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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy and Matt Sweeney Bring Their Superwolves Project to Southgate House Revival

Will Oldham (aka Bonnie “Prince” Billy) is something of a rapscallion. The Louisville native has been on the scene for more than three decades now, yielding an artistic legacy both voluminous and committed (some might say mannered). His work as a singer-songwriter — initially through the 1990s outfit Palace Music, followed by multifarious projects since — leans toward the gothic.

Ahead of Tivoli residency, Matt Sweeney and Will Oldham discuss the lost art of heckling, the genius of Phil Lynott and more

In 2005, musicians Matt Sweeney and Will Oldham released a critically acclaimed collaborative record called “Superwolf.”. Sweeney is known for his stints in bands like Chavez and Zwan, as well as his prolific session work that includes contributions to records by Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond, the band then known as The Dixie Chicks, and Current 93.

Iggy Pop and Matt Sweeney release Velvet Underground cover

Iggy Pop and Matt Sweeney have released a lyric video for their cover of the Velvet Underground's "European Son". The song is off the tribute album I'll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground & Nico out September 24 on Verve. Check out the video below.

Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Matt Sweeney to perform in Bath

Superwolves, the duo of the songwriter Bonnie “Prince” Billy (otherwise known as Will Oldham) and guitarist Matt Sweeney, will perform outdoors at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, at the Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St, Bath. The show is presented collaboratively by two Maine arts nonprofits — the Chocolate Church...

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & Matt Sweeney Reschedule Fall Tour 2021

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy and Matt Sweeney rescheduled their 2021 Fall Tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of the fall tour dates have been moved to March 2022. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy and Matt Sweeney were set to tour with Jonathan Richman and others beginning on October 15 in Cleveland before heading through the Midwest in October with stops scheduled for Chicago (two shows), St. Paul, Iowa City and Milwaukee. Shows in the aforementioned markets have been postponed until March 2022. Unfortunately, the concerts in Madison, Wisconsin and Blacksburg, Virginia have been canceled.

Matt Sweeney & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy

Who's not foolin' who? The Superwolves know we're not magicians: we're human, all too human, with the fabled Prestige forever beyond our grasp. But shoot — the sweet audio alchemy of “Not Fooling”‘ll make you think twice about bringing it all back again, just as the “Not Fooling” poster of Will and Matt will utterly hypnotize your eyes. Get a copy for your own wall (just not the fourth one, illusionistas!) before they completely disappear.

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & Matt Sweeney Release Follow-Up To Lauded Debut Album

89.3 WFPL News Louisville · Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & Matt Sweeney Release Follow-Up To Lauded Debut Album Louisville singer-songwriter Will Oldham, who also makes music as Bonnie “Prince” Billy, and New York-based guitarist Matt Sweeney released their first album together in 2005.  “So weird and beautiful it’s almost hard to hear,” is how Pitchfork described […]

Happy Birthday Matt Sweeney (Chavez, Zwan, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy)

Happy birthday Matt Sweeney (Chavez, Zwan, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy). Plus, Adele, Andrew WK, Johnny Cash, Cat Power, Neil Diamond, Dixie Chicks, Guided By Voices, Stephen Malkmus, Run The Jewels—to name just a few. Chavez photo for MAGNET by Bob Berg. (That’s Matt on the left.) Read our Chavez feature:
Marietta Daily Journal

16 years and one pandemic later, Will Oldham and Matt Sweeney follow up a cult classic

LOS ANGELES — Ask musicians Will Oldham and Matt Sweeney if, given the relative uncertainty of post-pandemic life, they had any hesitations in the spring about booking a June tour along the California coast to play music from their new collaborative album, "Superwolves," and they reply in unison. "The opposite,"...