james blackshaw

James Blackshaw Announces Return to Music

Back in 2016, English guitar virtuoso James Blackshaw announced the end of his music career. He said he planned to continue making music, but would…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / July 28, 2019

SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
SPIN Staff / May 3, 2012

James Blackshaw, ‘All Is Falling’ (Young God)

For his ninth LP of pastoral plucking, British guitarist James Blackshaw graduates from gifted fingerpicker to masterful composer, combining John Fahey's tender arpeggios and Terry…
christopherschultz / August 9, 2010