Steve Gunn

And thus the beginning of a shined-up, mid-sixties pop apotheosis, a state of high songwriting accomplishment, on Gunn’s new album Other You. It’s a journey that can’t help but summon up Way Out Weather, the transformative ambition of that earlier record, its refreshing set of ideas about what was interesting about psychedelia, a love for the guitar as an instrument, but even more so here, on Other You, we have melody, timbral originality, a keen ear for production. Above all, the voice and lyrics take a new front seat on Other You, right where we can hear them. Gunn has allowed himself to be more apparent, like the Michael Stipe who suddenly appeared out of the murk on Document. There’s a person inhabiting these songs, a subjectivity, not just one of the best guitarists in contemporary music, not just a reporter with a winsome observational genius, here, a singer-songwriter, with a first-person voice, even if the songs seem rarely or only glancingly confessional. Now we have beautiful shimmering melodies, great melodies, and also that aching voice, at the tenor edge, and harmonies, singing up front.

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FULL DISCOGRAPHY

TitleFormatRelease DateStore
Other You LP/CD/DA 08/27/21 BUY
Be Still Moon / Shrunken Heads DA 06/18/19 BUY
The Unseen In Between LP/CD/DA 01/18/18 BUY
Eyes On The Lines LP/CD/DA 06/03/16 BUY
Eyes On The Lines T-SHIRT T-SHIRT 06/03/16 BUY
Park Bench Smile DS 05/23/16
Ancient Jules EP 12" EP/DS 05/11/16 BUY
Ancient Jules DS 04/08/16
Conditions Wild DS 03/30/16
Visions Of Johanna DS 03/16/16
Pitchfork Festival 2015 DV 07/17/15
Wild Wood / Worn Threads (SGHA 13 #12) 7" 12/03/13

NEWS FROM THE MATABLOG

Steve Gunn - "Fulton"

Coming August 27 : Steve Gunn - 'Other You'

Steve Gunn - Northeastern July Tour

Steve Gunn - December 2021 Dates

Coming April 1: Aquarium Drunkard & Gold Diggers Present Steve Gunn

Steve Gunn - 'Livin' In Between' EP

Steve Gunn / Cass McCombs - May West Coast Dates

Steve Gunn - March 2020 North American Tour

Steve Gunn : November Australia Dates

Steve Gunn - Tokyo & New Zealand Dates This November

Steve Gunn - "Be Still Moon" b/w "Shrunken Heads"

Steve Gunn - Autumn US Dates With Dinosaur Jr.

Steve Gunn - KEXP Session

Steve Gunn - "Vagabond" - Tribute to Agnes Varda

VIDEO : Steve Gunn - "Chance", Summer Northeastern Dates

VIDEO: Steve Gunn - "Vagabond" (Acoustic)

Steve Gunn - KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic

TOUR DATES

  • September 25, 2021 - September 26, 2021
  • Kerhonkson, NY, US
  • Arrowood Farm Brewery, Accord
  • Tickets
  • December 2, 2021
  • Chicago, IL, US
  • Thalia Hall
  • Tickets
  • December 3, 2021
  • Minneapolis, MN, US
  • The Cedar Cultural Center
  • Tickets
  • December 8, 2021
  • Atlanta, GA, US
  • Terminal West
  • Tickets
  • December 10, 2021
  • Asheville, NC, US
  • The Grey Eagle
  • Tickets
  • December 14, 2021
  • Cambridge, MA, US
  • The Sinclair
  • Tickets
  • December 15, 2021
  • Holyoke, MA, US
  • Gateway City Arts
  • Tickets
  • December 18, 2021
  • New York (NYC), NY, US
  • Bowery Ballroom
  • Tickets

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