Longtime pals Murder By Death & William Elliott Whitmore are going on tour together this fall, AND they both have new albums on Bloodshot! So NoiseTrade interviewed them together about their respective new music and their long history together.
William Elliott Whitmore's new song "Busted," a take on Harlan Howard's classic working class country anthem, is one of Rolling Stone's 10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week!
"A honking, rough-edged cover of the Harlan Howard original. It’s his voice — a booming, boozy baritone, with a midwestern drawl — that most convincingly sells...Read more
New song and music video from William Elliott Whitmore! This time he's takin' on Harlan Howard's humble country classic "Busted." Watch the video, featuring Will performing with a band on an Iowa farm (and a dog!), right now via The Bluegrass Situation.
William Elliott Whitmore will release his Bloodshot debut album Kilonova on September 7th! Hear Will's "somber, bare-bones, twangy folk" version of Magnetic Fields' "Fear of Trains" right now via BrooklynVegan! Then pre-order the album on digital, CD, or marble black/gray vinyl LP.
WEW will hit the road with old friends and now labelmates(!) ...Read more
Bloodshot is thrilled to announce the signing of fabled Iowa singer/songwriter and banjo player/guitarist William Elliott Whitmore! WEW will release his label debut later this year.