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The 15 Best Americana Albums of 2023

The 15 Best Americana Albums of 2023

The best Americana albums are a multicultural, mixed-gender, cross-genre lineup of music that draws from country, folk, rock, blues, roots music, and bluegrass.

Angel Olsen’s EP ‘Forever Means’ Provides a Coda for ‘Big Time’

Angel Olsen’s EP ‘Forever Means’ Provides a Coda for ‘Big Time’

Angel Olsen’s Forever Means reaffirms her rising status as a worthy successor to esteemed figures like Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, and Iris DeMent.

Angel Olsen Creates Her Most Accessible Album with ‘Big Time’

Angel Olsen Creates Her Most Accessible Album with ‘Big Time’

With Big Time, Angel Olsen draws inspiration from some of popular music’s most perennial templates, revamping them and reinventing herself.

No Tricks, All Treats at Outside Lands 2021

No Tricks, All Treats at Outside Lands 2021

San Francisco’s marquee festival Outside Lands returned on Halloween for a monstrous mash of musical celebration with Angel Olsen, Tame Impala, Lizzo, and more.

Angel Olsen Creates a ‘Whole New Mess’

Angel Olsen Creates a ‘Whole New Mess’

No one would call Angel Olsen's Whole New Mess a pretty album. It's much too stark. But there's something riveting about the way Olsen coos to herself that's soft and comforting.

The 70 Best Albums of 2019

The 70 Best Albums of 2019

From forward-looking electronic and experimental to new approaches in the ever-evolving R&B scene, from hip-hop and punk to rock and pop, 2019 bestowed an embarrassment of musical riches upon us.

The 10 Best Indie Rock Albums of 2019

The 10 Best Indie Rock Albums of 2019

In 2019 "indie rock" felt more like a guitar-led free for all with artists drawing from an ever-widening musical well. These are our top 10 picks for the year.

Angel Olsen: Phases (album review)

Angel Olsen: Phases (album review)

Phases can compete with the best of Angel Olsen's work, but you might have to sift through some clutter to find its gems.

Angel Olsen – “Pops” (Singles Going Steady)

Angel Olsen – “Pops” (Singles Going Steady)

Winter echoes through chilly “Pops”, a song that seeps into the bones with lovelorn longing.
Angel Olsen: My Woman

Angel Olsen: My Woman

Angel Olsen elaborates on the disparate missions of her last two releases while reaching out to new stylistic territory on My Woman, her most dynamic album yet.
Torres: Sprinter

Torres: Sprinter

The foreboding sonic weather systems that Mackenzie Scott summons in her songs give dimension to the complex topics she explores.
The Best Albums of 2014

The Best Albums of 2014

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.