Music that makes you cry while you’re dancing, The Low Ceiling is a lyrically sweet account of a formative era. Stenson’s sophomore album is thick with bold and beautiful melodies, infectious lyric and feel-good blues undertones.
What set out to be a summer-long project, in a low ceiling basement, left behind an enormous sound for the years- The writer’s young voice is all Hope and it shines in The Low Ceiling’s golden vibe all its own.
Born in Lander, WY Tyler Stenson (28) considers himself a cowboy. Now Portland based, he humbly writes of those days as if a Midwestern Poet; blending the old countryside with the new cityscape and delivering his elegant songs from the heart, simple and true.
Twice named Portland's Performing Songwriter of the Year (2007 & 2008) and boasting a host of other professional acknowledgments, Stenson’s poignant sound is putting lumps in throats and attracting a train of followers that find a piece of themselves in the sincerity of his words and the authenticity of his performances.
Former songwriter and front-man for his bands Rhetoric Tuesday and Lander, Stenson can now be found returning to his folk roots where lyrics are king. Combining his soothing vocals, understated elegance, contagious melody and classic storytelling, Stenson has set out to brave the national scene and create something powerfully timeless with his signature sound.