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Transmissions Podcast :: William Tyler Explores His “Modern Country”

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Welcome to the third episode of Aquarium Drunkard’s Transmissions podcast, our recurring series of inspired conversation and unexpected sounds. On this week’s episode Jason P. Woodbury speaks with Nashville-based guitarist William Tyler. As a sideman, Tyler’s guitar work has appeared on records by Lambchop, Charlie Louvin, Candi Staton, Hiss Golden Messenger, Silver Jews, Wooden Wand, […]

William Tyler :: Attics of My Life (Avant Ghetto / WFMU Drive)

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Help keep independent freeform radio alive. WFMU is presently in the midst of its 2016 fundraising marathon. To sweeten the pot Jeff Conklin, host of the weekly program The Avant Ghetto, has put together Songs to Fill the Air – a 12 track compilation of contemporary artists covering the Dead. One of the artists taking […]

Six Organs of Admittance / William Tyler :: Parallelogram

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

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 Bachman, from the amazing Gunn-Truscinski Duo LPs to the stoney grooves of Matt Valentine & Erika Elder … […]

William Tyler: Live In Huntsville, Alabama / July 2015

Monday, August 10th, 2015

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 Huntsville, Alabama. William, a guy who embodies everything that is good and authentic about Music City in the same […]

The Lagniappe Sessions: William Tyler

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-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, in one form or another, for over a decade. This week, the Lagniappe Sessions find the Nashville based […]

William Tyler :: Whole New Dude / Lost Colony EP

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

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 made for epic, exploratory road trips. And Tyler’s been doing plenty of road-tripping in the past year, touring […]

Wooden Wand Interviews William Tyler Interviews Wooden Wand

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

It was somehow agreed upon during my conversation with William Tyler that he would do the transcribing – the difficult, tedious part – and I would write the intro. This is consistent with William’s character: he is the classic overachiever. Add him to any band – even great ones, like Silver Jews, Lambchop, or Yo […]