Archive for the 'Steve Gunn' Category

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

On their new album Bay Head, guitarist Steve Gunn and drummer John Truscinski offer up a sound honed by years of collaboration. Its a record full of spectral blues, haunting drones, and noise. The individual parts are simple — drums, guitar, a little synth — but they add up to something more, something AD’s Tyler […]

Friday, September 1st, 2017

They’ve collaborated in various configurations over the past several years, but “Flood and Fire” is the first new offering from the guitar-drums duo of Steve Gunn and John Truscinski since their 2012 classic Ocean Parkway. A welcome return, to say the least. The tune (drawn from Bay Head, coming your way via Three Lobed Recordings […]

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. This latest installment of the Lagniappe Sessions hits close to home — Steve Gunn taking on a pair of Smiths tunes. Gunn, in his own words, below. His latest LP, Eyes On […]

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

September 29th, Aquarium Drunkard presents an evening with Steve Gunn and special guest Nathan Bowles at The Living Room in Long Beach. Like the Amen Dunes show earlier this year, this is a house show with limited seating. Tickets available here, and we have a couple pair to giveaway to AD readers. To enter, just […]

Friday, June 10th, 2016

We’ve used a lot of words to describe Steve Gunn’s unbroken streak of excellent records over the past few years, but I’m not sure if “fun” has been one of them. But that’s the word that keeps coming to mind when spinning the singer-songwriter’s latest, Eyes on the Lines, his Matador debut. Not that Gunn has gone and […]

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

The songs on Steve Gunn’s seventh album and Matador Records debut Eyes on the Lines don’t move straight ahead. Instead, they loop, swirl, and curl. But they do have a sense of purpose, and the driving language Gunn sprinkles across the nine songs parallel how he and his band push forward. On the album, detours […]

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Having released one of 2014’s finest albums just a few months back, you might think Steve Gunn would rest on his laurels just a bit. But the singer-songwriter-guitarist is keeping very busy this year, with plenty of tour dates, a collaborative LP with Kurt Vile slated for summer and this fantastic, just-released session with avant-Appalachia […]