I featured an Angel Olsen song on the blog back in March of 2014 and didn’t give her another thought until she showed up on this year’s Pazz & Jop poll at #12 on the albums list and #13 on the singles list.
Olsen is a St. Louis-born singer-songwriter who reminds me a bit of Courtney Barnett. 2016’s My Woman is her fourth full-length release.
My last obscure newcomer for the week offers up the most interesting song of the bunch.
Angel Olsen is an indie folk rocker from St. Louis who has released an EP and two full-length albums, most recently a record called Burn Your Fire For No Witness. This record is her first with a full band, in contrast to her earlier material which I’ve seen compared to Elliott Smith.