Sep 8, 2023
On today's episode, I talk to musician and actor Will Oldham.
Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Will was an actor before
becoming a musician, appearing in John Sayles' Matewan as a
teenager, as well as in films like Old Joy, Junebug and The
Guatemalan Handshake, as well as TV shows like Wonder Showzen. In
the early '90s, he began playing music as Palace - or more
accurately, as different permutations of the name Palace - but a
few years later, adopted the Bonnie "Prince" Billy moniker which
he's used ever since his 1999 album I See a Darkness. In the last
two plus decades, he's released almost two dozen albums, some
collaborations with artists like Bill Callahan and Matt Sweeney,
and his latest Keeping Secrets Will Destroy You was just released
in August on Drag City, and like everything else Will does, it's
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