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Album Review: Angel Olsen - My Woman

Album Review: Angel Olsen - My Woman

Wednesday 12th October, 2016 12:37PM

Angel Olsen’s third studio offering My Woman is a sustained release of emotion that feels as cathartic to the listener as the process of making it must have been for Olsen herself. In terms of musical arrangement, the 10-song record is deceptively minimal, but on repeat it yields varying textures – a jukebox in an echoey Twin Peaks tavern, a country Cocteau Twins, a sober Courtney Love, a drunk PJ Harvey. This surface sparseness, however, makes room for the album’s star instruments: Olsen’s brain, the originator of lyrics so devastatingly simple as to move past cliché towards profundity; and her voice, the medium for those lyrics, which vibrates with emotion and occasionally with vibrato.

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Angel Olsen New Zealand Tour 2016

Tuesday 13th December, San Fran, Wellington
Wednesday 14th December, Kings Arms Tavern, Auckland

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Kings Arms Tavern, Auckland

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