Posts under tyler stenson category
Tyler Stenson's Songwriting Blog
Top 75 Songwriting Blog in the World

I have maintained a songwriting blog since 2006. Yes, thanks to my friend Diggles, it’s safe to say I was

November 23, 2017
The Nest by Tyler Stenson
Behind the Songs: The Nest

As the third track on New Northbound, The Nest is a simple song about support systems. Well, technically, it’s about

November 5, 2017
Behind the Songs: Tyler Stenson Discussing "How Bright"
Behind the Songs: How Bright

Do you believe in love at first sight? Up until October 2nd, 2010, I’m not sure what I believed. But

September 19, 2017
Behind the Songs: Tyler Stenson Discussing "Good Comet"
Behind the Songs: Good Comet

Every once in a while it comes around: I record a new album and the “Behind the Songs” series resurfaces.

September 19, 2017
This Too Shall Pass cover song
This Too Shall Pass Cover Song

It’s true what they say: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. To clarify, nobody is trying to imitate me.

July 15, 2017
Flicks on the Bricks
Flicks on the Bricks

It has been a while, but I’m excited to be invited back to Flicks on the Bricks. Presented by KINK.fm (101.9), Portland’s

July 11, 2017
Tyler Stenson ELI Spoken Word Event
ELI Spoken Word Event

With 36 years of life and 17 years of music under my belt, it’s refreshing to say that I tried

June 16, 2017
PRP Pop-Up Music Fest
PRP Pop-Up Music Fest

As a Portland singer-songwriter, I am excited to finally give back to a group that has given me so much.

May 12, 2017
New Northbound on Listen Here Reviews

I woke up this morning to a surprising tweet; I was happy to see someone had shared their thoughts on

April 19, 2017
Tyler Stenson on Spotify
Follow Me on Spotify

I spy, with my little eye, Tyler Stenson on Spotify! Yep, there’s a new Sheriff in town and it’s called

April 6, 2017
Tyler Stenson Los Angeles Album Release
Los Angeles Album Release Party

L.A., mark your calendars for THIS FRIDAY! This Portland singer-songwriter is heading down to Southern California for a private house concert.

March 8, 2017
Sara Hertel Photography © 2015
Sara Hertel Photography

So many people have been asking me about my Portland photographer (the talent behind all those lovely promo shots and

March 7, 2017
Tyler Stenson New Northbound
New Album Out Now – New Northbound

THE DAY HAS COME. My new album, New Northbound, is officially available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby, etc. This

March 1, 2017
New Northbound on iTunes
Pre-Order New Northbound on iTunes

I am pleased to announce that my newest album, New Northbound, is finally available for pre-order on iTunes and CD

February 1, 2017
Tyler Stenson Tiny Desk Contest entry
My Tiny Desk Contest Entry

Having heard whispers for months and hollers for weeks (from fans), I finally entered the NPR Tiny Desk Contest in

January 30, 2017
Tyler Stenson in New York City
New York City – Feb 10th

I will be traveling to New York City in February for one very busy Friday. After a redeye flight from

January 18, 2017
Tyler Stenson Kickstarter Thank You
First New Northbound Single Debut

Ready to Hear Your First Full Song From the Album? I promised those who donated $100+ that I would post

January 13, 2017
Tyler Stenson New Northbound
Last Minute 3-Disc Dealio

If you are searching the Interwebs for some last minute gift ideas, might I suggest the gift of music? Better

December 15, 2016
How to tell your kids the truth about Santa
How to Tell Your Kids the Truth About Santa

Last year, my big sister approached me with the idea for a children’s book. Based on her real-life experience as

December 12, 2016
Silent Night acoustic cover by Tyler Stenson
My Silent Night Acoustic Cover

A couple years ago, I visited a recording studio to track a few acoustic Christmas songs live. It was a

December 5, 2016
Tyler Stenson New Northbound
New Northbound Album Preview

IT’S FINALLY HERE! The result of a successful Kickstarter​ campaign in August and damn hard work across the fall, I

December 1, 2016
Maggie May cover song by Tyler Stenson
Maggie May Cover Song

Now that my SiriusXM Coffee House Live session is on the airwaves, I have received several requests for a video

December 1, 2016
John Mayall
Opening for John Mayall

I just received notice that I will be opening for blues legend, John Mayall, at the Aladdin Theater in Portland,

November 7, 2016
Screwtape Halloween song
Halloween Song

Just weeks before the inevitable bombardment of Christmas songs, I wanted to present to you this most unique Halloween song.

October 31, 2016
Tyler Stenson New Northbound
New Album Title Announced

It’s true: Best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. Although I set out (with the best of intentions)

October 7, 2016
Counting Crows Tribute band
Counting Crows Tribute Show – TAKE 2!

