Ears Wide Open: Tyler Lyle


Tyler’s Lyle’s rhythmic folk music springs from the fertile loam of Americana, where broken hearts mend, indomitable spirits prevail and sad smiles tell a thousand tales. His voice carries the wizened optimism of a Ryan Adams, and his sharp lyrics, buoyant melodies and deft orchestration make the songs on his new album “The Golden Age & the Silver Girl” something special. Well, I say “new” because it was released to major digital outlets this week – actually, Lyle self-released the album via Bandcamp last year. It was recorded right before the native of Carrollton, Ga., moved to Los Angeles. “The Golden Age & the Silver Girl” is a break-up album, yes, but one that favors self-discovery and renewal over moping or whining. It’s contagious.

||| Stream: “The Golden Age & the Silver Girl”

||| Live: Tyler Lyle plays Thursday at the Mint and March 6 at the Silverlake Lounge.

||| Also: Tyler Lyle will join me in studio as a guest on the Buzz Bands LA Show, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Moheak Radio.