As far as music festivals go, SXSW in Austin, Texas still reigns supreme. The entire event not only covers music but also film and interactive media, making it a hot-spot for startups, tech gurus and film buffs. But the music schedule is the bread and butter.
There were so many releases in 2013 and I know I only heard a small fraction of them. In my relatively small overall sampling of 2013 album releases, I found a whole lot to like, and it was difficult to narrow them down to a list of 10.
This list was not put together with an aesthetic in mind for what I deem best in show, but rather attempts to pool together a diverse set of documentaries about artists and their art, hoping that you'll find one worth pursuit.
With a little time to spare before the 6:15 p.m. showing of "Charles Bradley: Soul of America" at the St. Louis International Film Festival at the Tivoli, I sauntered over to Meshuggah Café and ordered a hot chocolate.
The tenth annual Forecastle Festival took place July 13-15 at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, Kentucky.
If there’s no time for dreaming then life becomes an abstract world of opportunity. Without dreams, life turns into a concrete jungle where one struggles to find the soul. From his small corner of America, Charles Bradley, at age 63, has seen the best, but just as often he's known the worst of this struggle.