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William Tyler, Hip Hatchet

PETE COTTELL
7 pm., Saturday July 27 | $10.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[GUITAR TRANSCENDENCE] The name William Tyler may be unfamiliar, but any fan of modern Americana likely knows his day job. After playing guitar with Lambchop and the Silver Jews, Tyler released two solo records of spare, reverb-drenched folk soundscapes that put the Nashville guitarist’s expressionist finger-pickin’ front and center. In reference to his excellent 2013 release, Behold the Spirit, the term “folk” is an inappropriate descriptor: The high and lonesome sounds of Tyler’s moody twang are in a class all their own. The sway of post-rock and John Fahey’s rustic meanderings may seem to make strange bedfellows, but fans of both will find a lot to love about Tyler.

Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
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