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Category Archives: Tyler Lyle
As it was explained to me by Tyler himself, ‘The Ditch Digger’ is a sort of preamble, an introduction to, and statement of, who he is and what he’s about in song form for those who don’t know him personally. … Continue reading
I’ll keep this simple (because I’ve already used pretty much every superlative and/or adjective in my vocabulary to talk about him previously): Tyler Lyle is one of my favorite songwriters. Below is a video Halfway House shot at SXSW of … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Tyler Lyle had been a keytar-weilding star in the 80s? Wonder no more, kids. ‘Gloria,’ a collaboration between Tyler and producer iAmData, is full of synths and drum machine beats … Continue reading
Tyler Lyle released a fantastic 5-track EP titled Expatriates yesterday, a collection of songs, as Tyler says in his magnificent (as per usual) liner notes, meant ‘for the last few dark cold days of winter when the books are heavier, the … Continue reading
This Tyler Lyle cover of the Jackson Browne-penned classic ‘These Days’ isn’t new, but it is absolutely stunning and has recently found itself back in steady rotation around here. Also: it’s my favorite cover to surface this year. Enjoy. mp3: These … Continue reading
It’s not, obviously, but I’ve always thought of Thanksgiving as the start of winter. Perhaps it’s because I want to forget Autumn due to the pain I inflict on myself with the amount of food I consume (it is worth … Continue reading
It’s rare, but sometimes a single word can be a declaration and a chorus all at once. The amens that warmly and definitively close the vignettes of young men, young girls, priests, old men and others throughout ‘Young Men’ by Tyler … Continue reading
Song: ‘One Silver Needle’- Arthur Alligood I met Arthur in Nashville with Danny Brewer (of Besides Daniel) while I was in town for a show a few years ago, and I remember thinking, “Wow! What a really nice guy.” I played … Continue reading
I’m going to keep this short and to the point today, because a lot of extra words aren’t needed: Tyler Lyle is giving away one of my favorite albums of 2011, The Golden Age & The Silver Girl. It’s a smart, … Continue reading
I’m finding it a bit hard to come up with new superlatives for what I think of the music that Tyler Lyle is creating, and the new song he allowed us to hear today titled ‘Never Reach My Destination’ doesn’t … Continue reading