If the sounds on Archer Black's debut are dramatic (sometimes in exciting ways), the words -- from the album title on down -- still lack subtlety.
UNKLE: The Road, Part 1
Sannhet: So Numb
'ORAKL' Brilliantly Breathes New Life Into Georg Trakl's Poetry
Tyshawn Sorey: Verisimilitude
Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer: Not Dark Yet
How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir
Dent May: Across the Multiverse
The War on Drugs: A Deeper Understanding
"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.