris Wilson for the first time in nearly 40 years, Fantastic Plastic shows the duo and the band to have lost nary a step in the intervening decades.
Japanese composer and saxophonist Yasuaki Shimizu’s 1987 collection of striking original compositions for commercials – appropriately entitled Music for Commercials – gets the reissue treatment.
Numero Group gathers assorted singles, live recordings and generous liner notes to provide a more complete picture of revolutionary transsexual soul singer Jackie Shane, in the process producing a minor masterpiece of overlooked soul.
With both humor and pathos, Alberto Ledesma’s graphic novel/memoir provides an inside look at the life of an undocumented immigrant.
At 75, Linda Perhacs shows no signs of slowing down creatively, returning for her third album a mere three years after a more than 40-year absence.
The Elements represents Joe Henderson’s sole full immersion into the avant-garde, with help from a few seasoned veterans, including Alice Coltrane, Charlie Haden, and Michael White.
Available once more, F.J. McMahon’s stark and sobering assessment of the decline of ‘60s idealism and impending introspective ‘70s is the rarest of rarities: a true lost masterpiece.
For nearly half a century (and a new album to boot), the Mael brothers Ron and Russell have been confounding listeners' expectations with their ever-changing, stylistically broad brand of artfully rendered pop.