Bill MacKay

Save Stereogum: An ‘00s Covers Comp

I started Stereogum in 2002 with a LiveJournal and a dream (to get free CDs). Seriously though, I started this site to discuss new music…
Scott Lapatine | June 29, 2020 - 8:22 am

Bill MacKay – “Welcome”

Guitarist Bill MacKay has a new full-length for Drag City out soon. Fountain Fire follows up 2017’s solo album Esker and his collaborative album with…
Connor Duffey | March 11, 2019 - 4:29 pm

Bill MacKay – “Try It On”

Chicago guitarist and composer Bill MacKay is returning next month with the new album Fountain Fire, his first since 2017's Esker and the ensuing Ryley…
Peter Helman | February 12, 2019 - 11:11 am

Bill MacKay – “Pre-California”

Chicago composer Bill MacKay has announced a new album, Fountain Fire, that will be out in March. It's his first solo work since 2017's Esker,…
James Rettig | January 10, 2019 - 10:06 am

Bill MacKay & Ryley Walker – “Stretching My Dollar In Plano” Video

Chicago-based guitarists Bill MacKay and Ryley Walker released their sophomore collaborative album, SpiderBeetleBee, earlier this month. Individually, MacKey and Walker’s past videos have been genuine…
Sophie Israelsohn | October 30, 2017 - 12:20 pm

Bill MacKay & Ryley Walker – “Lonesome Traveler”

Last month, Chicago guitar virtuosos Bill MacKay and Ryley Walker announced that they had paired up for a second collaborative album after 2015's Land Of
James Rettig | September 26, 2017 - 3:25 pm

Bill MacKay & Ryley Walker – “I Heard Them Singing”

Back in 2015, prolific Chicago guitarists Bill MacKay and Ryley Walker released a collaborative album, Land Of Plenty, inspired by a month-long residency they did…
James Rettig | August 8, 2017 - 4:59 pm

Bill MacKay – “Aster” Video

Chicago musician Bill MacKay makes experimental music with a warm, approachable glow, merging strains of Appalachian folk music, gospel, blues, rock, jazz, and country with…
Chris DeVille | February 21, 2017 - 12:06 pm