If Pratchett and Gaiman's Good Omens is an artifact of 1990s apocalypse hullabaloo notable for its wry wit, petty divine figures, and surrealistic flourishes, then The World is a Narrow Bridge plays a similar role in our angst-ridden, oversaturated media landscape/world of 2016 and beyond.
Mercury Rev have revived Delta Sweete as Bobbie Gentry's The Delta Sweete Revisited and have enlisted a stellar cast of female singers to help, including Norah Jones, Margo Price, Beth Orton, Vashti Bunyan, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucinda Williams.
Psych-rock dream team, the Claypool Lennon Delirium, takes one of rock's most sacred venues by storm on New Year's Eve as they prepare to launch a nationwide tour supporting their ambitious second album South of Reality.
Elena Setién's Another Kind of Revolution conceptualizes transformation as rooted in empowerment. The album is a recognition of women and their ability to act as catalysts for a popular and personal insurgency.
Despite the title, Maggie Rogers' Heard It in a Past Life provides a snapshot of life in America today. The past is past, the present is hard to define, but the future is coming, and it just may be awesome.
Cass McCombs' Tip of the Sphere is as intricate as any of his work before it. Regardless of his approach and whether or not he intends to share much of it with the public, it's clearly one that works for him and his fans.