william tyler

Stream William Tyler’s Aquarium Drunkard Lagniappe Session Featuring Covers of Fleetwood Mac and Yo La Tengo

Back in February, folk artist William Tyler put his personal spin on a selection of songs during his second appearance on the Aquarium Drunkard’s Lagniappe…
Maggie Serota / August 28, 2019

William Tyler – “Call Me When I’m Breathing Again”

In January, William Tyler will follow his celebrated 2016 album Modern Country with a new one entitled Goes West, the title a nod to the Nashville-rooted guitarist's own…
Andy Cush / December 17, 2018

William Tyler Announces New Album Goes West, Releases “Fail Safe”

William Tyler will follow his sweeping 2016 album Modern Country with a new record entitled Goes West, the great Nashville-bred guitarist announced today. To mark the announcement, he's released a…
Andy Cush / November 5, 2018

2016 Was a Great Year to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Grateful Dead

Let me start by saying that I know I’m a custie. I know I’m a custie, because just the other day, a guy I know…
Andy Cush / December 29, 2016

Review: William Tyler’s Instrumental Folk Is History on ‘Modern Country’

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: June 03, 2016Label: MergeThe weight of the past bears heavy on William Tyler. During a recent performance in the…
Colin Joyce / May 31, 2016

Lie Perfectly Still and Stream William Tyler’s Beautiful ‘Modern Country’ Right Now

Happy news if you enjoy William Tyler's elegiac, meditative approach to folk music: his new album, Modern Country, is streaming today. The follow-up to 2013's Impossible Truth features assists from…
Anna Gaca / May 26, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: The Julie Ruin, William Tyler, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from pessimistic shoegaze groups, smooth-talking disco dandies, and more.
SPIN Staff / April 15, 2016

Jack White Enters Publishing Game With Third Man Books

Continuing his love for all things old-timey, Jack White has announced the creation of a new publishing company. Third Man Books will function as a…
Colin Joyce / July 22, 2014

Nashville’s Son: The Life and Death of an Indie-Rock Prince

Not long ago, Nashville had an indie-rock prince, and his name was Ben Todd. Todd loved local music, the cartoon Adventuretime, and Peach Nehi soda.
Amanda Shapiro / June 9, 2014

William Tyler’s ‘Whole New Dude’ Is a Rootsy Road-Trip Epic

William Tyler never shies away from the Big Themes. Last year's Impossible Truth, his second LP under his own name and first for Merge, was…
Philip Sherburne / March 20, 2014

David Bevan’s 25 Best Albums of 2013

To finish out the year, we'll be offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Today, Senior Editor David Bevan.
David Bevan / December 23, 2013

Hear William Tyler, Angel Olsen, and More Live on ‘Folkadelphia Sessions Volume One’ Compilation

Folkadelphia is a "folk-adjacent" weekly radio show that values performance chops. As such, producers have put together Folkadelphia Sessions Volume One, a 16-track compilation collecting…
Kyle McGovern / December 17, 2013

Stream Promised Land Sound’s Glorious, William Tyler-Assisted Debut Album

For years, members of Promised Land Sound made the rounds in the Nashville garage-rock scene, playing with Pujol and alongside various members of JEFF the…
Kyle McGovern / September 16, 2013

William Tyler Remakes Cult Drag-Racing Film for ‘Portrait of Sarah’ Video

William Tyler honors the open road and cult 1970s cinema in the just-released video for "A Portrait of Sarah." Directed by Michael Carter, the nearly…
Kyle McGovern / July 30, 2013

Bonnaroo 2013: The 10 Best Things We Saw on Saturday

10. William Tyler Fahey-inflected, instrumental-rock doomsayer William Tyler opened his set by bragging that he lived only an hour away ("Bonnaroo is the most convenient…
SPIN Staff / June 16, 2013
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