James Wolf is a violinist and multi-instrumentalist from Arlington, VA, active in the indie-rock, avant-garde and drone communities of the Washington, DC area for over twenty years. In James’ hypnotic and moving live performances, he unveils multi-layered/multi-part compositions that are created using a vast vocabulary of violin sounds, invoking complex moods and atmospheres.
released October 27, 2017
Music by James Wolf with interpolations from Snatam Kaur; Al Jardine, Carl Wilson and Mike Love (All This); Carter and Ralph Stanley (No Letter).
"All This" recorded at Spectrum, New York City, on November 17, 2016.
"Refuge" recorded at home on December 21, 2016.
"No Letter" recorded at Crystal Palace, Richmond, VA on October 17, 2016 and at Auditory Learning Experience, Williamsport, MD on October 1, 2016 (recording by Stephen Perez).
Cover photograph by James Wolf. Back photograph by Chris Videll.
Thanks to Chris Videll, Stephen Perez, Dennis Kane, Dave Harris, Douglas Kallmeyer, Monica Stroik, Didier Renard, Anna Hebner, Ben and Julia Hebner, Alex Ricart, Carrie Johnson, The Orchid.
© waterfall music 2017