Angel Olsen has been singing her entire life. Only now has she found her voice.
Angel Olsen made it clear at the start of her career that she wasn’t afraid to use her voice.
Her solo debut, the 2011 EP Strange Cacti,
was bare-boned, acoustic and raw, and highlighted b
[CHORAL POP] On the surface, Ages and Ages’ sophomore release, Divisionary, might appear to shine with as much bright optimism as the band’s debut album, 2011’s Alright You Restless.
Frontier folk-rock born in the Oregon woods gets wild in Portland.
Alsea is a woodsy outpost roughly halfway
between Corvallis and the Oregon Coast. It’s the kind of place that’s
colored with every shade of green and brown, a logging target and
Quilt’s heady psych-folk is knit from earth grids, choirs and 40-oz. beers.
A sort of paranormal propulsion nudges each harmony Quilt
imbues its music with—equal parts certainty and unknowing, reticence and
confidence. Melodies are all-encompassing, admitting just enoug
After eight years, Portland’s Aan finally releases its debut album.
Bud Wilson shakes his head. He can’t believe it’s taken
this long for his band, the Portland experimental-pop group Aan, to put
out a proper record. EPs and things resembling albums have surfa