Tag Archives: Bonnie Prince Billy

KEXP Suggests: Anacortes Unknown Music Series, Vol. IV

It seems like every neighborhood in the Northwest is having its own music festival, and Anacortes is no exception. This Friday, July 18th through Sunday, July 20th, the dreamy northern port-town hosts the fourth annual Anacortes Unknown Music Series. Formerly known as What the Heck Fest, Anacortes Unknown is more than a music festival: comicRead more...

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Monday Music News

The forthcoming Conor Oberst solo album, Upside Down Mountain, is streaming in its entirety today on NPR Music. The release features guest vocals from his pals First Aid Kit, and was recorded with producer Jonathan Wilson. Upside Down Mountain comes out May 20th through Nonesuch Records, and as we mentioned last week, Conor will bringRead more...

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MFNW 2013 Lineup Announced!

Seattle has no shortage of summertime music festivals and events, so why does KEXP travels= down to Portland, OR, to broadcast during MusicfestNW each year? One reason is the comfortable, neighborhood-like atmosphere of the festival itself. The other is the stellar lineup that just keeps getting better and better. Today, MFNW announced its 2013 lineup,Read more...

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Out This Week 2/19

It’s a big week for new releases, so let’s get right into it. First thing on your shopping list: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds‘ latest, Push The Sky Away. Fifteen albums in and Cave & Co. still create unique stunners. As our Music Director, Don Yates, says, it’s “a masterful set of brooding, minimalistRead more...

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Song of the Day: Dawn McCarthy and Bonnie “Prince” Billy - Christmas Eve Can Kill You

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week we have some special holiday treats for you! Today‚Äôs selection is “Christmas Eve CanRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Bonnie “Prince” Billy is releasing -- not a new album -- but a fragrance through perfume company Sanae Intoxicants. That’s right, a perfume called “Bonnie Billy” -- perhaps it smells like beard and woodsmoke? According to Sanae, it’s an intoxicating mix of tobacco and Egyptian Jasmine, combined with the ancient wood of the Assam oudRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy’s latest video from his 2011 release, Wolfroy Goes To Town, is, despite the fact it revolves around two animated bunnies in love, probably the most depressing cartoon I’ve seen a while. “Time To Be Clear” stars two rabbits, one of which bears striking resemblance to Will Oldham himself, who fall in loveRead more...

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Out This Week 7/23

We envy you. When you go into your favorite record store today or hop online to your trusted music merchant, you are about to buy your favorite album of the year. Or one of them, anyway... there’s a lot of competition this fall! Purity Ring, though, the Halifax/Montreal-based duo, have finally released their full-length debut,Read more...

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Live Video: Bonnie “Prince” Billy

He’s recorded under many names and his collaborations with others seem almost too numerous to track, but as soon as you hear to that voice straining, cracking and then slipping unexpectedly into rich mellifluence, you know immediately when you are listening to Will Oldham. Unmistakeable and impossible to imitate, the Louisville, Kentucky, bred songwriter gotRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

There’s something for just about anyone this week and a ton of great local choices. On Monday night, things get awfully loud at the Crocodile with A Place To Bury Strangers, This Will Destroy You, and Dusted, while some of our favorite Canadian’s - Japandroids hit the stage at Neumo’s. Tuesday night, Posse, Big Eyes,Read more...

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