Joan Shelley

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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

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

More Joan Shelley stories

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

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

Joan Shelley & Nathan Salsburg – “Foreign Lander”

Next month, the great Louisville folk musician Joan Shelley will release her absolutely lovely self-titled album, which she recorded with producer Jeff Tweedy. We've posted…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Interview

Q&A: Joan Shelley On The Louisville Scene, Working With Jeff Tweedy, & Bourbon Cookies

Joan Shelley is looking for a table away from the music. "I don't like listening to music and having a conversation," says the Louisville singer-songwriter.
Stephen Deusner | April 5, 2017 - 12:12 pm

Joan Shelley – “Where I’ll Find You”

Folk singer Joan Shelley is following up 2015's Over And Over with a new self-titled record in a couple of months. It was recorded by…
James Rettig | March 28, 2017 - 11:21 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We commemorated a lot of important events in music history this week. The death of the Notorious B.I.G., the 50th anniversary of The Velvet Underground
Stereogum | March 10, 2017 - 5:06 pm
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