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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 at going viral, wrapped up in a comedy video about the quest to go viral. Also, that goblin costume is great. But I have a strict policy against joke-rap videos,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 5, 2015 - 4:54 pm

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 special place for him in this not-so-sentimental heart of mine. Tyler’s music inspires a sense of longing for a simpler lifestyle, and if I listen to it on certain days,… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / June 2, 2015 - 2:38 pm

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 have easily filled two or more such lists and still had worthy songs to argue about. Remember this when you note the absence below of, say, Lykke Li or AgallochMore »

By: Stereogum / March 21, 2014 - 2:45 pm

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, Tyler’s first release featuring his touring band, features three tracks: the new single “Whole New Dude,” a full-band reworking of Impossible Truth’s “We Can’t Go Home Again,” and a cover… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 19, 2014 - 12:02 pm

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? If they don’t fuck it up royally, that should be an amazing video. But in the meantime, here are five ways to occupy yourself while you’re waiting for it. More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 2, 2013 - 10:47 am

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 uncanny valleys. And so the video for “A Portrait Of Sarah,” from this year’s Impossible Truth, is a fittingly filmic bit — and an overt homage to the 1971 roadtri… More »

By: 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 yet. Tyler’s 2010 debut Behold The Spirit earned him recognition as a guitar guru separate from his work alongside Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Lambchop, and Silver Jews. Fortunately, Impossible Truth i… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 4, 2013 - 5:20 pm

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 today — on the less frenetic end of the spectrum — a new song from William Tyler. Like James Blackshaw, Tyler is an insanely gifted and technically masterful acoustic guitarist… More »

By: Michael Nelson / December 13, 2012 - 5:42 pm