[video of the week] Bill MacKay and Nathan Bowles – Dowsing

“Dowsing” is a track from “Keys,” available on LP/CD/Digital on April 9, 2021 from Drag City Inc. “Keys”, the forthcoming collaborative album from Bill MacKay and Nathan Bowles, showcases the duo’s deep knowledge of folk traditions and their congenial improvisational coalescence. Performing only a handful of times before embarking on this project, Bowles and MacKay…

[streaming] Bill MacKay and Katinka Kleijn – No One Here Is A Stranger

Taken from “STIR”, releases October 11th 2019 via Drag City. Fresh off his acclaimed solo album “Fountain Fire“, Bill MacKay is back to harmonic atom-splitting with all six of his guitar strings in this new collaboration with cellist Katinka Kleijn, “STIR”. Bill is an avid collaborator (see “SpiderBeetleBee”, with Ryley Walker), and over the past…

BILL MACKAY – Fountain Fire (Drag City, 2019) Non basta l’iconografia seppiata della copertina di “Fountain Fire” a fare di Bill MacKay un virtuoso delle sei corde dallo sguardo rivolto al passato. Tutt’altro, perché gli agili otto pezzi del nuovo lavoro del chitarrista chicagoano delineano vasti orizzonti stilistici attraverso serrati avvicendamenti tra slide, arpeggi acustici…