William Tyler is a guitarist and songwriter who has collaborated with Lambchop, the Silver Jews, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Charlie Louvin, Candi Staton, and many others. His first solo album, Behold the Spirit (Tompkins Square) dropped in 2010 to critical acclaim, establishing him as one of the most creative and innovative guitarists working today. William Tyler has a new album out called Impossible Truth (Merge Records), that was heavily inspired by Barney…Continue
Added by Chris Mateer on March 20, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
2012 arrived in hurry and brought with it three monumental events for me, my family, and Uprooted Music Revue: the birth of our son, a new teaching position, and an "uprooted" cross-county move from Brooklyn, NY to Portland, OR.
So with keeping these joyous, thrilling, and forever life-altering experiences in mind, these are the albums that I have been listening to most as a fan, artist, teacher, writer, husband, and father this…Continue
M Ward's new album, A Wasteland Companion, is his first album under his own name since 2009's Hold Time. Since that record, Matt has continued to work with Zooey Deschanel, recording two more albums together (Volume Two and A Very She and Him Christmas), as well as a collaboration with Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes),Yim Yames (My Morning Jacket), and Mike Mogis, (Bright Eyes) as Monsters of Folk.
Matt has expanded his musical palette considerably…Continue
This week, the Nashville-based ensemble Lambchop returns with their 11th studio album, Mr. M (via Merge Records).
Kurt Wagner, the primary songwriter and leader of the group, was gracious enough to take some time out his busy schedule to briefly discuss the creation of the new Lambchop record, as well as provide some insights as to where his own creative identities, as both a visual artist and a…Continue
Added by Chris Mateer on February 20, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
In Part Two of this interview, Richard and I…Continue