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Steve Gunn (musician)

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Steve Gunn (born in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, United States) is an American singer-songwriter based in Brooklyn.[1][2] He studied art and music at Temple University before moving to New York City.[3] Gunn was formerly a guitarist in Kurt Vile's backing band, The Violators.[4][5]

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Steve Gunn
Background information
BornLansdowne, Pennsylvania
OriginBrooklyn, New York
Years active2007–present
LabelsMatador, Onomato, Digitalis Recordings, Three Lobed, Meudiademorte, Paradise of Bachelors

Gunn has stated that his musical influences include Michael Chapman, La Monte Young, Indian music, John Fahey, Jack Rose, Robbie Basho, and Sandy Bull.[2]

In 2021 he as a solo artist was inter alia part of the Newport Folk Festival[6] in July.

His album Other you (Matador, 2021) comprises 11 tracks all written by himself, among them an instrumental duet with harpist Mary Lattimore. A reviewer stated: "However dreamy it gets, you stay wide awake throughout."[7]

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