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Jody Amable

Jody Amable

Jody Amable is a music journalist from the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has been seen in Consequence of Sound, Atlas Obscura, CityLab and more.

An illustration for Jesse James at Long Branch in the magazine Log Cabin Library, 1898.

The Murder Ballad Was the Original True Crime Podcast

The 1896 version of crime sensationalism also taught the victim-blaming lesson “Stay Sexy, Don’t Get Murdered.”
An anime character with headphones

Chill Beats to Study/Relax to

Why is lo-fi hip-hop so conducive to concentration?