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by Andrew Sacher
William Tyler, who has played guitar in Silver Jews and Lambchop, recently signed to Merge, and the label will release his new solo album, Impossible Truth, on March 19. The first single, "Cadillac Desert," is a shimmering cut of instrumental guitar with post-rock arpeggios meeting the twang of Americana slide. You can stream that song below. That's the album art above.
William will be supporting the new record with a tour that kicks off at Savannah Stopover, continues through Austin for SXSW and eventually hits NYC for an early show at Mercury Lounge on April 16. Tickets for that show go on sale today at noon.
A list of all dates, song stream, album art and tracklist below...
William Tyler - "Cadillac Desert"
William Tyler -- 2013 Tour Dates
Mar 07 Savannah, GA - Savannah Stopover Music Festival
Mar 08 Orlando, FL - Will's Pub (w/ Mount Moriah)
Mar 09 Atlanta, GA - Drunken Unicorn (w/ Mount Moriah)
Mar 10 Mobile, AL - Alabama Music Box (w/ Dent May and Mount Moriah)
Mar 11 Baton Rouge, LA - Spanish Moon (w/ Dent May and Mount Moriah)
Mar 12-17 Austin, TX - SXSW
Apr 04 Winston-Salem, NC - Phuzz Phest
Apr 09 Athens, GA - Green Room
Apr 10 Asheville, NC - Double Crown
Apr 11 Durham, NC - The Pinhook
Apr 12 Washington, DC - 9th and the Beats
Apr 13 Kingston, NY - BSP (w/ Richard Buckner)
Apr 14 Philadelphia, PA - Ortlieb's
Apr 16 New York, NY - Mercury Lounge (early show)
Apr 17 Portland, ME - Space Gallery
Apr 18 Cambridge, MA - Middle East Upstairs
Apr 19 Montreal, QC - O Patro Vys
Apr 20 Toronto, ON - Silver Dollar
Apr 21 Cleveland, OH - Happy Dog
Apr 22 Detroit, MI - Lager House
Apr 23 Grand Rapids, MI - The Pyramid Scheme
Apr 24 Iowa City, IA - Trumpet Blossom Cafe
Apr 25 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue and 7th St Entry
Apr 26 Chicago, IL - Hideout
Apr 27 Indianapolis, IN - Do317 Lounge