An early scene of a raging forest fire becomes the overarching metaphor for Paul Dano's Wildlife, as a young man stands in the path of a different kind of destructive force.
Self-acceptance -- it's not just for drag queens anymore.
In Parallel Lives, O. Schrauwen literally draws attention to the basic building blocks of comics, science fiction, and our cultural sexual norms.
Les Gruff & the Billy Goat bring a distinctly rural, soulful sound that feels as timely as it does emotionally vindicating in the way they so powerfully deliver songs such as "Evil Dancers".
The former Motion City Soundtrack frontman has finally released his first-ever solo record, and now Justin Courtney Pierre counts down his Five Favorite Records of All Time for PopMatters.
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters is a singular portrait of an artist's life lived so fiercely as to have left an indelible mark on an alienated world seeking affirmation for its own existence.
The compilation, whose title refers to the Blue and White Nile rivers that bracket Khartoum, collects 16 tracks from 15 artists and offers an eclectic slice of the sounds of a bygone Sudan.
Versatile percussionist Subhasis Bhattacharya steps into the spotlight with masterful Tablananda.
Pistol Annies offer hope through their heartbrokenness and comfort through community on their third album, Interstate Gospel.
Thirty years on, the Smashing Pumpkins are (mostly) reunited and recording new music that displays the band's visionary spirit.
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