Will Oldham

Here’s All the Anti-Trump Protest Music Released on Inauguration Day

Great protest music isn't the silver lining of autocracy. I haven't asked, but I feel pretty confident saying that all of the artists whose music is featured…
Anna Gaca / January 20, 2017

Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, How to Dress Well, More Contribute to Anti-Trump Song Project Our First 100 Days

Much is made of a new president's first 100 days in office, when an incoming commander in chief—usually riding a wave of public support—tackles top…
Anna Gaca / January 13, 2017

Watch Joan Shelley, Will Oldham, and Daniel Martin Moore’s Tributes to Leonard Cohen

In a sign of just how bad the past week has been for celebrity deaths, it already feels as if it's been a long time since…
Anna Gaca / December 27, 2016

Cropped Out 2013: DIY Lifers Draft Will Oldham, Mayo Thompson, and Tony Clifton for Kentucky Festival

"The first one was hell on earth," says Cropped Out co-founder James Ardery, recalling the inaugural edition of the DIY festival he and childhood friend…
Kyle McGovern / September 27, 2013

Hear Mark Kozelek’s Wounded ‘It’s Easier Now’ Cover, From Jason Molina Tribute Album

As a tribute to the recently deceased Jason Molina — the singer-songwriter who recorded under his own name, as well as the Songs: Ohia and…
Kyle McGovern / March 25, 2013

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy Releases Fragrance That Surprisingly Doesn’t Smell Like Beard

Not to be outdone by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and his whiskey-scented guitar, nor by Nicki Minaj and her busty fembot of a perfume bottle,…
Chris Martins / December 4, 2012

Hear Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy’s Ghostly ‘Paradise I Missed’

On 2011's Wolfroy Goes to Town, Will "Bonnie 'Prince' Billy" Oldham achieved an almost meditative state of spectral closeness with his spare folk musings. And…
SPIN Staff / October 16, 2012

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy’s 26th EP ‘Now Here’s My Plan’ Due in July

In the time that has passed since last year's return of his Bonnie "Prince" BIlly moniker, Wolfroy Goes to Town, Will Oldham has not only…
Devon Maloney / April 30, 2012

David Byrne and Will Oldham Pick Extremely Self-Deprecating Band Name

As SPIN reported earlier this year, a film about a musician who's sort of modeled on the Cure's Robert Smith debuted at Utah's Sundance Festival…
Devon Maloney / April 3, 2012