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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Bonnie “Prince” Billy I Made A Place

On the back half of I Made A Place, the first proper album of new Bonnie "Prince" Billy songs in nearly a decade, there's a…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2019 - 10:34 am

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Jeff Tweedy

We've Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Ryan Leas | September 19, 2019 - 10:13 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Joan Shelley Like The River Loves The Sea

The new season of Succession, HBO's great show about the backstabbing machinations of a family of vampiric right-wing media barons, opens with an image of…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2019 - 11:46 am

More Joan Shelley stories

Joan Shelley – “Bed In The River”

Less than a year after releasing Like The River Loves The Sea, Joan Shelley returned this spring with two new songs, the spare "Blue Skies"
Chris DeVille | May 1, 2020 - 10:42 am

Joan Shelley – “Blue Skies”

Not that long ago, Joan Shelley went all the way to Iceland to record an album. Last year, the Louisville folk singer and songwriter released…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2020 - 1:20 pm

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “In Good Faith” (Feat. Joan Shelley) Video

American roots-music enigma Will Oldham has been keeping himself busy recording music for decades, but he hasn't released an album of new songs in eight…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2019 - 9:11 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “At The Back Of The Pit” Video

Bonnie "Prince" Billy, the spectral American-music traveler sometimes known as Will Oldham, has been working hard these past few years, dedicating entire albums to covering…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2019 - 10:29 am

Joan Shelley – “The Fading” Video

Louisville singer-songwriter Joan Shelley is gearing up to release her new album, Like The River Loves The Sea, at the end of the month. It…
Julia Gray | August 22, 2019 - 9:04 am

Joan Shelley – “Cycle” Video

Louisville singer-songwriter Joan Shelley crafts delicate, bucolic folk music in the vein of Vashti Bunyan. She's also had quite a vigorous output, having released six…
Connor Duffey | July 16, 2019 - 9:02 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | June 14, 2019 - 3:20 pm

Joan Shelley – “Coming Down For You” (Feat. Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Nathan Salsburg, & James Elkington)

Louisville singer-songwriter Joan Shelley makes lovely, warm acoustic folk music. Last year, she released the covers EP Rivers & Vessels, taking on songs by people…
Peter Helman | June 11, 2019 - 11:13 am

Joan Shelley – “I Would Be In Love (Anyway)” (Frank Sinatra Cover) & “Here In California” (Kate Wolf Cover)

The Louisville singer and songwriter Joan Shelley makes hushed, lovely, spartan acoustic music. She does that when she's recording her own songs, as on her…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2019 - 10:11 am

Stream Joan Shelley’s New Covers EP Rivers & Vessels

Hey, here's something cool! The Louisville singer-songwriter Joan Shelley has been making stark and gorgeous acoustic folk music for some time now; the self-titled album
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2018 - 9:38 am

Watch Joan Shelley Play “Where I’ll Find You” On Jools Holland

Joan Shelley appeared on Later... With Jools Holland last night to play "Where I'll Find You," off of her brand new self-titled album. Shelley kept…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 10, 2017 - 10:46 am

Stream Joan Shelley’s New Self-Titled Album

Louisville folk singer Joan Shelley is following up 2015's Over And Over with a new self-titled album that was recorded by Jeff Tweedy. So far,…
James Rettig | April 27, 2017 - 10:07 am