By Matthew Fiander
It's Showalter's ability to paint microscopic and revealing details, and weave them through honeyed melodies, that make so many songs on Leave Ruin sound like the kind of beautiful sad that so many songwriters try for and miss.
Porcelain Raft: Microclimate
'Get Out' Is a Fantastic Freak-Out
The Feelies: In Between
Call Super: Fabric 92
Fabiano Do Nascimento: Tempo Dos Mestres
La Nausée in the Spanish Empire: Antonio Di Benedetto's 'Zama'
Earthen Sea: An Act of Love
The "Good Old Days" of TV Are Happening Right Now
"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.