Posts Tagged: Angel Olsen

Album of the Week: Molly Burch’s Please Be Mine

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Torch songs, i.e. “sentimental love songs, typically one in which the singer laments an unrequited love,” were once the flagship of every respected crooner: with sultry lonesomeness, a smooth voice would dance above the elegant orchestra accompaniment, singing of lovers lost or unreciprocated romance.

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Our First 100 Days

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Our First 100 Days, started in conjunction with Secretly Group and 30 Songs, 30 Days, will release 100 previously unreleased songs via Bandcamp throughout Trump’s first 100 days in office. Sold in a subscription format for a minimum contribution of $30, fans will receive one song per day across the first 100 days of Trump’s presidency. 

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Sound & Vision #20: John Congleton

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Allyson McCabe speaks with GRAMMY-winning producer/engineer John Congleton about what it's like to make music in today's technological and economic environments, and the benefits of being open to adaptation. ...more

Song of the Day: “Unfuck the World”

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The most prominent feature of Burn Your Fire For No Witness is the haunting voice of Angel Olsen. The St. Louis-bred singer’s husky tone sounds a bit like Cat Power with an exposed nerve. Though Olsen is only 27 (or thereabouts), throughout her new record she manages to convey a woundedness we might expect to encounter in a much older person.

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