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Sailors With Wax Wings – “If I Should Cast Off This Tattered Coat” (Stereogum Premiere)

A few months ago I was DJing metal and noise at what was more of a sweaty dance party than a space for metal and…
Brandon Stosuy | July 29, 2010 - 9:41 am

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James Blackshaw Is Quitting His Music Career

The English guitar wizard James Blackshaw has made virtuosic fingerpicked instrumental music for more than a decade, but he is just about done with making…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2016 - 1:24 pm

Stream James Blackshaw Fantômas (Stereogum Premiere)

Something we'll surely get used to as the decade continues is the fact that we're going to start hitting the 100-year anniversaries of some very…
Miles Bowe | June 23, 2014 - 11:31 am

James Blackshaw – “All Is Falling (Part 7 Edit)” (Stereogum Premiere)

James Blackshaw's on a mighty roll. He's released a number of fine albums, but grab 2007's The Cloud of Unknowing (especially), 2008's piano-threaded Litany Of
Brandon Stosuy | May 28, 2010 - 12:52 pm

ATP 2010: Curated By Matt Groening @ Butlin’s Holiday Centre, Minehead, UK

This past weekend was the Matt Groening-curated ATP, which went down in Butlins, Minehead, UK. Iggy Pop and Toumani Diabate were the highlights of the…
jessica | May 10, 2010 - 6:07 pm

New James Blackshaw – “Cross” (Stereogum Premiere)

As suggested by the previously posted "Infinite Circle," James Blackshaw's gorgeous Litany Of Echoes found the London-based guitarist mixing piano into haunting, pristine 12-string compositions.
Brandon Stosuy | April 7, 2009 - 9:57 am

New James Blackshaw – “Infinite Circle”

The 26-year old London-based guitarist James Blackshaw has been putting together haunting and invigorating (and just flat-out stunning) compositions for solo 12-string guitar for quite…
Brandon Stosuy | June 10, 2008 - 11:13 am