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Deconstructing

Deconstructing: Daft Punk, Will Oldham, And Two Decades Of Mysterious Musicianship

One of the things I remember most from this year’s SXSW isn’t a particular artist, a showcase, or party. It’s a Daft Punk billboard.
Max Blau | May 22, 2013 - 12:37 pm

Counting Down

Will Oldham Albums From Worst To Best

In the 2005 film Junebug, Will Oldham's character works for a Chicago curator, on the lookout for "outsider artists" in the backwoods of North Carolina…
David Holmes | May 10, 2013 - 4:04 pm

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Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Blueberry Jam” Video

Will Oldham has shared a new Bonnie "Prince" Billy song called "Blueberry Jam." True to its title, it's a jam about the wonderful qualities of…
James Rettig | July 17, 2018 - 11:41 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

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 – “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

Will Oldham – “In Good Faith”

Will Oldham, the musician and actor behind Bonnie "Prince" Billy and many other creative ventures, has done an interview and recording session with the website…
Chris DeVille | January 20, 2017 - 3:11 pm

Anti-Trump Charity Project Offers 100 New Songs From Artists Like Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, & Mountain Goats

Our First 100 Days is a charity project that will release one new song per day for the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency.
James Rettig | January 13, 2017 - 11:45 am

Watch Will Oldham & Joan Shelley Cover Leonard Cohen

On Friday night, a number of Kentucky musicians gathered at Louisville's Headliners Music Hall to pay tribute to the late Leonard Cohen, covering his music…
Tom Breihan | December 27, 2016 - 2:37 pm

Sundance 2017 Lines Up Films With Ad-Rock, David Yow, & Will Oldham

The Sundance Film Festival has just announced the U.S. Competition, World Competition, and NEXT portions of its 2017 lineup, and there's a lot for music…
Peter Helman | November 30, 2016 - 9:57 pm

Mark Kozelek – “Amanda” (Waylon Jennings Cover) (Feat. Will Oldham & Low’s Mimi Parker)

Mark Kozelek is putting out the all-piano, all-covers album Mark Kozelek Sings Favorites in a couple of months. He's already shared a cover of David
Peter Helman | March 28, 2016 - 7:29 pm

The National Reveal Massive Grateful Dead Tribute Tracklist Feat. The War On Drugs, Jenny Lewis, Flaming Lips, & Many More

The long-gestating Grateful Dead compilation album curated by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National will at last be released this May. The comp is…
Michelle Laggan | March 17, 2016 - 9:59 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “When Thy Song Flows Through Me” Video

Will Oldham recently released two covers under his Bonnie "Prince" Billy moniker, one for Prince's "The Cross" and another of Leonard Cohen's "Hunter's Lullaby." Oldham…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 21, 2016 - 12:12 pm

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

Coliseum – “Sharp Fangs, Pale Flesh” Video (Feat. Will Oldham)

"Sharp Fangs, Pale Flesh" is a song off of Coliseum's most recent record, Anxiety's Kiss, which dropped back in May. It's a nuanced tale about…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 15, 2015 - 10:57 am
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