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Album | Angel Olsen – Phases

Angel Olsen consistently confounds one’s expectations. What you see and what you get doesn’t seem to match up. There’s a disconnect between the young woman you see and the seasoned artist who sometimes makes music so dark you wonder if…

Premiere | Tom Figgins – Retrograde

Tom Figgins wanted to explore his folk roots on ‘Retrograde’, so he’s roped in plenty of help from ex-members of Noah and the Whale. You’ll hear Tom Hobden on violins, while Fred Abbott was responsible for the recording and mixing…

Album | Sophia Marshall – Bye Bye

Sophia Marshall isn’t afraid of making tough choices. Leaving the relative security of The HaveNots, she took a new road, working as a backing singer to the likes of Be Good Tanyas, Tift Merrit, and Frazey Ford. Following nine years…