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Report From São Miguel’s Tremor Festival

Now in its third year, the Tremor festival takes place on the island of São Miguel in the Azores -- a place that, quite frankly,…
T. Cole Rachel | March 23, 2016 - 4:54 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We did it, everyone! We came up with the least glamorous music video ever made. I don't know what held the title before this week,…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2014 - 2:57 pm

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Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “The Curse” (The Mekons Cover) Video

The enigmatic roots-music master Will Oldham, who mostly records as Bonnie "Prince" Billy, has been busy lately. Already this year, he's released Best Troubadour, a…
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2017 - 12:08 pm

Classic Drag City Albums Now On Apple Music

Drag City have long been holdouts in the streaming wars. The Chicago indie took their time bringing releases to digital retailers like iTunes and Bandcamp,…
Rob Arcand/Spin | June 30, 2017 - 4:11 pm

Stream Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Nathan Salsburg’s New EP

Earlier this spring, Will Oldham, the veteran roots-music iconoclast who usually records as Bonnie "Prince" Billy, released his Merle Haggard tribute album Best Troubadour. And…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2017 - 10:25 am

Bonnie Prince Billy – “No Time To Cry” (Iris DeMent Cover) Video

Bonnie Prince Billy recorded a cover of Iris DeMent's 1993 song "No Time To Cry" for the vinyl edition of his recent album Best Troubador,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 25, 2017 - 10:44 am

Stream Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy Best Troubador

Will Oldham's appreciation for Merle Haggard is no secret, and in light of the country legend's recent passing, he decided to record an album full…
James Rettig | April 27, 2017 - 10:31 am

Watch Bonnie “Prince” Billy & His Dogs Cover Merle Haggard On Local Louisville Morning News

Will Oldham, the country-folk enigma who performs as Bonnie "Prince" Billy, doesn't do a whole lot of interviews, or a whole lot of media in…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2017 - 1:12 pm

Watch Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy Cover Merle Haggard In A Steamroom

Next month, Will Oldham will release Best Troubador, a Bonnie 'Prince' Billy album made up of Merle Haggard covers. We heard his take on "Mama
James Rettig | April 5, 2017 - 11:29 am

Courtney Marie Andrews & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free”

Courtney Marie Andrews -- who made one of the best country albums of 2016 -- and Bonnie 'Prince' Billy recorded a cover of "I Wish…
James Rettig | March 27, 2017 - 12:17 pm

Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Nathan Salsburg – “Wallins Creek Girls”

Bonnie "Prince" Billy and Nathan Salsburg -- a guitarist and curator of the Alan Lomax Archive who tours with Joan Shelley's band -- will release…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 22, 2017 - 12:42 pm

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Mama Tried” (Merle Haggard Cover) Video

Will Oldham has always been a vocal admirer of country legend Merle Haggard, who died last year. The first time Oldham ever sang in public,…
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2017 - 11:34 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Treasure Maps”

Will Oldham, the Kentucky native who records ghostly folk music under the name Bonnie "Prince" Billy, has a new track on a four-song benefit compilation…
Peter Helman | February 21, 2017 - 10:26 pm

Watch The National Talk, Perform Grateful Dead On CBS This Morning

Bryce and Aaron Dessner went on CBS This Morning to discuss their massive new Grateful Dead tribute album, which was released yesterday. "There is chemistry,…
James Rettig | May 21, 2016 - 11:12 am

Hear Grateful Dead Covers From Sharon Van Etten, Perfume Genius, Jim James, More

The National's massive triple-disc Grateful Dead tribute album Day Of The Dead is coming out in a few weeks, and we've already heard a whole
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2016 - 9:53 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Most People”

Bonnie "Prince" Billy -- aka Will Oldham -- has a new track featured on Refugee, a benefit compilation for Malta's Migrant Offshore Aid Station. The…
James Rettig | April 22, 2016 - 12:13 pm
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