Steve Gunn (musician)

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Steve Gunn
BornLansdowne, Pennsylvania
OriginBrooklyn, New York
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active2007–present
LabelsMatador, Onomato, Digitalis Recordings, Three Lobed, Meudiademorte, Paradise of Bachelors
Associated actsShawn David McMillen, Mike Cooper, Kurt Vile

Steve Gunn (born in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, United States) is an American, Brooklyn-based, singer-songwriter.[1][2] He studied art and music at Temple University before moving to New York City.[3] Gunn was formerly a guitarist in Kurt Vile's backing band, The Violators.[4][5]

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)[6]
  • Cantos De Lisboa (2014) (with Mike Cooper)
  • Melodies for a Savage Fix (2014) (with Mike Gangloff)
  • Way Out Weather (2014)[7]
  • Seasonal Hire (2015) (with The Black Twig Pickers)
  • Steve Gunn/Kurt Vile (2015)[8](with Kurt Vile)
  • Eyes on the Lines (2016)[9]
  • The Unseen in Between (2019)[10]

EPs[edit]

  • Too Early for the Hammer (2009)
  • "Livin' In Between" (2020)

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. June 21, 2013. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Wooden Wand Interviews Steve Gunn". Aquarium Drunkard. February 25, 2013. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  3. ^ https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/steve-gunn-the-unseen-in-between-interview-777194/
  4. ^ "Steve Gunn – Time Off". Echoes And Dust. June 18, 2013. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  5. ^ Fiander, Matthew. "Steve Gunn: Time Off". PopMatters. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  6. ^ "Steve Gunn | Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  7. ^ "Steve Gunn's 6 favorite songs". The Week, January 9, 2011. Samantha Rollins
  8. ^ "Various Artists Parallelogram ; Review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
  9. ^ "Eyes on the Lines ; Review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved July 20, 2016.
  10. ^ "Coming January 18 : Steve Gunn – The Unseen In Between". Matablog. Matador Records. Retrieved January 2, 2019.

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