“Innovative, orginal and bright eclectic electronic sounds complimented by acoustic guitars create what’s been coined as ‘Jeff Buckley meets The Postal Service.'” Tanner Walle’s sophomore debut, The Future of Tape, comes out tomorrow at his CD release party in Lawrence.
In October in order to get to know him better we asked Tanner a few questions…
Describe your sound:
My sound is a rough blend between a number of genres, most of which I have a hard time targeting individually, but as a whole, seem to cover at some point or another. I listen to a lot of jazz, and would like to think that it rubs off in my progressions and changes within my songs, but that may be giving myself too much credit. To wrap it up, electronic jazz pop
What are you currently listening to?
I’m a big fan of the new Teitur album, and naturally I’ve been listening to a lot of jazz.
Favorite song from this past year:
Anything from Imogen Heap’s “Speak For Yourself”
What song do you secretly love but would never admit it to your friends?
Paris Hilton – Stars Are Blind. She’s so… Parisy… like.
Prince or Michael Jackson?
What are you currently reading?
Confessions of a Record Producer by Moses Avalon. Anything and everything you need to know!
Favorite place to eat:
Free State, more for the beer and atmosphere…
Favorite thing you bought this past year:
This sweet jacket. It’s not Members Only, but it sure looks like one.
Favorite current TV Show:
Nip/Tuck… I’m sucker for weird drama.
What’s your ringtone?
Saints Go Marching In…. My phone has a green screen. That sums the ring up. It’s annoying.