William Elliott Whitmore
|William Elliott Whitmore|
Whitmore performing in 2015
|Birth name||William Elliott Whitmore|
May 11, 1978 |
Lee County, Iowa, United States
|Genres||Alternative country, blues, folk|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, musician|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, banjo|
|Labels||ANTI-, Southern Records, Scenester Credentials|
Whitmore first released albums on Southern Records and later on ANTI-. His act consists mostly of playing the banjo or guitar while singing, though on occasion he performs a cappella. While he has earned much acclaim from the folk, blues and alt-country communities he is also rooted in the hardcore punk community, for example by playing on a homage to Bad Religion.
Whitmore has toured with Chris Cornell, City and Colour, Murder by Death, Clutch, Lucero, Converge, Red Sparowes, Modern Life is War, Frontier Ruckus, Frank Turner, Esmé Patterson and The Low Anthem.
- The Jarrett Mitchell Demo Album (1999)
- Calendar Club of Danger and Fun (2001)
- Hymns for the Hopeless (2003)
- Ashes to Dust (2005)
- Song of the Blackbird (2006)
- Animals in the Dark (February 17, 2009)
- Field Songs (July 2011)
- Radium Death (March 2015)
- The Day the End Finally Came, 7" (2004)
- Latitudes, EP (2005)
- No Laws: Keep the Fuzz Off My Buzz 12" (Modern Radio Records) with Paradise Island, Let's Be Active, and ft (the shadow government)
- William Elliot Whitmore/Flaccid Trip aka ft (the shadow government) Split 7" on Scenester Credentials (January 2004)
- Hallways of Always with Jenny Hoyston of Erase Errata, CD (2006)
- When the Cat Returns the Mice Are Fucked, CD V/A (2006)
- Split 7" with Murder by Death (November 2008)
- Hiram and Huddie - Vol. 1 & 2 (Hillgrass Bluebilly Records) (March 2009)
- "Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie" - Red Dead Redemption soundtrack (2010)
- "Don't Pray on Me" - Germs of Perfection: A Tribute to Bad Religion (2010)
- Bryne (2010). "'Germs of Perfection: A Tribute to Bad Religion' posted for download". Punknews.org. Retrieved March 17, 2012.
- Billboard, Allmusic
- "William Elliott Whitmore Set to Release "Animals in the Dark" February 17th, 2009". Anti-. October 21, 2008. Retrieved March 12, 2015.
- "William Elliott Whitmore to Release New Album Next Month". Anti-. February 24, 2015.
- "William Elliott Whitmore > Latitudes Releases". Southern Records. 2006. Retrieved March 12, 2015.
- Jesse (2010). "Germs of Perfection: a tribute to Bad Religion". theBRpage. Retrieved March 12, 2015.
- Official website
- William Elliott Whitmore on Facebook
- 2007 interview with Whitmore on OnMilwaukee.com
- Short documentary about the recording of Whitmore's 2015 album (Youtube)
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