Angel Olsen

  • Angel Olsen

    1 JULIANNA BARWICK, WILL (Dead Oceans) Barwick is a celestial wizard. I listened to Will, her latest album—a compilation of multilayered vocal arrangements soaked in heavy reverb—quite a bit over the summer, to clear my brain on the way to rehearsals or while getting ready for long days of nonstop press.

    2 BIG SEARCH (The BlindSpot Project, Los Angeles, February 12) While recording in LA in February, I went to see this rock band at a warehouse party and really enjoyed the show. I became obsessed with their track “Please Do Not Explain.”

    3 DAVID BOWIE, BLACKSTAR (Columbia/ISO/RCA) In