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Angel Olsen Brings her Effortless Incantations to Edinburgh 

On Saturday 22nd October, Angel Olsen and the Big Time Band came to Edinburgh for the penultimate concert on her UK/Ireland tour. After an acoustic opening set by Tomberlin, each member of the Big Time Band walks onstage adorning a different block colour ensemble and instrument; a pink violinist, a red drummer, and a green […]

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Bucky, Springsteen and getting laid: Angel Olsen at Barrowland Ballroom

There is always something enticing about attending a show at Barrowland Ballroom, with its neon lights and grand entrance making one feel like they’re stepping into a Vegas casino more than a Glasgow concert hall. Undoubtedly, it makes one excited for the performance to come. No atmosphere could have felt more appropriate for the illustrious […]

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Live Music

Angel Olsen live in Glasgow on her own terms

The cavernous surround of the SWG3 Studio is a perfect canvas for Angel Olsen’s dry, sultry attitude. Although Glasgow’s way of showing affection is perhaps misinterpreted by this North Carolina-based artist, her standoffish appeal only makes the audience more enamoured. Touring her latest album My Woman, Olsen is no longer the ‘Acrobat’ she used to […]