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I have to believe Angel Olsen could do a killer cover of "All Right Now," Free's 1970 classic rock staple. But "All Right Now," one of five bonus tracks on the deluxe version of Olsen's awesome Album…   Read Story »
Angel Olsen released her new album, Burn Your Fire For No Witness, so early in 2014 it's almost easy to forget that it's one of the best albums of the year. Mac DeMarco clearly remembers because he…   Read Story »
Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival's 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like Angel Olsen and Bill Callahan…   Read Story »
Angel Olsen's stormy, Hank Williams-quoting, ultimately triumphant "Hi-Five," from her new album Burn Your Fire For No Witness, is one of my favorite indie rock songs of the year; it's a total…   Read Story »
In just under a month, Tom Krell will release, "What Is This Heart?", his third album as How To Dress Well. In anticipation of that LP, he has now dropped NO WORDS TO SAY: Songs for "What Is This…   Read Story »
Half Way Home, the 2012 album with which Angel Olsen built her name, was a great album, but its greatness was the sort that you can only really admire from a distance. Whether purposefully or as a…   Read Story »
Pretty much everything east of the Mississippi has been brought to its knees by this unforgiving winter, especially the hellstorm that rolled in this week. It's hard to believe February is even now…   Read Story »
Angel Olsen's 2012 album Half Way Home was a stirring, haunting acoustic record, a powerful example that straight-up folk music can still set your brain tingling when it's done right. But on her new…   Read Story »
Why did everyone release their darkest and most fucked vidoes this week? Is it just too cold for some fun, sunny music videos? Are we experiencing a collective dark night of the soul? Or is it just…   Read Story »
Though "Forgiven/Forgotten" and "Hi-Five" have been among some of the best songs we've heard this year (as well as "Stars" if you were lucky enough to glimpse it before disappearing from the web)…   Read Story »