The return of ‘Fargo’! New albums from Black Angels, Sheryl Crow! Oprah acting!

Ewan McGregor in “Fargo”

“Fargo” (FX). Real talk, and this is not just Austin homerism: Our fair city’s own Noah Hawley is the TV showrunner of the year. Between the amazingly psychedelic, next-level superhero fiction on “Legion” and the third season of this brilliant show, the dude is killing it. This run is set in 2010, starring Ewan McGregor in two roles as well as Carrie Coon (also on “The Leftovers”), Mary Elizabeth Winstead and David Thewlis. (April 19)

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 The Black Angels, “Death Song” (Partisan). It’s the newest album from this Austin outfit. Some of them were recently spotted filming some scenes for a video over at End of an Ear. (April 21)

Sheryl Crow, “Be Myself” (Warner). This lady used to be seen around Austin quite a bit. This is her ninth album. She doesn’t seem to be aging at all. (April 21)

Ray Davies, “Americana” (Legacy Recordings). One of the most English songwriters who ever lived takes the Jayhawks as his backing band and, well, makes some Americana. (April 21)

Robyn Hitchcock, “Robyn Hitchcock” (Yep Roc). Speaking of extremely English guys, we will someday remember that Hitchcock is one of the most consistent songwriters of his generation. (April 21)

 “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” (HBO). Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne star in this long-awaited feature-ization of Rebecca Skloot’s brilliant book about a woman whose cells were harvested by scientists and used for research for decades. Given Oprah’s on-screen involvement, one expects insane ratings. (April 22)


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