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Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it -- or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days…   Read Story »
Today, Angel Olsen releases the deluxe edition of Burn Your Fire For No Witness, the great album she released near the beginning of the year. She's chosen today to share her slow, surreal video for…   Read Story »
Angel Olsen released the shattering solo album Burn Your Fire For No Witness earlier this year. And if it's a bit weird to see a smallish indie album getting the deluxe reissue treatment so soon,…   Read Story »
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 »