Noah Glenn: 'Transient' Noah Glenn is a 21-year-old solo artist living in Memphis, Tenn. where he writes and records multi-layered songs inspired by Sufjan Stevens, Brian Wilson and Beck. Originally from North Little Rock, Ark. Glenn's latest CD is Lafayette & Luxia.

Noah Glenn: 'Transient'

Noah Glenn: 'Transient'

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Memphis singer-songwriter Noah Glenn.

Noah Glenn is a 21-year-old solo artist living in Memphis, Tenn. where he writes and records multi-layered songs inspired by Sufjan Stevens, Brian Wilson and Beck. Originally from North Little Rock, Ark. Glenn's latest CD is Lafayette & Luxia.

Glenn's first CD was More Than Machinery, released in 2005.

By day Glenn works as a recording engineer and an artist, which he says allows him to make music that's "wildly experimental." He says he hopes his songs are "catchy (and) conjur a time when pop music was not afraid to try something new."

For live performances Glenn says he creates instrumental loops on the spot, "surrounded by instruments." On record, he adds mandolins, Clavinet keyboards, banjos and synthesizers, exploring a range of time signatures and styles.