Things I Did (Press resources for “Life Of.”)

  Press page with rough bio is here   Things I Did                          2009-16   1.   Sent Messages With Foxes     2013    2.  Curated a Playlist for ECM     2017    3.  Had Brain Scanned for Science    2012 4.   Gave a Transplant …

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Life Of–Bio & Press Page

Life Of by Steve Tibbetts

I like the physicality of playing 12-string. I don’t use a pick. If I’m drifting off to sleep at night and feel my fingertips throbbing I know I had a good day.

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The Fall of Us All–Atlantic Monthly

Steve Tibbetts

“Tibbetts’s guitar-from-beyond-the-solar-system will take you to realms hitherto glimpsed only by the Hubble space telescope and will offer several plausible explanations of dark matter.”

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A Man About A Horse–ECM bio pt. 1

Anton, Tibbetts, Anderson, Wise

Every piece in this new album is rich in color and landscape. There’s a plot, intention and meaning. Do I want anybody to know the specifics of plot, intention, and meaning? Definitely not.

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A Man About A Horse–ECM bio pt. 2

1967 w/ Doug Ross and Greg Wallace

“When someone opened up a guitar case and pulled out a guitar they may as well have been pulling a sword out of a stone. The room was magnetized. This was not lost on me, the smallest and most sports-challenged kid in school.”

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A Man About a Horse–Isthmus

Jacket Sacrifice - photo by Steve Tibbetts

“Tib­betts is one of this city’s great, underappre­ciated native sons precisely because he deals in a potent magic that’s not easily understood”

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A Man About a Horse

A Man About a Horse, album cover

“Tibbetts also loves to rock: He recorded much of the searing guitar on “A Man About A Horse” in a single night, over frenetic Balinese drum samples colored and doubled by percussionists Marc Anderson and Marcus Wise.” -Rolling Stone

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Exploded View–Car Stereo Review 3/95

With Sumandhi and his Father in Tunjuk

“Ever wish you could take a ride on the Space Shuttle? Here’s the alternative: Pick up Steve Tibbetts’ The Fall of Us All instead. It’ll transport you to places in the cosmos you never knew existed.”

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