The A.V. Club’s 20 best albums of 2016

There’s no easy way to summarize the year in music given how much of it took us by surprise. High-profile albums would be announced with little warning, arriving on streaming services in a flash, and dominate the cultural conversation until the next one came along. Similarly, some of the most innovative names in music…

Martha goes undercover in the video for “Goldman’s Detective Agency”

When Martha released its debut album Courting Strong, the English foursome got as much attention for its politics as it did its music. Thankfully, the band never let one side overshadow the other, and on July 8 Dirtnap Records (Fortuna Pop in the U.K.) will release Martha’s sophomore album, Blisters In The Pit Of My…