Single Premiere: “Coloring of Lake/Sky,” by Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble

The latest single from Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble’s upcoming third LP on Astral Spirits is a truly epic three-part suite that shows just how far the Chicago guitarist has really come since his 2020 debut. Set for release on March 24th, III features McLaughlin’s 6 and 12-string acoustic fingerpicking blending seamlessly into a rich landscape ofContinue reading “Single Premiere: “Coloring of Lake/Sky,” by Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble”

Elkhorn – The Acoustic Sessions Interview

Last winter, Elkhorn, which is comprised of childhood friends, Jesse Sheppard and Drew Gardner, were supposed to turn up for a gig with fellow guitarist, Turner Williams Jr. (Ramble Tamble, Guardian Alien). The night of, a blizzard struck and the concert was cancelled. So the group retreated to Gardner’s home studio, grabbed some acoustics andContinue reading “Elkhorn – The Acoustic Sessions Interview”

Library of Babel – Sing to Me of…

In 2018, Library of Babel took to the forested Appalachian mountains and came away with the abstract acoustic meditations of┬áSing to Me of… The Asheville, North Carolina-based trio improvised the entirety of this woody chamber record on guitar, cello and bass, while drawing from their isolated yet gorgeous surroundings of the Pisgah National Forest. ThisContinue reading “Library of Babel – Sing to Me of…”