William Tyler

Featured William Tyler stories

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

You know that thing where an artist you like makes something terrible, and it leaves you questioning why you ever liked anything that that person…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2019 - 1:05 pm

Stereogum Sessions

Watch William Tyler’s Solo Acoustic Stereogum Session

Last year, virtuosic guitar troubadour William Tyler released Modern Country, an album that found him garnering more attention in the indie sphere -- no small…
Ryan Leas | October 12, 2017 - 4:00 pm

List

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

More William Tyler stories

Merge Announces Initial Lineup For MRG30 Festival, A Merge Group Plays “Heroes” Out Friday

Merge Records turns 30 this year, and the North Carolina-based label is throwing a celebratory festival in July dubbed MRG30. It'll take place from 7/24-27…
James Rettig | February 6, 2019 - 1:47 pm

Premiere

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

Guitarist William Tyler, of Silver Jews and Lambchop, is gearing up to release Goes West, the follow-up to 2016's lush instrumental LP Modern Country. We've…
Julia Gray | December 17, 2018 - 10:29 am

William Tyler – “Fail Safe”

Back in 2016, William Tyler released his virtuosic instrumental LP Modern Country. Since then, the Nashville guitarist played an acoustic Stereogum Session and contributed songs…
Gil Green | November 5, 2018 - 10:00 am

Matt Berninger, Cass McCombs, Andrew Bird, & More Contribute Tracks To Free Songs For Swing Left Compilation

Songs For Swing Left is a new compilation to raise money and increase awareness of the Swing Left campaign to help flip the United States'
James Rettig | October 24, 2018 - 1:08 pm

Aimee Mann, Charly Bliss, & William Tyler Contribute To Nada Surf Covers LP

After scoring a freak hit with the Buzz Bin classic "Popular," New York indie-rockers Nada Surf built themselves into career artists with a devoted cult…
Chris DeVille | January 9, 2018 - 12:59 pm

List

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

William Tyler – “Highway Anxiety” Video

Earlier this year, the fingerpicking guitar virtuoso William Tyler released the shatteringly lovely instrumental LP American Country, a sort of concept-album ode to the disappearing…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2016 - 10:57 am

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

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

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

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

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

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
1