William Tyler met with a Weekend Edition producer while on tour in Iowa City supporting Impossible Truth, and the piece aired this past weekend.
Listen to the story now archived at NPR Music. Also, find more opportunities to see William live in a full list of tour dates below.
William also recently premiered his new music video for “A Portrait of Sarah” from Impossible Truth at Pitchfork.TV. Directed by Michael Carter, the video showcases the cinematic quality of William’s music.
Watch the video for William Tyler’s “A Portrait of Sarah” now
NPR’s Bob Boilen included “Cadillac Desert” on a recent episode of All Songs Considered in which he deems William the “most intriguing guitar player I know.” The L.A. Times describes Impossible Truth as “impossibly beautiful,” while the Chicago Reader writes, “ beautifully ringing, carefully orchestrated playing transcends mere virtuosity to evoke a vivid self-contained narrative.” William was also interviewed by Brad & Phil of Megafaun, read their chat here.
Watch this lovely album teaser video for a glimpse of the story behind the songs of Impossible Truth. Also, watch video from William’s recent visit to WNYC’s Soundcheck and his session for KUTX in Austin, TX.
Impossible Truth is available now on CD, LP, and digital in the Merge store.
William Tyler on tour:
Aug 21 Bloomington, IN - The Bishop
Aug 22 Louisville, KY - Zanaabar
Aug 24 Cincinnati, OH - Motr Pub
Aug 29 Utrecht, NL - Ekko
Aug 30 Tilburg, NL - 013
Sep 01 North Dorset, UK - End of the Road Festival
Sep 02 London, UK – St. Pancras Old Church
Sep 03 Lisbon, PT – Music Box
Sep 04 Santiago de Compostela, ES – Teatro Principal
Sep 05 Ourense, ES – Cafe Pop Torgal
Sep 06 San Sebastian, ES – Kutxa Kultur Festibala
Sep 07 Zaragoza, ES - La Lata De Bombillas
Sep 08 Barcelona, ES – Sala Be Cool
Sep 09 Bern, CH - Cafe Kairo
Sep 10 Zurich, CH - Restaurant Viadukt
Sep 11 Berlin, DC - Monarch
Sep 12 Cologne, DE - King Georg
Sep 13 Recklinghausen, DE - Ratskeller
Sep 14 Groningen, NL - Take Root Festival
Sep 15 Amsterdam, NL– Paradiso
Oct 20 Durham, NC - Duke Coffeehouse
Oct 21 Harrisonburg, VA - Blue Nile
Oct 23 New Haven, CT - Bar Nightclub
Oct 24 Biddeford, ME - the Oak and the Ax
Oct 25 Winooski, VT - Monkey House
Oct 26 Teaneck, NJ - Puffin Cultural Forum
Oct 27 Brooklyn, NY - Union Pool
Oct 28 Washington, DC - DC 9
Nov 23 Chicago, IL - Constellation