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Paradise of Duets: Stream James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg’s new album, Ambsace

James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg | Photo courtesy of Paradise of Bachelors.
James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg | Photo courtesy of Paradise of Bachelors.

The ahead-of-the-curve indie / roots label Paradise of Bachelors recently released a gorgeous collection of acoustic instrumentals and duets by James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg called Ambsace.

The follow-up to their startling 2010 debut, Avos, this album continues to showcase their beautiful marriage of duets with original compositions and covers of songs by Duke Ellington (“Fleurette Africaine”), Norman Blake (“Slow Train”), and “Reel Around The Fountain,” originally recorded by The Smiths (both guitarists are fans of The Smith’s guitarist Johnny Marr). Continue reading →