Annie is a servant who delights in telling tales of spooks and spirits, always ending with the refrain "An' the Gobble-uns'll git you ef you Don't Watch Out!"
The girls and women in Danielle Lazarin's debut short story collection deal with their desires, needs, and fears with vulnerability, suppressed anger, self-awareness, and self-denial.
'The Lost City of Fortunes' and How Writing Goes from the "Goo in a Cocoon" Stage to a Fully-Realized Tale
Bryan Camp read academic works, self-published occult-y stuff, and primary sources to help craft his beautifully-realized tale of a New Orleans in which "the fantastical is possible."
Canada's versatile vocalist Jill Barber delivers a message of female empowerment with stunning force, striking a dramatic pose with such verve that will give all music lovers an equal opportunity to shake their booties.
With a strange history and an unusual assortment of tracks, Who guitarist Pete Townshend's first solo album still offers plenty of joy.
Madrid-based garage rockers Hinds pull away from their lo-fi roots just a little bit to deliver a fun, versatile second album with I Don't Run.
On his first album of new songs in 13 years, folk veteran John Prine delivers another masterwork in songwriting.
These two entries consider the hate crime murders of Trayvon Martin and Jennifer Laude, reinterpret their deaths within historic frameworks, and explore why their stories fade without meaningful changes in US civil rights laws.
New organ scores help kick up some dust in these two reissues from Grapevine Video.
God Is an Astronaut Takes Listeners on an Introspective Journey via 'Epitaph' (album stream) (premiere)
Irish trio God Is an Astronaut returns with ninth and possibly best album to date with Epitaph, out Friday via Napalm Records.
Tirelessly political Houston outfit Free Radicals blend soul, jazz and world influences on new cut from forthcoming remix album.
At times mawkish and problematic, White Houses is a romance that presents an interesting queer historical fiction.
Cary Brothers' Bruises is a record intended for the masses that never loses its sense of the intimate and never gets stuck in the expected groove.
My Silent Bravery's new video "18" gets sentimental for the 1980s and some classic cinema tropes of the era.
Season 4 brings a thorough and heartening reinvigoration of the rom-com format, revealing the big heart that beats beneath the clown costume.