Archive for the 'Jason Lytle' Category

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

(Sevens, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.) It’s science: We live in the Age of the Sad Song. Bright melodies, major chords, and “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah-isms” are greeted with suspicion by our tired and cynical ears. We can’t help it – who’s wearing optimism well these days? That’s […]

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Today, during the second hour of our SIRIUS/XM show, we will air the session with Jason Lytle cut in March, during SXSW, at The Ship’s party at Homeslice.  Lytle was in Austin in support of his, then, soon to be released solo debut Yours Truly, The Commuter.  Grandaddy fans: Note the inclusion of “Jed The […]

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Jason Lytle is a name whose return will most definitely excite a number of you reading. As the former center of the band Grandaddy, Lytle’s songwriting carved a unique and cultishly adored niche in indie rock. After the band called it quits preceding the release of their final album, Just Like The Fambly Cat, in […]