Bill Callahan

Bill Callahan Announces U.S. Tour

Bill Callahan has announced a new string of live dates this summer. The tour kicks off at Pappy & Harriet's in Joshua Tree, CA in…
Will Gottsegen / March 12, 2019

Bill Callahan Joins Twitter, Teases “Special Surprise”

Bill Callahan has joined Twitter with the handle @BillCallaman. While he hasn’t yet written his first tweet, his label Drag City made this announcement on…
Will Gottsegen / December 20, 2018

Watch Yo La Tengo and Bill Callahan Cover Carly Simon’s “Touched by the Sun”

Yo La Tengo are still in the midst of their historic 8 Nights of Hanukkah residency, which takes place this year from December 2-9 at…
Rob Arcand / December 8, 2018

Stream Bill Callahan and WHY’s New Third Man Live Albums

Bill Callahan, who of course has recorded under the name Smog, and the indie rock/rap band WHY? have released new albums as part of Third Man Records'
Gwen Aviles / November 9, 2018

10 Great Drag City Releases to Hear Now That Their Catalog Is Streaming

On Sunday, the legendary Chicago label Drag City released the large majority of its catalog on Spotify and Tidal for the first time, ending its run…
SPIN Staff / April 3, 2018

Drag City Is Now Streaming on Spotify, Tidal, and Google Play

Drag City have long refrained from putting their music on streaming platforms. In June, the Chicago label added their catalog to Apple Music, and now…
Rob Arcand / April 1, 2018

Watch Yo La Tengo, Yoko Ono, Frankie Cosmos, and More Perform at Other Music Farewell Show

New York's Other Music served record-buyers for more than 20 years, and last Saturday the beloved store closed its doors for good. Area musicians weren't…
Rachel Brodsky / June 30, 2016

Bill Callahan Orbits the Earth in ‘Javelin Unlanding’ Video

Bill Callahan made one of the most gorgeous albums of 2013, and one of the finest of his admirable career, with Dream River. He also…
Chris Martins / July 30, 2014

How to Dress Well Bows to Bill Callahan With Pristine ‘Teenage Spaceship’ Cover

How to Dress Well's Tom Krell clearly has an attraction to billowy bedroom-pop and PBR&B, but the Total Loss mastermind is also partial to the…
Kyle McGovern / December 26, 2013

Chris Martins’ 25 Best Albums of 2013

To finish out the year, we'll be offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Today, Senior Writer Chris Martins.
Chris Martins / December 12, 2013

Bill Callahan Set to Release Dub Album ‘Have Fun With God’

Austin outré Americana expert Bill Callahan will return with a new full-length on January 21. His essential end-of-day drifter Dream River handily made SPIN's 50…
Chris Martins / December 5, 2013

Stream Bill Callahan’s Stately ‘Dream River’ Set From Washington D.C.

SPIN profile star Bill Callahan is currently taking his new Dream River album on the road, and discovering unusual little eddies for that rolling fount of economical…
Chris Martins / November 15, 2013

Bill Callahan’s ‘Small Plane’ Video Is the Strong, Silent-Film Type

"Small Plane," from Bill Callahan's Essential Dream River, works on a few levels. Actually, "works" doesn't feel like the right word: It's a graceful, gliding…
Marc Hogan / October 30, 2013

Hear Bill Callahan Cover Walt Whitman, Play ‘Dream River’ at Studio 360

As far as we're concerned, there's no such thing as too much Bill Callahan. SPIN recently went down to Austin to catch up with the…
Chris Martins / October 14, 2013

Bill Callahan Is a Fount of Gorgeously Economical Gravitas on ‘Dream River’

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: September 17, 2013Label: Drag City"I've got limitations," Bill Callahan admits with characteristic matter-of-factness on the opening track to Dream…
David Menconi / September 18, 2013
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