more from
Merge Records

Modern Country

by William Tyler

supported by
Phil Cooper
Phil Cooper thumbnail
Phil Cooper Epic country vibes... Favorite track: Highway Anxiety.
Steve L.
Steve L. thumbnail
Steve L. Just put it on and let yourself sink away. Favorite track: Kingdom of Jones.
Phillip Moffat
Phillip Moffat thumbnail
Phillip Moffat All the songs are really my favorite. Great album! Favorite track: The Great Unwind.
Jenell Kesler
Jenell Kesler thumbnail
Jenell Kesler Tyler with a notable cast of characters has managed to pick up where John Fahey left off, laying out a collection of atmospheric songs that fuse a range of moods seldom rising above a heartbeat.

The music's nearly organic, designed to both summon emotions & wash them away in the same instant. Modern Country sounds for all the world as if they’re letters from another time and another place, where the simpleness of this music only goes to denote its complexities and brilliance.

Jenell Kesler
John Cratchley
John Cratchley thumbnail
John Cratchley The guitar as implement of mysterious investigation; the numinous explored...
Carolyn Michaels
Carolyn Michaels thumbnail
Carolyn Michaels William is so sonically skilled. You can see the landscapes open up before your eyes and you listen. I want to take a walk through these songs and see the beauty of the quiet places in our countryside. Favorite track: The Great Unwind.
more...
/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $7 USD  or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Includes unlimited streaming of Modern Country via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 3 days

      $12.98 USD or more 

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Includes unlimited streaming of Modern Country via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 3 days

      $18.98 USD or more 

     

  • T-Shirt/Apparel

    Screen-printed tan Royal Apparel t-shirt with black ink created for William Tyler's album Modern Country.

    Sorry, but we cannot accept returns or exchanges on clothing items.
    ships out within 3 days

      $15.98 USD or more 

     

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
06:07
6.
7.

credits

released June 3, 2016

Produced by Brad Cook and William Tyler Engineered by Jon Ashley
Additional Engineering by Logan Matheny Mastered by Evan Bradford

William Tyler: Electric and Acoustic Guitars
Darin Gray: Electric Bass Guitar
Glenn Kotche: All Drums and Percussion
Phil Cook: Piano, Keys, Organ, Dobro
Brad Cook: Synths
Luke Schneider: Pedal Steel

Songs by William Tyler, Copyright 2016 Spooky Buffalo Music (ASCAP)

Landscape photography by Elise Tyler
Band photography by Graham Tolbert
Design by Sam Smith

Sincere Thank You To: Elise, Adele, and Dan Tyler, Brad Cook, Stella Cook, MC Taylor, Allison Inman, Brian Haran, Reece Lazarus, Brian Kotzur, Cory Rayborn, Brit Hessler, Steve Gunn, Michael Slaboch, Michelle Cable, Bas Flesseman, Mark Capon, Justin Vernon, Graham Tolbert, Aaron Greenwald, Volker Zander, Ben and Jemina Swank, Akiva Fox, Steve Milligan, Jake Fussell, Patrick Chestnut, Justin Gage, Toby Leonard, Lauren Walker, Zack Hall, Glenn, Darin, Phil, Luke, Jon, Evan, Logan, Wilco, Yo La Tengo, Ballroom Marfa, everyone at Merge, all my friends in Oxford, Mississippi and the Stone Fox. This record is for Allison and Elise.

“all of this is magic against death” –frank stanford

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

William Tyler Nashville, Tennessee

William Tyler is a Nashville guitarist and composer. He spent years woodshedding and touring with Nashville groups like Lambchop and Silver Jews before breaking away to focus on his own version of instrumental guitar music.

shows

contact / help

Contact William Tyler

Streaming and
Download help