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Concerts

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September 2, 2009 Hear the former Grandaddy frontman, recorded live in concert from New York City's Bowery Ballroom.

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Studio Sessions

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March 25, 2009 See Grandaddy's Jason Lytle perform songs from his solo debut, Yours Truly, The Commuter.

Interviews & Profiles

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June 11, 2009 The Grandaddy frontman spent two years on his first solo record, Yours Truly, the Commuter.

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Discover Songs

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December 14, 2009 All Songs Considered looks at the best new bands, best songs, biggest surprises and more from 2009.

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September 2, 2009 Hear the former Grandaddy frontman, recorded live in concert from New York City's Bowery Ballroom.

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June 11, 2009 In "Birds Encouraged Him," Lytle finds a small, dim ray of hope amid existential suffering.

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May 4, 2009 Hear Lytle's entire solo debut, Yours Truly, The Commuter, two weeks before its release.

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March 30, 2009 All Songs Considered recaps some of the most memorable acts from SXSW '09.

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March 25, 2009 See Grandaddy's Jason Lytle perform songs from his solo debut, Yours Truly, The Commuter.

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March 9, 2009 Hear a preview of some of the artists featured at this year's South by Southwest festival.

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News

Former Grandaddy frontman Jason Lytle just released a new album, Dept. of Disappearance.

October 16, 2012 The singer talks about leaving the studio for the mountains to rediscover his passion for music.

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Reviews

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June 11, 2009 In "Birds Encouraged Him," Lytle finds a small, dim ray of hope amid existential suffering.

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May 4, 2009 Hear Lytle's entire solo debut, Yours Truly, The Commuter, two weeks before its release.

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March 30, 2009 All Songs Considered recaps some of the most memorable acts from SXSW '09.

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More Stories

Cat Power (Chan Marshall) put out the best record of her career in 2012, with the triumphant Sun.

December 12, 2012 It was a good year for albums that were big and loud.

Jason Lytle performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 28.

November 5, 2012 The longtime frontman for Grandaddy goes it alone with acoustic solo songs from his latest record.

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Cover art for the Lytle/Bees project.

October 24, 2012 The two collaborate on a new 7", due out on Black Friday (a.k.a. Record Store Day) in November.

Jason Lytle's new album, Dept. of Disappearance, comes out Oct. 16.

October 7, 2012 The former Grandaddy singer's songs are as sweet as they are comical; as intimate as they are epic.

Graveyard (clockwise from upper left), Martha Wainwright, Flying Lotus, Sera Cahoone, and Cody ChesnuTT.

September 19, 2012 Preview some of fall's most anticipated new albums from Flying Lotus, Cody ChesnuTT and more.

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  • Album: Yours Truly, The Commuter
  • Artist: Jason Lytle
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