Tag Archives: Bonnie Prince Billy

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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Out This Week 4/10

Did you know that Record Store Day (April 21) is less than two weeks away? Are you ready? What have you done to prepare yourself for it? Today is a perfect day to make a test run to your local shop, where you can scout for the best positions and flex the required muscles byRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Disney caused a stir earlier this week when they announced they were selling Mickey Mouse tee-shirts inspired by the cover of Joy Division’s classic 1979 album Unknown Pleasures. As soon as Disney got wind of the rumblings throughout the music community over the odd juxtaposition of images/commercialization of the iconic album cover, they quickly pulledRead more...

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Out This Week 10/4

Perhaps not long awaited, but certainly eagerly anticipated -- the new album by Zola Jesus follows not much more than a year since the critically acclaimed Stradilum II. The equally mysteriously named Conatus (actually, it’s a Latin term referring the “will to live”) is equally strong, and according to our Music Director, Don Yates, isRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Barely a week following the announcement of the 2011 lineup, Sasquatch! has sold out all 100,000 tickets. With the success of last year’s festival, the incredible four-day lineup for this year’s, and the one-week sell-out, I don’t think there’s any doubt now that Sasquatch! is right on par with the likes of Coachella, Lollapalooza, ACL,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 9th BONNIE “PRINCE” BILLY & THE CAIRO GANG with Sir Richard Bishop @ Showbox at the Market Kentucky-born musician Will Oldham, AKA Bonnie “Prince” Billy has been playing and recording his solemn, lyrical folk for close to two decades. While 1999′s I See A Darkness is considered by many to be his magnumRead more...

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Out This Week 12/15

Not a lot coming out this week, as you’d expect so close to the end of the year. After all, the chances of any new release at this point ending up in a critic’s top ten list is slim to none. (By the way, have you voted for your top albums of 2009?) However, thereRead more...

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