IT’S BACK! Join me and the full band as we take stage for another very special Counting Crows Tribute Show

September 22, 2016
Tyler Stenson - The Nest
NEW SONG: Preview of “The Nest”

As I’ve been creating this new album, I’ve taken the time to roughly record the tracks, so that I can

September 15, 2016
Kickstarter Celebration Show at Doug Fir Lounge
Celebration Show at Doug Fir Lounge

WE DID IT !!! 220+ Elegant Folk banded together to help me fund my next album (on Kickstarter) — this

September 1, 2016
tyler stenson thank you video
This is What a Kickstart Sounds Like

THAT’S IT, we are 100% funded! Thank you to the 200+ people who had my back from a strong start

August 29, 2016
kickstarter my new album
Only 7 Days Left to Kickstart My New Album

WARNING: There’s only 7 days left in my Kickstarter campaign (raising funds to record my new album AND new music

August 23, 2016
Kickstarter supporters
100 Supporters is Better Than 1 Hater

As you know, I have launched into a Kickstarter campaign that ends August 31st. It has been 16 grueling days,

August 19, 2016
How Bright by Tyler Stenson
NEW SONG: How Bright [Live for Kickstarter]

Now that we’re past the half-way hump and nearing the 70th percentile of my Kickstarter campaign, I wanted to post

August 19, 2016
Steady As I Go by Tyler Stenson
NEW SONG: Steady As I Go

In preparation for my new album (that I hope to record with a successful Kickstarter campaign), I have been recording

August 11, 2016
kickstarter campaign
My Kickstarter Campaign is LIVE

After much preparation, I am proud to say my Kickstarter campaign is officially LIVE! DONATE NOW: http://kck.st/2aJgSXu For those unfamiliar

August 1, 2016
Tyler Stenson August 2016
August Rush and Kickstarter Campaign

Safe to say, August is going to be a rush. Not only is the calendar full, but I’ll be doing

July 29, 2016
Counting Crows Tribute show
NEW VIDEO: Full Counting Crows Tribute Show

                        After months of great perspiration and anticipation, you

July 23, 2016
Mr Jones cover by Tyler Stenson
NEW VIDEO: Mr Jones Cover

It has been many months since the band and I took stage to pay tribute to Counting Crows (my favorite

July 21, 2016
happier hour at portland cider house
Happier Hour in Portland

There’s not a new Sheriff in town (that I know of), but there’s definitely a new Happy Hour — it’s

June 9, 2016
Tyler Stenson shows
New Dates: Non-Gloom June Shows

I can admit, the show schedule has been a little slow lately — you can blame it on the many

May 27, 2016
tyler stenson songs from the source on prp
Podcast: Songs from the Source

Rob Rainwater recently invited me in the Portland Radio Project studios to be on his show, Songs from the Source.

May 4, 2016
Tyler Stenson as the Crow Flies lyric video
As the Crow Flies Lyric Video

Perhaps one of my favorite songs I’ve ever had the chance to pen, As the Crow Flies is a love

April 22, 2016
Tyler Stenson That Moon music video
That Moon Music Video

Five years ago, I found myself in a dark forest, filming a mini That Moon music video for my EPK.

March 4, 2016
Tyler Stenson SiriusXM Coffee House Live
SiriusXM Coffee House Live (Full Audio Set)

THE WAIT IS OVER. If you missed my SiriusXM “The Coffee House Live” session (because you don’t have a SiriusXM

February 27, 2016
SiriusXM Coffee House Live
SiriusXM Coffee House Live Teaser

In August of 2015, I was invited into a Time Square recording studio to perform a few songs for SiriusXM

February 22, 2016
Tyler Stenson Portland Radio Project Drop-In Session
PRP Drop-In Session and Songs

Fresh off of a flight from Los Angeles and just before the storm of my upcoming concert in Portland, I

January 29, 2016
Tyler Stenson at NAMM
Counting Crows Cover at NAMM

Exhale. I just spent the last few days walking the floors of The NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA and while

January 26, 2016
Tyler Stenson Crowd Funding
Help Me Record the Counting Crows Tribute Show

Many people have asked if I have plans to record my upcoming Counting Crows Tribute Show and while I desperately

January 16, 2016
Tyler Stenson plays Counting Crows cover at KINK.fm
Round Here Live on Kink.fm

Bright and early on this morning, I made my way to the KINK.fm studios in Portland to talk about my

January 15, 2016
Tyler Stenson at the Hotel Cafe
Southern California Shows

I’m excited to announce I will be playing TWO solo acoustic sets in Southern, California (L.A .+ S.B.) in the

January 8, 2016
Counting Crows Tribute Concert
From the Crow’s Mouth

To my everlasting joy, a little black-winged bird recently sent out a tweet that made my year. Yes, Counting Crows

January 7, 2016
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