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Album Of The Week: James Elkington Wintres Woma

Wintres Woma, the first solo album from the Chicago-based English guitarist James Elkington, opens with a display of raw technique that's enough to leave you…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2017 - 10:57 am

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Steve Gunn – “New Moon”

Steve Gunn’s 2016 Matador debut Eyes On The Lines marked a big leap for the singer-songwriter. Since then, he’s produced British folk legend Michael Chapman’s…
Gil Green | October 24, 2018 - 10:00 am

James Elkington – “Christmas Is Drawing Near At Hand”

Earlier this year, the English-born and Chicago-based musician James Elkington released Wintres Woma, a perfectly gorgeous album of folk-guitar meditations. Elkington has also contributed to…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2017 - 10:23 am

Hear James Elkington Cover Three Kinks Songs For Lagniappe Sessions

Last month, the British-born, Chicago-based guitarist James Elkington released the lush, lovely singer-songwriter album Wintres Woma, one of the finest folk-rock LPs in recent memory.
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2017 - 2:19 pm

Stream James Elkington Wintres Woma & Watch His “Sister Of Mine” Video

Guitar virtuoso James Elkington has worked with people like Steve Gunn, Richard Thompson, and Joan Shelley, and next week he'll release something of his own,…
James Rettig | June 22, 2017 - 11:22 am

James Elkington – “Wading The Vapors”

British-born, Chicago-based guitarist James Elkington has recorded with musicians like Steve Gunn, Richard Thompson, and Joan Shelley, and a few years back, he released a…
Peter Helman | May 3, 2017 - 11:21 am

James Elkington – “Make It Up” Video

Back in March, James Elkington released a new song as part of the Our First 100 Days series, and today he premiered the first single…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 18, 2017 - 12:52 pm

James Elkington – “Corridor Country”

We're on day 66 of Donald Trump's presidency, which means we're also on day 66 of Our First 100 Days, the anti-Trump singles project organized…
Peter Helman | March 26, 2017 - 7:45 pm

Brokeback – “Cairo Levee”

"Cairo Levee" is the first single off Brokeback's latest LP Illinois River Valley Blues, which follows the band's 2013 effort Brokeback And The Black Rock.
Pranav Trewn | January 17, 2017 - 2:38 pm

Stream James Elkington And Nathan Salsburg Ambsace

A great record takes you outside of yourself and reorganizes your world until it feels like you're in a different environment, a different season, a…
Caitlin White | September 10, 2015 - 10:48 am

Stream Joan Shelley Over And Even

Joan Shelley's new set of intimate, spellbinding folk songs Over And Even is so good that she's already made it into our best songs of…
Caitlin White | August 27, 2015 - 12:36 pm

James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg – “Reel Around The Fountain” (The Smiths Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

James Elkington and Nathan Salsburg are strange bedfellows in many ways. They're two men who come from very different places but share an affinity for…
Caitlin White | August 19, 2015 - 9:58 am

James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg – “Great Big God Of Hands”

Ambsace is a word the lowest throw of the dice, the unluckiest, smallest outcome in a gamble. In a way, though, this word evokes its…
Caitlin White | July 23, 2015 - 4:56 pm

James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg – “Up Of Stairs”

Guitar duets seem like a rare gem of the past, and finding a new one is a gentle reminder of the stripped-down beauty the acoustic…
Lisa Brown | July 8, 2015 - 2:47 pm