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Hamilton Leithauser – “Heartstruck (Wild Hunger)” ft. Angel Olsen

Hamilton Leithauser has a great voice, Angel Olsen has a great voice, and here they are pining for one another on a big, string-filled showpiece of a single…
Anna Gaca / October 12, 2017

Angel Olsen Announces Rarities Collection Phases, Releases “Special”

Angel Olsen has announced a new collection titled Phases, which will features B-sides, demos, and previously unreleased cuts. The latter includes the seven-minute "Special," a leftover from sessions…
Brian Josephs / September 21, 2017

Video: Bonnie “Prince” Billy w/ The Roots of Music — “The Curse”

In September, Bonnie "Prince" Billy and a handful of friends--including Angel Olsen--released a Mekons tribute record, Fantastic Voyage, under the name Chivalrous Amoekons, on Drag City (who…
Dale Eisinger / August 3, 2017

Video: Angel Olsen & Alex Cameron – “Stranger’s Kiss”

Girls' Jemima Kirke directed and starred in a music video for an Alex Cameron/Angel Olsen duet. The video for wistful "Stranger's Kiss," which premiered at…
Brian Josephs / August 2, 2017

Watch My Morning Jacket’s Jim James Join Angel Olsen at Newport Folk Festival

Angel Olsen performed at the Newport Folk Festival yesterday, and she brought along a special guest. My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James joined her during her…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / July 30, 2017

Karen O, Grandaddy, Kelis, and More Appear on Amazon’s Resistance Radio Soundtrack

Amazon's original series The Man in the High Castle imagines a post-World War II America where the Axis Powers rule. Its soundtrack features current artists—Beck, the Shins, Sharon Van…
Anna Gaca / April 7, 2017

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
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