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Photos: All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Ashbury Park, NJ

Bands perform at the All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Ashbury Park, New Jersey on September 30-October 2, 2011.
Ashbury Park, New Jersey | September 30-October 2, 2011
By K. BONAMI  |  October 07, 2011

Bowerbirds | Upper Air

North Carolina's Bowerbirds take the prevailing indie-rock æsthetic — ornate, textured arrangements, clean vocal harmonies — and apply them to Southern gothic, Appalachian bluegrass, and folk.
Dead Oceans (2009)
By RYAN STEWART  |  July 03, 2009

Love and consequences

Two of indie music's most popular and tortured songwriters, Will Oldham and Neko Case, try to reconcile encroaching middle age with a past of bad habits on their new albums.
Three restless souls try to settle down
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  March 18, 2009

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy | Beware

Will Oldham's time as Bonnie "Prince" Billy has been overwhelmingly fruitful, but even amid that strong back catalogue, Beware stands out as one of his fullest, most complete works.
Drag City (2009)
By MICHAEL PATRICK BRADY  |  March 17, 2009

Arbouretum | Song of the Pearl

Dave Heumann has learned much in stints backing Oldham brothers projects like Bonnie Prince Billy and Anomoanon.
Thrill Jockey (2009)
By MICHAEL PATRICK BRADY  |  March 03, 2009

2008 Listravaganza!

We are not at all sick of bands with animal names yet and seem to have a soft spot for Erykah Badu that we kept very hush about all year.
An absolute glut of cruelly reductive Top 10 lists from our dedicated staff of tirelessly enthusiastic writers
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 24, 2008


Vetiver + Phosphorescent

Houck looked nothing like Bonnie Prince Billy or the more emotionally tortured freak-folkies he’s usually lumped with.
Museum of Fine Arts, August 1, 2008
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  August 04, 2008

Bonnie Prince Billy

Long-time fans of prolific country-folk icon Will Oldham, a/k/a Bonnie “Prince” Billy, will likely be surprised to hear Lie Down in the Light .
Lie down in the light | Drag City
By RYAN STEWART  |  May 27, 2008

Sideshow and tell

She goes by the name Baby Dee, even though she was born in Cleveland in 1953.
The strange and wonderful world of Baby Dee
By WERNER TRIESCHMANN  |  January 28, 2008

Rare, please!

The Internet and all it represents has never struck me as fitting very well into the faux Appalachian, outsider-artist æsthetic that Will Oldham has cultivated for himself in his various Palace incarnations and, of late, as Bonnie “Prince” Billy.
Versions found only on the web
By MATT ASHARE  |  September 26, 2006

On the racks: September 19, 2006 DJ Shadow, Chingy, and Kasabian
Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Fergie, Smash Mouth...
By MATT ASHARE  |  September 19, 2006