Mar 20, 2011
William Tyler is a Nashville-based guitarist who has played with Lambchop, the Silver Jews, Bonnie ‘Prince ‘ Billy, Tim Chad and Sherry, Charlie Louvin, and his own solo project the Paper Hats. Tyler is also the founder of the Sebastian Speaks record label, which has released records such as Hilarity and Despair: American Answering Tapes Volume 1, a “compendium of discarded and disregarded answering machine tapes ” as well as records by Forrest Bride and Ted Lucas. On November 23rd, William will be releasing Behold the Spirit under his own name on the Tompkins Square label.
After several years focusing predominantly on film and video, Koen Holtkamp began working with sound in 1997. He co-founded the Apestaartje collective/label in 1998 while studying at The Art Institute of Chicago. The label released works by like-minded artists from Australia, Japan, Germany, Austria, France, and the US as well as several of his own works. Holtkamp has released two solo albums under the name Aero (Apestaartje) and four albums as Mountains (Apestaartje, Catsup Plate, Thrill Jockey), a duo project with Brendon Anderegg, as well as an album under his own name (Type)