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Angel Olson, The El Rey Theater, photo By Wes Marsala
Angel Olsen seamlessly captivates with new songs at the El Rey Theatre

By 7pm, the line outside of the El Rey Theatre stretched down the block as fans of Angel Olsen waited for the doors to open. Olsen, in town playing Coachella with her band, scheduled a couple of solo shows in between. As the lights dimmed in the heavily crowded El Rey, Olsen took the stage […]

Arcade Fire at The Forum by Steven Ward
Arcade Fire defend their title as indie-rock’s heavyweight champs at the Forum

Entering the Fabulous Forum to announcements emulating that of a boxing match, Canadian indie-rockers Arcade Fire made their way towards the central ring to defend their title as indie-rock’s heavyweight champions. Laying on thick the satirical elements of their recent album Everything Now with a heavy emphasis on fake advertising and commercial vapidness that played itself out […]

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Win Tickets to Swans with Angel Olsen at El Rey Theatre

Photo Source: Swans Official Facebook Page Emerging from the early 80’s New York no wave scene, and led by original member Michael Gira, Swans are a band that continue to evolve and develop strong, experimental post-punk soundscapes. The band has made several notable releases recently including: Oxygen, Filth (re-mastered), and their thirteenth full-length studio album, To Be […]

The 20 Hottest Women in Indie Music (and then some)

As we noted in our 20 Hottest Men in Indie Music feature last month, it’s hard not to fall in love with a talented musician when they’re on stage giving you a memorable performance. Now it’s time to give the accomplished ladies their shine. From their extraordinary talents, to the way they own the stage, and […]

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Angel Olsen dazzles crowd at El Rey into (mostly) silence

A lot of people in Los Angeles use concerts as location for dates. Not a bad idea, generally. But oftentimes, people get lost in their own conversations and forget that others paid to see a show that night and cause an interruption with their chatter. Burgeoning singer-songwriter Angel Olsen captivated MOST of the crowd for […]

Win Tickets to Angel Olsen at the El Rey Theatre

  Our folk rock sweetheart, Angel Olsen will be headlining a show at the El Rey Theatre on Thursday, December 4th! The singer-songwriter already has a sold out show at the Silent Movie Theatre, which doesn’t surprise us since she swept us off our feet with her critically acclaimed album, Burn Fire For No Witness. […]

Angel Olsen brings the Echoplex to complete silence with a cathartic performance

Headlining the Echo last night was the gorgeous singer-songwriter, Angel Olsen who with her pitch perfect voice, captivated fans from start-to-finish. Opening up her performance with one of her singles off her highly-praised album, Burn Your Fire For No Witness, was the track, “Unfucktheworld”. Her other bandmates, Emily Elhaj (bass), Josh Jaeger (drums) and Stewart Bronaugh (guitars) accompanied […]

Win Tickets to Angel Olsen at the Echoplex

We reviewed her album just last week, and now we’re giving away a pair of tickets to Angel Olsen‘s headlining show at the Echoplex on Sunday, March 2.  The singer-songwriter began her career as a backup singer for Bonnie “Prince” Billy’s band, as well as the musician Emmett Kelly and his band, The Cairo Gang. There […]

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Recommended New Album: Angel Olsen — Burn Your Fire For No Witness

We all know there are times in which we prefer to enjoy our own company, and whether the activities that follow include taking a stroll at our local park, reading a book, or thinking of intellectual philosophies — Angel Olsen is there to guide us through. The Chicago based singer-songwriter stated in a previous interview, […]

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Recommended Album Streams: Solids, Phantogram, AJ Davila & more

It’s Valentine’s Day and what better way to celebrate than with a kick-ass list of solid albums to impress your date with. After dinner and drinks, why don’t you get cozy back at your house and take one of the albums for a show-and-tell below. If your babe likes their music loud and ferocious, stream […]