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New Music: Nothing – “Spell”

Philadelphia-based indie rock outfit Nothing has released a new track for Our First 100 Days, the ongoing compilation of music protesting Donald Trump.  The appropriately melancholy…
Emma May / March 16, 2017

New Music: Angel Olsen – “Who’s Sorry Now?” (Connie Francis Cover)

Angel Olsen's yearning voice and lived-in songs always call back to classic country and pre-rock pop, even when she's leading a rocking and occasionally glammy…
Andy Cush / March 16, 2017

Watch Angel Olsen Perform “Give It Up” on Conan

Last night, Angel Olsen stopped by Conan to play "Give It Up," one of the standout tracks from 2016’s excellent My Woman. Watch that performance…
Taylor Berman / February 14, 2017

Video: Angel Olsen – “Pops”

Angel Olsen has released the video for "Pops," the closer from her stunning 2016 LP My Woman. Less of a riot than the clip for "Shut Up…
Brian Josephs / January 24, 2017

New Music from Angel Olsen, PWR BTTM, Avey Tare on Post-Inauguration Fundraising Compilation

In the ongoing surge of political action following Friday's inauguration, we find ourselves with a rising tide of dissent in the music industry. From Mount…
Rob Arcand / January 23, 2017

Here’s All the Anti-Trump Protest Music Released on Inauguration Day

Great protest music isn't the silver lining of autocracy. I haven't asked, but I feel pretty confident saying that all of the artists whose music is featured…
Anna Gaca / January 20, 2017

Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, How to Dress Well, More Contribute to Anti-Trump Song Project Our First 100 Days

Much is made of a new president's first 100 days in office, when an incoming commander in chief—usually riding a wave of public support—tackles top…
Anna Gaca / January 13, 2017

Watch Angel Olsen Perform a Solo Version of “Give It Up” in a New York City Church

For NPR's "Field Recordings" series, Angel Olsen performed My Woman's "Give It Up" solo on electric guitar, sitting in the pews at the Fordham University Church…
Andy Cush / January 6, 2017

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016

There's been no shortage of pessimism about 2016—a year that was plagued with fear, hatred, and confusion. In music, that ugliness was often confronted head-on,…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2016

Angel Olsen Explains How David Bowie Helped Inspire “Shut Up Kiss Me” on Song Exploder

Angel Olsen's "Shut Up Kiss Me," a 2016 highlight, is the latest song to get the Song Exploder treatment. The singer spent a few minutes breaking…
Brian Josephs / November 30, 2016

‘Colbert’ Grabs an Angel Olsen Performance and a Riz MC (Riz Ahmed) Freestyle

The Night Of star Riz Ahmed/Riz MC has a new project with Heems on the way and Angel Olsen has a new album coming out in a couple of…
Brian Josephs / August 30, 2016

Watch Angel Olsen’s Low-Key New Video For ‘Sister’

Angel Olsen's latest video from her forthcoming record, My Woman, has arrived. It's the third single from the album, following "Intern" and "Shut Up Kiss Me."
Ilana Kaplan / August 24, 2016

Angel Olsen Wants You to Stop Frontin’ on Her in ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’ Video

In "Shut Up Kiss Me," an excellent new cut from the upcoming album My Woman, Angel Olsen takes herself for a lonely night out. The romantic partner she sings to…
Brian Josephs / June 29, 2016

Basilica SoundScape 2016: Angel Olsen, Explosions in the Sky, and More

Basilica SoundScape, a.k.a. "the anti-festival," will return for its fifth iteration on September 16 through 18. The lineup is strong, too: Angel Olsen, Wolves in the Throne…
Brian Josephs / June 20, 2016
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