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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's been a long week, but it closes on a high note: Coachella Weekend 1! Stereogum's own James Rettig is there, on the scene. Look…
Stereogum | April 15, 2016 - 5:22 pm
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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not on the list because I'm not sure how good it is, but Nekrogoblikon's "We Need A Gimmick" video is a pretty fascinating attempt…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2015 - 4:54 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We skipped 5 Best Songs last week due to SXSW, and came back to a Week In Music so overcrowded with options that we could…
Stereogum | March 21, 2014 - 2:45 pm
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More William Tyler stories

John Darnielle To Throw Ceremonial Pitch, William Tyler To Perform At Durham Bulls’ Fourth Merge Records Night

The fourth annual Merge Records Night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park goes down 8/4, and yesterday the label announced via Instagram that John Darnielle…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 21, 2016 - 10:23 am
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Watch William Tyler And Jake Xerxes Fussell Cover Nick Lowe & Nitty Gritty Dirt Band In Durham

Modern country musicians William Tyler and Jake Xerxes Fussell (who put out an album via Paradise Of Bachelors last year) performed together in Durham, NC…
James Rettig | July 15, 2016 - 3:06 pm
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Stream William Tyler Modern Country

The guitarist William Tyler makes lovely, bucolic instrumental music -- often on his own, always while fingerpicking on an acoustic guitar. But on his new…
Tom Breihan | May 26, 2016 - 9:29 am
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William Tyler – “Sunken Garden”

In a few weeks, we'll get to hear Modern Country, the new instrumental concept album from fingerpicking wizard William Tyler. We've already posted his songs…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2016 - 11:18 am
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William Tyler – “Kingdom Of Jones”

The fingerpicking wizard William Tyler is going to release his new album Modern Country, a concept record about the disappearance of any authentic form of…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2016 - 11:50 am
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William Tyler – “Gone Clear”

Last week, the fingerpicking wizard William Tyler released an absolutely gorgeous trailer for Modern Country, his forthcoming album, which he recorded with people like Phil…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2016 - 2:05 pm
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Watch A Trailer For William Tyler’s New Album Modern Country

Three years ago, the fingerpicking guitar virtuoso William Tyler released Impossible Truth, a ridiculously beautiful album of bucolic folk instrumentals. Tyler has just announced its…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2016 - 10:28 am
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Stream New Songs By Kurt Vile, Yo La Tengo, & More From Three Lobed’s Parallelogram Series

North Carolina-based Three Lobed Recordings have made a name for themselves on ambitious projects, and this next one might just be their most exciting yet:…
James Rettig | December 10, 2015 - 1:57 pm
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William Tyler – “The Sleeping Prophet” Video

William Tyler's 2013 album, Impossible Truth, was one of the first things I ever wrote about at Stereogum, so I'm always going to have a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 2, 2015 - 2:38 pm
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William Tyler – “Whole New Dude”

Rootsy indie-rock journeyman guitarist William Tyler released his instrumental wonder Impossible Truth last year, and he's back next month with a new 12-inch. Lost Colony,…
Chris DeVille | March 19, 2014 - 12:02 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Really, at this point, I'm just excited for Drake's "All Me" video to come out. Right? That has to happen, yes? They're making that video?
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2013 - 10:47 am
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William Tyler – “A Portrait Of Sarah” Video

Nashville-based William Tyler's guitar meditations are steeped in Americana and ramble in a manner evocative of the open road, all winding highways and byways and…
Amrit Singh | July 30, 2013 - 10:20 am

Stream William Tyler Impossible Truth

When Michael wrote about William Tyler's single "Cadillac Desert" last year, he bemoaned the fact that the artist's sophomore album Impossible Truth was not out…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 4, 2013 - 5:20 pm
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William Tyler – “Cadillac Desert”

It's been a good week for fans of envelope-pushing guitar wizards: Two days ago we got the scoop on a new Marnie Stern record, and…
Michael Nelson | December 13, 2012 - 5:42 pm