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Nathan Salsburg

In April, old friends and collaborators Matt Sweeney and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy finally released their truly stunning collaborative album Superwolves, the 16-years-later sequel to their first LP Superwolf. Today, Sweeney and Bonnie Billy have covered a song from another pair of musicians who come from the same community, the great Louisville Kentucky folk musicians Joan Shelley and Nathan Salsburg. In turn, Shelley and Salsburg have covered the Superwolves duo.

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Nathan Salsburg wrote new arrangements of Biblical psalms for his just-announced album Psalms, which will be out in August. His backing band for the album features some of the guitarist’s many collaborators over the years, including Joan Shelley, Will Oldham, James Elkington, and Spencer Tweedy.

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Over this past pandemic-addled year, Will Oldham — the eccentric Louisville singer-songwriter known as Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy — has continued busily collaborating with his musician friends. He finished up his new Superwolves album with Matt Sweeney. He released a seemingly endless series of covers with fellow Drag City OG Bill Callahan and an assortment of their pals. And it appears he has completed an EP with folk guitarist and archivist Nathan Salsburg and writer Max Porter.

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Last month, Shirley Collins announced her new album Heart’s Ease. It’s the followup to the legendary folk singer’s 2016 collection Lodestar, which in turn was her first album since the late ’70s. Now that she’s back to making music, apparently she’s not wasting any time. Along with the announcement of Heart’s Ease, Collins shared a…

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Less than a year after releasing Like The River Loves The Sea, Joan Shelley returned this spring with two new songs, the spare “Blue Skies” and the even more minimal “Between Rock & Sky.” Today she’s sharing another calmingly gorgeous new track. Like Shelley’s other recent output, “Bed In The River” amounts to little more […]