Steve Gunn (musician)

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Steve Gunn
Born Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Origin Brooklyn, New York
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Guitar
Years active 2007–present
Labels Matador, Onomato, Digitalis Recordings, Three Lobed Recordings, Meudiademorte, Paradise of Bachelors
Associated acts Shawn David McMillen, Mike Cooper

Steve Gunn (born in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, United States) is an American, Brooklyn-based, singer-songwriter.[1][2] Gunn was formerly a guitarist in Kurt Vile's backing band, The Violators.[3][4]

Gunn has stated that his musical influences include Michael Chapman, La Monte Young, Indian music, John Fahey, Jack Rose, Robbie Basho, and Sandy Bull.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Steve Gunn (2007)
  • Sundowner (2008)
  • Boerum Palace (2009)
  • End of the City (2009) (split with Shawn David McMillen)
  • Camel Throat (2010)
  • Live at the Night Light (2011)
  • Golden Gunn (2013) (with Hiss Golden Messenger)
  • Time Off (2013)[5]
  • Cantos De Lisboa (2014) (with Mike Cooper)
  • Melodies for a Savage Fix (2014) (with Mike Gangloff)
  • Way Out Weather (2014)[6]
  • Seasonal Hire (2015) (with The Black Twig Pickers)
  • Steve Gunn/Kurt Vile (2015) [7](with Kurt Vile)
  • Eyes on the Lines (2016) [8]

EPs[edit]

  • Too Early for the Hammer (2009)

Singles[edit]

  • "Human Condition" b/w "Trances" (2011)
  • "Decline of the Stiff" (2011)
  • "Lonesome Valley" (2013) (with Black Twig Pickers)
  • "Wildwood" (2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Talking travels, characters and Time Off with Steve Gunn (playing Johnny Brenda's tomorrow night) | The Key". Thekey.xpn.org. 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  2. ^ a b "Wooden Wand Interviews Steve Gunn". Aquarium Drunkard. 2013-02-25. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  3. ^ "Steve Gunn – Time Off". Echoes And Dust. 2013-06-18. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  4. ^ Fiander, Matthew. "Steve Gunn: Time Off". PopMatters. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  5. ^ "Steve Gunn | Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  6. ^ "Steve Gunn's 6 favorite songs". The Week, Jan 9, 2011. Samantha Rollins
  7. ^ "Various Artists Parallelogram ; Review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2016-01-10. 
  8. ^ "Eyes on the Lines ; Review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2016-07-20. 

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