Tompkins Square Label has released three catalog albums by 25 year old experimental 12-string guitarist and composer James Blackshaw, from the UK. The albums, Sunshrine".
Celeste" and Lost Prayers & Motionless Dances" have previously only been available as tiny private press editions. All are available via itunes, eMusic and all digital platforms.
AllAboutJazz.com says of Blackshaw's most recent album, The Cloud of Unknowing, Music of such shimmering, unalloyed, heavenly beauty as this doesn't come along very often. Maybe once or twice a decade".
From Avant Music News : James Blackshaw is a solo guitarist who's work has been getting a lot of spins lately at AMN Central. He's not afraid to combine tapes or sound collage in his playing all for a haunting effect."
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