Whalebone is an acoustic guitar duo comprising Char Watson & Steve Downs. For 14 years they have been writing & composing instrumental music for steel string guitars, with nylon string, tenor, baritone, bouzouki & mandolin also featuring on occasion. 2019 / 2020 will see the duo writing and recording their next release ‘Totally Plucked’ and touring.
“Accomplished musicians with great chemistry and sensitivity to each other. Poignantly beautiful.” Taylor Guitars' Wood and Steel magazine.
Their music has it's roots in the Celtic Folk music of the British Isles, interwoven with strands of rock, Americana & Eastern European tradition, focusing on strong melodies and harmony, with the delicate interplay between two guitars at the heart of their sound. Alongside original compositions, Char & Steve have also arranged & recorded many classic rock tunes as instrumentals using the two acoustic guitar format.
**** R2 Magazine
“Expressively beautiful..." Folkwords.