Litha! A New Release :)

Litha is the old Celtic name for the solstice which occurs on 21st June. It is a pause, a time of stillness. From this point the Earth will move to a different cycle, with days shortening or lengthening. It is…

Embrace of Trees - full film and a Zoom interview!

Here's the full version of our contribution to the Embrace of Trees online Zoom event! We got up very early in the morning on a Tuesday at the start of May to catch the dawn chorus and the sunrise over…

Embrace of Trees Trailer

We're going to be part of a lovely tree themed online launch event for Kate Innes's fantastic new children's book 'Greencoats'. We'll be joining Kate, storyteller Andy Harrop-Smith and storyteller folklorist Suzanne Tumnus to bring you 'Embrace of Trees' this…

The Bare Bones

In the past 6 months we've practically lived in the studio and have recorded a lot of new music. And maybe staying in one place and not travelling has brought out our mellow side, as much of this new material…

Shooting Stars - New Music released today :)

We’re really excited about our latest release, Shooting Stars, as it’s a first for us, a collaboration with New York based pianist/composer Shoshana Michel. We’ve known each other for a while now and have a growing admiration for each…

Carding Mill Valley - New Tune!

Our new tune Carding Mill Valley was inspired by one of our favourite places in the rolling Shropshire hills. Nestling into the south eastern flank of The Long Mynd, just outside Church Stretton and overlooked by the Iron Age hill…

COVID Chorus Part 2! The Weight

For obvious reasons we’ve been unable to organise face to face workshops for the past 13 months, so to make up for this, last year a group of our workshop friends got together to record a video as The Covid…

Willowherb - New Music Released today!

New Music Released today!

Our latest release is a tune called Willowherb. If we were to look for a plant with a story of hope for today’s world, Rosebay Willowherb would be an immediate contender The wild plant…

Hola Weg! New release today ;)

Another musician’s joke… ‘Do you requests?” - ‘Only if we’re asked’. We know, a career in stand up comedy beckons. Not. 

Our latest release, Hola Weg, came about as a result of a request. We had an email from…

Four Million Spotify Streams - Four million ‘thank-you’s!

Four million ‘thank-you’s! 

We’ve reached a significant milestone for us in the past few days when we clocked up our 4 millionth stream on Spotify, and not for the first time we’ve been musing on how a guitar duo recording…

All the Way Home

Though we’ve seen many changes during Whalebone’s decade and a half existence, there’s been a single constant at the heart of what we do - we’re still just two guitarists with a passion for playing guitars. Although we’re known as…

200th Anniversary of Cinderloo

Today marks the 200th anniversary of Cinderloo! 

The Cinderloo Uprising took place at Old Park in the Coalbrookdale Coalfield on 2 February 1821, when the South Shropshire Yeomanry confronted a crowd of 3,000 mostly striking workers who had gathered to…