Mark Ronson Remixes Angel Olsen
Angel Olsen has shared a new Mark Ronson remix of “New Love Cassette.” The track, off last year’s All Mirrors. Ronson’s remix turns “New Love Cassette” into a dark, glitchy ode to romance. As Olsen’s vocals declare a dedicated love, “I’m gonna help you see when you’re hard to find // Gonna gather strength, give you all my mind // Wanna show you my love all the time // Wanna hold you close and let you lie,” the instrumentation lightens, with a resonating beat and floating synth.
“The entire process of making All Mirrors has been about letting these songs become something bigger than what I can hear alone,” says Angel. “Though I know I’ll always be a songwriter at heart, and I’ll always keep a little bit for myself, I still love to experiment with material and to see what others hear when it comes to sonic backgrounds. A song can go in so many directions if you let it, I love hearing what Ronson hears in this remix of ‘New Love Cassette.’”
Ronson adds: “It’s hard to remix a song you already love this much, but I dusted off my MPC 3000 and we had a grand old time.”
In conjunction, Angel has announced a summer streaming series called Cosmic Streams, shot by her longtime collaborator and video director Ashley Connor. The first in the series, Cosmic Stream 1, airs tonight at 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific from Asheville, NC’s Church at Echo Mountain Recording. It presents Angel performing her debut solo album, 2012’s Half Way Home, in its entirety. To commemorate, Angel and Bathetic Records are offering ticket buyers of this stream a limited edition version of Half Way Home featuring inverse artwork, white vinyl, and a postcard. A portion of the proceeds from this stream will go to supporting YWCA Asheville, an organization dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Tickets are on sale here.
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