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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

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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

Stream Nathan Salsburg’s Third

Since 2013's Hard For To Win And Can't Be Won, Louisville folk guitarist Nathan Salsburg has been playing guitar and singing for Joan Shelley and…
Julia Gray | July 15, 2018 - 8:49 pm

Nathan Salsburg – “Timoney’s” & “Impossible Air”

As a folklorist, curator, writer, and singer-songwriter, Nathan Salsburg is what one might call a polymath. The Louisville folk guitarist has four LPs under his…
Sara Nuta | June 5, 2018 - 2:20 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

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

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

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

Watch Joan Shelley’s Tiny Desk Concert

Joan Shelley's voice has been praised by this website many a time, namely here, here, here, and in the Album Of The Week column she…
Caitlin White | September 25, 2015 - 3:28 pm

Stream James Elkington And Nathan Salsburg Ambsace

A great record takes you outside of yourself and reorganizes your world until it feels like you're in a different environment, a different season, a…
Caitlin White | September 10, 2015 - 10:48 am

Stream Joan Shelley Over And Even

Joan Shelley's new set of intimate, spellbinding folk songs Over And Even is so good that she's already made it into our best songs of…
Caitlin White | August 27, 2015 - 12:36 pm

James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg – “Reel Around The Fountain” (The Smiths Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

James Elkington and Nathan Salsburg are strange bedfellows in many ways. They're two men who come from very different places but share an affinity for…
Caitlin White | August 19, 2015 - 9:58 am

Joan Shelley – “Over And Even”

Joan Shelley is a Kentucky singer/songwriter with a voice like burnished gold. "Stay On My Shore" was the debut single off Shelley's latest album Over
Caitlin White | August 4, 2015 - 4:45 pm

James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg – “Great Big God Of Hands”

Ambsace is a word the lowest throw of the dice, the unluckiest, smallest outcome in a gamble. In a way, though, this word evokes its…
Caitlin White | July 23, 2015 - 4:56 pm

James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg – “Up Of Stairs”

Guitar duets seem like a rare gem of the past, and finding a new one is a gentle reminder of the stripped-down beauty the acoustic…
Lisa Brown | July 8, 2015 - 2:47 pm