Angel Olsen

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i can't stop listening to my woman. i've been playing a lot of her older stuff too but it seems like such an immense artistic leap happened between the older records and this one

marcos, Tuesday, 17 October 2017 16:05 (eleven months ago) Permalink

Her band is so good on those long tracks like "Special" and "Sister" - it doesn't seem like the kind of music that demands three electric guitars but there's space for each of them to do something and the way they build tension is fantastic.

Listening to those two back to back makes me appreciate the rougher edges of "Special" even more.

louise ck (milo z), Monday, 30 October 2017 08:09 (ten months ago) Permalink

another song from the new collection

louise ck (milo z), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 08:46 (ten months ago) Permalink

live version

louise ck (milo z), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 08:48 (ten months ago) Permalink


reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 10 November 2017 02:17 (ten months ago) Permalink

Anyone into the new one?

Week of Wonders (Ross), Sunday, 12 November 2017 04:14 (ten months ago) Permalink

I was very taken by the cover art of the new one, so I gave it a spin last night and geeked out when I discovered there was a cover of "Tougher Than the Rest" on it.

Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Sunday, 12 November 2017 04:17 (ten months ago) Permalink

ooh, tougher than the rest cover you say...

listening now, this is (at least from tttr onwards) very understated, like her first albums, she really has something very special about her that make these simple acoustic guitar songs spellbinding

niels, Sunday, 12 November 2017 10:22 (ten months ago) Permalink

some of angel olsen's songs are just fucking incredible. i love the psychedelic guitar sounds on this one.

treeship 2, Sunday, 26 November 2017 05:21 (nine months ago) Permalink

love it

In a slipshod style (Ross), Sunday, 26 November 2017 05:23 (nine months ago) Permalink

"sister" off the last album is a song i play a lot and think about a lot. "All my life I thought I'd change"

treeship 2, Sunday, 26 November 2017 05:32 (nine months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

Sweet dreams rules. Orbison-Chris Isaac vibe with some dirty rock n roll

kolakube (Ross), Thursday, 8 February 2018 20:12 (seven months ago) Permalink

I had never heard her Springsteen cover, not sure I like the alone in a laundry room vibe to it. Also, I think she changes a minor chord to a major chord, which really alters the mood dramatically for me.

Josh in Chicago, Thursday, 8 February 2018 20:32 (seven months ago) Permalink

My current fave Angel Olsen track is 'The Waiting' off the first record. Glorious song.

cajunsunday, Thursday, 8 February 2018 20:38 (seven months ago) Permalink

Hey josh, alone in a laundry room is a good comparison. Ymmv but the latter half of the record is in that vein and a total bummer. First half is fairly solid tho

kolakube (Ross), Thursday, 8 February 2018 20:45 (seven months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

Phases is good. I was wrong. Good record for unwinding.

done and dusted (Ross), Friday, 4 May 2018 06:10 (four months ago) Permalink

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