For the last decade, William Tyler’s widescreen guitar epics have told wordless stories, about forgotten histories, American myths, backroads, and mystic visions. On this episode of Transmissions he discusses traveling to Nashville as the pandemic spread and the art he’s been enjoying while hunkered down.
Returning for his second Lagniappe Session, guitarist William Tyler offers up new covers of Fleetwood Mac and Yo La Tengo, and sets about interpreting compositions by George Frideric Handel and Antonín Leopold Dvořák.
Welcome to the February 2019 edition of our Transmissions Podcast. On this episode, we sit down with Bruce Hornsby to discuss his new lp Absolute Zero. Then, William Tyler performs and discusses songs from Goes West live at Gold Diggers.
The Windham Hill sound was inviting and warm, but nonetheless idiosyncratic, a hallmark of a moment when mainstream commercial success and the lack of traditional pop forms didn’t negate each other.
This month sees the release of William Tyler’s next full-length, Goes West – his first recorded output in two years. To commemorate the event, we’re sitting down with Tyler on January 29th at Gold Diggers in east Hollywood for TALK SHOW, followed by a performance […]
For a decade-and-a-half, Cory Rayborn’s Three Lobed label has been a reliable trademark of quality when it comes to adventurous underground sounds. From the blown speaker glory of Bardo Pond to the Takoma School stylings of Daniel […]
On July 2nd, 2015, William Tyler , sidestepping I-65, drove his new-to-him Toyota south from his home in Nashville, down Hillsboro Pike and Highways 106 and 431, through Franklin, Lewisburg, Fayetteville, Hazel Green, and Meridianville, to downtown […]
Lagniappe (la ·gniappe) noun ‘lan-ˌyap,’ — 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Whether solo, with Lambchop, Silver Jews and beyond, I’ve been following William Tyler’s career, […]
Accept no substitutes! William Tyler’s Lost Colony EP is the only piece of music you need in your car this summer. Or any season, really. The wide-open, panoramic sonic vistas on the three tracks here seem tailor […]
It was somehow agreed upon during my conversation with William Tyler t hat he would do the transcribing — the difficult, tedious part — and I would write the intro. This is consistent with William’s character: he is […]
While Impossible Truth may only be William Tyler’s second solo album, chances are you’re familar this Nashville-based guitarist. For more than a decade, he’s been the go-to six-string stylist for such heavyweights as Lambchop and Silver Jews. […]