Tag Archives: Angel Olsen

Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 16-19

All week long we’ve been reflecting back on previous iterations of the Little Big Show concert series — hosted by KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents — in anticipation of this Saturday’s Little Big Show #20 with Pickwick and Porter Ray. (Look back at Shows 1-5, 6-11, 12-15.) Now we’re in the home stretch, looking atRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Indie folk darling Angel Olsen kicked off her North American tour last night in Charlottesville and treated the audience to a surprise cover of beloved icon David Bowie’s “Five Years.” The song comes from 1972’s classic The Rise and Fall Of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. Olsen recently released a new collection ofRead more…

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In Stores Now 11/13

We’ve been sharing sneak peeks at the new Angel Olsen album in our Music News Roundups, and now we have the complete collection of b-sides, cover songs, previously unreleased recordings, and other rarities. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “a first-rate collection…ranging from bristling folk-rock to stripped-down country-folk.” Ian Svenonius (of The Make Up,Read more…

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Monday Music News

Angel Olsen is releasing a collection of outtakes and rarities called Phases this Friday, November 10 via Jagjaguwar. Today she’s given us the previously unreleased song “Sans,” which was written in between Burn Your Fire For No Witness and My Woman. Olsen called the song, “something short and simple—but about a big thing in my life: travel and whatRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Tune-Yards have returned with a brand new song that comes alongside an announcement that they’ll be following up 2014’s Nikki Nack with a brand new album called I can feel you creep into my private life, due January 19th via 4AD. The LP is produced by longtime collaborator Nate Brenner, who is now officially partRead more…

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Monday Music News

Hamilton Leithauser recently shared a new song with folk chanteuse Angel Olsen called “Heartstruck (Wild Hunger)” and today that song has an official video. Directed by Peter and Nick Simonite and created by Austin based full-service creative company Preacher, the video follows Leithauser as a wanders a dirt road, a small town, and then endingRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Perennially nice guy Mac DeMarco has put four test pressings of his 2012 EP Rock and Roll Night Club up for sale via Discogs. Each pressing is unique, featuring different doodles and signatures by DeMarco. And proceeds will go to benefit Waves for Water, a Caribbean hurricane relief initiative. (DeMarco’s label Captured Tracks have sweetenedRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Angel Olsen is following up 2016’s MY WOMAN with a new album of B-sides, rarities, and demos called Phases. Due out November 10 via Jagjaguwar, the album will also include some previously unreleased tracks, including the song “Special,” shared with us today. Other unreleased tracks on the album include “How Many Disasters” and “Sans.” She’s alsoRead more…

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Music That Matters: Runcast, Vol. 9

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 579 – Runcast, Vol. 9 John Richards’ latest installment ofRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party, Day 3: Julie Byrne, Cloud Nothings, Angel Olsen

Julie Byrne makes a face when she doesn’t have to sing, one that expresses a sheer contentment with what’s going on around her. She leaned back and made this face – which is featured on the cover her sublime sophomore outing, Not Even Happiness – at least six times during her Sunday afternoon set onRead more…

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