Hellbound Train: An Anthology

Hellbound Train Steve Tibbetts

Hellbound Train: An Anthology ChandograBlack Mountain SideHellbound TrainNyemmaFull Moon Dogs Some Bio, Some Background Hellbound Questions:  ECM’s Interview Hellbound Origins: More Background MyECM playlist Order or download (–the CD package & booklet created by Sascha Kleis is extraordinary–) Some Reviews Santa Cruz Sentinel NYS Music Some Articles Jazziz Some Interviews ECM’s Podcast Interview CKCU Recording…

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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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Life Of

Life Of by Steve Tibbetts

“The effect is a seductive impressionism of fluid melodic figures and rippling arpeggios with a quietly firm, emotional undertow.” -Rolling Stone

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Life Of–Press page

Steve Tibbetts, guitar, turkeys

Some Biographical Material Big Influences Dave Ray was a big influence, not so much because of his legendary guitar chops or his storied career in music, but because he kept the rent on my studio low. Dave Ray was my landlord. He died in 2002. A street close to my studio has been renamed Dave…

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MyECM

  I curated a playlist for ECM as part of their venture into the world of streaming (an article from Pitchfork is here). My annotations for the playlist are below, and a more concise version is on  ECM’s website here.  The playlist is now up at Tidal  and Spotify. Steve’s ECM playlist I curated selections from (mostly)…

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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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Natural Causes–Downbeat Review

“To call Natural Causes exotic would be to deny the labor of love that went into making it. You might say Steve Tibbetts has, in a sense, redefined the word ‘natural’ for all to hear.”

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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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First Album–Cuneiform Bio

ElectroComp

By late summer of 1976 I had enough music for an album but little chance of getting a label to put it out. I did have something I could use for a cover from my work as an art major and a little money saved from my night shift job at Minnesota Public Radio, so I found a pressing plant in Arizona that would manufacture 200 albums for $600 and I sent them my stuff.

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